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5 Tips for Supporting Your Child This Back-to-School Season

It’s no wonder that one of the biggest indicators of children’s success in school is parental attitude toward school. Here’s how you can help.

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The Only 2 Things to Say to Your Kid after a Game

Imagine if every time you took the garbage out or loaded the dishwasher someone offered helpful tips on how to do it more efficiently. Now, imagine how your kid feels after every practice or game.

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Mom-Shaming Is Not My Problem

Photo: Mimi Thian via Unsplash
You don’t have to look very far (or for very long) before you see something on your news feed that amounts to mom-shaming. Yet, the more I read about mom-shaming posts going viral, the more…

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5 Ways to Support Your Little Perfectionist

“Here’s what you can do if you notice a child struggling with perfectionism or their own inner-critic.”

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Dear Parents, Black History Is American History

“My school failed to teach me the truth about American history. They failed us. Are we going to allow our schools to repeat the same mistake and fail our children as well?

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The Simple Magic of a Costume

“So many of us are overwhelmed with bad news and stress that we can’t see any magic in this world or believe we have any sort of power to change the world around us for the better.”

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Made by Maddie

Nick Jr. to Launch New Series, “Made by Maddie”

The show features a fashion-savvy 8-year-old girl.

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The “Sonic the Hedgehog” Trailer Is Here, with a Brand-New Sonic

The Sega star is back to his blue self with the brand new changes.

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When You Judge a Child Using an iPad

The same technology that you complain about when you see kids watching videos in the car also brings the world’s greatest minds and resources to their fingertips. There is good in all of this too.

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Questions to Ask Yourself before Filing for Divorce

If your marriage is falling apart, ask yourself these tough questions before ending your marriage.

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Coding & the Importance of STEM

Learning to code, regardless of the path your child chooses to take in life, is crucial in today’s world.

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3 Things Every Parent Should Ask Themselves Weekly (Your Partner Will Thank You)

The sweetest gift two parents can give their children is to have a meaningful, passionate relationship with one another.

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Nearly Half of Kids’ Fruit Juice Contains Lead, Arsenic & More: Report

A new report has found “concerning levels” of heavy metals in kids’ juice.

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My Two Different Daughters & My Two Very Different Parenting Styles

“My initial approach to parenting was one-size-fits-all. But as the kids grew, we found that this approach wasn’t going to work.”

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I Am My Child’s Inner Voice & Every Word Is Sacred

When they get older, yours will be the voice they hear in their heads, like it or not, so be encouraging as often as possible and be gentle with criticism.

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Study Warns Moms Should Think Twice Before Criticizing Dad’s Parenting

Dads need their chance to come into their own as parents just as much as moms do.

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3 Things Every Food Allergy Mom Needs You to Know

In the United States, as many as 15 million Americans are walking around with food allergies. If this isn’t an actual epidemic, I don’t know what is. Even with all of those people, it can feel pretty lonely and isolating…

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Should Kids Have to Sign a Contract with Their Parents to Play Video Games?

The world’s largest video game maker says digital contracts will hold parents and kids accountable to each other.

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Julia Stiles Keeps It 100 When Taking on Mom-Shamers on Instagram

Julia Stiles is the latest in the seemingly endless stream of celebrity parents to face mom-shaming online.

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How to Raise a Kid With Character in a Digital World

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media

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As parents, we have many hopes for our kids. We want them to grow up to live happy, successful lives. We hope they’ll find love, maybe have kids of…

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Britain Bans Ads With Mom and Dad Stereotypes

Commercials that perpetuate gender stereotypical roles will soon be no more.

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Why Finland’s Schools Are Ranked #1 Might Surprise You

Finland is shaking up the way it does things, and it’s a move the country claims is vital in a digital age.

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Keep It Fun—and Easy! 15 Tips for Organizing Your Home

It quickly becomes apparent how unorganized your bathroom is when you are looking for a pair of tweezers, while your 5-year old has a one-inch splinter in her foot, screaming in your ear, and has attached her body to yours,…

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Does Nutella Really Cause Cancer? Here’s What You Need To Know

Photo: moogs via Flickr Creative Commons
A few scandalous headlines has parents everywhere tossing their Nutella in the trash. The delicious hazelnut spread has been at the center of controversy this week, with headlines reading “Study Warns Nutella Causes Cancer”…

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Best Life-Saving Gifts this Season (Or Any Time)

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While it’s nice to receive new clothes, gift cards, or jewelry, consider giving a more meaningful, and useful gift to those on your list this year. Here are five ways to show them you really do love them,…

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Actress & Mother Sarah Jessica Cut Ties With EpiPen After 400% Price Hike

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the Mylan, the pharmaceutical company that makes the emergency allergy treatment EpiPen, after public outrage over their price hike. Sarah’s 13-year-old son James has severe nut allergies, so the EpiPen was a…

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Hi-ya! Martial Arts Classes for Atlanta Kids

We kicked around Atlanta and found six spots where kids can practice martial arts.

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