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Helping Kids Understand the Difference between Tattling vs. Reporting

“There’s a difference between tattling and reporting. When kids understand the difference, they are more likely to report unsafe situations and real trouble.”

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Got Toddler Behavior Issues? This Program Can Help

New research found a way to help behavioral issues in children as young as 12-months.

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A Letter to My Son

“Awareness leads to understanding. Understanding leads to acceptance. That is my dream for you and all the other amazing kids out there. Acceptance. And for this world to be a little kinder.”

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A Letter to My Middle Child

“Sometimes it’s hard to be sandwiched in between two siblings who both require a significant amount of time and attention.”

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10 Books On Bullying (& Bullying Prevention) Every Family Should Own

From picture books to middle-grade memoirs to books just for parents—can help teach your kids how to prevent, handle and recover from bullying.

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Study Shows Children Make Progress When Given Space

Sitting back and watching is good for the parent’s mental health.

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Evan and Ashlee Simpson Ross Announce She’s Pregnant with Baby Number Three

The new baby will join big sister Jagger Snow and big brother Bronx Mowgli.

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This Call to Action May Change the Way You Fly with Kids

A new petition by Consumer Reports aims to change current airline practices.

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Zelda Williams Got the Best Result When She Tried the New Disney Character IG Filter

Zelda Williams and her dad are so much alike—at least according to this Disney filter.

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Non-Traditional Baby Making: 6 Potential Obstacles To Bear In Mind

Getting pregnant with the help of medical intervention makes things less romantic, more sterile, and more stressful and expensive. Here are some potential obstacles to keep in mind that will help minimize stress.

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New Breastfeeding Relaxation Therapy Could Help Nursing Moms Produce More Milk, Study Says

This simple intervention could help breastfed babies eat more and sleep longer.

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How Pets Can Make a Huge Difference for Children with Autism

While the healing power of pets is evident to some of us, there is a growing body of scientific research reinforcing this belief.

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Structured Playtime Makes Your Toddler a Self-Control Master, Study Says

Play has important benefits for your kiddo’s control level.

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Bright, Just Different: How Parents Can Help Kids with Learning Differences

Children with individual learning st‌yles aren’t always able to succeed with traditional learning methods. Here’s how parents can help.

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Clever, Organizational Hacks for (Almost) Every Room in Your Home

Life and stuff can be categorized, put in files and bins—but it takes effort.

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It’s Pointless to Ask Your Toddler to Share

Their little toddler brains just can’t handle the truth.

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How to Survive Hand, Food & Mouth Disease Season with Kids

It might look like chicken pox, but it’s not. Here’s what parents need to know.

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This Dad Carried His Newborn Across a Marathon Finish Line & The Reason Will Move You

Break out your tissues for the incredible story behind this viral photo.

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Are Autism Rates on the Rise? The CDC Weighs In

The increase in rates could actually have a silver lining.

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Should Yoga Be Taught in All Schools? It Can Ease Kids’ Anxiety, Study Finds

A new study makes the case for working in a sun salutation or two into your child’s school day.

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7 “You’ll Get Through This, I Promise” Tips While Your Kids Are Home for the Holidays

So the kids are home again for break? Here’s how to survive the downtime.
1. Be nice, play nice.
With extended family visiting and staying, it naturally follows that kids will have conflicts or even kind of not like one…

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My Years as a Teacher Taught Me These Creative Ways to Help Challenging Kids

When you’re not a parent, it is easier to say, “Look at how that kid is behaving!” or “If that were my child, I would…” Once you become a parent, it is suddenly more difficult to decide what to do…

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Bring Your B.R.A.I.N. to Birth

Benefits – What are the benefits of this procedure? How will this help me/my baby/my labor?
Risks – What are the risks of this procedure? How might this negatively affect me/baby/labor?

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Alternatives – Are there…

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8 Wonderfully Whacky Atlanta Holiday Traditions To Enjoy This Season

Atlanta has a quirky flag and flies it proudly during the holidays. Read on to share in a collective “atta-boy “ for our city that refuses to take itself too seriously, and get ideas for how to celebrate the season in fun and festive ways.

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Lunchbox Envy

You start every school year with the same Super-Mom mission: I will pack a nutritious, variety-filled, healthy lunch and I will recycle plastic baggies, thereby building strong healthy children and saving the planet at the same time. But every year…

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Hip, Eco-Friendly Lunchboxes

Lunchbox Envy

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You start every school year with the same Super-Mom mission: I will pack a nutritious, variety-filled, healthy lunch and I will recycle plastic baggies, thereby building strong healthy children and saving the planet…

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