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What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day

This morning, when my husband asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day, I didn’t have the energy to give him a good answer. It was 6:30 a.m., and I was awake, unloading the dishwasher, making the coffee and fixing breakfast for our son. Three hours later, I... more

8 Ways Parents Say You Can Help After Baby Arrives

There's no way around it: Those early days with a newborn are hard. From dealing with the sleep deprivation and keeping your new baby fed and healthy to balancing all the additional housework — the challenges of a newborn may seem endless. Luckily, our friends, family and coworkers are... more

8 Questions To Ask Kids To Get Them Talking About Their Day

If you’re feeling like the only responses you can get from your kids are “I don’t know,” one-word answers or grunts, you’re not alone: Parents and children alike report trouble communicating with one another, particularly when it comes to tough topics like money, mental health and sex. As challenging... more

5 Fears And Facts About Co-Sleeping

Enter a caption... Prior to parenthood, you have it all figured out: Folded onesies neatly line a drawer. A toy chest awaits filled with adorable stuffed animals. And, of course, you have the centerpiece of every newborn baby’s nursery: the crib. Then, baby arrives and all those best-laid plans fly straight out... more

18 Scary Things Kids Have Said That Totally Freaked Out Their Parents

We all know that kids can say the darnedest things, but sometimes the things kids say are odd, disturbing and, well, downright creepy.  Gary Robusto, co-founder of the Tri-City NY Paranormal Society says it’s not unusual for children to describe paranormal phenomena that defies a rational explanation. Robusto, who... more

4 Ways Having A Toddler Changes Your Relationship With Your Partner

It’s an unavoidable fact: Having a baby will change your relationship. If you and your partner struggled through the first year, be prepared: Toddlerhood packs its own punch! Certainly, as our child has grown from infant to toddler, my relationship with my husband continues to be taxed. Catherine Pearlman, a... more