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Toddler tantrums and antics: 5 tips for parents managing the ‘terrible twos’

It seems like just yesterday I had a sweet little baby, all smiles and coos. Sure, he cried and pooped a lot — and those round-the-clock feedings nearly did me in — but at least he never threw himself howling onto the ground because I wouldn’t let him dip his... more


9 great activities for introverted kids

If your child is shy or introverted, you know that finding an appropriate extracurricular activity can be a challenge. Popular team sports may send them running toward the hills, and after-school programs can cause more anxiety than anything else. “Our culture is biased toward extroversion, so it can be difficult... more


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100 Questions to get to know your teenager

One thing that my wife and I discussed recently, was that we don't talk to our child enough about some of the bigger issues, that we need to while we still can learn more about our teen. So, we decided to brainstorm a list of questions to ask our... more


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When are kids too old to sleep with a stuffed animal friend?

My daughter's 8, and she has a special stuffed bear that's been in her bed with her since she was a baby. I'm okay with it because it helps her sleep and makes her happy, but my husband wonders if she's getting too old for the... more


27 moral stories to read with your kids

The only thing better than curling up with a good book is curling up with your little one and a good book. Introducing reading to children at a very early age has numerous educational benefits, such as rapidly increasing their vocabulary and their understanding of sentence structure. But the benefits... more


50 of the funniest jokes for kids

Most kids are little clowns by nature, but learning how to tell a good joke is a skill that they will need help mastering. Laughing together is a wholesome way to connect with your kids and cultivating their own sense of humor can help your children in many ways —... more


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Why is my 14 year old son sleeping all the time?

My 14 year old son used to be so active, but now sleeps every afternoon on the weekend, takes naps after lunch, and is sleepy early at night. Most parents complain their boys do not get enough sleep, but mine is the exact opposite. Is this normal?


Permissive Parenting: 7 Signs Your Kid Is a Brat

Excuse me, ma'am, but is that your kid throwing all of the condoms off the shelves in the drugstore, ignoring you when you ask him to stop, kicking and screaming that he must have the blue and the red boxes, and telling you that he hates you when you calmly... more