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Older Kids

Is There A Sweet Spot of Parenting?

Janine Huldie | Posted 06.03.2015 | Parents
Janine Huldie

There are times when I am honestly overjoyed to be past the baby and toddler parenting phases -- especially when I am in the presence of a current parent with their screaming baby.

Not Missing My Baby

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Lisa R. Petty

Think about it. Imagine if your spouse put an old picture of you up and said, "I miss this skinny, blonde person." That is how teens see this "I miss my baby" nonsense.

The 7 Best Things About Adopting an Older Child

John M. Simmons | Posted 08.24.2014 | Parents
John M. Simmons

Adopting and older child is not an easy task. That same statement could be made about almost any worthwhile effort. Even so, if it is done with unwavering commitment, for the right reasons, older child adoption can rewrite fate.

A New Reason Positive Sibling Interaction Is Important

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2014 | Parents

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN NEW YORK Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:23am EST (Reuters Health) - In large families, young kids can't always get a lot of individua...

Dr. Toy Talks about Best Toys for Older Children

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 05.26.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Parents want to know more about play for children between age 9 and 12. During this period of development, children experience rapid social maturation and physical growth. They are in transition.