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5 Secrets Stay-At-Home Parents Wish Parenting Experts Knew

Christi Bostwick | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Christi Bostwick

Staying home with kids can feel like you have a boss following you around all day, even to the restroom. Kids are always watching. "Mommy, are you eating candy? Can I have some candy?" Kids love to critique. "Mommy, the oven is dirty!"

Top Parenting Experts Take On Sibling Rivalry

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

In honor of National Siblings Day (April 10), I asked a few of our top experts in the field of sibling relationships to offer the number one piece of advice they've found to help families who are struggling with sibling discontent.

Have We Taken the Common Sense Out of Parenting?

Kelli Catana | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Kelli Catana

I am a bad parent. And I am a good parent. I am your typical, average parent. I had four kids in five years and I'm pretty sure that was a bit insane for about three and a half of them. I am guilty of being bossy and I am guilty of shoving electronics into my children's hands if it buys me peace.

The Uprising of Parenting Experts

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.12.2013 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The past few years especially have seen a tremendous uprising of parenting experts, including baby nurses, parenting coaches, and, of course, mommy bloggers. Everyone has a different opinion, and there are endless outlets through which to voice that opinion.

The Important Reason Doctors Contradict Each Other

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Every child and every family is different, and those differences are crucial when it comes to deciding what approach to take to a parenting challenge.

Parenting: It's All About Perspective

Darryle Pollack | Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents
Darryle Pollack

With due respect to Dr. Spock, Dr. Brazelton and now Dr. Sears, no one has figured out a fool-proof method of raising perfect children; it's a daily pop quiz that requires learning on the fly.