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Top 10 Reasons Babies Bawl

The Stir | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
The Stir

When it seems like your baby is crying for no reason, sometimes it's helpful to hear professional reassurance that, yes, there is a reason and, yes, there is a solution.

4 Tips For Parenting While Sleep Deprived

Circle of Moms | Posted 12.06.2012 | Parents

Nobody can prepare you for the exhaustion of parenting, nor for the revelation that your fatigue doesn't necessarily end when your youngest child fina...

10 Ways to Tempt Your Picky Eater At Holiday Dinners

BabyCenter | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents

Getting a picky kid to eat at your own home, off his familiar old plates and at his everyday dining table, is one thing. Getting him to eat at a holid...

Preparing Your Kid For Life With A New Sibling

LilSugar | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents

One of the most amazing parts of motherhood is watching the bond that develops between your children. Siblings share a special relationship unlike any...

5 Ways To Nurture A Strong Leader

Circle of Moms | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

To some extent, your child’s genes determine whether he’ll be a strong leader, according to an article published in Psychology Today. DNA is being...

5 Baby Products With Recently Updated Safety Rules

LilSugar | Posted 11.30.2012 | Parents

If you saved all of your gear from baby number one in hopes of using it again for subsequent tots, your practicality may be for naught. We know baby g...

When (And How) To Start Disciplining Toddlers

Circle of Moms | Posted 11.30.2012 | Parents

It's amazing how quickly your child transforms from a cute, cooing baby to a full-fledged toddler -- one who seems bent on getting into everything, ea...

4 Ways To Keep Your Cool When Kids Misbehave

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 09.03.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, I love my kids, but I yell at them much more often than I'd like. What can I do to keep my cool when they act badly? Signed, Always...

5 Tips For Enjoying Family Vacations With Your Teen

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.18.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, We're heading out on a family vacation soon, and even though I wish I could say I'm excited, I am already dreading it. My 16-year-old s...

Teaching Impulsive Kids To Slow Down

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, I have a 10-year-old son who is a sweet boy but frequently acts without thinking. This has gotten him into a lot of trouble at school a...

Helping Kids Deal With Extended Family On Vacations

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents

Dear Susan, My brothers and their families are coming to stay with us this summer for two weeks. Between them, they have five children. As an only ...

Why Won't My Kids Do Their Chores?

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, When I was growing up, my brothers and I always had chores on the weekends. We didn't like it, but we just did them. My own kids -- 9 a...

Let Your Kids Know You Can Handle The Truth

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.24.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, My 12-year old used to tell me everything, but recently I found out that she lied to my face. She said she was at the home of a friend wh...

Do I Need To Unplug?

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.24.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, My baby is 15 months old, and because my husband works long hours, I'm alone with her from morning till night. My mother and mother-in-...

My Son Saw Sexually Explicit Material Online -- What Should I Do?

Posted 07.13.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, My son saw a pornographic video on the Internet when he was at his friend's house and he finally told me about it. How should I handle ...

WATCH: Parent Coach: How To Deal With Your Kid's Anger After Divorce

Posted 10.14.2011 | Parents

Dear Susan, My husband and I recently divorced, and our three children have been having "anger" issues. I cannot afford a therapist, and I also fin...