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Talking to Teens About Medicine Safety

Talking to Teens About Medicine Safety

Kate Carr  03.18.2015
While it is a scary day for any parent whose child may have gotten into medicine or taken medicine incorrectly, the more prepared you are,...
My Daughter, My Heart

My Daughter, My Heart

Becky Tountas  03.18.2015
I know that I want this for my daughter, for her to feel everything. So whenever she points out her heart I remind her: keep it open. Allow...
5 Ways to Child-Proof Your Electronics

5 Ways to Child-Proof Your Electronics

NextAdvisor.com  03.16.2015
Keeping your devices safe and secure is vital these days, especially when your children are using them. Here are five tips for child-proofing...
5 Lessons I Learned Staying Home With My Sick 3-Year-Old

5 Lessons I Learned Staying Home With My Sick 3-Year-Old

Lisa Sadikman  03.13.2015
The only thing my youngest child needed from me was me. She needed me to ask her if she wanted more water or crackers, a pair of cozy socks...
10 Things My Toddler Is Doing in the Bathroom Besides Using the Potty

10 Things My Toddler Is Doing in the Bathroom Besides Using the Potty

Meredith Hale  03.13.2015
Left to his own devices, my toddler would gladly flush everything from his rubber duckies to his sister's toothbrush down the toilet.
An Apology To My Daughter's Teacher

An Apology To My Daughter's Teacher

Laura Lifshitz  03.12.2015
She may not hit, but she hits with words. In a sea of happy face stickers and bright blue stars, my daughter did not earn a reward from...
Finding Our Eye Of The Parenting Storm

Finding Our Eye Of The Parenting Storm

Louise Storm  03.10.2015
Having four children in four years for us is like living in the proverbial eye of a hurricane: bizarrely tranquil and surrounded by a swirl...
Why You Can't Eat Healthy If You Have a Toddler

Why You Can't Eat Healthy If You Have a Toddler

John Whyte, M.D., MPH  03. 9.2015
My toddler son is pretty well behaved -- for a 2-year-old, that is. Sure, there are temper tantrums, and Lego pieces scattered throughout...
What Early Education Can Learn from the K-12 Choice Movement

What Early Education Can Learn from the K-12 Choice Movement

Katharine B. Stevens  03. 9.2015
The developing early education sector can learn a lot from the long history of its K-12 counterpart.

Who Are We? What Do We Americans Truly Value?

Marian Wright Edelman  03. 6.2015
If we compare Black child well-being in America to child well-being in other nations, the U.S. Black infant mortality rate exceeds that...
Help From Pinterest For My Daughter's Party? Not This Time

Help From Pinterest For My Daughter's Party? Not This Time

Kali Kasprzyk  03. 5.2015
This year, I took a different approach. I wanted to have a party that was as stress-free as possible for me. Because when Mommy is stressed,...
What I've Learned in a Year of Hearing, 'Mommy, Somebody Needs You'

What I've Learned in a Year of Hearing, 'Mommy, Somebody Needs You'

Megan Morton  03. 5.2015
Tomorrow may be the last time your pre-tween son lays his head on your shoulder. And we may have just been too busy to notice. We may be...
When Moms Bond

When Moms Bond

Lisa Sadikman  03. 5.2015
We look at each other and laugh and that's all it takes for the floodgates to open. She has three kids; I have three kids. We both worked...
Shine Your Light. Stamp Your Feet. Rock On.

Shine Your Light. Stamp Your Feet. Rock On.

Wendy Wisner  03. 5.2015
Oh, my daydreamer. My tender, unhinged, bright, fierce soul. Here we are. I am spending my days witnessing this trembling in you. These...