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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.

Help! My Son Is a Tech Junkie!

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents
Tanya Schevitz

My son told me the other day that what he wants to do when he grows up is be "the guy who reviews video games on YouTube." So not even the guy who creates the video games, but the guy who stays home all day, sits on the couch and videotapes himself playing them.

Cracking Under Preschool Pressure

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

Abundant studies show that social and emotional skills are the most important barometer for kindergarten readiness. So why do parents feel driven to push their kids into academic learning so early?

Is It OK to Lie About Santa?

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I decided to ask a few leaders of different faiths, "What is your take on whether or not to spin tall tales to children about the existence of Santa (or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the like)?"

Kids Banned From Restaurants? Parents Duke It Out

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I had the craziest parenting experience, not once but twice this week. I was sitting in a restaurant eating dinner with my son, thrilled to witness h...

Calling All Cute Kids: Casting Call This Saturday For The Mother Company

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

What: The Mother Company DVD Launch Event and Casting Call Where: 1969 GapKids 107 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles 90048 When: Saturday, August 14...