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The Scoop on Poop: What to Do About Undigested Food in Your Child's Stool

KidsInTheHouse.com | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
KidsInTheHouse.com

Let's just admit it: Most new parents obsess about their babies' diapers. I'm not talking about the type of diaper -- cloth, disposable, designer prints or plain white -- but rather the contents of your baby's diaper.

Why I Love The Secret Language Of Toddlers

Becky Tountas | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Becky Tountas

My daughter describes all of her activities and about her favorite part of each day. She fumbles around with words, putting them in the wrong order and using strange descriptors. But I understand. Of course I understand; I'm her mom.

How I Learned Fearlessness From My Daughter

Becky Tountas | Posted 02.10.2015 | Parents
Becky Tountas

When I watch my daughter strut around the playground, I think: this is how I want to live: fully and boldly. She believes that everything is an adventure. And isn't it? Why should I view living in this beautiful world as anything other than an adventure? So, I find myself most afternoons whizzing down the tallest slide right behind her.

A Parent's Guide To Snacking On The Sly

Jess Ullrich | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Jess Ullrich

Regardless of how or when your young child is exposed to delicious, processed snacks, the moment is pivotal and your life as a parent is forever changed.

20 Things Parents Forget At The Grocery Store

Chris Cate | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

Toddlers can miss their mouth with a chicken nugget four out of five times, but they can throw a sock in the lobster tank from 15 feet away on their first try.

Toddler Finds Gun, Shoots Both Parents

AP | Posted 02.01.2015 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquer...

An Alphabetized List of Sleeping Positions for Parents of Young Children

Chris Cate | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

The "A" position: When a toddler climbs into bed with their parents and wedges them apart at their hips.

Watch Toddler Playing Piano and Singing Disney Frozen 'Let It Go"

Maria Colaco | Posted 01.14.2015 | Parents
Maria Colaco

It's freezing cold in New York and no one ever wants to get out of bed in the mornings, except this 2-year-old! He's up at 6:00 a.m. everyday, which can be just cruel on Saturdays. Lately he's found a great way to wake up the rest of the family. This is the best alarm clock one can ever hope for.

20 Things Your Mall Santa Is Thinking

Chris Cate | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

I thought it was gross when a boy left his candy cane stuck in my beard, but my definition of gross has been redefined by this new kid who is eating it.

'She Can Have Some Of My Hair': After Seeing Girl Without Hair, Toddler Moved To Donate Hers

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.03.2014 | Good News

This young girl is truly benevolent beyond her years. Three-year-old Ariana Smith from Winterport, Maine watched a video from Extra Life, a charity...

This Toddler's Killer Dubstep Dance Moves Will Even Blow Skrillex Away

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.02.2014 | Good News

This kid really knows how to tear up the dance floor. A video uploaded to YouTube illustrates the unbearable cuteness that is a little dancer name...

20 Lies You Can (and Do) Tell Your Toddler Without Feeling Guilty

Chris Cate | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

All of your friends are asleep. You like your medicine. I'm not going to tell you again. Mommy and Daddy think vegetables are delicious.

10 Excellent Uses For Your Household Toddler

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 11.14.2014 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

With an eye on getting some return on my investment, which included 10 months gestation, 12 hours of labor, opportunity cost of maternity leave and part-time work, as well as expensive hair appointments (okay fine, boxes of color bought at Rite Aid) to cover the gray hairs she has caused me, I have come up with some uses for my toddler.

5 Steps to Help You Lose the 'Parenting Pound'

Chris Cate | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Chris Cate

For your physical and mental health, it's always best to associate your children as the antidote to weight gain and not the reason. So with that in mind, consider this 5-step five step plan babies and toddlers use to help you lose the parenting pound, or at least keep it down to a pound.

The DIY Guide To Preschool Applications

Suzie Skougard | Posted 12.13.2014 | Parents
Suzie Skougard

Start padding those resumes, just like you do to your own, and you're going to be rocking that "Proud Parent to an Honor Roll Student" bumper sticker in no time.

10 Parenting Milestones You Should Laugh And Not Cry About

Chris Cate | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Chris Cate

If any milestone is deserving of a page in a scrapbook, it's the first time a parent sleeps for more than seven consecutive hours, whether that happens at night in a bed or face down in an office.

An Introduction To Soccer For 3 And 4-Year-Olds

Chris Cate | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Chris Cate

You must want the ball like you want chocolate cake for breakfast and breakfast cereal for dinner. Sure, sitting down and picking grass might look like a great idea when a player on the other team does it. But that is your chance to kick the ball while the other team is down.

"Wrong Turn on Red"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima In their chart-topping 1965 hit, "Turn! Turn! Turn!," the Byrds sang, "To everything, turn, turn, turn." To which they might have add...

21 Reasons My Toddler and I Aren't Making It Out Today

Meredith Hale | Posted 11.03.2014 | Parents
Meredith Hale

Toddler has set his chair atop the coffee table, and is seated on it like a king upon his throne. I set about carefully removing him while he loudly laments the injustice of his sudden dethronement.

Parenting Never Gets Easier

Sarah Bregel | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

One day your 4-year-old will be throwing the most massive public tantrum and you'll be staring into you cuddly baby's eyes thinking, what's so bad about this? When he's up again to nurse at 4 a.m., you'll think the opposite.

Mama, Will You Hold My Hand?

Danielle Ripley-Burgess | Posted 09.07.2014 | Parents
Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Three is the age of extreme emotion. One minute I've got a sweet-as-pie charming little girl who can squeeze not one cookie, but two out of me with a smile and big bear hug. Minutes later, she spits in my face .

10 Ways Raising House Plants and Kids Are Similar

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Since my daughter has left the nest and seems to be taking wonderful care of herself with, of course, several attempts on my part to always remain important and necessary, I have noticed that I have become a bit motherly with my plants. I know exactly what it is like to be motherly because I have been in the parenting game for over 20 years.

Independence Day Came Early for Our Little Girl

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

We might be less than a week away from the Fourth of July, but Sienna's been in the throes of a sudden independence streak.

Video Game Fans Are About To Be Really Jealous Of 'Action Movie Kid'

Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents

Supervillains beware! Action Movie Kid is at it again. 3-year-old James already made headlines with his special effects-filled adventures, complime...

Why I Use My Louis Vuitton As A Diaper Bag

Anjali Joshi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

When I look at me, I see a woman; a woman whose present version is inclusive of the woman she use to be. The woman who had a career that didn't involve baby wipes, who once enjoyed wearing heels and ridiculous amounts of eye makeup, who spent an hour straightening her hair, and who thought the best accessory was the perfect handbag.