A parent (whose day job is as an occupational therapist) is trying to weigh some concerns brought up by her son’s caregiver his development against her own observations and professional opinion.
We’ve developed a new gimmick to get kids to brush their teeth. It’s called Toothbrush Charms. It’s an easy craft to make and we’ve got the tutorial right here.
This mom is having a difficult time potty training her stubborn young child. Amalah suggests her potty training boot camp plan to her.
Am I crazy for shopping for my kid’s college dorm room nearly a year ahead of time? Crazy like a fox, maybe. I have my reasons.
You can feel very helpless when a spouse (or significant other/partner) is in crisis. And it’s not always clear how to help them. But there is actually something you can do.
If your kids are reaching dating age, don’t panic! With a little patience and a lot of communication, you’ll all get through it okay.
A mom is returning to work full-time and will be leaving her toddler at daycare and is concerned that his reluctance to drink may increase there leading to dehydration. What can she do prevent these problems?
I should be an old hand at parenting by now, but there’s no shortage of surprises in it for me, even now. I handle it as best I can and hope the kids are okay.
A mom is wisely picking her battles with her toddler but she still wants to maintain a pleasant family mealtime arrangement. What can she do?
Help! My toddler has a hard time falling asleep without nursing and has now figured out how to climb out of the crib. How do I deal with these two sleep challenges?
Carrying heavy books can be such a drag when your student gets into the older grades. You can’t really lighten their load but you can brighten it with some fun book covers made from wrapping paper and washi tape.
I didn’t even know Range Anxiety was a real thing until I felt it behind the wheel of a car… at which point I realized I feel it all the time with my teens.
I want my young daughter’s upcoming birthday party be of the “no gifts” kind. How does that work on invitations? Will my daughter be disappointed?
A mom wants to help her daughter make friendships with the girls at her dance studio even though her daughter doesn’t seem interested in doing so. What can and should she do?
Who says that healthy after school snacks need to be boring. This one is not only fun but surprisingly easy to make. Happy New School Year!
Put down the screens, slather on the sunscreen – it’s time for summer’s last adventure! These tips for family Labor Day road trip will put a parent’s mind at ease before vacation begins.
A mom is having a very hard time with getting her champion nighttime eight-month-old sleeper to nap during the day. Both mom and baby are miserable and cranky by day’s end. Is there a solution?
I thought that once my kids were nearly grown I’d have everything figured out, but the truth is that as they change, I do, too, and I’m still figure it out.
Kristen weighs in on the recent spate of dating articles with her own experiences with dating apps and online services.
A mom needs advice with her young child’s mealtime after a recent medical diagnosis.