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Physician: American Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’

By Guest Post

Let’s face it. Almost every child has likely had some type of meltdown in public, causing great embarrassment to both the child’s parent and to other witnesses in the vicinity. But while such disrespectful behavior is embarrassing at age two, it’s downright horrifying the older a child gets.... Read More

Seen “13 Reasons Why”? Here’s 4 Shows You SHOULD Watch With Teens

By Anna Shirley

I'm not a parent of teens...yet. But it was quite apparent on social media that the Netflix original, "13 Reasons Why" was causing quite a stir. I saw a lot of people posting, even boycotting the series. Personally, knowing the premise of a young girl who encountered sexual assault and committed ... Read More

11 Ways To Give Your Kids Experiences, NOT Stuff

By Kalli Verbecky

The idea had been percolating around in my head for a while, the older our kids got the more STUFF they'd accumulated and I kind of hated it. I wanted to give our kids experiences over stuff but that's always easier said than done, right?  I think it started for me at Christmas this last... Read More

Chores For Teenagers: 5 Ways I Took My Sanity (And My Saturdays) BACK!

By Rachael Herrscher

Chores. My kids think it's a swear word. It's their kryptonite. My kids have been doing chores for a long time now and we've learned a few things along the way. It's not always perfect, but here are the things that make chores for teenagers less of a battle around our house.  H... Read More

Keeping Kids Safe With These Basic Tips

By Kalli Verbecky

Hey, let's talk about keeping kids safe.  A broad topic, I know, but one that's at the forefront of every parent's mind, am I right?  When it comes to keeping kids safe we always have the best intentions as parents, but maybe our methods have been all wrong. Stranger danger is a ... Read More

5 Steps for Raising Children That Other People Like to Be Around

By Guest Post

5 Steps for Raising Children That Other People Like to Be Around Believe in your EXAMPLE.  You don’t have to be a saint, but it’s important to realize that your child is watching everything you do and is going to reflect the behavior you teach… whether consciously or subconsciously.&nb... Read More

Dear Lonely Mom Of Older Kids

By Guest Post

Remember when it was easy to post photos of your adorable baby, or messy toddler on Facebook? Remember how you could publicly bemoan sleepless nights, and kids pooping in the bathtub? How your fridge was full of magnets and fingerpaintings that were impossible to tell what they depicted? You cou... Read More

Bill Gates Reveals Minimum Age For Kids To Get A Cell Phone

By Rachael Herrscher

Every wonder what the cell phone rules are at the homes of tech geniuses like Bill Gates? Wait no longer.  In a recent interview with The Mirror, he said:  “We don’t have cell phones at the table when we are having a meal, we didn’t give our kids cell phones until they wer... Read More

Finn + Emma Review

By April Davis

I am completely in love with Finn + Emma!  I had to review their darling pajamas and toys because I just love everything they make.  The toys are soft, their teething rattles are so fun and their pajamas are such high quality.  Finn + Emma offers the perfect balance of stylish an... Read More

Fate Led to This Amazing Newborn Photoshoot

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Brittany White, Editor They were born just hours apart in the same hospital. These two were simply meant to be! Two newborns, coincidentally named Romeo and Juliet, were both born hours apart at the same hospital last week.&nbs... Read More