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Use our parenting advice to cut through the outdated research or tips that don't work for your child's special traits and find your own parenting groove.

7 Simple Steps to Handle Any Parenting Situation

1. Listen. Pause and listen to your child before springing into action or firing back a response. This means zipping your lip, biting your...

Our Guide to Keeping Your Poise As a New School Year...

Thank you Poise® for sponsoring this post. Follow Poise® on Facebook and Twitter and share how you Seize Your #PoiseMoment.At the beginning of every...

Best Learning Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten

If your kids are anything like mine, they're always begging for more screen time. We have rules about how much they get, and which...

S.T.E.M. Toys for Summer Fun

Summer break is a great time to let kids' imaginations run wild. But it doesn't hurt to pick toys that expose them to engineering...

How to Incorporate Developmental Learning Through Purpose-Driven Play

The definition of playtime has changed drastically since the introduction of technology. According to the National Institute of Health’s Medline Plus, most American children...

Best Sleeping Bags for Kids

Your child will shiver through the night in an adult sleeping bag-- Instill a love of the outdoors with youth sleeping bags, which are designed...

10 Free and Easy Outdoor Activities For Kids

Here are ten free and easy outdoor activities for kids to try this summer. Parents sometimes struggle with finding activities for their children when...

A New Dad’s Guide to the First Steps of Fatherhood

A good majority of men are typically clueless on what next to do after the arrival of their first child. It is also during...

Three Ways to Incorporate Sensory Development Into Summertime Play

Summertime…kids are out of school, weather gets warmer and days get longer. As most parents know, our kids are constantly looking for something to...

5 Reasons Your Kids Should Detox From Screen Time

As a kid, I would hustle home from school, neglect my loathsome reading, and make a beeline for the TV. It was my addiction,...