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Use our parenting advice to cut through the outdated research or tips that don't work for your child's special traits and find your own parenting groove.

6 Ways Technology Can Keep Your Children Safe

Child safety is more than just not talking to strangers. It’s also about protecting minors from the dangers of the world around them as...

5 Affordable Family Winter Getaways

If you want to trade in your snow shovel for a bottle of sunscreen but are afraid you can’t afford it, think again. There...

How to Encourage Toddlers’ Movement, Social Skills, and Language Development

Watching toddlers develop is a fun and exciting period. Hours of tummy time, crawling, and scooting have all helped little ones’ bodies grow while...

Teaching Kids About Gender

Today teaching kids about gender goes much further than the traditional “blue is for boys” and “pink is for girls” that we all grew...

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...

Every Empty Nest Needs a Sewing Room

Before my husband and I got married, he moved out of his mother's house and shacked up with me. It was 1982 and living...

Get Your Kids into Reading with National Geographic Books

We all know the importance of reading to our children and the importance of having them read frequently to themselves. In fact, the National...

3 Movies to Promote Critical Thinking in Your Children

From fantasy creatures and heroic adventures to lighthearted fun, movies are magical to children. But they can inspire more than just play time.A Lancaster...

Top 10 Gifts for the Budding Chef

My kids love to cook with me -- it's actually hard to keep them OUT of the kitchen! So I try to foster their...

Top 10 Gifts for the Budding Astronomer

If you have a kid obsessed with the night sky, here are some perfect gifts for him or her this Christmas!Star Theater Tabletop Planetarium...

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