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Use our parenting advice to cut through the outdated research or tips that don't work for your child's special traits and find your own parenting groove.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 Tips to Help You Find the Right Preprofessional Summer Camp...

The time for summer camp is on the horizon, and many parents are forgoing general camps in favor of more specialized preprofessional summer programs.Why...

National Geographic Family Field Guide and Guinness World Record Fun

For me, winter is my most challenging parenting season. We live in the Northeast, so bone-chilling, frigid winters are our reality. Another part of...

Disney “Beauty & the Beast” Sweepstakes!

HomeAway is celebrating Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" by running an awesome sweepstakes - the grand prize is a stay at Duns Castle for...

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...