Parenting

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During A Divorce
Parenting / Relationships

3 Ways Parents Can Protect Their Children During A Divorce

It is no secret divorces can get downright contentious – often because the stakes are so high financially and emotionally. But those already high stakes are raised dramatically when children are involved and one or both parents try to use them as pawns in their never-ending battle with each other. […]

Newborn Survival Guide!
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Newborn Survival Guide!

Early months with newborns are joyous and exciting, and with a little help, parents can get through it all to enjoy those precious moments! Here’s our “newborn survival guide” of baby goodies that soon-to-be new parents will appreciate. From snuggly blankets to darling clothes to healthy skincare products, these fresh, […]

Why The Empty Nest Reality Is Much Less Glum Than The Myth
Home and Family / Parenting / Relationships

Why The Empty Nest Reality Is Much Less Glum Than The Myth

You’re supposed to feel weepy, forsaken and bereft. And maybe you do. Sometimes. Some days. But many parents are realizing that they also feel exhilarated, freer and, yes, sexier, when their kids grow up, leave home and go out on their own. “It might be an empty nest, but there’s […]

THE BABY HIT PARADE
Health / Parenting

THE BABY HIT PARADE

By Renée Henning What songs do little children want to hear?  Someone, including a music therapist and a grandparent, who plans to sing to youngsters should learn their musical preferences.  I can give the would-be performer a playlist and can provide tips for creating his own playlist. My experience comes from volunteer work in […]

Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card in 2017
Lifestyle / Parenting

Focusing on the Other Side of the Report Card in 2017

A New Year Empathy Pledge for Worried Parents The school year may be halfway over, but a new year is right around the corner.  Just in time for 2017, parenting expert Michele Borba asks parents to dedicate themselves to raising empathetic kids—and offers a pledge reminding parents that in a […]