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29 Bite-Size Apps That Prove Everything Is Better Smaller

We are sort of obsessed with bite-size foods. First of all, you can try a little bit of everything. Secondly, they’re the easiest way to feed a …

Cooking

How to Teach Your Teen To Use Their Manners

When most parents think about teaching manners, they envision telling a preschooler to say 'please' and 'thank you.' But, good manners goes far …

Parenting

Classic Apple Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss together apples, brown sugar, and all-purpose flour in a large bowl. Melt 4 tablespoons of the butter …

Baking

What I Realized The Day My Daughter Almost Died

Yesterday, my youngest child came within inches of getting hit by a car. I’d love to tell you that it was an avoidable tragedy, that I totally could …

Parenting

Joseph & Kendra Duggar Reveal The Sweet Reason Why They Named Their Son "Garrett"

The Duggars family just keeps on growing and between all the weddings, pregnancies, and births, it can be a little difficult to keep track of …

Motherhood

Please Don’t Touch My Baby (And 5 Other Etiquette Woes All New Moms Face)

There’s you, your baby and a stranger’s out-stretched arm, desperately eager to pinch your newborn’s cheeks with a hand that’s probably unwashed. …

Parenting

How I Stopped Resenting My Husband After Having A Baby

After our daughter was born, I started hating my husband like he was this evil asshole who only cared about himself and his needs.<p>Our bundle of joy …

Parenting

New mom shocked to learn her baby was with another family — in hospital room next door

Arnold "Junior" Perry was so excited to show off his newborn son to his relatives last week.<p>But when "handsome boy" Dawson Perry's grandma and aunt …

Motherhood

More than just a tantrum: here's what to do if your child has oppositional defiant disorder

Defiance and tantrums are common in childhood. Parents will often tell us about the 30-minute tirade they faced because their child wanted a blue …

Anger Management

It’s Your Job To Love Your Kids And Set Limits — Not To Entertain Them

The truth is, as a grown up, my imagination isn’t that good.<p>Originally published on Motherly.<p>By Denaye Barahona<p>I don’t do planned arts, crafts or academic activities with my children. I also don’t feel <i>the least</i> bit guilty about it. As I write this, my 3-year-old is building a parking garage out of …

Kids

New Study Links Vitamin D Insufficiency to Miscarriage

Suffering a miscarriage is devastating and difficult to understand. For so many women, there’s no rhyme or reason for why they miscarried. It can …

Pregnancy

How to Help a Teen or Tween With a Broken Heart Move On

The brain of a tween is built to understand the here and now, which makes heartbreak feel like forever, but parents can help if they avoid talking …

Parenting

Your Career Depends On Split-Second Decisions People Make About Your Appearance

You gotta love any conference speaker who begins her mid-afternoon session with a challenge to uncover your own unconscious workplace biases. That’s …

This Is How We Should Really Be Talking To Our Kids

Kids can be annoying and mind-numbingly boring, but they can also be incredibly funny and insightful. If we can get beyond some of our desire to tune …

Parenting

This is the handout immigrant parents get before they're separated from their children

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Step 3: How do I locate my child(ren)?"<p>That question, included in a document given to immigrants who are arrested and separated from their children at the US-Mexico border, is at the heart of the Trump administration's new policy toward immigrant families.<p>Customs and Border Protection …

Immigration

This Is What Your 40s Are REALLY Like

Before I turned 40, all I heard about was how amazing this decade is. People would talk about this newfound self-confidence and IDGAF attitude. You …

Motherhood

Your Kid Is Acting Like A Jerk And It's Your Fault

I hate to be the one to tell you this, <i>but your kid is kind of a brat</i>. Yes, yours<i>.</i> She’s whiney and always seems to get whatever she wants.<p>I know you …

Parenting

Why I’m In Awe Of Stay-At-Home Parents

We all have this vernacular when we talk about our professions. Take this for example: I have a job, and my wife is a stay-at-home mom. We understand …

Parenting

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

Recipes

In defence of dads: is it time to admit that fathers are better at some aspects of parenting than mothers?

Dr Anna Machin is the kind of woman some men fear. A woman with attitude. Someone who doesn’t ­varnish her views. Who makes no apology. Whose straw-blonde shoulder-length hair frames an innocent face that belies an uncompromising attitude. A woman, in short, to whom some men might apply that …

Parenting

Things Not to do When A Teenager is Mad

This article desribes to parents things to avoid doing when a teenager is angry because they will most likely make a bad situation worse<p>The teenager …

Anger Management

I’m So Sick of the Forced Dad Hangouts That Happen During Playdates

Allow me to rant.<p>My kids are 4 and 7. The bloom is off the rose. Not that I don’t love them just as much — or even more — as when they first arrived, …

Parenting

When Gifted Kids Won't Stop Asking Questions

Parents of gifted children know that these kids love asking loads of questions. They are incredibly curious and can't seem to get enough information. …

Parenting

7 discipline mistakes parents make and how to fix them

When it comes to dealing with bad behaviour, your approach can often backfire. Learn from these discipline mistakes to reap rewards with your</b> …

Parenting

Here's What to Do Instead of Banning Kids And Teens From Social Media

Positive solutions.<p>If you had a magic wand, would you ban your child from social media for as long as possible? If you said yes, you're not …

Social Media

To a New Dad on Father’s Day, From Your Exhausted Wife

Dear Husband,<p>Isn’t this the cutest card?? I hope you like the little bear on the front—<i>did you notice he’s doing a handstand??</i> I want everything to …

Parenting

War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation

Table of Contents<p>Acknowledgments v<p>Introduction 1<p>1 Falling: When Needs Bring Families Down 6<p>2 Supermom Returns: Doing It All without Having It All 23<p>3 …

Barnes & Noble

Here's What Dads Really Think About Being Asked For Their Daughters' Hand In Marriage

The tradition of your partner asking your father for your hand in marriage before they propose might feel like an antiquated ritual to some couples, …

Relationships

What Parents Need To Know About Growth Spurts

Everyone gets a growth spurt eventually. Here's what to do if you're kids are still waiting for their's.<p>It’ll happen almost overnight. Your pudgy …

Parenting

Middle School Problems Faced by Kids

Middle school is a transition for children, and while it can be an experience of growth and independence, it can also be difficult for children who …

Parenting