Karen Storek

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Prenatal preparations

The National Palace Museum of Korea is running “royal prenatal classes” for free at 10 clinics across Seoul until December. The classes teach …

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Foot-Powered Scooters Could Be The Most Dangerous Toys

The strange economic effects of twins

Thanks to the popularity of in vitro fertilization, which in its early days frequently produced multiple births, millennials are significantly more …

Doctors Warn That Soft Bedding Puts Babies At Risk

While blankets, pillows and quilts sound like the makings of a cozy bed for an adult, they can be downright dangerous in an infant's crib.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics says parents should keep the soft objects and loose bedding away from infants because they can inadvertently lead to …

When children trigger a parent's own insecurities

The importance of embracing the pain of life

Modeling behavior versus setting rules

The mistakes of unconscious parenting

ABC's of School Safety

5 Minutes of Prevention...

Crib Safety Q&A

CPSC Advises Parents "Use extra caution with infant carrier slings"

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How Long Should You Wait For an Epidural?

There's never a shortage of news in the parenting world — from differing parenting styles to new studies and beyond. But there are only so many hours in the day, and we can't cover every story that catches our eyes. Take a look at the seven stories you may have missed this week but need to …

Parents want kids to be responsible and hard working above all, according to new Pew report

A report released by the Pew Research Center this week shows that parents, despite political leanings, agree on a few traits they all want to see in their children. But of all those traits, empathy isn’t one of the top ones.<p>More than anything, the report found, 94 percent of parents want their …

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Work Hard, Play Hard: How To Motivate Your Kids To Succeed

<b>You've got to help them get in the zone!</b><p>As parents, one of the age old questions that we can't help thinking about (and stressing over) is how we can …

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8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

On the Red Couch with Glenn Beck of TheBlaze

Glenn Beck is ready to talk. It’s an occupational requirement for the outspoken Texas-based radio personality, who hits the airwaves each weekday …

Simple ways to create a content-rich environment this summer (and why it matters)

<i>Written by contributor Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs. Darcy</i><p>At my house, we’ve decided to take a “summer break” this year—or at least that’s what we’re …

Kids

Parents: Get out!

Is it OK to Say "Shut Up" to Our Kids?

5 Tricks to Stop Yelling at Our Kids

Parenting

16 Previously Unwritten Rules of Mom Code

Mom Code: a non-judgmental position that allows us mamas to simply be mamas; the women that come to your side instead of turning up their noses and understand that, of course, kids will have meltdowns and embarrassing displays of public tantrums, but it doesn't mean they are bad kids or you are a …

Why empathy is essential to a culture of health

Most people don't think about empathy as a key to health, but it is profoundly important. Individuals need to be able to relate to one another in …