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Put your kids to bed early to make them smarter, happier, and fitter.

Summer is right around the corner, which means I’ll soon undergo my annual metamorphosis into the monster of a parent who drags her kids away from …

Parenting

Helping Toddlers Succeed (at the Park, Playdates, Outings, and Other Social Situations)

Early childhood specialist Lisa Sunbury and I were speaking with a mutual friend who was concerned about a problematic playdate her toddler had …

Parenting

4 Reasons to Relax About Sibling Toy Taking

“I recommend that you intervene minimally in disputes between siblings. If the age gap is large or a younger child might get hurt, more supervision …

Parenting

Janet Lansbury - Elevating Child Care

YES to all of this! This might be my favorite post that Rebecca Eanes of Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond has written for Creative Child …

FLYING DOLPHINS, SPELLING, and SEEING GOD

“I like that picture,” Bug said of a brightly colored painting in the waiting room. “What it is of?”<p>“I like it too. What do you see?” I asked, …

Spelling

Parent Do-Overs – 7 Confidence Building Responses

If parenting were film acting, we’d always be brilliant because we’d have plenty of “takes” to perfect our responses (not to mention make-up, hair …

ISN’T ANYONE GOING TO HELP HER?!

Bug has wanted a toy kitchen since he first set foot in the toddler room at church, and this was finally the year. The kitchen was the grand finale …

Dodging A Toddler Food Fight

<i>Hi Janet,</i><p><i>I’m hoping you can help me and my wife and give us some advice in regards to some recent food issues with our 18 1/2 month old daughter,</i> …

The Power Of “Hygge”—A.K.A. The Danish Concept Of Cozy Together Time

<i>This article was originally published on December 21, 2015.</i><p>Parenting practices around the world are fascinating to us, which is why we continue to …

Toddler Portion Sizes: Everything You Need to Know - Your Kid's Table

<i>How much does your toddler need to eat? What are the appropriate toddler portion sizes and recommendations? This guide will answer all of that and</i> …

How I Raised Teenagers Who Tell Me Everything — Even When It's Hard

My teenage daughter was seeing a movie one night with a group of friends. When I called her to coordinate her Uber ride home, she didn't answer. …

Parenting