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Dry Drowning: Know the Signs

It sounds scary: A child can seem fine after getting out of a pool or body of water but then start to have trouble breathing an hour—or up to 24 hours—later. You'll worry a whole lot less once you know the signs and symptoms of submersion injuries, and how to prevent them.<p>Chances are you've read …

4 Things Doctors Aren't Telling New Moms (But Should)

Becoming a parent is both an exciting and scary time, especially for first-time moms. While we’d love for every mom to reach her due date feeling as …

Public Health

5 Habits That Make Parenthood Easier

Raising children is no easy task. The habits we form now have a great impact on how our future days will go. Below are five habits that I've …

Your Child Should Never Be Forced to Hug Anyone (Yes, Including a Relative) – Here Are 7 Reasons Why

7 Universal Truths of Parenting a Newborn

When you have a new baby, you realize a few things: Every birth story is unique. Every newborn has his or her own little personality and individual needs. Each couple goes about the task of parenting in their own customized way.<p>In spite of all these differences, there are seven truths that almost …

Parenting

The Changing Seasons of Motherhood

Seasons of Motherhood<p>You wonder if you are doing anything right. You are. You're doing just fine because you care enough to wonder. This season will …

Parenting

The Root Source of Kids' Unpleasant Behavior

One of the many problems of living in an image-based, superficial culture is that we learn to take life at face value. And when it comes to …

7 Ways to Stop Misbehavior

Children behave the way they do for a reason, and rather than simply looking to punish the behavior, positive parenting is about looking for and …

Parenting

The Ultimate Guide to Tantrums

Tantrums. They’re one of the most talked about behaviors in the parenting world. They’re even <b>one of the top behaviors that cause parents to lose</b> …

Parenting

Practical Advice for Raising Kids in the Digital Age

Parents today face an enormous challenge as we raise kids who are more tech savvy and comfortable using digital communications and social media than we are. There has been a fundamental shift in the way kids communicate today that previous generations of parents have not had to cope with. The good …

Parenting

Preparing Children for a New Sibling

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting time. It can also be a difficult transition for your older children. Here are some tips for …

Children Become the Negative Names They Are Called

A new study confirms what many skilled NLP practitioners have known for a long, long time.<p>Calling a child a negative name (regardless of your …

10 Alternatives To "Consequences" When Your Child Isn't Cooperating

<i> "My 3 year old was sitting on the couch after bath wearing her towel and said NO about 5 times when asked to get into her pj's. I was busy with the</i> …

Parenting

Three Simple Steps to Effective Parenting

Continued...<p><b>Step Two: Be Confident</b><p>The messages you get on what “good parenting” looks like is often contradictory. The “should” and “should nots” are …