Sabrina Ronningen

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A No-Fuss, Spicy Cucumber & Fennel Salad To Help You Escape Food Comas

There are times—usually after beach vacations, holidays, or dessert cookbook photoshoots—when my body feels like a slow-moving mass. I recoil at the sight of chewy cookies, frosty milkshakes, or crispy fries. A sort of primal urge drives me to the produce section of my grocery store in search of …

How to raise financially savvy kids

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wondering why our kids are not so great with money? Just look in the mirror; it's because adults are often financial train wrecks themselves.<p>Even so, all is not lost. You can still try to instill your children with the right lessons about spending, saving and investing, to …

Science Has Designed a Song to Make Your Baby Laugh With Pleasure

Experts have teamed up to answer a question that any parent wishing to soothe or amuse a little one would appreciate the answer to: What kind of …

Parenting

Your Baby from 16 to 18 Months: Language and Motor Skills

Once toddlers figure out that everything has a name, they want to label their world.<p>Your Toddler's Vocabulary<p>Ask your toddler to bring you her favorite toy, and she'll cheerily oblige. Tell her you're off to the playground, and she'll dash to the front door. Remind her that it's bedtime, and you …

Parenting

The 3 Things I Do When My Toddler Melts Down That Help Build Emotional Intelligence

<i>The following was syndicated from Medium for</i> The Fatherly Forum<i>, a community of parents and influencers with insights about work, family, and life.</i> …

20 Pescatarian Dinner Recipes That Don’t Neglect the Veggies

<i>New year, new me</i> seems to be the theme lately. In addition to lifting more weights and taking longer strolls, a lot of folks are dipping their toes into healthier eating habits, like the highly praised Whole30. Another lifestyle that seems to be piquing a lot of interest is pescatarianism, which is …

5 Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching Kids Moderation

Knowing when to stop eating in our food-saturated world can be a challenge, especially for kids. These tips from the new book How to Raise a Mindful Eater will help.<p>As babies, most children are easy to feed because they (usually) take what you give them and can’t ask for anything else. But as they …

Parenting

Many Girls Are Woefully Unprepared for Puberty

When and how to have "the talk" has parents confused, which leaves girls ill-equipped to handle the changes coming their way, according to new research.<p>It's a topic I'm not exactly looking forward to discussing with my three daughters: puberty. And not because I'm uncomfortable talking about breast …

Parenting

Temper Tantrums | Early Childhood Parenting Center

Has your child recently changed from a cheerful, sweet-mannered child, to an irritable, complaining little person who isn’t satisfied with anything …

Teach Kids Philosophy, It Makes Them Better at Math

The nature of truth. Theories of fairness. The essence of bullying. These are big, weighty subjects, and apparently 9- and 10-year-olds just eat them …

The Best Fitting Bras and Underwear.

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Clothing

Age When Girls First Feel Ashamed of Their Bodies Is Shocking

The average age at which girls first remember feeling self-conscious about their bodies is getting increasingly younger, a new survey shows.<p>I remember the first time my daughter came home from dance class talking about the fact that some of the girls in class "had abs" and some of them didn't.<p>She …

Parenting

Night Weaning FAILS: 9 Reasons Night Waking Isn't Working

There is no script for night weaning. <i>When</i> night weaning happens varies widely from family to family – some babies are basically done night feeding …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

Why You Should Praise Less, Sleep More, And Tell One Key Lie To Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

<i>Crib Notes summarize all the parenting books you’d read if you weren’t too busy parenting. For great advice in chunks so small a toddler wouldn’t</i> …

Parenting

Standing on the Shoulders of My Ancestors: My Journey through the National Museum of African American History and Culture

On opening day of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., I crossed the threshold of this …

"Forbidden" Baby Foods

Are there foods that should be delayed when introducing solids to your baby?<p>As late as 2008, there were many “forbidden foods” that pediatricians …

The 20 Most Common Parenting Mistakes I See

<i>The following was syndicated from Quora for</i> <i>The Fatherly Forum</i><i>, a community of parents and influencers with insights about work, family, and life. If</i> …

Parenting

Cubetto: A toy robot teaching kids code & computer programming

How is this coding?<p>Cubetto introduces a host of programming concepts, including ‘algorithms’, ‘the queue’, ‘debugging’, and ‘recursions’. By removing …

Cite this Article

Changing a baby's diaper on an airplane requires planning ahead.<p>(Photo: babie image by Yvonne Bogdanski from Fotolia.com )<p>It's inevitable: You finally get comfortable, or as comfortable as possible, in your seat on an airplane. You've stowed the diaper bag. You've gotten out the treats for your …

Pregnancy

13 Weird Children's Books That Every Book-Lover Read As A Kid

I read a lot of extremely strange books as a kid. Since I was an introverted bookworm who read extremely quickly, I went through all the “normal” …

The Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken That You'll Never Stop Eating

With cooler weather approaching, many of us are anticipating even more reasons to utilize our beloved slow cookers!<p>That’s why I was beyond THRILLED …

Help Me Remember That I Am Still The Woman You Fell In Love With

Understand that this time of parenthood, when the kids are so young and dependent on me, is sometimes isolating, especially if we have a baby.<p>You may not realize this, but I finish most days feeling like an emotional punching bag for our tween, a complete life-ruiner to our 5-year-old because I …

The Best Way To ‘Discipline Without Damage,’ From Toddlers To Teens

<i>Crib Notes summarize all the parenting books you’d read if you weren’t too busy parenting. For great advice in chunks so small a toddler wouldn’t</i> …

Parenting

The Velveteen Rabbit

<i>This famous children's story starts out on Christmas morning. A young boy finds a stuffed rabbit nestled in his stocking. He loves the rabbit but</i> …

How To Stop Co-Sleeping & Get Your Privacy Back From Baby

I loved co-sleeping. I slept as soundly as a mother could sleep knowing that my baby was in the same room. But, there came a day when my husband and …

Parenting

How to get an overtired baby to sleep

There are few more frustrating moments as a parent than trying to get an overtired baby to sleep. The more urgent the sleep becomes, the more your …

Baby Still Wakes Up In The Middle of The Night

<b>Hi Amy,</b><p><b>I know you have answered a million questions about infant sleep before, but you seem to be privy to some special info that the rest of us mere</b> …

17 Tips for Faster, Healthier, and Easier Weeknight Dinners

Our staffers share their best tricks for a week's worth of quick, easy, and healthy dinners.<p>Putting together a week's worth of healthy, fast meals requires a fair amount of planning ahead. Otherwise, a typical weeknight dinner scenario might unfold like this:<p><b>3 p.m.</b> Decide on a way-too-complicated …

Cooking