Aileen Shui

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7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Bed

Pressed for time? Feeling frazzled as the day comes to an end? We caught up with time management experts and authors to share their tips on what …

10 Secret Habits of Highly Effective Moms

Highly effective moms get things done with equal parts of good ol' fashioned drive and a handful of these efficient habits.<p>Shutterstock<p>We all know a …

4 Survival Tips For Raising Twins

I don’t know if I’ve ever faced a harder challenge in my parenting years than raising twins.<p>Maybe it’s because our twins came near the end of the …

4 Yogi Parenting Principles

4 Yogi Parenting PrinciplesBeing a parent is hard work. From lunches and homework to music lessons and sport practices, parenting provides a …

Parenthood Has Turned Me Into A Germaphobe

Before I became a parent, I never thought about germs. If a cute guy showed up at a party sneezing up a storm, I’d totally hang out with him, maybe …

The Five-Minute Agreement I'll Always Have With My Son –

“Five more minutes.”<p>This is my older son’s habitual plea as my husband and I deposit him in bed each night, entreating us to stay with him as he …

Parenting Styles are Governing Styles

We are a product of how we were raised by our parents. Some are happy, some are sad, and some are angry when they look back at the way they were …

The First Trimester: Welcome To Limbo

Positive pregnancy tests should come with a warning.<p>Instead of two pink lines, the stick should say: <i>Welcome to limbo</i>.<p>In other words, welcome to the …

Learning To Parent My Highly Sensitive Son

When my son was younger, it was easy to label him “stubborn”—or the somewhat more positive term, “strong-willed.” He was not the kind of child who …

The Most Important Things We Can Teach Our Kids

Most of parenting is in the minutiae: making meals; cleaning up messes; begging little people to get dressed, eat the food you’ve prepared, go the …

Secrets of Successful Parenting

Amazon offers more than 180,000 parenting guides—more than double the number of diet books, as psychology professor Robert Epstein notes in “What …

Parenting two VERY different kids - Today's Parent

Photo: Katie Dubuis<p>When I was <b>pregnant</b> with my second baby, Juliette, I remember having a conversation with my mom about how your <b>parenting</b> has to …

The differences between parenting your first child and your third

Studies suggest that the most stressful number of children to have is three. But we tend to disagree. After all, by the third child the little things …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

This Mom Wrote A Powerful Letter About Parenting And Mental Health

<i>Get the five stories that will challenge you to rethink the world</i> <i>by signing up for</i> <i>MicCheck Daily.</i><p>Last month, 41-year-old blogger Sara Lindberg …

Poor Parenting Can Be Passed From Generation to Generation: Study

Kids' Health<p>Beating, yelling and neglect can all be passed from one generation to the next — but parents are often keen to break the cycle of abuse if they can get the right help, researchers said Monday.<p>They found that the more adverse childhood experiences a person had, the more likely their …

Science Reveals Which Herbal Teas Boost Memory

Plus: Sniffing rosemary could improve your mental faculties too.<p>Long before Apple came up with the slogan, "there's an app for that," an equivalent …

19 Expert Parenting Tips Every Parent Needs

On limiting screen time, raising grateful kids, and a whole lot more.

7 Surprising (and Sweet!) Things About Being a Mom

<b>1. Babies go to bed really early.</b><br>Call me crazy, but I thought I’d never have a date night again once I had my daughter. Lo and behold, after about …

What to Do When You Hate Your Kid's Friends

Friends have an enormous influence on teens, so who your kid befriends matters. Here's what to do when you're worried about your kid's friend choices.<p>…

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

6 Ways the Camino de Santiago Is Different From Other Walks

The Camino de Santiago, also called The Way, is a pilgrimage to the cathedral in Spain where the remains of St. James are held. Here are a few of the reasons I found the Camino de Santiago to be so very special.<p>The Camino de Santiago, also called <i>The Way</i>, is a pilgrimage to the cathedral in Spain …

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Spain's Princess Leonor breaks tradition with 1st communion

MADRID (AP) — Princess Leonor, heir to the Spanish throne, has celebrated her first communion in a low-key ceremony that broke with tradition.<p>First …

What It Really Means To Be A Working Parent, In 32 Candid Photos

In 2014, 70.1 percent of mothers and 92.8 percent of fathers with children under 18 were either working or looking for work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.<p>These large numbers of working moms and dads affect the dynamics of parenthood and raising a family today in many ways. Though it …

Motherhood

Why parenting is even more daunting for millennials than it was for their parents — or their grandparents

By Jonnelle Marte<p>Jonnelle Marte<p>Reporter covering personal finance<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Raising a child has never been cheap.<p>But millennials starting a family today face a double disadvantage that makes it more difficult to have children than it was for their parents or grandparents. Not only is it ever …

Child Care

6 French ways to stay fit and healthy that we should bring to the US

1. Moderation is rule number one.<p>If there is one principal health and fitness guideline for the French, it is the art of moderation. It may not seem …