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How To Teach Your Child Resilience: Tips & Strategies from Sesame Workshop

Resiliency. It's learning from that mistake at school or dealing with rivalry between siblings. It's seen when a child resolves a problem with a friend or when she copes with moving to a new town. Resiliency is your child's ability to cope with and overcome challenges, whether it's a day-to-day …

The Best Tantrum Tricks

We gathered advice from real moms (and a dad!) on how they maneuver around their child's meltdowns.<p>"When my 16-month-old is acting out, I put her in a chair and hold her there with my hand on her abdomen. When a child that young has a meltdown, they often don't know how to pull themselves together. …

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30 Best-Ever Potty Training Tips

Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.<p>1 of 32<p>5 Easy Potty Training Tips<p>1 of 32<p>2 of 32<p>Turn Potty Time Into a Magic Trick<p>2 of 32<p>kotanya/Shutterstock<p>Boost the …

10 Things Every Parent MUST Know About Cyberbullying

By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media parenting editor<p>With the statistics piling up, it has become increasingly clear that the cruelties inflicted by cyberbullying have become a devastating reality for many tweens and teens.<p>While bullying is nothing new, when it takes place in the digital world, …

Make a Month of Baby Food

You don't have to be a pro in the kitchen to create fresh, healthy purees for your baby. We tell you how in just four simple steps, grocery list included.<p>When my son Mason was a baby, we'd pick up fresh produce at the farmers market. Then while he napped, I'd make large batches of puree and stock …

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5 Things You Need to Know NOW About the Affordable Care Act

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare—the law that makes preventive care (including family planning and related services, like birth control, annual exams, maternity care, and mammograms) more accessible and affordable for many Americans—kicks off on October 1.<p>And just in case you're …

12 Dos and Don'ts for Stopping Bullying

Tomorrow, I will put my daughters on the bus for their respective first days of school. Today, I am letting them sleep late, just one more time, as a last hurrah of summer. While they rest, I am reading news online and can't help but notice dozens -- literally dozens -- of articles about bullying. …

Parenting

6 Ways to Motivate Your Kids

Try these no-nag strategies to get them to pick up, do homework, brush teeth, and more.<p>Convincing your children to do things they <i>don't</i> want to do can be challenging. And making them stop doing the things you don't want them to do can be even trickier still.<p>We asked experts who have cracked the code …

Parenting

The Beautiful Way To Store All The Art Projects Your Kids Bring Home

For some parents, it's not "back-to-school" time. For some parents, it's just "go-to-school" time. These moms and dads have kids starting school for the first time EVER. And if you are one of those parents, I'd like to congratulate you. I'd also like to warn you about something. Your kids are going …