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Don't panic! The essential parents' summer holiday survival guide

Ah, the long, lazy days of summer. Lie-ins, no work and endless days of doing whatever you want to do. For our children, that is.<p>Those three words “school summer holidays” – and the thought of how to keep kids cared for and entertained over six long weeks – is enough to set the pulses of modern …

The biggest mistake I made with my newborn

Here is a super weird thing about humans: they don't know how to go to sleep by themselves when they are born. It's a skill they actually have to develop.<p>One way to keep them from developing it quickly is by helping them go to sleep all the time.<p>That's what my wife and I did. It's the biggest …

Babies

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copiii pe bicicletă la Prima Evadare - tată începător

Aici nu este despre mine, despre ce bicicletă folosesc, echipament …etc sau despre traseul de la Prima Evadare, este despre COPII, familie, natură, …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Have Them Later in Life

If you're an older parent, this study out of Denmark will give you reason to cheer.<p>This story is dedicated to all the older parents out there...<p>A study out of Denmark that tracked 4,741 mothers ranging from 17 to 47 years old, found that those who'd waited until later in life to have children were …

Parenting

39 Photos Of Pets Supporting Their Humans Through Childbirth

So sweet!<p>For over four years, the Birth Photography Facebook group has been producing slideshows of gorgeous labor, delivery and postpartum images and sharing them on its public page. After compiling photos featuring midwives, doulas, dads and siblings, the group decided to focus its latest project …

Pregnancy

29 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear From You

Among the growing list of things that your kids need from you every day, both physically and emotionally, is to feel loved, valued, and special. Even though some parents are always oozing with compliments for their kiddos while others are worrying that they're praising their kids too much, children …

Dear Husband: I Couldn’t Ask For A Better Gift Than The Kind Of Dad You Are

Dear Husband:<p>I know there may be times when I nag — let’s call it <i>remind</i> — you to do certain things. You have the uncanny ability to walk right past …

Parenting

One in three children send naked selfies online because parents let them 'roam free' on the internet

Children are being bullied, lured into sharing sexually pictures and groomed by abusers online because parents have left them to “roam free” on the internet, the Government’s young people’s tsar has warned.<p>Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, said “wholly irresponsible” adults …

Worried About Screen Time? Don't Let Kids Go It Alone

There are more than 80,000 educational apps in Apple's app store. It seems like a great way to encourage brain development and make your little one the smartest baby genius. But just sticking a tablet in your kid's hands might not be as helpful.<p>Sure, use the app. But it's not a babysitter — you've …

Parenting

Video shows toddler lifting chest of drawers off trapped twin brother

Brock and Bowdy Shoff were climbing on an empty chest of drawers, believed to be from Ikea, when the item toppled over, trapping Brock underneath<p>A father has made a public plea for parents to secure furniture after his two-year-old son helped his twin brother out from under a fallen chest of …

Furniture

Babies made from three people approved in UK

<b>Babies made from two women and one man have been approved by the UK's fertility regulator.</b><p>The historic and controversial move is to prevent children being born with deadly genetic diseases.<p>Doctors in Newcastle - who developed the advanced form of IVF - are expected to be the first to offer the …

Genetics

Spelling, punctuation and grammar quiz: Are you smarter than an 11-year-old?

Are your grammar skills as good as a child of primary school age? The difficulty of some of these questions put to children at the end of key stage 2 may catch you off-guard.<p>The 2016 SATs exams, taken in May by pupils across the country, supposedly marked the beginning of the Government’s new …

Having a baby after 35 linked to being mentally sharper later in life

Women who become pregnant later in life are often warned about the health risks, but there may be an upside to becoming a mom when you're older: a new study suggests that women who have their last baby after age 35 are mentally sharper later.<p>The new findings may be “good news for professional women …

Pregnancy

Here’s How To Get Your Kids To Tell You Something About Their Day Besides ‘Nothing’

Want your kids to tell you about their day? Try telling them about yours<p>Ask a kid what their favorite game is and you’re in for a half hour lecture …

Parenting

Raw photos: See the beauty of the postpartum body, breastfeeding

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom StoriesRaw. Powerful. Bold. Brave.These are just some of the words that came to mind, when I saw this image of a …

Pregnancy

We need to stop sanitizing everything and let bacteria back in our lives

Dr. Jack Gilbert wants to make our hospitals dirty.<p>His idea runs counter to hundreds of years of scientific practice. Since a surgeon named Joseph …

Microbiome

10 crazy moments captured on Day 15 of Olympic competition

Olympics

21km prin Lisabona - tată începător

Sau un semimaraton prin Lisabona de 21km (că atât are un semi). Poate te întrebi ce are asta de-a face cu a fi părinte. Păi are, pentru că sunt …

i love Cluj - tată începător

Am fost la Cluj. Acu aș vrea să lungesc puțin cuvintele, să vorbesc mai domol, ca să redau cât mai fidel atmosfera și tot ce mi s-a întâmplat …

cu bicicleta - tată începător

La noi să mergi cu bicicleta este încă un sport extrem. Este de-a dreptul perciulos dacă vrei să implici și copilul în chestiunea asta, dar de undeva …

copii, alergare, SMIB2015, cerere în căsătorie... - tată începător

… adică semimaratonul Internațional București sau <b>SMIB2015</b> sau două zile în care Bucureștiul este al alergătorilor, pietonilor, bicicliștilor (de fapt …

alergare, pantofi de alergare - tată începător

Aici, acum …nu vorbim despre copii. Aici, acum, vorbim despre alergare, adică despre un mod în care un părinte își recâștigă/reface energia, psihicul …

test de pronație ...în imagini - tată începător

… deci, mă țin de cuvânt și vă arăt cum stă treaba cu testul de pronație …de la prezentarea aparatului până la încâlțăminte!<p>1. aista e apartul<p>2. …

copiii și sportul - eu recomand - tată începător

<b>E</b> oare o vârstă la care copiii să înceapă să facă sport? E oare vreun sport „recomandat”? De la ce vârstă ar trebui un copil să facă sport?<p>Și iată …

RECOMAND epic bike ride transylvania - tată începător

<b>Epic Bike Ride</b> este denumirea aleasă de câţiva prieteni de-ai mei pentru două (deocamdată) ture deosebite, pe bicicletă, prin ţară. Evident că e mai …

Smart, Sturdy & Stylish Storage Ideas for Kids' Rooms and Nurseries

The decor that gets marketed to kids usually has, <i>well,</i> an unsophisticated look to it. Much of it is plastic and primary colored – which is all good …

6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Cutting calories to lose weight faster can backfire — big time.<p>After nine months of being in a body that's constantly changing, you're psyched to finally meet your kid and embrace #MomLife. At the same time, there's <i>so much</i> focus on celebs' post-baby bodies and how fast they've "bounced back." When …

How Having a Baby Ruined My Idea of a Perfect Marriage

He used to look at me from across a crowded bar or party with eyes that subtly hinted, "Let's get out of here." Now, he looks at me from across the house with eyes that basically scream, "You could use a shower, a glass of wine, or maybe something stronger."<p>For some obviously-ignorant reason, I …

Marriage