Kayla Burns

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4 Creative Ways to Bond With Your Kids

<i>By Dr. Robyn Silverman for KnowMore.tv</i><p>We all get busy with our kids. We drop off. We pick up. We go to play-dates, birthday parties and school plays. With so much time with our children, you'd think we'd feel fully connected everyday. But all time spent isn't quality time.<p>With all this running …

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Sit Down and Eat

"Mommy, I'm a funny, flappy bird," Jack, my almost-4-year-old tells me. He smushes his hands together and flaps his little fingers like wings.<p>"You are?" I say. I'm sitting across from him while he eats breakfast at our table. I smile; he says the greatest things. A few days ago, when he had …

Talking to Toddlers So They Will Listen

<b>"As parents, we guide by our unspoken example. It is only when we're talking to them that our kids aren't listening." -Robert Brault</b><p>Listening has been a hot topic around here lately. Well, more specifically... not listening.<p>My son, in all his just-turned-3 glory, has been giving us a serious run …

Why Mama Needs to Be Alone

Mama needs to be alone now. Not for too long, just a couple of days. Really, you won't even notice that she is gone. OK, maybe you will. But really, it's for the best. You see, there are things mama likes to do that she just doesn't get to do anymore now that you are around, like, all the time.<p>Like …

1-Year-Old Birthday Gift Ideas

Your child's turning 1! Discover the best types of birthday presents to buy your 1-year-old.<p>A child's first birthday always feels like it belongs a little more to the parents than to the child. After all, you've just survived some of the hardest trials of parenthood! Although your baby won't …

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The Epidemic of Stressed Parents Raising Stressed Kids: From Generation X to Generation Stress

It's Monday. Back to school, back to work, back to the hamster wheel. Pack the lunches, get one kid on the bus, the other ready for carpool, and make the early meeting on time. Get your daughter off her phone and on the bus. No time for breakfast yourself. Spilled coffee on your pants racing out …

How Safe is Your Baby's Sleep?

American Baby, in partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide, polled more than 4,500 new moms with babies 1 year old and younger to find out how they put their child to sleep. While nearly all told us they know the steps for reducing the risk of sleep-related infant death, too many disregard them. AB …

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What Not to Do If Your Child Is Sick

A pediatrician mom explains why some classic health concerns may benefit from a wait-and-see approach.<p>One fact I've learned in my years as a doctor treating kids: Parents just want to do what is right. But defining what's "right" isn't always that simple. And this is especially true when it comes …

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Wacky Toddler Behavior: Toddler Obsessions

Your child's endless fascination with red cars or fairies is amusing, but is it normal?<p>It never fails. Every night at bedtime, your son wants you to read a book about one particular subject: trains. So after you put him in his train pajamas and tuck him beneath his train blanket, you read one of …

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I Want To Say This To Stay-At-Home-Moms

"If I get to stay home, the house will always be clean, and I can learn to cook such great food," I said to my husband, Scott, at some point in the distant past. This was before I even got pregnant. So, like, back when I was a perfect mother.<p>We weren't sure I would be able to stay home with our …

22 Unbelievably Awkward & Embarrassing Yearbook Photos

Blame it on the cameraman, the fashion at the time or the haircuts your parents forced you to have, there's no hiding the fact we've all experienced …

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