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'You've Got to Be Carefully Taught'

<i>Written by Rosemary Strembicki</i><p>When Rogers and Hammerstein wrote "You've got to be carefully taught," the lyrics for their 1949 musical, <i>South Pacific</i>, their message was about racism and the intolerance of people that are different. But every time I hear these words I think about the assumption we …

5 Myths About Labor and Delivery

An intensive labor makes us feel that much tougher, and the bonds with our babies that much stronger. We may complain it's unfair that men don't have to go through all of the trials and tribulations of pregnancy, labor and delivery, but sometimes I wonder if they might be a little envious of the …

All The Deliciously Adorable Things A Baby Does While His Sister Is At Preschool

Some kids might feel left out if they knew their younger siblings were having wildly exciting adventures during the school day. Not 3-year-old Annie Spohr.<p>The toddler asked her mother, Heather Spohr, what happened on the home front while she was away at preschool -- and mom provided photographic …

Personal Space Invasion: Thoughts on Belly-Touching During Pregnancy

In Pennsylvania, if you touch a pregnant woman's belly without asking, you can be charged with harassment.<p>If there had been a law like that in Massachusetts during my pregnancies, I could have charged a whole lot of people.<p>It caught me off-guard when I was pregnant with my eldest. The only touching …

Baby's First Thanksgiving Recipes

Turn traditional holiday favorites into baby-friendly fare with easy-to-make recipes for nutritious purees, simple finger foods, and more.<p>Make Baby's first Thanksgiving one his taste buds will never forget. We've put a baby-friendly spin on eight traditional holiday foods, many of which are …

Parents Home

Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! See how these kid-friendly ingredients can turn into healthy homemade snacks. Try the low-calorie snack recipes that will keep your kids happy and healthy.<p>1 of 58<p>From yogurt ice pops to strawberry smoothies, these 10 smart snacks for …

Healthy Eating

Advice From a 6-Year-Old: How to Slow Down and Enjoy the Adventure

My son and I didn't have school today. Waking up late, snuggling for a while in bed, we enjoyed a slow and relaxing morning. When we decided to head out of the house, I started to rush him to put on his shoes. He gave me an exasperated look and said, "Do we really have to rush with the shoes today? …

When Your Child Prefers One Parent Over Another

While this can be quite hurtful for the parent who is being excluded, it is helpful to know this, too, is a phase and will pass. Preferring one parent or adult to another, is actually considered healthy development and common among children of all ages.<p><i>By Elissa Sungar</i><p>Is your child choosing one …

Parenting

Lessons From a Box of Goldfish (Even the Whole Grain Kind)

I recently received an email from a parent of a Falls Church, VA preschool who was frustrated with the snacks her school was serving. They included: Goldfish, Teddy Grahams, pretzels, graham crackers, Cheerios, Chex Mix and applesauce. Fresh fruit was offered about once every two weeks and …

All Kinds of Feelings: A Child's Emotional Literacy

In the video, "Emotional Baby is Moved to Tears by Mom's Singing," we witness the power of emotion in even the youngest of babies. At only 10 months old, the baby's deep feelings spill over in the form of tears when he hears his mother's beautiful singing.<p>Learning about emotions like these is a …

The Question of Bribery

Last week, journalists Bruce Feiler and KJ Dell'Antonia engaged in an informal, online debate on the question of whether parents should bribe their children.<p>Dell'Antonia described herself as an "unabashed briber." She had successfully paid her four elementary school children to complete their …

Here Comes the Son, Deedle Dee Dee

I admit it: I am absolutely in love with my new little miracle baby boy.<p>I love him not only because he looks like me -- unlike my tall, tan, wavy blond Ombre-haired daughter, who is the spitting image of my husband -- but for so many other reasons.<p>As most of you who have children know, the first …

When Your Temper Scares You

I will move on. I won't carry the baggage of yesterday's explosion or last week's near meltdown into tomorrow. I will practice grace on purpose. To my tiny people and myself.<p>Sometimes you don't realize you have a temper till you have kids.<p>And then one night someone carves a pattern into the leather …

Acquainted

Early Marker for Autism Discovered in Infants

Infants who do not make eye contact during their first months of life may be displaying a marker for autism, researchers from the National Institutes of Mental Health reported in a potentially game-changing study that was published in the journal Nature. the study found that eye contact and …