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Why Gross Motor Skills Are a Key Stage of Development

As a parent, you are probably concerned about whether your child is hitting developmental milestones. Knowing what gross motor skills are and …

5 Things to Say to Your Kids Every Day

We’ve all seen the “cute” posters and bumper stickers that begin, “You might be a (fill in the blank) if …” The opener is always followed by a series …

Parents Home

Value #1: Honesty<p><b>Help Kids Find a Way To Tell the Truth</b><br>The best way to encourage truthfulness in your child is to be a truthful person yourself. Consider this story: Carol decided to limit the number of playdates between her 3-year-old son, Chris, and his friend Paul. The boys had been fighting a …

Parenting

Dads, What Do Your Kids Think of You?

Here at the National Center for Fathering, we consider it “Father’s Day season” as soon as Mother’s Day is over. Among other things, our staff is …

10 Things to Speak Over Your Children

• "I believe in you."<br>• "It’s a blessing to be your mom/dad (grandma, aunt)."<br>• "I love you." Then be specific: "I love your smile (energy, caring heart, …

4 Big Fathering Mistakes to Avoid

Once upon a time, there was a very successful man. The problem was, he was a good man but a bad father. To make a long story short, his kids turned …

When Toddlers Can Give up Napping

Like all other transitions in the toddler years, there is no set age when your toddler needs to start giving up his nap. Some children stop napping …

The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad

How fathers contribute to their kids' lives<p>Are dads dispensable? A lot of scholars and writers weighing in on fatherhood these days have come to the conclusion that they are. As Jennifer Aniston, for example, once put the point in the high-profile context of a press conference: "Women are realizing …

With Kids' Bedtimes, Consistency Is Key To Learning And Development

Parents have all heard, and personally experienced, how critical a good night's sleep is for their children. But new research suggests that the consistency of kids' bedtimes matters just as much for their developing brains as the number of hours they get.<p>Researchers in the U.K. analyzed data from …

Muesli

Combine oats, half and half, and vanilla in a small bowl. In another bowl, combine orange juice and raisins. Cover both bowls with plastic wrap; …

Breakfast

Crepes with Strawberries and Cream Recipe

Buttery crepes with sweet cream and fragrant strawberries.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Crepes with Strawberries and Cream</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Crepes:</b>2 eggs, beaten1 cup milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoon melted butter, divided1 cup (5 ounces) all purpose flourPinch of salt1 tablespoon sugar<b>For</b> …

Brown Butter & Biscoff Crispy Treat Bars

April 8, 2013<p>Confession. I don’t think I’ve made Rice Krispie Treats before. What?!?! And if I have, it was so long ago, I can’t remember. Weird, …

Edna Mae’s Sour Cream Pancakes

These pancakes…aren’t just any pancakes.<p>They’re…wait for it…<p>They’re Edna Mae’s Sour Cream Pancakes!<p>Of course, you probably already figured that out …

Super Nutrition for Babies: The Right Way to Feed Your Baby for Optimal Health

"A wonderful guide for getting babies off to the right start, and helping them enjoy the gift of health for life." - Sally Fallon Morell, President, …

The Pregnant Cook: 5 Tips for Safe, Healthy Lunches for Pregnant Ladies (and everyone else)+ Quinoa, Feta & Avocado Salad | Stonesoup

So there’s something I’ve been meaning to share with you for quite some time now. Some really exciting personal news that has nothing to do with book …