Rebecca Grzegorczyk

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Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied or Is a Bully

Parents are entitled to parent, and in the case of bullying, parental behavior can be the fulcrum on which a child's world sits. Parents must advocate for their child. If you suspect your child is being bullied, go to the authorities, the school principal, the school counselor, …

Teen Comedian Tackles Depression in Viral Video

Kevin Breel, at age 19, has given a TED talk in which he's painfully honest about living with depression as a teenager, and feeling that stigmas that surround mental health were stopping him from asking for help. More from Today.com.<p>Like many of the 121 million people worldwide who suffer from …

How can I help ease the pain of my teething toddler?

Q: My two year old daughter just staring getting her molars in and I have tried the pain reliever medication that I used before but its not working. Shes not into chewing or biting on anything she won't eat or drink anything like she normally does. Any solutions? She's cranky and very mean but I …

Toddler's Toilet Monologue Gives New Meaning To Potty Talk

It is a universal truth that 75 percent of becoming a parent is getting comfortable with potty talk, mostly about poop. The good news is that when a 3-and-a-half-year-old says he is going to overflow the toilet because he has had a LOT to eat (apples, cheese string, pickle chips, peanut butter and …

Where My Zero Tolerance Princess Policy Broke Down

When my daughter was born, I was determined not to Princessify her. I returned gifted onesies that read "Diva" and "Daddy's Little Princess." Gifts of high heels and purses were hidden on the top shelf in the toy room. No princess books. No princess movies or TV shows. For two years I dressed her …

Why We Shouldn't Judge Parents On Their First Impressions

<i>Written by Diana Stone for Babble.com</i><p>My almost 4-year-old throws herself flat on the ground in the middle of the store, screaming about something or another. As I look up, I say a quick prayer that the people around me "get it." I wish I could tell everyone this isn't normal for her. At all.<p>As I …

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How Not to Yell at Your Teen -- and What to Do Instead

By Barbara Greenberg PhD<p>There isn't a parent around who hasn't lost it with his or her teen, gotten frustrated and screamed and yelled and later regretted it. It's normal. Parents are human and sometimes lose their cool. If this happens occasionally there is nothing to worry about.<p>RELATED: Tweens, …

5 Lessons Stay-at-Home Dads Can Teach Women

For the past eleven months, I've been using whatever free time I could find to write and publish a book that will be released in November. As a sole breadwinner with a demanding job and two children, finding the time to write hasn't been easy. Some mornings I've gotten up at four to squeeze in time …

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'Too much': Dad tries to do daughter's homework for a week  - TODAY.com

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Dad tries to do daughter’s heavy homework load<p>Play Video - 5:40<p>Play Video - 5:40<p>More video<p>0:44 Sponsored Content Now PlayingWatch this law school graduate get the news about his bar exam<p>0:33 Sponsored Content Now PlayingYouTube accused of violating …

Ethical Parenting: Achievement vs. Morality

In last week's <i>New York</i> magazine, Lisa Miller wrote about the predicament of "ethical parenting"—the constant moral dilemma parents face about whether to put the interest of their own children ahead of the greater good.<p>This encompasses issues such as knowingly sending your child to school with a …

What Parents Shouldn't Say To Their Children About Fear

Whether it's reminding them that "money doesn't grow on trees" or warning them that their silly faces will "get stuck that way," mothers and fathers often find themselves dipping into the well of parenting cliches -- even if they thought they never would.<p>But there's one thing kids hear so often …

You're a Stay at Home Mom? What Do You Do All Day?

It's happened twice in a week, and they were both women. Anyone ought to have more class than this, but women -- especially women -- should damn well know better.<p>Last week, I was at the pharmacy and a friendly lady approached me.<p>"Matt! How are those little ones doing?"<p>"Great! They're doing very …

Leeds Schools In Alabama Not Budging On Corporal Punishment Policy

Wendy Chandler, the Alabama mother who spoke out after receiving a “Corporal Punishment Parental Consent Form” from her daughter’s school, is not getting the results she wanted.<p>After speaking with numerous outlets including The Huffington Post and The New York Times, and starting a Change.org …

Middle School Worries: Locker Anxiety

<i>By Dr. Jennifer Powell-Lunder</i><p>It may be hard to accept that your tween has started middle school. You ask yourself where the time went. While you are so proud of your child's accomplishments, you worry about how you can ensure that he is transitioning smoothly. The end of elementary school marked …

Back to School: How To Help Kids Make New Friends

Finding new friends can be scary. Try these ideas to help your child develop new friendships.<p>Making new friends can be tough for kids especially those who tend to be shy or are in new situations. I'm Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore. Here are 3 things your child can do to open the door to new friendships. …

What to do when you're bored—and breastfeeding

by Kristen Chase posted in Tips & TricksI spent many long hours, heck years even, breastfeeding my four kids. With the first one, I sat and watched …

Baby Names: How to Know You've Picked the Right Name

Naming your baby can be a daunting task. Here's how to know you've picked the right name.<p>You finally found the name you love. But how can you tell if you've chosen wisely? If the name meets these 5 criteria, you found a winner. It makes people smile. When you tell people your baby's name you get …

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Hilary Duff Talks Mommy Wars and her Inner Mama Bear

Hilary Duff's Lizzie McGuire days are so yesterday. Today, the singer and actress has her hands full with baby Luca, her best-selling Elixir book series, and buzzy guest spots on the hottest TV shows. Despite her crazytunes schedule, Hilary makes time to give back through Johnson's Baby Cares, an …

How My Children Have Helped Me Become Perfectly Human

I was raised to achieve things.<p>I was a third-generation valedictorian of my high school class, like my mother before me and her mother before her. Both of my parents have master's degrees. Growing up, I was The Smart Kid, voted Most Likely to Succeed. I went to college, earned a bachelor's degree …

Doctors Making a Difference

Pediatricians today are more pressed for time and resources than ever--but some have found innovative ways to practice medicine that can benefit everyone.<p>Here at <i>Parents</i>, we're always learning about pediatricians who are doing incredible work: offering compassionate patient care, conducting …

Talking to Kids About Tragic News Stories

When something big happens in the world, use this no-scare guide to explaining current events.<p>One morning, my son Jack, 8, wandered into the living room just as a story about an antigay protest in Paris that had gotten out of control came on the news. "Mom, why are those police hitting people with …

Halloween Skeleton Cookie Cutters

Skulls and bones can be great designs for Halloween cookies. I’ve made them many times over the years, carefully piping the details of little bones …

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Wilton Mummy Cupcake Decorating Kit, reviewed

Halloween cupcakes offer up some of the most fun decorating projects of the whole year. They’re spooky and silly, with lots of bright colors and fun …

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