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Family Fun Night Ideas That You Will Look Forward To Each Week

Family nights are an excellent way to stay connected with your family, no matter what ages and stages of life. This connection is increasingly …

Kids

I Tried Carrie Underwood's Leg Workout And My Thighs Will Never Be The Same

Just call me "Legs."<p>View this post on Facebook

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Want to Raise Brave Girls? This TED Talk Says Encourage More of This | Inc.com

As a father of two daughters myself, I get it. It's hard to not want to protect them at every twist and turn of life. But often, when we're protecting them, we're actually holding them back from being truly remarkable.<p>So what should we encourage in our daughters to ensure they'll be …

TED Talks

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

The kids are not all right | Blog Post by Anshu Bhojnagarwala | Momspresso

A few weeks ago, I had attended a birthday party of my daughter’s friend. There they played a game, the age old ‘Passing the parcel’, however, what …

Parenting

13 Children’s Books We Wish We Had When We Were Kids

It's no secret that the books you read as a child have a profound impact on how you see the world. The best children's books inspire young kids to …

Kids

Low-impact exercises to target your butt - TODAY.com

Sick of squats and lunges? Though those two exercises are great for your glutes, they can be hard on the knees. Instead, try these three lower-impact training exercises. They're guaranteed to tone and shape your legs and glutes, while leaving you sore in all the right places.<p>Each move is crafted to …

Girl Power! Chelsea Clinton Shares Her Favorite Kids' Books With Strong Female Characters

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and mom-of-two, shares her favorite books to read to daughter Charlotte and son Aidan in honor of Women's History Month.<p>Women’s History Month is a terrific time for parents to share stories of strong, confident females with their children (girls <i>and</i> boys). …

Kids

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Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Why are Dutch kids the happiest in the world?

<b>The secret lies with Dutch parents, whose approach is radically different from that of American parents.</b><p>In 2013, Unicef released a ‘report card’ that …

Parents, put the phone down — after you read this

OK, kids, a quick moment to gloat: As it turns out, it’s not just you; it’s us parents too. We just can’t stop staring at screens.<p>That’s the result of a new national survey suggesting that parents spend nine hours a day plugged into tech, with only an hour and a half of it dedicated to work and …

Parenting

A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

Self-improvement

Break your child from these 7 harmful health habits

Thumb sucking, picky eating and nose picking are not only a nuisance, but they can have lasting effects on your child’s health.<p>Here, experts weigh in on why these habits are harmful and offer their best tips for how to deal with your child’s behaviors.<p><b>1. Hanging onto the bottle</b><br>Switching from a …

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24 Life-Changing Parenting Products Sold On Amazon

Because shopping online sure beats having to put on pants.

7 Parenting Mistakes That Harm The Well-Being Of Children

The pressure to be a good parent is real. All this pressure comes at us from internal and external sources that converge and make a perfect storm for …

Parenting

Back To Basics: Raising Children In The Digital Age

"This is impossible," Emily, the mother of three boys, exclaimed. "I don't know if I'm supposed to give my kids more technology or less." Emily felt paralyzed because she was caught between digital-age parenting advice and what her heart told her was right. Online articles claimed that children …

Strong Parenting, Strong Children, Strong Adults

<b>STRONG</b>: <i>"Ability to withstand great force or pressure"</i><p>I hear it all the time, <i>"here's to strong women - may we know them, may we raise them, may we be them."</i> And as a woman myself, I fully support that quote and all it represents, being a friend, daughter, and mother myself.<p>I absolutely believe that …

6 Ways to Keep Your Kids From Growing Up Materialistic

Start by showing them how to have fun without spending money.<p>All parents want their children to grow up understanding that the best things in life …

3 Types of Parents Who Get Bullied By Their Own Children

Parents often make excuses for their children’s outrageous behavior, whether it's a preschooler’s tantrum or a teen’s sullen refusal to do what he or …

8 Hard Truths No One Tells You About Babies

When I was pregnant with my first baby, I thought I was doing a great job preparing. I bought all the essentials: burp cloths, bassinet, baby swing, …

9 Things Our Children Need To Know

<b>1. They are innately loved, loveable and loving.</b> Our children need to feel that they matter to us, that they're needed, and that they contribute to the quality of our lives. They need to feel useful.<p>When I was a single parent, our toilet seat broke and I had to replace it. So I bought a new one and …

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>First thing's first: No, you can't get ripped overnight (no matter what that Instagram ad says.) But even though muscles aren't built in a day, that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to …

Work that bump: Why exercise matters during pregnancy

New US guidelines recommend regular moderate exercise on most days for pregnant women. Unlike 20 years ago, experts now know that exercise benefits …

Complete Beginner's Guide To Doing Perfect Squats

Ben Affleck just recently got in bodybuilding-shape for the movie Batman vs. Superman. What few people know is that Ben Affleck is 45 years old at …

Ben Affleck

A 30-Minute Yoga Workout to Get Your Heart Racing

When your days are packed with work deadlines, dinners, and, let's be honest, Netflix and chilling, squeezing in a full-on yoga session sounds …