Parenting

These Are The Two Words I Never Say To My Kids, And I Will Tell You Why

We’re entering a tough phase in our house.<p>It’s this place where some of my children (or more specifically, my oldest child) have become old enough to …

Lifestyle

Cool Kids Beds That Makes You Wish You Could Turn Back Time

Anything designed for kids is usually cute and irresistible, even something as big and as robust as a bed. Actually, we have a bunch of cool kids …

Kids

Etiquette Rules for Children

It's never too early to instill good manners in your young ones. The lessons you teach them at an early age stay with them for life, after all. "You …

Etiquette

The nanny’s worst nightmare: your husband

I worked as a nanny on both sides of the Atlantic and experienced just about every neurotic mommy, penny-pinching employer and overprotective parent …

Lifestyle

Dad's Simple Potato Trick Stops Three-Year-Old's Toddler Tantrum (And It's Genius)

Who knew it'd be so easy?<p>A dad has shared his simple yet effective trick that managed to stop his three-year-old’s temper tantrum, and we’re pretty impressed.<p>He shared the parenting hack with the Reddit community, explaining he used it on a day his son was “whining and complaining about everything”.<p>…

Potatoes

Mom Notices Stacked Chairs Have Shifted to Other Side of Room. Then She Sees a Pill Bottle on the Floor…

Stevie Niki is a mother of four children and a mom blogger at My Tribe of Six in Australia.<p>In a recent post published on the Love What Matters …

Medicine

5 Entrepreneurial Skills Parents Must Teach Their Child For Future

Being a parent is one of the most wonderful feelings in this world. Seeing a child grow imbibing different skills is the dream of every parent. While living this dream, most of the parents fail to teach their child certain entrepreneurial skills that can help them in leading a successful life in …

Self-confidence

Job Interview Tips for ESL Interviewees

Congratulations! You have applied for a job and now you are getting ready for that important job interview. Your English is excellent and you are …

Employment

Jenny McCarthy gushes about Donnie Wahlberg: 'I thought for sure I would be going at it alone'

Jenny McCarthy is thankful to have married the love of her life during a time when she was ready to take on the challenges of motherhood alone.<p>“Donnie [Wahlberg] has been amazing,” the 44-year-old model and actress told Fox News. “I thought for sure I would be going at it alone, like many parents …

Jenny McCarthy

Should you send your kids 'educamping' this summer?

On the final day of the educational summer camp he held in Wiltshire last summer, Henry Faber wandered through fields with a dozen of his young charges to the village store to buy postcards. He was more than a little surprised when the children then stuck their stamps in the middle of their …

Kids

How adults are ruining sports for kids

<b>Pressure to specialize, play on elite travel teams, and win scholarships has taken the fun out of the game for many U.S. kids.</b><p>Playing sports is a …

Kids

Gillette Says 'Go Ask Dad' In Smart New Father's Day Stunt

Gillette this week launched a new film in support of Father’s Day called “Go Ask Dad.” It’s one of those filmed stunts we see so often these days and it’s another brand taking a stand on a social or political issue. In this case against young men spending too much time on their phones. I have some …

Father's Day

How to make DIY slime without using borax

Most borax-free slime recipes still contain borax. Here are two that are 100 percent borax-free.<p>DIY slime, the homemade goop that's as soothing as a fidget spinner, is most often made with borax. In fact, my first slime recipe used borax as one of the main ingredients.<p>While we've never encountered …

Kids

Yes, My Parents Have Sacrificed A Lot For My Dreams & Here’s Why I Won’t Let Them Do This Anymore

I'd like to believe that I have been a good daughter to my parents, that I have done them proud. And that they've lived, quite vicariously so, …

Love

Graco Just Recalled Over 25,000 Child Car Seat Restraints

Over 25,000 Graco child car seat harnesses have been recalled after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration deemed specific models unable …

Lifestyle

Building resilience early in life can help children cope with trauma

<i>Editor’s note: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This article is the second in a series exploring how research into adverse childhood experiences</i> …

Mental Health

Entire street branded ‘anti-social’ for letting children play outside

An entire cul-de-sac has been branded anti-social and given a warning letter – for letting children play outside in the evening.<p>Residents on North …

Brain scans show how fathers are more attentive to daughters than sons

Paternal behaviours may reinforce gender stereotypes of their children.<p>Fathers behave differently with their toddler daughters than with their …

The Brain

Watch This Quick Video and Learn How to Take Gorgeous Self-Portraits with Your Kids

Jennifer Borget is a photographer and journalist who offers great advice on simple ways to take dynamic photos. She’s also an energetic mother of two …

Kids

Key Verbs to Use to Discuss Your Responsibilities During an Interview

During the job interviewing process it's important to use verbs that precisely describe your duties and responsibilities at your present and past …

Management

The mum working to normalise breastfeeding older children

An Australian mum is working to break the stigma that children shouldn’t be breastfed beyond age one.<p>Lacey Barratt, a birth photographer from …

Lifestyle

5 things that make communal parenting easier than going it alone

The wind slammed the door into the wall as Billy rushed inside, plate in hand. “Breakfast is served,” he said, presenting eggs to my 2-year-old son with a flourish. Rainwater dripped from his clothes, and a branch crashed to the ground behind him.<p>I hugged Billy, relieved that I didn’t have to brave …

Lifestyle

21 Ridiculously Fun (and Safe) Pool Games for Kids

These will definitely make a splash this summer.<p>For the kids that practically live in the water all summer, you're always trying to think up new and …

Kids

Miss Manners: Don’t like being on speaker? Speak up!

<i>Dear Miss Manners: I have a sibling who oftentimes puts me on her speakerphone when we talk. It is frustrating to me, and I feel like she’s really saying, “I’m busy and don’t have time to talk.’’ I think it’s rude.</i><p><i>She probably uses her speaker function in her business as a real estate agent, but I</i> …

Lifestyle

Bradley Lowery's Mum Gemma Shares Heartbreaking Facebook Post Saying Son Doesn't Have 'Long Left'

'We are heartbroken this is happening so fast.'<p>Bradley Lowery’s mum Gemma has shared the heartbreaking news that her son does not have long left to live.<p>The 33-year-old often shares updates about her son, who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of childhood cancer, neuroblastoma, at …

How red tape leaves foster kids out in the cold

The nation’s foster-care system is overwhelmed. Thanks in large part to the opioid crisis, more and more children have been left without parents or …

Opinion

The One Place You Shouldn’t Go for Parenting Advice

You’re kind of clueless. That’s okay — every new mama is. There’s no “parenting gene” that kicks in immediately after you give birth. That’s why it’s important to surround yourself with people who support you without judgment and offer some sage advice along the way. Not sure who to turn to? See …

Brit + Co

Children behave worse when parents distracted by smartphones: study

Children behave worse when parents spend too much time on their smartphones, research suggests.<p>The US study of 170 families examined how commonly interactions were interrupted because mothers or fathers had turned to a smartphone, tablet or laptop.<p>Almost half of parents reported at least three …

University of Michigan

How To Handle Your Kid Getting Car Sick

Sometimes you will get a warning, something like “Daaaad, I don’t feel good.” Or you may just get the faint sound of a liquidy burble before the …

Hacking

The Funny Parents Of Twitter Are So Ready For The School Year To End

The end of the school year is here and while some parents dread the coming summer months, others are <i>so</i> over the homework, schedules, lunch-packing …

Kids