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Family Finances – Time for a Checkup

With the start of a New Year comes the perfect time to reassess the family finances. Taking stock of the good – and bad – can help ensure that your family ends up in a better place financially at the end of the coming year....More...

How To Improve Your Child' s Reading Using Phonetics

One of the greatest gifts you can bestow your child is the gift of reading. Reading is a skill that is invaluable and essential to a child's learning ability. This article offers ways in which you can help to accelerate your child's reading ability....More...

Safe Sleep Practices For Infants

It is important for crib manufacturers to follow certain safety parameters. Cribs can be a comfortable and safe place for your child to sleep, if certain guidelines are met. To begin, the crib slats are to be no more than 2 3/8 inches apart....More...

Are Our Children Safe From Prescription Drugs?

Did you know, when surveyed, 56% of American Teens said they preferred to get high using legal prescription drugs instead of illegal (or Street) drugs. We all know the growing problem of Teen Drug Abuse has been a challenge for parents for decades. But I particularly find this fact extremely startli...More...

How To Help Your Teens Become Organized

Some would joke that the only way to motivate teens is to threaten or bribe them, well those may work but in the long run, they won't teach your teen the valuable lesson of accountability {smile}.As you know, teens never seem to lack motivation to do what they want to do -- talk on the phone, m...More...

Too Much, Too Young?: Moderating Children' s Computer Use

With kids spending ever more time with their computers, video games and smart phones, some parents worry that their children are spending too much time in front of the screen. But are there any guidelines for children's computer use and can't computer time be used positively? This article ...More...

Whose Baby is it Anyway?Dealing With Intrusive In-laws

If you thought your in-laws were intrusive before you had kids, then hold onto your maternity pants.The "fun" has just begun.I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the truth is that your relationship with your in-laws is likely to grow more tense once children enter the picture....More...

How to Put Children on Restriction

Sometimes children must be put on restriction so they can learn important life lessons. As hard as it is on parents, you must let them know what will happen if they break the rules....More...

3 Tips For Buying a Baby Jumperoo

Do you want to buy a Baby Jumperoo for your baby? Here are 3 tips that you will want to use to help you find the one that you are looking for....More...

Do-It-Yourself Therapy

If your child gets speech, OT and PT at school, vacations can cause a slide in skills. Keep the progress going with these at-home techniques for four common school-based therapies....More...

Gift buying for the new baby

The choices in baby gifts are simply astounding! You can select from a simple rattle, soft and cuddly blanket, or crib mounted mobile. For those who love to be extravagant there is also plenty to ... ...More...

Child Milestones

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of Children - Developmental Milestones including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

3 Tips for Raising Music-Loving Children

Music plays a big part in your life and you want to share that with your children. Not only is this natural, but it is very healthy for your children. Music has developed over time as a way for humans to express emotion, share thoughts, and communicate in a very deep, soulful way. There aren't ...More...

Baby Bathing Advice - 5 Tips to Properly Bathe Your Baby

Make sure that you will not give your baby a bath until his umbilical cord has already fallen off or if the situation applies, until the circumcision he had has already healed. This is vital since infection can bring adverse effect to an infant which is still weak....More...

TV Addiction - Wasteful and Harmful

There is a steep cost in watching television, financially and in the loss of valuable communications and true healthy values. All or part of so many families are addicted to this way of life - gazing at the 'idiot box' and absorbing its messages. It can be difficult to withdraw on televisi...More...

Getting What You Want In Parenting

Have you ever noticed that everything is a battle with your child? If it is, then one of three things is happening. Your child, you or both are in a competitive need cycle. What is a competitive need cycle?As humans, we are all born with five basic needs that we are genetically programmed to attempt...More...