Here are reviews of 12 winter books that would make great gifts for kids. I've also included educational tips and activity ideas for each book. Recommended by a children's librarian.
Chemical pregnancies (the term given to a very early miscarriage) are much more common than anyone realizes, yet much confusion surrounds the subject. Read on for clear answers to common questions.
Every day, hundreds of family ties are severed for one reason or another. How does one come to grips with such an outcome, yet live a happy, peaceful life, when old-school thinking, judgment, and societal expectations destroy a seemingly strong family bond?
I am sharing with you the things I've learned being a parent to an 11-year-old boy. Topics include independence, girls, setting rules, friends, and the importance of family time.
Early symptoms of hyperemesis gravidarum can be different from typical early signs of pregnancy. Here's how to tell the difference before your missed period and positive pregnancy test.
Talking to your son about sex is scary enough but talking to him about what and when it is okay to touch someone and when it's not can be even harder. Explaining what abuse, assault, and rape really are can be confusing, but it is important for his life and the lives of the girls he meets.
Feeling super sick before your period, but not sure if you're pregnant? From tiredness to needing to pee all of the time, early pregnancy symptoms can feel a lot like PMS. Find out the weird, early signs you could be pregnant and what they mean.
These tips help parents raise an extroverted child by applying current scientific models of personality and well-being. Help your child express themselves in our dimensional world by applying these self-management techniques.
Recess was once an accepted part of a child's school day. With increasing pressures for academic success, many schools are cutting or eliminating play time in favor of rigorous academic pursuits. Many schools are built without playgrounds in cities like Chicago and Atlanta. Research shows recess actually boosts test scores and increases a child's attention span: some parent led initiatives are striving to bring recess back to American schools.
Beginning home-schooling is a huge decision and can engender terror in the hearts of parents brave enough to undertake such a commitment. Fear not, it's not so scary after all. First comes 'deschooling'...
If you are outside in the summer months with kids, you’re probably already aware of just how important it is to keep them hydrated as they’re going about their summer activities. By taking a few simple precautions and being prepared, you will have happy and hydrated kids all summer long!
High conflict ex-wives frequently use the children as weapons by withholding visitation. This article outlines what you can do when it happens to you.
Have you recently found out that you are pregnant and don't know what to do next? Do you need advice on what to do during the first trimester of pregnancy? Follow the steps outlined here to increase your chances of a healthy and safe pregnancy.
Plenty of children are born in the colder months of the year, so why not choose a name for them inspired by that cold?
A natural playground contains elements from nature, such as trees, grass, rocks, sand, and water. It's a great place for both active play and creative play.