When looking for early education opportunities for their sons, moms often choose academic preschools. A teacher argues that dads should do the picking because they know how play, exploration, and hands-on learning mold a boy.
Do you want to be a foster parent? Are you sure you are ready? Take a look at things you need to know before becoming a foster parent.
Camping with your Girl Scout troop builds memories and helps girls grow into leaders who love the outdoors. Teach girls how to plan their own trip.
Music education is highly important for young children, increasing math skills, fine motor coordination, and helping children learn the benefits of perseverance and delayed gratification. Think your child is ready for music lessons? Consider the age of the child, developmental readiness, and time commitment before staring formal instrument lessons!
Runny nose? Chocolate suddenly tasting like chalk? Read on for some of the weirdest early symptoms of pregnancy.
Toddlers are constantly learning. Here are some great games that focus on several stages of development in many different areas to grow healthy toddlers into healthy adults.
When becoming a mother for the first time, I started having flashbacks to my painful childhood. Then, when my son was diagnosed with autism and my mother reacted with coldness and anger, I had to finally face the truth; I had grown up with an emotionally absent mother. This is how I began to heal.
Homework is counterproductive. It causes family stress and fails to help the child learn, teaching only resentment. This article explores why.
Building your own family is a huge step in one's life. Here's what I wish I would have done more before I got married and had kids.
Our country is moving toward preschools that are academically focused, going against what experts in early childhood education recommend. Studies show that play is how youngsters learn best. It enhances their imaginations, promotes exploration, increases vocabulary, and builds social skills.
Tips and advice for taking care of young children with a broken leg, ankle, or foot. Learn how to manage around the house by yourself easier with simple suggestions from a stay-at-home mom with experience.
More and more research shows the positive effects outdoor play has on young children, and summer is the perfect time to capitalize on that. When kids are outdoor in nature, they build confidence as they use their bodies for new feats, take on more challenges, and explore the world around them.
What do parents do when their child goes through a divorce? What about the grandchildren, if there are any? What is the role of the parent or grandparent in the changing family landscape?
A teacher explains what phonological awareness is, why it's important, and how parents can promote it, turning their children into strong readers, writers, and spellers.
Working on your family history seems like a never-ending task. Setting some goals and spreading it out over five years makes it less overwhelming.
Looking for names for your baby boy? Love the sound of two-syllable names? Here are some ideas for you. Included is a list from A - Z, a list of stars with these types of names, a list of the most popular ones, a list of biblical one and a list of fictional characters.