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  • Moving past empty nest syndrome--the extreme sadness that comes over parents who miss their children after they become adults and move away.

    How to Get Past Empty Nest Syndrome

    How to Get Past Empty Nest Syndrome

    by Linda Jo Martin47

  • Creative play is essential for a child's mental and physical growth. In this article, I discuss why "playing princess," a type of creative play, isn't such a bad idea for my daughter after all.

    Why I Allowed My Little Daughter to "Play Princess"

    Why I Allowed My Little Daughter to "Play Princess"

    by Marissa37

  • Road injuries are the leading cause of unintentional death for children in the United States. Correctly using a car seat can reduce the risk of a fatality by as much as 70%.

    The Basics of Car Seat Safety

    The Basics of Car Seat Safety

    by Kathleen Odenthal0

  • Considerable debate surrounds whether or not parents should give kids chores. Learn how assigning chores is foundational for a strong work ethic, good character, and success!

    9 Reasons Why Kids Need Chores

    9 Reasons Why Kids Need Chores

    by Vivian Coblentz1

  • You already know to put the Tide Pods up high and to lock up the medicine cabinet, but what about those magnets on your fridge or the diffuser on your nightstand? Here's 10 common household items to keep out of your baby's reach.

    Baby Proofing Checklist of Common Household Dangers

    Baby Proofing Checklist of Common Household Dangers

    by Kate Stroud0

  • Parents should encourage young children to pretend play. Learn the many benefits and life skills that this type of play can bring to your child's life.

    The Many Benefits of Pretend Play

    The Many Benefits of Pretend Play

    by Alissa Roberts8

  • Despite its many known benefits, breastfeeding rates in the U.S. are astoundingly low compared to other countries. This article explores the impact of hospital practices, societal attitudes, and unfavorable maternity leave practices on rates of breastfeeding in the U.S.

    Barriers to Breastfeeding: Why U.S. Breastfeeding Rates Are so Low

    Barriers to Breastfeeding: Why U.S. Breastfeeding Rates Are so Low

    by LauraGT17

  • Here are some helpful tips for how to bottle feed a baby, as well as information about choosing the best baby bottles for your newborn. Included is a review of the Phillips Avent baby bottles.

    How to Bottle Feed a Baby

    How to Bottle Feed a Baby

    by Marissa9

  • Still have a Boppy nursing pillow but not sure what to do with it? You could always save it for the next baby, or use it for another purpose. Reuse, recycle, right? (Video of how to use the Boppy pillow included.)

    6 Alternative Uses for the  Boppy Nursing Pillow

    6 Alternative Uses for the Boppy Nursing Pillow

    by Marissa20

  • As many as 1,400 babies die each year from this devastating form of child abuse. In this article, I would like to help more parents and caregivers to be aware of this possibility and its symptoms.

    The Facts About Shaken Baby Syndrome

    The Facts About Shaken Baby Syndrome

    by Victoria Van Ness0

  • We live in a world where it is common practice to refer to a Dad as a "Baby Daddy", not a Father. This has more effects on your children than you could ever know! Especially your daughter.

    The Effects of a Father on a Daughter's Life

    The Effects of a Father on a Daughter's Life

    by James Robertson1

  • Many women in today's society suffer from Superwoman Syndrome. These women feel the pressure that they have to do it all and do it all well. Some even turn to pill-popping to help keep them going.

    Superwoman Syndrome

    Superwoman Syndrome

    by Cari Jean27

  • There has been no proven way to completely prevent eczema, but taking good care of your child's skin and well-being can work wonders. This article covers some ways to treat your child's eczema.

    Eczema in Babies and Toddlers

    Eczema in Babies and Toddlers

    by Victoria Van Ness5

  • Cloth diapers can be made from a wide range of materials: twill, jersey, birdseye, flannel, and terry cloth. Cotton and hemp are the most commonly used fibers, though traditionally linen was also used (probably due to availability). When choosing...

    How to Sew Prefold Cloth Diapers

    How to Sew Prefold Cloth Diapers

    by Christa Dovel19

  • Learning about fingerprints and taking them is a fun experiment that also gives instant results. This project appeals to a wide variety of ages.

    Fingerprint Science Project for Kids

    Fingerprint Science Project for Kids

    by Lela Davidson41

  • A list of 300+ words for kids playing Pictionary, with easy, medium, and hard clues for children of different skill levels, as well as several categories, from movies and video games to food and drink.

    300+ Pictionary Word Ideas for Kids

    300+ Pictionary Word Ideas for Kids

    by Sam Mendoran0

  • Scottish baby names to avoid using because they aren't really Scottish, have negative or unfortunate meanings, are old men's names, don't sound nice, or are too popular.

    Scottish Baby Names to Avoid

    Scottish Baby Names to Avoid

    by Marianne Sherret1

  • Parents expecting a baby in November can look to the month itself for plenty of inspiration. November is the birth month of many famous people and is tied to a number of beloved holidays as well.

    November Baby Name Ideas for Boys and Girls

    November Baby Name Ideas for Boys and Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux2

  • Everyone from busy moms to completely bewildered uncles could use some clear, right-to-the point toy shopping tips. Sometimes we just don't have time to meander around a store or go into complete zombie mode after staring at e-commerce sites for...

    Best Wooden Toys for Little Kids

    Best Wooden Toys for Little Kids

    by Elle1

  • Some parents dread, “the talk.” However, talking to your daughter about puberty can be reframed from drudgery to a rite of passage. Learn how to talk with your daughter with confidence and reverence.

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    How to Discuss Puberty with Your Daughter

    by CarlySullens39

  • This article will show you how to narrow down your selection and make the right choice when picking out a new toy gun for your child. I'll show you what features to look for and which ones are a bust.

    How to Choose the Best Nerf Gun for a Small Child

    How to Choose the Best Nerf Gun for a Small Child

    by Wess Pain2

  • Self-absorption, bitching and moaning, extreme negativity, an inability to plan ahead...these are characteristics of teens that drive us parents nutty. But, if we appreciate that their brains are still developing and their behavior is normal, we can relax, stop worrying, and enjoy their teen years.

    How to Keep Your Sanity and Happily Parent a Teenager

    How to Keep Your Sanity and Happily Parent a Teenager

    by McKenna Meyers6

  • 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.

    50 Fun, Fabulous, and Free Activities to Do With Your Preschooler This Summer

    50 Fun, Fabulous, and Free Activities to Do With Your Preschooler This Summer

    by McKenna Meyers5

  • Did you know about National Teddy Bear Picnic day?! What an excellent opportunity to throw a little party for your kids! We did it last year, and this year I went all out. We had a blast!

    How to Throw a Teddy Bear Picnic

    How to Throw a Teddy Bear Picnic

    by Jamie Jensen0

  • Inadequate breastfeeding can be devastating and at times, fatal. Therefore, it is important to know the factors that contribute to successful breastfeeding and properly prepare to breastfeed.

    The Dangers of Inadequate Breastfeeding

    The Dangers of Inadequate Breastfeeding

    by Annalise Talons4

  • As a writer, I have a keen interest in names. And, as someone who was born with a very exotic (and very difficult for Americans to pronounce) name, I have a keen interest in seeing that children are not subjected to unnecessary ridicule over...

    Top 10 Russian Baby Names for Boys and Girls

    Top 10 Russian Baby Names for Boys and Girls

    by Isabella Snow0

  • If your child is a picky eater and you don’t know how to get them to eat, here are some ways to combat their resistance without nagging or losing your cool.

    How to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat

    How to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat

    by Natalie Frank9

  • Many women are pressured to breastfeed their babies up until they turn one. There are some emotional and practical benefits of breastfeeding past one year that are often overlooked.

    Practical Benefits of Breastfeeding Past One Year

    Practical Benefits of Breastfeeding Past One Year

    by Megan Machucho0

  • Out of baby formula? Hungry child? Use evaporated whole milk as a temporary substitute to safely feed your child and buy you a little time to get to the store.

    Emergency Baby Formula Recipe

    Emergency Baby Formula Recipe

    by Gabbiani6

  • Looking for ways to make bath time more fun? Try these homemade bath toys that your kids will love. Includes step-by-step directions with pictures to make foam letters, bath tub fishing game, animal shower caps, and a pirate ship bath toy.

    How to Make Homemade Bath Toys for Kids

    How to Make Homemade Bath Toys for Kids

    by Alissa Roberts31

  • Many parents don't know how to correctly diagnose whether or not their child has an ear infection, and what to do if this is the case. I will be answering all of these questions for you.

    The Truth About Ear Infections in Infants

    The Truth About Ear Infections in Infants

    by Victoria Van Ness4

  • It is difficult for parents to learn their child is a bully, but this does not mean there is nothing you can do to help your child. Changing bullies can change lives—his/hers and others.

    What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully

    What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully

    by JP Carlos6

  • Do you still have your old Lego sets? Cash them in with this complete Lego Pirate Ship resale guide! I've compiled a price list on every original Lego pirate ship from 1989 to present day!

    The Complete Lego Pirate Ship Collector's Guide

    The Complete Lego Pirate Ship Collector's Guide

    by Jason Ponic7

  • You can make a rainbow on a window sill, rainbows in the dark, and rainbows in the backyard using simple things like water, a mirror, and a flashlight. You can create rainbows from CDs and crystals and even swirl rainbows in your milk. There are lots of other colorful things to do with rainbows, so don't wait for a lucky rainbow day. Make your own rainbows today.

    Science Project Ideas for Rainbows

    Science Project Ideas for Rainbows

    by Candace Bacon17

  • Julian Fellowes' beloved TV series Downton Abbey is a wonderful source for lovely, traditionally feminine girls' names. Take a look at this list of 20 beautiful Edwardian classics.

    "Downton Abbey" Baby Names for Girls

    "Downton Abbey" Baby Names for Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux0

  • It's easy to get stuck when trying to come up with creative indoor activities. Children on the spectrum seem to need constant motivation to unlock their eyes from their computers and get active.

    Five ASD-Friendly Activities for a Rainy Day!

    Five ASD-Friendly Activities for a Rainy Day!

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen0

  • Putting up and taking down a Graco Pack N' Play doesn't have to feel like you're trying to crack the DaVinci code. Stop fighting with your portable play center and learn the right way to do it so you can get either task done in a matter of minutes. A video tutorial is included for reference.

    How to Set Up and Take Down a Graco Pack N' Play

    How to Set Up and Take Down a Graco Pack N' Play

    by Max Dalton8

  • It is no fun to be caught between work and family. The conflicts never end, and we don't know which way is up. Is it possible to resolve this issue and still be together?

    Caught Between Work and Family

    Caught Between Work and Family

    by Denise W Anderson12

  • “Would You Rather” is a cute and funny game that can be played by kids as a way to get to know one another! Here are 50 "Would You Rather..." questions for kids!

    50 Would You Rather Questions for Kids

    50 Would You Rather Questions for Kids

    by Tatiana2

  • Every child has unique character traits that make him or her a special person. Parents can work with children to help them establish a good sense of themselves through every day circumstances.

    What Makes a Child Special?

    What Makes a Child Special?

    by Dianna Mendez93

  • We have all heard about making slime at home for your children, but why not up your slime game with fluffy slime? Your kid will thank you!

    How to Make Fluffy Slime

    How to Make Fluffy Slime

    by Kate Daily0

  • I believe that from an early age children can benefit a great deal from having a pet. If you want to know exactly what children can learn from looking after a pet you need to read this article.

    What Can Children Learn From Looking After a Pet?

    What Can Children Learn From Looking After a Pet?

    by Cindy Lawson20

  • How do you change a diaper? Should you use cloth or disposable? How much do they cost? Learn the answer to these questions and other valuable tips!

    A Beginner's Guide to Changing Diapers

    A Beginner's Guide to Changing Diapers

    by Marissa10

  • Summer means longer days, warmer weather, and lots of time with the kids. From making ice cream to building forts, to going on nighttime nature walks to learning about ladybugs, it's the season to live life to its fullest and create memories to last far into the future.

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Summer

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Summer

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • As a parent, it's frustrating to watch your child waste so much time and then run out of it for the important things. Try this list of time-saving tips to help your child become more time efficient.

    Time Management Tips for Kids and Teens

    Time Management Tips for Kids and Teens

    by Joan Dragonfly0

  • Modern cell phones can be great things for kids to have but they present a number of risks as well. Find out what a parent can do to protect their kids or monitor their activity.

    Cell Phone Parental Control Options

    Cell Phone Parental Control Options

    by Christine Mulberry18

  • From Arya to Ygritte, George R.R. Martin's popular "A Song of Ice and Fire" books and the "Game of Thrones" TV show are a gold mine of unique and beautiful baby names for girls.

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Girls

    "Game of Thrones" Baby Names for Girls

    by Kathryn Lamoreux0

  • Staying in the NICU with your premature or sick newborn baby is hard on any parent. Anxiety, loss of control and bonding difficulties with the child are common feelings. What can you do to keep your sanity in these unfamiliar surroundings? Here are a few survival tips put together by a NICU nurse.

    How to Survive in the NICU: 10 Expert Tips for Parents.

    How to Survive in the NICU: 10 Expert Tips for Parents.

    by Harpa Ósk8

  • The bullets below have been taken from a kids environmental education program. It is very nice to see that kids in the 21st century learn environmentally friendly lifestyle from the very early days!

    26 Ways Kids Can Protect the Environment!

    26 Ways Kids Can Protect the Environment!

    by RedCardinal60

  • The following list of names are what I personally wouldn't be caught dead giving my little gem in the sun, but everyone has a preference, so choose at your own risk.

    Names to Avoid Giving Your Child

    Names to Avoid Giving Your Child

    by Rosana Clarkson2

  • When helicopter moms and dads over-parent, they make their kids feel incompetent. Their children are less likely to take risks and accept new challenges because they fear failure. Respecting our children for who they, not hovering around them, is key to preparing them for a productive adulthood.

    How to Stop Being a Helicopter Parent and Raise a Confident and Competent Kid

    How to Stop Being a Helicopter Parent and Raise a Confident and Competent Kid

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • Getting presents is some kind of wonderful. Registering for them with full-blown baby-brain? Not so much. Read this list for an easy go-to when it comes time to add toys to your baby registry.

    The Best Toys to Put on Your Baby Registry

    The Best Toys to Put on Your Baby Registry

    by Kierstin Gunsberg0

  • Learning how to discipline is one of the most important parts of raising your child. Many default to spanking, but there are many other ways to discipline that does not involve physical force.

    How to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

    How to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

    by Angela Michelle Schultz41

  • After a school shooting or other tragedy, our children need our support and comfort. They need to open up to us about their fears and look to us for reassurance that they'll be safe.

    7 Ways to Help Your Child After a School Shooting

    7 Ways to Help Your Child After a School Shooting

    by McKenna Meyers9

  • My cousins and I grew up with single mothers. These five assets helped us survive the odds predicted for fatherless children. They offer hope, not despair, to single mothers and fatherless children.

    How Can Fatherless Children Survive the Odds?

    How Can Fatherless Children Survive the Odds?

    by Dora Weithers45

  • Not wanting to parent like our own moms and dads, many of us have turned to something radically different with "conscious parenting." The focus is on letting go of our egos, accepting our children as they are, and letting them become our teachers. It allows us to enjoy parenting in a profound way.

    20 Ways to Become a Better Mom or Dad Starting Today With Conscious Parenting

    20 Ways to Become a Better Mom or Dad Starting Today With Conscious Parenting

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • While the term "risky play" might sound daunting, taking a step back and biting your tongue when you want to shout "be careful!" is important for your child's gross motor development and confidence.

    The Importance of Risky Play in Early Childhood

    The Importance of Risky Play in Early Childhood

    by Sofia Ringo0

  • Household chores can teach children valuable lessons: responsibility, the value of a dollar, and what it means to be a team player. By instilling these values in your child at a young age, you are helping them to succeed later on in life.

    Chore Charts for Kids From Ages 4 - 12

    Chore Charts for Kids From Ages 4 - 12

    by Jill Kostowskie12

  • Parents want to build a child's self-esteem but unwittingly do so much to sabotage it. By validating their feelings, celebrating their uniqueness, having reasonable expectations, and letting kids be kids, moms and dads can offer an environment where confidence is promoted and youngsters thrive.

    5 Easy Ways to Bolster Your Child's Self-Esteem and Raise a Confident Kid

    5 Easy Ways to Bolster Your Child's Self-Esteem and Raise a Confident Kid

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • A mother and teacher explains five of the biggest and most common mistakes parents make with their kids. If you're not putting your marriage first, becoming too emotionally enmeshed with your child, or not letting your kids fail, you're going down the wrong path. But it's not too late to change!

    The 5 Worst Mistakes You Can Make as a Parent

    The 5 Worst Mistakes You Can Make as a Parent

    by McKenna Meyers4

  • Most American children are given milk at least a few times a day, but is milk a necessary component of a balanced diet for kids? Read on for both sides of the argument.

    Do Children Need Milk?

    Do Children Need Milk?

    by Megan Machucho0

  • Thinking of using cloth diapers on your little one? It's a great idea, but is it practical, affordable, or suitable for your family? This review will give you some food for thought on the matter.

    A Personal Review of Flip Hybrid Cloth Diapers

    A Personal Review of Flip Hybrid Cloth Diapers

    by Rosa Marchisella0

  • Anything that comes against God's original design is an identity crisis. Your young adults are vulnerable to the attacks of the enemy that come in the form of criticism, doubt, depression, insecurity.

    A Christian's Guide to Teen Identity Crisis

    A Christian's Guide to Teen Identity Crisis

    by Christian Momma2

  • If you're expecting your own little prince or princess, why not consider giving them a "royal" baby name?

    Royal Baby Names

    Royal Baby Names

    by Judith Hancock22

  • What is it like to be a military mom? How hard is it when you have to leave your kids? How do you do it? These are some of the many questions asked of me, a military mom.

    What It's Like Being a Military Mom

    What It's Like Being a Military Mom

    by Chief Mom0

  • How many times have you spoken without thinking? I have done it more times than I am proud of. While it was never my intent to hurt anyone's feelings, somehow I did so anyway. Maybe we all need to stop, slow down and think about what we are going to say before we say it.

    What Not to Say to the Parents of a Special Needs Child

    What Not to Say to the Parents of a Special Needs Child

    by Chantelle Porter12

  • If the mere thought of your ex fills you with resentment or anger it's likely to disadvantage your children. Here's how forgiveness helps your children, and you.

    Could Forgiving Your Ex Help Your Children?

    Could Forgiving Your Ex Help Your Children?

    by Ebonny14

  • Though every child develops at their own pace, there are some typical timeframes which are used to measure a child's development and growth.

    1-Year-Old Motor Skills Development

    1-Year-Old Motor Skills Development

    by LQWILLIams2

  • The weather is finally getting warmer and the days are growing longer. It's time to get outside with the kids and do fun things that cost virtually nothing. Go on a scavenger hunt. Eat green eggs and ham to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Make a "bug bottle," and learn how to compost!

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    8 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Spring

    by McKenna Meyers2

  • When a child looks at a big mess, they have a difficult time breaking it down into smaller, more achievable goals. All they see is this one, huge, insurmountable task that leaves them feeling that it's just too much. Breaking it down is a learned...

    Help Your Child Succeed With A Clean Room Checklist

    Help Your Child Succeed With A Clean Room Checklist

    by Mom Kat11

  • While baby names like Rainbow Aurora, Jagger Snow, and North West are original, sometimes traditional baby names are refreshing. Here are eighty choices for you to pine through.

    80 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

    80 Baby Names That Stand the Test of Time

    by Lauren Sutton2

  • Speech and language delays are a concern for many parents, who wonder if their child is simply a "late talker"or if there is a true language disorder present. Learn the signs of a language delay: early intervention is vital to successful treatment.

    Delays in Toddler Language Development

    Delays in Toddler Language Development

    by Leah Lefler12

  • Say Yes to No is a parent and teacher education program designed to facilitate saying no to children in instructive and positive ways.

    Say Yes to No

    Say Yes to No

    by Stephen Bush2

  • Many couples have different parenting styles. Learn the four different parenting styles and ways to get on the same page with your partner when it comes to parenting.

    Help! What to Do When Parenting Styles Clash

    Help! What to Do When Parenting Styles Clash

    by Jules Ker0

  • Teaching your baby sign language has become a much more popular thing to do in recent times as well as "Baby Einstein" videos, and listening to loads of classical music. However, it is one of those debated things. Some feel there are a lot of...

    Pros and Cons of Baby Sign Language

    Pros and Cons of Baby Sign Language

    by aidenofthetower5

  • Don't know what to do about your teenager that wants to date? Here are ten tips to help navigate the teenage tempest of romantic relationships.

    The Dos and Don'ts of Teenage Dating

    The Dos and Don'ts of Teenage Dating

    by rdlang050

  • Great tips for getting along with teenagers: Be casual, but not too casual, get to know their music and friends, and enjoy the ride!

    How to Get Along With Teenagers

    How to Get Along With Teenagers

    by Sharilee Swaity27

  • Children growing up with ADHD are sometimes socially awkward, making it more difficult to make friends. Teaching social skills to our children can make it easier for them to make friends.

    Growing up With ADHD: Teaching Social Skills

    Growing up With ADHD: Teaching Social Skills

    by Seven Stevens0

  • A look at what exactly Moon Sand is. We review the ingredients, see how it's made and talk about some of the related toys that are available.

    What Is Moon Sand?

    What Is Moon Sand?

    by Andrew Orrell1

  • Being a stepmom can be an isolating & frustrating journey. Here, I've listed 4 effective traits that can help stepmoms navigate stepparenting in a more positive way.

    4 Traits of Highly Effective Stepmoms

    4 Traits of Highly Effective Stepmoms

    by Michelle Zunter2

  • Sphero's remote control BB8 has a natural movement and animation that truly brings the character to life. Common problems can include charging issues, pairing problems, issues with the app, and more.

    Troubleshooting Sphero BB8 Problems

    Troubleshooting Sphero BB8 Problems

    by Max Dalton0

  • Organizations for Father's Rights in Texas include Texas Fathers for Equal Rights and the Lone Star Fatherhood Initiative. These organizations can provide legal advice, assistance and education.

    Father's Rights Organizations in Texas

    Father's Rights Organizations in Texas

    by Randy McLaughlin6

  • Car insurance for teen drivers cost more since accidents by teenage drivers are the number one cause of death among teens. Tips to help decide if your teenager is ready to drive are given.

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    by Kristin Trapp8

  • Learning doesn't have to be boring. By making your own playdough, kids can learn math, vocabulary, incorporate their five senses and build cooperation skills. Included are recipes and a video.

    How to Make "Play Do"-Homemade Playdough Recipes

    How to Make "Play Do"-Homemade Playdough Recipes

    by cardelean76

  • First of all, I hope you never, ever have to. Second of all, know that you are not alone. If my experiences -- yes, plural -- can be of any help to you, I offer them here. The reality is that with today's super strong weed (pot, marijuana),...

    How/When to Choose a Teen Drug Rehab

    How/When to Choose a Teen Drug Rehab

    by Susan Reid7

  • According to a good number of studies, parental divorce has been found to affect individuals throughout their lives regardless of their ages.

    The Impact of Divorce on Young Adults

    The Impact of Divorce on Young Adults

    by Patrick2

  • Parents easily fall into the habit of nagging their children even when they know it doesn't work. But, what moms and dads might not realize are the harmful consequences of nagging: forcing their children to tune them out, making them feel manipulated, and leaving them thinking they're incompetent.

    Why Nagging Our Kids Doesn't Work and Actually Backfires

    Why Nagging Our Kids Doesn't Work and Actually Backfires

    by McKenna Meyers0

  • Get answers to the top five questions about an 80/20 custody schedule. Read about what it is, who might use it, the pros/cons, see some examples, and finally learn some things you should consider if you have this type of custody.

    Top Five Questions About 80/20 Custody

    Top Five Questions About 80/20 Custody

    by ericalarsen1

  • Parents are often divided on if it’s best to let their child cry it out at night. If you’re on the side of not letting your child cry, here are some alternate ideas to help get them to sleep.

    8 Ways to Get Kids to Go to Sleep at Night

    8 Ways to Get Kids to Go to Sleep at Night

    by Katherine Sanger2

  • Children in the US are exposed to thousands of hours of television, internet content, billboards, magazines, and other forms of media. What effect does it have on young minds and what can parents do to counteract any negative influence? Find out more here.

    Influence of Media on Children

    Influence of Media on Children

    by Ruth Coffee196

  • Learn how FMLA, the Family Medical Leave Act, works and how employees are protected under the law. Information about maternity leave and FMLA is provided.

    How Does FMLA Work?

    How Does FMLA Work?

    by Marissa2

  • You might be driving yourself nuts trying to achieve the so-called work/family balance for just one fleeting moment. The mere concept of this term is damaging to working moms, SAHM moms, and even men.

    Work/Family/Life Balance Is a Modern Myth

    Work/Family/Life Balance Is a Modern Myth

    by Laura Izett10

  • William is clearly a name fit for a prince! Here is the best list of nicknames for William anywhere! I'm sure something will suit your little Prince Charming!

    Best Nicknames for William

    Best Nicknames for William

    by Tatiana3

  • Just as the ship anchor keeps the vessel from drifting into the open seas, so anchor thoughts keep the individual from wandering into unapproved behaviors. Find sample anchor thoughts for teens here.

    "Anchor Thoughts" and How Teens Can Benefit From Them

    "Anchor Thoughts" and How Teens Can Benefit From Them

    by Dora Weithers44

  • Visual discrimination is the ability to recognize details in visual images. It allows people to identify the size, shape or form, color and position of objects and printed material.

    Visual Discrimination Activities for Children

    Visual Discrimination Activities for Children

    by TeacherRenee6

  • Waking up a child who isn't a "morning person" can be a battle, especially if you're crunched for time. Check out my eight tips on avoiding the morning madness and waking up to a household of peace.

    8 Tips for Waking a Cranky Child in the Morning

    8 Tips for Waking a Cranky Child in the Morning

    by Tirralan Watkins44

  • Some of us are bound to have bad or weak backs. There's overwhelming research to show that baby wearing is beneficial. There are a few back-supportive baby carriers you need to know about.

    Best Baby Carrier for Bad Backs

    Best Baby Carrier for Bad Backs

    by okanagangurl0

  • If each member of the family has household chores they are responsible for it brings everyone together as a team. Children need to feel like they are a part of something and the family is the most important team there is. Everyone wants to feel needed and necessary in their family.

    Kids and Household Chores

    Kids and Household Chores

    by Roxanne Lewis69

  • Even the most seasoned stepmoms have their emotional weaknesses even after years of experience raising stepchildren. Here are 5 of the most difficult emotions stepmoms can end up struggling with the most.

    5 Challenging Emotions Every Stepmom Will Face

    5 Challenging Emotions Every Stepmom Will Face

    by Michelle Zunter2

  • Helping children cope with death is one of the hardest things you will encounter. But the most important thing is to let them deal with death in their own terms.

    How to Help Children Cope With Death and Loss

    How to Help Children Cope With Death and Loss

    by Angela Michelle Schultz14

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Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)