As a teenager, the author gained a large amount of weight and still feels the effects from it today. Find out from her experience what parents can do to help an obese child and what may make it worse.
If you are a parent travelling solo with a baby or small children, learn from my mistakes and make your trip go smoothly. I’ve run of nappies/diapers while stranded overnight so you don’t have to, I’ve left the toddler’s favourite blanket in a suitcase that went astray so you don’t have to…
Being a parent is already tough, but take away one parent, and add a full-time job, suddenly it's a different story entirely.
So you've noticed that your child is playing with an imaginary friend. Should you worry? Should you take him to a psychiatrist? Read on to find out more about imaginary buddies.
“You're amazing” is what today's parents love to say to their kids. But are superlatives like this meaningful or harmful? Find out ways to make praise really count so it motivates and challenges.
Fevers are a body's natural method for fighting of viral or bacterial infections. Sometimes, however, it is necessary to lower a fever - a combination of fever reducing medications and natural fever reducers may be used to comfort a sick child.
Lying children can be a difficult problem to handle. However, this article will make it much simpler for you to get rid of the behavior altogether.
Children's belief in mythical figures like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and Tooth Fairy make special occasions magical. But is it truly about them, or is it more about us?
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!
What is the difference between picky eating and a feeding problem? Learn the top ten signs that signal the need for medical investigation of picky eating in children.
Engaging children is easy when you know how. It can be difficult at first (believe me I know!) but follow the tips below and you will soon find that engaging with children and keeping their attention has become second nature. If you don't have a...
Even natural toothpastes aimed at toddlers can contain ingredients that you would not want your child to swallow. This article reviews several natural toothpastes, taking a close look at ingredients as well as taste.
Your child has head lice and you can't seem to get rid of it. What do you do? Just live with the little buggers? Here's my tried-and-true tips on how to get rid of head lice once and for all!