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  • Road-Testing a High End Stroller: A Look at the Stokke Xplory

    Road-Testing a High End Stroller: A Look at the Stokke Xplory

    Buying a new stroller doesn't have to feel as overwhelming as buying a new car. In our We Love, You Need series, we ask parents to review the latest baby gear -- from bargain steals to splurge-worthy buys. Our latest review is of the pricey Xplory st…
    - 16 Oct 14, 4:53pm -
  • 17 Things You Have to Do Before Baby #2 Arrives

    17 Things You Have to Do Before Baby #2 Arrives

    No matter how excited you are about the arrival of baby #2, it's natural to be worried about how your firstborn will fare once he's no longer your one-and-only. Good thing you've got nine months to prep your big kid -- and yourself -- for your growin…
    - 8 Sep 14, 10:01pm -

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Tips and Tricks (from Parenting.com)

Motherlode - Adventures in Parenting

WebMD (Parenting)

Radical Parenting

  • Why Teenagers Drink and Drive
    Catherine Lu is a 15 year-old from California. She loves reading novels and her favorite subject is English. Drinking and driving is a serious (and deadly) issue, especially amongst teens. Every year, teens are killed in drug-related car crashes, cau…
    - 28 Mar 16, 7:37pm -
  • 10 Psychological Studies Every Parent Should Know About
    I loved this article covering the best science-based studies parents should know about: Original Article Here. One of the many reasons parenting is an impossible job is that everyone is giving you advice, and much of it is rubbish. Frankly, it’s a…
    - 15 Dec 14, 4:59pm -
  • Teens and Privacy in the Digital Age
    This is a guest post by: Amy Williams is a journalist based in Southern California. As a mother of two, she hopes to use her experience as a parent to help other parents raise their children to be the best that they can be. Access to media has alter…
    - 10 Dec 14, 1:16am -
  • Read Your Child’s Body Language
    I want you to be able to connect with your child on every level–and that means both verbally and nonverbally. Knowing how to read body language is an essential skills for parents. Especially as kids enter the tween and teen years! The majority of o…
    - 16 May 14, 8:10pm -
  • New Perspective and Stats: Cyberbullying
    We get a lot of questions about cyberbullying here at Radical Parenting and I found this infographic and some recent stats I wanted to post with tips: What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying isn’t just sending someone a snippy email. Any of the follow…
    - 24 Apr 14, 4:30pm -
  • Senioritis: Parents Up To the Test
    Folasade is one of our teen interns. She is a 16-year-old from Monroe, Louisiana. She enjoys learning as much as possible from techniques in swimming and tennis to new math formulas. She feels communication is only heard through the arts and enjoys…
    - 8 Feb 14, 2:52pm -
  • What Your Teen Is Doing Online
    Finally! Someone has done some real research into What Teens Are Doing Online! This report is full of some awesome statistics and great tips. Here are some highlights:    
    - 8 Jan 14, 5:51pm -
  • 7 Strategies for Highly Successful Teens
    A life changing program for your teens. I am so excited to announce I have a new program for Teens, Parents and Teachers. In this fun, entertaining and inspirational talk I go over the 7 strategies for highly effective teens. This is nothing like you…
    - 2 Jan 14, 6:17pm -
  • White Lies Parents Tell Their Kids
    Little white lies that parents tell their kids [Infographic] by the team at cheapflights.co.uk  
    - 17 Dec 13, 3:49pm -
  • Giveaway!
    I always love giving readers a chance to win some goodies–especially in time for the holiday season!     Enter the word “YES!” in the comments below and you will be entered into a drawing to win a prize pack of AWESOME Clean & Clear gear:  …
    - 13 Dec 13, 5:22pm -

Parenting Blog

  • The Benefits of Swimming: You and Your Child Should Get Along “Swimmingly”
    Did you know there are many benefits to swimming? Bucknell University lists 9 physical benefits: Improved flexibility Increased endurance Muscular balance Heart strength Improved physique Increased circulation Rehabilitates muscle Improves ease of we…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:28pm -
  • 3 Tips for Keeping Your Kids’ Room Organized
    Although kids are tiny humans, they tend to have a lot of stuff. From clothing to toys, books and shoes, your kid’s room probably looks like it’s always on the verge of bursting at the seams. While you... Read More
    - 22 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 10:11am -
  • By The Rules: 3 Behavior Management Strategies For Every Age
    Kids are masters at testing limits; it’s how they learn about the world and become independent. Unfortunately, the majority of children engage in this type of behavior to learn about you as well – when mom says to... Read More
    - 37 days ago, 24 Aug 16, 10:00am -
  • When Your Child Doesn’t Talk: Hearing Issues Underlying Speech Delay
    When you child doesn’t speak much, there are several different causes that might run through your head. First, there may be panic – parents tend to immediately worry that children who are slow to speak may be autistic,... Read More
    - 58 days ago, 3 Aug 16, 9:58am -
  • Tips For Teaching Your Child How To Care For A Pet Dog Or Puppy
    Every child wants a pet at some point, and often their pet of choice is a dog or a puppy. They say they’ll take care of them and you won’t have to do any work, but they don’t... Read More
    - 66 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 12:01pm -
  • Late-Life Decisions For Adults and Their Parents
    Sometimes the idea of parenting isn’t just about kids, but also about your parents as well. When your mom and dad get past retirement age and into the ‘elderly’ category, there are a lot of decisions to be... Read More
    - 94 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 10:16am -
  • 3 Ways to Encourage Your Children To Develop a Healthy Work Ethic
    With today’s ever competitive workforce, it’s important for parents to give their children the best chance possible to be able to provide for themselves as adults. Too often we see young adults who don’t have the drive or... Read More
    - 94 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 8:11am -
  • 3 Things to Consider When Baby-Proofing Your Home
    Bringing a new baby into a home can be an exciting and stressful time. From purchasing all the baby gear to washing all those tiny clothes and banking as much sleep as possible, many parents feel that they... Read More
    - 98 days ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:32am -
  • Spoiling Yourself As a Parent: The Royal Treatment
    Not everything about being a parent means that you have to focus just on your kids. You’re still an adult. You still enjoy your personal time, and you still have your individuality. Plus, as an adult, you have... Read More
    - 16 Jun 16, 2:17pm -
  • 3 Tips for Introducing Your Children to Fine Art
    When having children, you experience a refreshed viewpoint of the world. While it is easy for adults to become cynical or distanced from the wonder of life, children see everything for the first time and are amazed. The... Read More
    - 15 Jun 16, 11:31am -

CrossWalk (Parenting)

Psychology Today (Parenting)

Parent Hacks

  • freshDone with Invisalign treatment…almost
    The end was in sight!Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Sep 16, 12:24am -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 52: Navigating New Parenthood [Podcast]
    Christine and I offer advice and encouragement to a listener who's about to become a mom for the first time.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 8 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 7:15pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 51: Sane Sports Parenting [Podcast]
    In Episode 51 of the podcast, Christine and I talk about sportsmanship, grit, and consequences, and we share 8 strategies for sane sports parenting.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 15 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 5:34pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 50: Managing Work Travel
    In this podcast, Christine and I share our experiences (and hard-won wisdom) making work travel work for everyone in the family.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 22 days ago, 8 Sep 16, 7:00pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 49: At-Home Date Night Ideas
    Everyone (including us) talks about the importance of making time for your adult relationships when you have kids. But what do you do when you don’t have a babysitter? Or the sitter cancels? Or you need to save a few bucks?Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Ash…
    - 28 days ago, 1 Sep 16, 11:23pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 48: Easing Back To School Transitions
    Christine and I share 8 tips for easing the transition between summer vacation and school.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 48 days ago, 13 Aug 16, 12:18am -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 47: Helping Kids Through Election Season [Podcast]
    Christine and I talk about what we can do during this election season to both communicate with our kids about what’s happening, and to create some boundaries around the fear and anxiety this may be causing them.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest,…
    - 57 days ago, 4 Aug 16, 3:37pm -
  • Teen confidence: So much can change in a year
    She has strength, confidence and a streak of independence I suspect resembles the woman she will become more than the little girl she used to be.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 64 days ago, 27 Jul 16, 10:18pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 46: Should We Force Our Kids to Be Tidy?
    These days, decluttering is almost considered an act of moral courage. But tidying is a far more complicated issue, particularly depending on your personal history and family personalities. In reaction to a New York Times piece on the (seemingly sim…
    - 71 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 8:59pm -
  • 8 Reasons to Plan a 1 Parent/1 Kid Trip This Summer
    There are lots of variables at play in my family -- in most families, really -- which makes travel complicated. How do you simplify family travel, at least some of the time? You reduce the number of variables.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005…
    - 84 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 12:05pm -

Parenting on Purpose

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    - 12 May 16, 5:51pm -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting # 25
    #25 = Let Them Observe You – Live Out Your Faith We have mentioned countless times that one of the ways our children learn is by observing us.  One area in particular that we can really teach them through our example is our faith.  Trying to expl…
    - 12 May 16, 2:49pm -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting # 24
    #24 = Get Out There With Them – In Their Cyber Space It is important to get to know a very particular area of your child’s world and that is cyber space.  This is a new arena for parenting because no other generation has had the benefits of the…
    - 12 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #22 and #23
    #22 = Get Out There With Them – Be Where They Are #23 = Get Out There With Them – Show Up at Parties It is very important to get into your child’s world and be able to observe what is going on around them.  You  also have the opportunity to o…
    - 10 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #20 and #21
    #20 and #21- Read and Read Them The Word One of the most important things you can do educationally for your children is take the time to read to them.  You can start this process even when they are infants.  Reading opens up worlds to children by a…
    - 10 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #19
    #19-Serving Others (We Are Here To Serve Mom) One thing that Dad did a great job teaching us to do was serve our mom.  Most of our house-hold chores were things that would help her out and serve her.  He did a great job leading by example in this a…
    - 6 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #18
    #18- Listen Listening is something that is imperative to parenting on several levels.  It is important that we listen to our children, that we listen to our spouses in order to work as a parenting team, and that we train our children up in listening…
    - 5 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #17
    # 17- Date Your Child Something that you can do even when your children are small to help prepare them for future dating is taking them out on dates yourself.  This one on one time can help to serve many purposes for their future. Even at a young ag…
    - 4 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #16
    #16-Have Fun It is so easy in parenting to get caught up in life and simply forget to have fun! This seems to happen right when we need to focus on having fun the most.  Either parents are stressed over a situation, having to really focus on a paren…
    - 3 May 16, 1:00am -
  • The 30 Imperatives of Parenting #15
    #15-Give them Keys That Open Doors It may seem like a small thing in the vast array of things that we teach our children but something as simple as manners can help them be chosen by a future employee.  Simple etiquette will make a teen or young adu…
    - 30 Apr 16, 1:00am -