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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)

  • Houston Real Estate Investments: What Does Al Hartman Recommend?
    As is the case with most major cities, the real estate market in Houston can be daunting at times. For the beginner, the proposition is even scarier, but for a seasoned pro like Al Hartman things tend to even out somewhat over time. Today we are goin…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 6:43pm -
  • Top 5 Cosmetic Surgeries in North America
    Cosmetic surgery is basically a normal thing these days, there’s no way around it. No matter where you look. Whether it’s on TV, in a magazine, or on social media there’s a likely 95% chance that you see someone that has had “work” done. Co…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:38pm -
  • A Handy Guide To The Best Electricity Companies In New York
    Whether you’ve decided to move to New York or have lived in New York your entire life and are simply interested in changing your power provider, Sandy Petrocelli has some tips on ways discover a handy guide to New York’s best electricity companie…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:36pm -
  • The Incredible Story of Nenadi Esther Usman!
    If you love reading inspiring stories about incredible individuals who have dedicated their energy, lives, and careers to making the world a better place to live in, it’s well worth reading on to discover the incredible story of Nenadi Esther Usman…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:34pm -
  • Unveiling Ormeus Global
    The world we live in today is evolving fast, driven by changes in finance and technology. To grow and maintain wealth, you need to acquire a lot of new information online and offline. You need to partner with the right company and team to help you ac…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:31pm -
  • What Makes a Good Neighborhood
    If you’re currently in the process of house hunting, simply continue reading to discover a few qualities from Pedro Martin Terra Group which are signs of a good neighborhood. What makes a good neighborhood: 1. Attractive, well-maintained properties…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:39pm -
  • Trade and Transportation
    Trade is the exchange of goods and services from one person to another mostly done in exchange of money. Boris Blanche believes that transport is the movement of people,animal and goods from one place to another.There is a perfect correlation between…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:38pm -
  • The Benefits of Big Data
    If you’re interested in learning about some of the many benefits of big data, Steven Scott Statistician thinks to discover some of the key benefits of investing in big data. The Benefits of Big Data: 1. Big data can save your business thousands of…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:32pm -
  • Guide To Choosing A Hot Tub
    People have used hot springs for thousands of years to provide stress relief, relaxation, and an enjoyable way to socialize. Since the 1940’s, we’ve discovered ways to get the same benefits through the use of hot tubs, which are far more convenie…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 1:59pm -
  • Squeeze Some Luxury Into Your Mobile Home With A Steam Shower
    Although mobile homes were once pretty basic and luxury wasn’t exactly an important element to be considered, this is no longer the case, and with the advent of options in steam shower sizes, this is one fixture that mobile home owners are taking a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 1:44pm -

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WebMD (Parenting)

  • Video Games OK for Toddler, But Only With a Parent
    The study found that 2-year-olds who engaged in a physical activity -- like crawling through a tunnel or playing ball -- did better on a test of mental flexibility than did toddlers who were left to play video games on their own.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 6:23pm -
  • Reading to Your Kids Might Boost Social Skills
    When the children in the program were evaluated a year and a half after the program ended, they maintained the behavior and attention skills they gained during the program, Mendelsohn said.
    - 13 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect When Hit From Behind
    In their crash tests with several rear-facing seats, all of the seats were effective when used correctly, the investigators found.
    - 19 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • Baby's Heart Defects Tied to Mom's Heart Trouble
    The study is the first to link newborn heart defects to heart disease in moms. And experts said the reasons for the findings are unclear.
    - 20 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 2:15pm -
  • 15 Percent of Teens Say They've Sexted
    Sexting between teenagers is increasing with the widespread use of camera-equipped smartphones and computers, said Sheri Madigan, lead researcher of the new report.
    - 54 days ago, 26 Feb 18, 6:17pm -
  • Guns Still Found in Homes With Unstable Kids
    Access to firearms in a home triples suicide risk among family members and doubles their risk of being murdered, according to a 2014 evidence review that combined data from 16 previous studies.
    - 59 days ago, 21 Feb 18, 10:15pm -
  • Groups Ask Facebook to Scrap Messenger Kids App
    Facebook should scrap its Messenger Kids app because it could pose health and development risks, 19 groups say in a letter to be sent Tuesday to Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.
    - 82 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 2:21pm -
  • Preparing for College Survey Methodology
    A description of the survey methodology for the WebMD/Medscape survey "Preparing for College: The Mental Health Gap."
    - 87 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 1:03pm -
  • Tide Pod 'Challenge:' Web Fad Brings Big Dangers
    There have been 39 reported cases of teens intentionally ingesting laundry pods during the first 15 days of 2018, poison control center statistics show.
    - 93 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:15am -
  • CDC: Too Many Babies Still Die Needlessly of SIDS
    Analyzing data from the states, the CDC found that parents continue to practice unsafe habits that have been associated with sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
    - 9 Jan 18, 8:15pm -

Radical Parenting

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    - 10 Dec 14, 1:16am -
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  • Streaming Full Movie The Space Between Us (2017)
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Parenting Blog

  • 4 Beauty Hacks For Exhausted Moms
    When it comes to being a mom, things can get rather exhausting. Getting up in the morning to take the kids to school can be more exhausting than running a marathon. Besides having to get everyone up and running, fed, and dressed, you hardly have time…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 7:53am -
  • 4 Most Important Things You’ll Need After You Give Birth
    When you have a baby there are all sorts of things that people tell you that you will need. Before you know it your Amazon wishlist has surpassed $5,000 and you’re wondering how on Earth you’re going to fit all of this stuff in your tiny apartmen…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Mar 18, 7:49am -
  • 3 Tips for Teaching Your Kids Kitchen Safety
    For most adults, the kitchen is a place where at least a few injuries have happened in their lifetime. Because of this, you may be nervous about bringing your kids into the kitchen and opening them up to the chance of getting hurt as well. However, i…
    - 86 days ago, 26 Jan 18, 12:28pm -
  • 3 Myths About Having A Baby
    There are lots of myths surrounding having a baby for the first time. Many people go into parenthood thinking that they know exactly how it’s going to play out because of what they’ve heard or read. However, most of these myths aren’t based on…
    - 2 Jan 18, 2:30pm -
  • Moth Wars: What You Should Know About Keeping Your Stuff Safe From A Moth Invasion
    At some point in life, we all deal with an Invasion from a pest or three. We live on a planet rich in nature. It’s inevitable. Most of us know to protect our homes from roaches, ants, and mice. However, there is a more unlikely pest bothering happy…
    - 10 Nov 17, 3:03pm -
  • Helping Family Members With Addiction Problems
    One of the most challenging situations that you can run into as a person is if a family member is struggling with an addiction. You can’t just leave them to the sharks because they are your family. But interfering in their lives may feel to them li…
    - 3 Nov 17, 7:53am -
  • 3 Things Every Family Should Have Waiting In The Wings
    Life is an enigma we struggle to find our way through on a day to day basis. Each day, there are over a hundred decisions we make without even thinking and several others that take us days to navigate through. As important as your family is to you, w…
    - 21 Oct 17, 1:15pm -
  • The Millennial American Family
    The family structure of the United States has drastically evolved into something else. More and more millennials are starting their own families. This constitutes to the changes in the household culture. Some of the traditions remain the same, while…
    - 17 Oct 17, 4:04am -
  • 5 Breastfeeding Must-Haves
    Most people can agree that breastfeeding has many benefits which will last a child a lifetime. Therefore, many mothers are choosing to breastfeed over a bottle. With the right tools, you can make sure that your breastfeeding experience is as positive…
    - 16 Oct 17, 1:23pm -
  • First-Time Home Buyers Read Here
    Buying your first home is one of the most significant investments you will ever make. There is a long list of things to do before the whole process is complete, and it helps to have a thorough knowledge of what to expect. Knowledge is powerful. When…
    - 16 Oct 17, 9:31am -

CrossWalk (Parenting)

Psychology Today (Parenting)

  • Houston Real Estate Investments: What Does Al Hartman Recommend?
    As is the case with most major cities, the real estate market in Houston can be daunting at times. For the beginner, the proposition is even scarier, but for a seasoned pro like Al Hartman things tend to even out somewhat over time. Today we are goin…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 6:43pm -
  • Top 5 Cosmetic Surgeries in North America
    Cosmetic surgery is basically a normal thing these days, there’s no way around it. No matter where you look. Whether it’s on TV, in a magazine, or on social media there’s a likely 95% chance that you see someone that has had “work” done. Co…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:38pm -
  • A Handy Guide To The Best Electricity Companies In New York
    Whether you’ve decided to move to New York or have lived in New York your entire life and are simply interested in changing your power provider, Sandy Petrocelli has some tips on ways discover a handy guide to New York’s best electricity companie…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:36pm -
  • The Incredible Story of Nenadi Esther Usman!
    If you love reading inspiring stories about incredible individuals who have dedicated their energy, lives, and careers to making the world a better place to live in, it’s well worth reading on to discover the incredible story of Nenadi Esther Usman…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:34pm -
  • Unveiling Ormeus Global
    The world we live in today is evolving fast, driven by changes in finance and technology. To grow and maintain wealth, you need to acquire a lot of new information online and offline. You need to partner with the right company and team to help you ac…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:31pm -
  • What Makes a Good Neighborhood
    If you’re currently in the process of house hunting, simply continue reading to discover a few qualities from Pedro Martin Terra Group which are signs of a good neighborhood. What makes a good neighborhood: 1. Attractive, well-maintained properties…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:39pm -
  • Trade and Transportation
    Trade is the exchange of goods and services from one person to another mostly done in exchange of money. Boris Blanche believes that transport is the movement of people,animal and goods from one place to another.There is a perfect correlation between…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:38pm -
  • The Benefits of Big Data
    If you’re interested in learning about some of the many benefits of big data, Steven Scott Statistician thinks to discover some of the key benefits of investing in big data. The Benefits of Big Data: 1. Big data can save your business thousands of…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:32pm -
  • Guide To Choosing A Hot Tub
    People have used hot springs for thousands of years to provide stress relief, relaxation, and an enjoyable way to socialize. Since the 1940’s, we’ve discovered ways to get the same benefits through the use of hot tubs, which are far more convenie…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 1:59pm -
  • Squeeze Some Luxury Into Your Mobile Home With A Steam Shower
    Although mobile homes were once pretty basic and luxury wasn’t exactly an important element to be considered, this is no longer the case, and with the advent of options in steam shower sizes, this is one fixture that mobile home owners are taking a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 1:44pm -

Parent Hacks

  • Edit Your Life Ep. 120: Feed Our Democracy
    Christine interviews Isabel Kallman, one of the co-founders of the recently-launched citizen engagement project, Feed Our DemocracyParent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 4:34pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 119: Modeling Imperfection [Rebroadcast]
    Last week’s episode on coping with parenting and work overwhelm clearly touched a nerve for many listeners; part of the overwhelm being related to persistent, nagging anxiety about not being able to do things “right.” But there’s a lot of po…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 7:55pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 118: Coping With Parenting + Work Overwhelm
    “What is wrong with me and why can’t I get it together?” These are among the heartbreaking questions recently sent in by a listener who feels that she is routinely falling short juggling the demands of work + parenting a toddler. In Episode 118…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 6:45pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 117: Media & Entertainment Favorites, Vol. 4
    As much as we love diving deep and reflectively into topics, it’s time for something light and fun! In Episode 117 of Edit Your Life, Christine and I talk about what we’re reading, watching, and listening to right now (including a cake-related In…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Mar 18, 5:39pm -
  • Episode 116: Tackling Challenges + Insecurities
    In this podcast, Christine and I share 7 practical tips for tackling life’s challenges with confidence, or, at least, with self-compassion.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 45 days ago, 8 Mar 18, 3:58pm -
  • Edit Your Life Episode 114: Gender Identity 101
    Christine interviews Casey Brown about gender identity, language, and parenting. Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 58 days ago, 22 Feb 18, 5:53pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 113: Non-Judgy Food Tips for Families
    Most of us want to eat healthy family meals and prepare them with a minimum of fuss and expense. That said, not all of us like to cook, and not all of our kids like to eat what we cook. Even those of us who enjoy cooking don’t always have the time.…
    - 66 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 3:57pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 112: Cookbooks We Love
    We recently suggested revisiting your cookbooks as a way to reset your dinnertime routines. The resulting listener conversation after that episode was so lively and animated…clearly, we’re not the only ones would could use some inspiration in the…
    - 72 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 6:25pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 111: Tackling Adult Life Planning Basics
    High fives to episode sponsor Ladder! Ladder provides life insurance for modern families with a streamlined, online process that gives you an instant decision. Pop over to ladderlife.com and answer a few quick questions to get a free quote! One of…
    - 79 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 6:20pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 110: Untangling Overparenting [Interview with Jessica Lahey]
    Overparenting. The term carries a whiff of judgement, as if the line between “just right” and “too much” parenting were obvious. But it’s not that simple, particularly because many of us live in a culture that pushes more and more involveme…
    - 86 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 5:25pm -

Parenting on Purpose

  • When Your Child Shuts Down | Part 5
    Preventing The Parent Shut Down It is very easy to give into the temptation of shutting down yourself as a parent. We have seen movies where a child goes into their room and slams the door, only to be followed by a parent retreating to their own room…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • When Your Child Shuts Down | Part 4
    The Middle/High School Years For a parent, the thought of a teenager shutting down may cause some anxiety. “What happens when they are bigger then I am and I can’t physically make them follow my instructions?” “What do I do when they refuse t…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • When Your Child Shuts Down | Part 3
    The Elementary Years Once your child passes the toddler years the likelihood of a total shutdown lessens. In fact if a shut down happens, as your child gets older, it can serve as a warning sign. It’s like one of those lights on your dash bored tha…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • When Your Child Shuts Down | Part 2
    Toddlers When we think of a child shutting down we inevitably think of those toddler years. My mom and I have often laughed and said to each other, “it’s a good thing that God makes toddlers so cute”. They are so awesome, cute and pudgy, explor…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • When Your Child Shuts Down | Part 1
    What Does This Look Like? We have all seen a parent, or been the parent, with the child in the mall or the grocery store that is just done. They are past the point of a temper tantrum and are lying face down on the floor trying to make themselves as…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • Noticing Your Child’s Pain | Part 5
    When We Are All Dealing With Pain When a whole family is coping with pain it is easy for the parent to deal with their own pain one of two ways.   Either you can become completely self-focused in an attempt to cope with your pain or you can become…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Mar 18, 1:00am -
  • Noticing Your Child’s Pain | Part 4
    Steps To Help When you have noticed that your child is giving you signs that they are in pain, what do you do next?  First, like we said yesterday, be intentional to set up a time to communicate with your child. This could look different depending o…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Mar 18, 1:00am -
  • Noticing Your Child’s Pain | Part 3
    Opening The Door For Communication After we have dealt with our availability to talk to our child, we need to figure out how to get them to talk.  This may or may not be a difficult thing depending on the personality of the child, some you may have…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Mar 18, 1:00am -
  • Noticing Your Child’s Pain | Part 2
    Am I Available? There is a quote by Catherine Wallace, which has impacted me as a mom of young children, “Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what.  If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Mar 18, 1:00am -
  • Noticing Your Child’s Pain | Part 1
    Observing Your Child’s Moods It is easy for us to see if our children don’t feel good physically.  They show physical symptoms of sickness, runny nose, fever, coughing; but what about if our child is in emotional pain?  Each child may have a di…
    - 27 days ago, 26 Mar 18, 12:00am -