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3 Ways to Deal With Your New Mom Identity Crisis

by ParentCo.

The truth is, you can be a mother who loves motherhood, but doesn't assume it as the whole of her identity. And that's ok.

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From Chaos to Connection: How Routine Can Transform the Energy of Your Home

by ParentCo.

Returning to school and work can be even more challenging when there’s no routine or structure to fall back on. Here are some ways to add gentle structure.

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How to Make Storytelling a Fun and Engaging Family Affair

by ParentCo.

Storytelling is portable and requires no gadgets, batteries, or anything else to weigh down your diaper bag and can bring your family closer, too.

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4 Ways to Make Time for Creativity as a Parent

by Hannah Howard

How do parents make time to nurture their own creativity? How do they carve out time for doing things like writing or making art?

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Families Face a Weird Back to School Year: Here are Four Ways to Cope

by Hannah Howard

This is undoubtedly an unusual back-to-school season for both kids and parents. Here are three ways to make this transition just a little smoother. 

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Want to Reduce Your Mental Load? Stop Delegating and Start Specializing

by ParentCo.

If you and your partner are committed to sharing the chores of parenthood equitably, check out the tips below to move towards specialization.

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How to Boost Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

by ParentCo.

Parents can use a simple and effective approach to raise an emotionally intelligent child and to improve their own EQ, too.

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Why Time Outdoors Can Increase Kids' Ability to Focus

by ParentCo.

Researchers recently conducted a study exploring how green spaces surrounding children’s homes impact their cognitive development.

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Every Mother Deserves a Doula: The Benefits of a Supported Birth

by ParentCo.

Supported birth is not just a luxury – it is a complete and utter necessity.

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How Focusing on Strengths Gives Our Kids an Edge

by ParentCo.

"If you focus on what is wrong, your child lives up to your vision of failure. If you focus on your child’s strengths, your child lives what is possible."

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7 Books For Girls Who Are Going to Change the World

by ParentCo.

When your daughter asks, "Why are there more men pioneers than women in this book?" you fill their bookshelves with these.

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How to Cope When Your Baby Totally Hates the Car

by ParentCo.

The following tricks can help you to find a solution for the pain and trauma of car rides.

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8 Things to Say to Kids About Their Artwork Instead of "Good Job!"

by ParentCo.

"Dad, do you like my picture?" is a loaded question. Encourage your budding artist with these thoughtful answers and discussions.

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The Far Reaching Effects of Positive Emotions

by ParentCo.

We now know that feeling good is good for us, but how can we help our kids feel good? Here are a few suggestions based on positive psychology research.

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The Best Age for Kids to Learn a Second Language

by ParentCo.

When should you start encouraging your child to start learning a foreign language? Is it as soon as they can talk, or should you hold off until they have mastered English?

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The Gifts That New Moms Really Need

by ParentCo.

I’m as tempted as anyone to buy adorable baby toys and outfits, but it is the mother who needs us most after childbirth.

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22 Ways to Keep a Preschooler Busy Other Than Watching TV

by ParentCo.

Of course parking a preschooler in front of a screen is a fast and easy path to entertainment. But there are plenty of other ways to keep them busy.

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7 Signs You're Parenting Right According to a Clinical Psychologist

by ParentCo.

In my work as a clinical psychologist, there are seven signs I see that tell me a child has an awesome parent.

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10 Things New Moms Would Actually Love to Hear You Say

by ParentCo.

Here are ten helpful things to say to new mothers, both because these things are universally true and new mothers need all the love we can give.

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A Simple Strategy for When You're Feeling Unappreciated

by ParentCo.

How can we effectively deal with feeling unappreciated? It starts with identifying when we’re feeling unappreciated in the first place.

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9 Tips to Help You Fall Back in Love With Your Spouse

by ParentCo.

Of course you love each other, but somehow your relationship feels a bit flat now. To fall back in love with your spouse, try these things.

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The Best Predictor of Success, According to Science

by ParentCo.

We want to set children up on a path towards success later in life. What contributes to a person’s success in the long-term?

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7 Picture Books That Help Kids Cope With Tragedy

by Jennifer Garry

These books deal with topics like fear, loss, and separation anxiety in subtle ways, but can serve as great conversation starters.

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How to Talk About Sex: Early, Often, and in Small Doses

by Pam Moore

We are sexual beings from the moment we are born. So, why is it so hard for so many parents to talk to our kids about sex and sexuality?

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