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Want to Be Happier This Year? Learn Your Tendency

by ParentCo.

Knowing our tendency can impact how we parent, how we interact with others, and how much grace we offer ourselves.

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3 Things Frog and Toad Got Right

by ParentCo.

The simplicity, the friendship, the lessons- turns out these amphibians were right about a lot of things.

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The Self-Regulation Skills That Boost Academic Success

by ParentCo.

A new study found that adding a daily self-regulation exercise to a kindergarten readiness program significantly boosted kid’s early academic skills.

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8 Peculiar Chapter Books for Inquisitive Kids

by ParentCo.

If your child is particularly adventurous or curious, consider stories with unusual characters or plots. Need some help? Check out these titles!

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How to Introduce Your Toddler to Percussion Instruments

by ParentCo.

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5 Amazing TED Talks Every Busy Parent Should Hear

by ParentCo.

Here are five TED Talks to inspire you on uncovering happiness in parenting, seizing the reins of your work-life balance, living passionately, and more.

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What We’re Listening To: "By the Book" Podcast

by ParentCo.

Each week we suggest a new podcast to add to your playlist. Up this week: the half reality show, half self-help podcast "By the Book."

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What My Facebook Feed Taught Me About Myself

by ParentCo.

I’m worn out from being told how to be better, do more, and be less me. The truth is this isn’t about the Facebook feed at all.

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5 Unique Alternatives to Baby Books (That Won’t Make You Feel Like a Failure)

by Pam Moore

In the age of the smartphone, many parents are finding the traditional baby book just doesn’t make sense.

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Put a Mobile Spy on Your Kid’s Cell Phone

by ParentCo.

Before you fall for a company’s “You MUST monitor your child’s cell phone” scare tactic, consider these things.

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A Cause of Reading and Writing Struggles You May be Overlooking

by ParentCo.

According to new research, one of the earliest warning signs of hearing impairment might be when a child struggles to read or write.

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Kid Made Recipe: Pesto Puff Pastry Wreath

by ParentCo.

This recipe is simple enough for kids to take the lead, but it looks so fancy and festive it will wow any holiday guests.

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Making the Case for the Middle Name

by ParentCo.

A carefully selected middle name can discharge an obligation, preserve history, and appease in-laws all at the same time.

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Does Being a Twin Impact Your Future Relationships?

by ParentCo.

Twins are born into the world with a cosmic connection to another person. What does that mean for everyone else that comes into their lives?

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Why the Grandparents Can Exercise Their Spoiling-Rights This Christmas

by ParentCo.

Grandparents love to spoil. It is as part of the job description – especially around the holidays.

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7 Books to Help Kids Understand Life with Autism

by ParentCo.

It's estimated that one in every 68 children in the United States has experience with some form of autism. These books can help them relate.

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Money: There's No Magic Number When Kids Enter the Picture

by ParentCo.

Before my children came along, money wasn't a major source of stress. But things are different now.

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50 Questions to Get Your Kid Thinking Like a Scientist

by Julieann Selden

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Trouble in Toyland? You Can Relax About These Holiday Toy Warnings

by ParentCo.

If previous years are any indication, CALPIRG's report will be the next big scary story on your local news broadcast. Here's why it's going to be ok.

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Kid Made Recipe: Almond Layer Cookies

by ParentCo.

These tasty cookies are a perfect holiday treat. Mix it up and use any colors you like!

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How to Explore STEM Skills With Your Kid When It's Not Your Strong Suit

by ParentCo.

Many parents are challenged by math and sciences, and therefore shy away from working on those skills with their kids. But there are simple ways to do so.

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The Struggle to Find Decent Childcare is Real, According to New National Poll

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According to recent findings, two out of three parents struggle to find childcare that meets their safety and health standards.

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The Best App for Keeping Up With Your Mom Friends

by ParentCo.

This app has already revolutionized my female friendships, uniting us across time zones and hemispheres, weaving the loose threads of our days together.

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What Would a Year Without Homework Look Like?

by ParentCo.

Not having homework (other than a reading log) has provided one very surprising outcome: My daughter probably does more homework.

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