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Playing the Chess Game of Shorts in Winter

by Max Everhart

This morning, he emerged from his bedroom wearing a red bandana, a pair of soccer shorts, and a short-sleeved T-shirt that read THIS KID RULES.

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What Debra Winger Taught Me About Motherhood

by Parent Co.

"Terms of Endearment" stayed with me as I grew up. It was one of the few movies I ever saw that portrayed the mother daughter bond as I knew it.

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The Wildly Overblown Children's Birthday Party: Can We Be Done?

by Parent Co.

You know what’s wild? Kids' birthday parties in the new millennium. Their Pinterest perfection, their thematic orchestration.

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Ten Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Next Holiday Season That Much Easier

by Parent Co.

The holidays can be totally exhausting and overwhelming. Take advantage of the tailwind and make next year a little easier.

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Why a Consistent Approach to Your Parenting is Important

by Jill Ceder

Being consistent is time-consuming and requires thought and patience but will make your relationship stronger as your child gets older.

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How Focusing on Strengths Gives Our Kids an Edge

by Parent Co.

"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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For Parents of Babies Who Think They'll Always be Angels

by Parent Co.

Here is a list of Toddler Truths that you should come to grips with.

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8 Psychologist-Backed Tips for Improving Communication with Kids

by Parent Co.

When you communicate well with your child, it leads to a strong relationship, greater cooperation, and feelings of worth. These expert tips can help.

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When Angst Comes to Visit

by Parent Co.

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Guided by the Force, Some Traditions Are Destiny

by Matthew Koehler

What Star Wars has become to so many generations of fans is due to the enduring nature of its story.

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A Cradle of Wishes

by Parent Co.

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“Don’t Lick the Cat!” and Other Things I Never Thought I’d Have to Say

by Parent Co.

That was just the beginning of the downward spiral of strange pieces of advice I would be giving my son over the next two years.

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How to Have Constructive Conversations With Kids About Mental Health

by Parent Co.

Not only do we avoid discussing mental health with our kids, but many are ashamed to share these struggles with other adults.

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My Daughter's Fears Make Me Feel Helpless Because I Can't "Fix" Them for Her

by Parent Co.

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You've Seen Me at the Park. Let Me Tell You What Kind of Mother I Am

by Parent Co.

I want to tell this woman I do care, that my aloof exterior belies an infinite reservoir of caring. I want to tell her she has no idea what kind of mother I am.

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Teaching Kids How to Goal Set With New Year’s Resolutions

by Parent Co.

Surround yourself and your kids with piles of magazines and update vision boards for the fresh, new year to come.

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Confessions of an Off-Duty Mom

by Parent Co.

Spending time with my family is the greatest joy in my life, but it also feels like the greatest burden for an introvert like me.

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Dating Your Wife With Kids Under Five

by Parent Co.

It can be difficult to make time for yourself and for each other when you have children, but it’s also a great time to grow together in a new way.

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Feed Your Fire

by Parent Co.

I know I will always be a mom, but a new era is opening up now.

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Using Your Kid as an Effective Mediator and Email Service

by Parent Co.

The trick is learning how to maximize your child’s potential as a mediator, facilitator, spreader of a wide range of truths, and email service.

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New Parents, Your Life Is over – Embrace It

by Parent Co.

While I don’t feel remarkably different as a person, my life is astronomically different than it used to be.

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Growing Into Parenthood

by Parent Co.

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I Can't Do This

by Parent Co.

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Everything We Know About Parenting Will Eventually Be Wrong

by Parent Co.

What are "mesofacts" and how will they contribute to our kids' arguments when leaving us four pages of instructions for watching our grandkids?

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