The Best Predictor of Success, According to Science

by Parent Co.

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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Surviving a Colicky Baby

by Parent Co.

Colic is a term doctors use for a baby that cries a lot more than the average baby when they can’t give you any other answers as to why. I've had three.

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How to Be Happy – Consider These 3 Pillars

by Sally Shepherd

Whatever type of parent you are, can I encourage you to think about McKee’s proposed elements for happiness at work?

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Free Range Baking

by Parent Co.

“Letting your kids loose in the kitchen is affording them a sense of autonomy that will set them in very good stead. Sure, ovens are hot and knives are sharp, but with a bit of guidance in these early years, they’ll soon have the confidence to cook unaided in the kitchen.” - Claire Thomson

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These Planners Will Help You Get It Together in 2018

by Parent Co.

With work, kids, and all of the other minutiae of daily life, how can you keep on top of your schedule? With one of these rad planners, that's how.

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How an Anxiety Mascot Can Help You Manage Panic

by Parent Co.

When you're in the middle of your anxiety, you cannot think calmly and rationally about all that you know about a topic. You need to DARE.

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The Link Between Emotional Eating and Parenthood

by Parent Co.

Since becoming a parent, eating has become a friend, an activity, a form of relaxation, and basically something that I don’t feel completely in control of.

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Seven Ways to Help Your Child Find Genuine Joy During Times of Uncertainty

Seven Ways to Help Your Child Find Genuine Joy During Times of Uncertainty

by Parent Co.

When times of uncertainty hit, it can throw you and your family’s life off-balance. For example, life amid the current pandemic isn’t easy.

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Which Type of Exercise Best Improves Kids' Moods, According to Study

by Parent Co.

Parents often feel overwhelmed by trying to schedule in exercise because of time constraints and child willingness. A new study can help with the guesswork.

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It's Time to Reverse the Bucket List

by Parent Co.

Let's dump out all the accomplishments of the previous year into one long pat-me-on-the-back list to appreciate.

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Why Choosing Me Was the Least Selfish Decision I Could Make

by Parent Co.

Laying on the paper-covered vinyl exam table I stared up at the ceiling pretending I was anywhere else.

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The Growth of Failure

by Parent Co.

We all want our children to be successful but many times in order to really achieve greatness the kids have to fail a few times.

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The Far Reaching Effects of Positive Emotions

by Parent Co.

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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Measuring My Best Self in Number of Drinks

by Suzanne Hayes

I now measure days and weeks and years instead. Four years of sobriety and the work has only just begun.

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Tender Both Ways: When Pain Becomes Precious

by Parent Co.

My emotional posture toward that time is one of holding it close to my heart. In short, I am discovering that pain can be precious.

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Just a Little More Time Dad

by Hussein Founouni

Could those instances and visions had been hypoxia of some sort? Did my mind refuse to let go of my brain because of the love I have for my children?

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Why I Continue Fussing over an Age-Old Chicken Soup Recipe

by Parent Co.

When I expressed a desire to learn the secrets of the soup, I didn't realize the recipe's benefits would go beyond the culinary preservation of tradition.

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How to Boost Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

by Parent Co.

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

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How a Positive Relationship With Grandparents Can Shift Views of Aging

by Parent Co.

This recent study shows that the benefits extend beyond your child when they have a positive relationship with their grandparents.

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How Smartphone Addiction Is Affecting Teens' Brains

by Parent Co.

A recent study found that being addicted to smartphones creates a chemical imbalance in the brain linked to depression and anxiety in young people.

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The Little Things That Will Make or Break Your Relationship

by Parent Co.

As if on cue, he hears the back door open. His wife is home, and somehow she’s more chipper than ever.

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Why You May Want to Hide the Ibuprofen Bottle From Your Husband If You Are Trying to Get Pregnant

by Sandi Schwartz

Getting pregnant is not a walk in the park for every couple who dreams of becoming parents.

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