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The No-Stress Holiday Tradition That Saved Our Christmas

by ParentCo.

You do it for work parties all the time, so why not family? It would turn gifts into a kind of game and who doesn’t like games? Save your Christmas and bank account with the gift that really keeps on giving!

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Let's Talk About "The Slump"

by ParentCo.

To any mother out there who has in the past or is experiencing the slump – or any mental health challenges for that matter – let’s talk about it.

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One Interesting Factor That Could Impact Future Family Size

by ParentCo.

Do you have kids? When are you having kids? How old are your kids? There's no need to ask a family member when they are planning to have more kids.

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How to Live a Life of Lagom (and Prosper) Like the Swedes

by ParentCo.

Still obsessed with the Scandinavians, people are now moving onto the Swedish lifestyle word: lagom.

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What the Experts Say About Keeping Babies Warm in Winter

by ParentCo.

The benefits to heading outdoors in the winter mean bundling up and heading out. But how do you properly dress an infant for the winter elements?

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How to Survive your Kid's Sick Days as a Working Parent

by Emily Glover

With the matter of managing sick days with kids being more of a question of when rather than if, here is what you can do to help prepare for the inevitable.

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Four Ways Parents Can Make the Most of Quarantine with Kids

by Emily Glover

The real key to successfully quarantining is to focus on preserving family members’ emotional health. Here are four ways we made the most of quarantine with kids. 

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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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The Far Reaching Effects of Positive Emotions

by Sanya Pelini

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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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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Surviving a Colicky Baby

by ParentCo.

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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These Planners Will Help You Get It Together in 2018

by ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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 ParentCo.

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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