On March 2, join this annual literacy celebration that also falls on the birthday of beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss. All over the nation, thousands of schools, libraries, community centers and . . .
Sing it Clean: 8 Silly Songs to Get Chores DoneMotivating a preschooler to clean up can be as frustrating as herding cats. Instead of sending your toddler into a tailspin when playtime is over, enco . . .
My husband and I tried to prep our 3-year-old son Dylan, the best we could for his first day of preschool. We told him he’d be meeting all sorts of new people and making a bunch of new friends. “W . . .
Every parent knows that children learn most by playing. Through play, children learn how to explore their lives, peers and surroundings, how things work and the difference between success and failur . . .
Pediatric occupational therapists say items that focus on motor skill development, cognitive learning provide best value when it comes to kidsThe holiday season provides the opportunity to unabashedly . . .
I want my son to love books, so I began reading to him when he was tiny. Despair descended when, at 6 months old, he was more interested in eating books than reading them. But I wiped off the drool an . . .
Help your kindergartener score a smoother transition into school.
Kicking Off KindergartenFor many parents, kindergarten signals a major milestone from the all-consuming baby and toddler years. S . . .
It is possible to raise kind, well-mannered children with no yelling, no spanking, and no time-outs. When I created the Privileges System three years ago, my daughter needed boundaries… fast. I alwa . . .
Each night at my house there’s a show after dinner. I call it the dental drama.As I approach my son’s mouth with the toothbrush, he closes it tight. I ply him with sparkly, watermelon-flavored too . . .
Traveling can be extremely stressful for the 12 million Americans with food allergies and 3 million with celiac disease. In fact, most people with food allergies and sensitivities list traveling and d . . .
Do symptoms get worse for kids at night?Why is it that your 5-year-old’s fever, congestion, and pain suddenly worsen at nightfall when the pediatrician’s office is closed?Is it simply a matter of . . .
Sinking into the pillow after a long day can be such a treat for a weary parent. Now, imagine closing your eyes and drifting off to much-needed sleep when suddenly blood-curdling screams erupt from yo . . .