Tag: parenting

7 Ways to Prepare for an Unpaid Maternity Leave

7 Ways to Prepare for an Unpaid Maternity Leave

While the Family and Medical Leave Act grants many parents up to 12 weeks of time off to spend at home with their new child, there is no guarantee that time will be paid. In fact, only 12 percent of...

/ January 26, 2017
5 Ways to Deal With a ‘Difficult’ Family Member

5 Ways to Deal With a ‘Difficult’ Family Member

Is there someone in your family who stirs conflict? Having a difficult family member around is an excellent opportunity to teach kids how to handle challenging relationships, a life skill that will serve them well at school, with friends and...

/ January 26, 2017
Why Dads Should Read to Their Young Children

Why Dads Should Read to Their Young Children

A parenting program where fathers engage with their children through reading was found to boost the fathers’ parenting skills while also improving the preschoolers’ school readiness A parenting program where fathers engage with their children through reading was found to...

/ January 25, 2017
Overinvolved Mothers Make Social Anxiety Disorder Worse

Study: Overinvolved Mothers Make Social Anxiety Disorder Worse

When mothers of children with social anxiety disorder try to support their children, it often backfires. The results of an experiment involving building difficult puzzles indicate that, even at home, mothers of children with the disorder are more involved with...

/ January 24, 2017
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Solid Foods

After about 6 months, you’re faced with the next stage: starting solids. This is when feeding your baby gets confusing and complicated. Feeding your baby in the first few months is pretty straightforward. You have two choices: breast milk or...

/ January 18, 2017
Toddler Saves His Brother From Fallen Dresser

[VIDEO] Toddler Saves His Brother From Fallen Dresser

A Utah mother is sharing a heart-stopping video of her toddlers narrowly escaping tragedy after a dresser toppled onto them, hoping to raise awareness about the importance of safely securing furniture. The video, captured on home surveillance footage last Thursday...

/ January 16, 2017