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Preserving Your Child’s True Self

How do we encourage our kids to be who they are in this demanding, high-pressure world? We spoke to Dr. Madeline Levine about how to help our kids preserve their authentic selves in school and beyond.

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Avoiding the Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting Trap

What does it mean when your child prefers one parent over the other? The Good Cop/Bad Cop phase can be a challenging one for families. We spoke to Eileen Kennedy-Moore PhD about how to work through it and avoid this parenting trap!

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Teaching Giving Instead of Getting

Looking for ways to inspire some giving instead of getting? Joline Godfrey, an expert on kids and money, talks to TMC about ways to nurture your budding philanthropist.

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Accepting Your Children For Who They Are

Flabbergasted at how different your child is from you? Award-winning author Andrew Solomon, shares his thoughts on the moral imperative of accepting your child for exactly who s/he is and is not.

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Some Guidance on Parenting Alone

Parenting alone takes the rigor of the all-important job to the next level. Parenting expert, Sue Atkins, shares some guidance to help single parents tackle the challenge of doing it all!

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How to Deal with Kindergarten Regression

Abbie Schiller, the founder and CEO of The Mother Company, shares her son’s experience with starting kindergarten, the stress and regression that comes with it and the ways we, as parents, can help them during this exciting transition.

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How to Create Quality Time With Your Kids

Abbie Schiller, the CEO and founder of The Mother Company, reflects on how taking time out to have meaningful experiences with our children can be the most valuable gift we can ever give them (and ourselves).

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Kids and Gun Safety

Gun debate meets playdate. If you have concerns about the safety of a house where your kid is playing, read on for sage advice from emergency pediatric physician, Dr. Denise Dowd.

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What to do about Bullying

Is a seven year old capable of bullying? Yes, indeed. How do we guide our kids that bully and are bullied? Dr. Robyn Silverman shares her valuable insight.