Divorce can hit kids hard. Marriage expert, M. Gary Neuman and his daughter Esther share their top 10 “Don’ts” on what to avoid when in order to protect your child during a divorce.
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With over six million impressions, The Mother company hosted a successful Twitter chat about kids on the autism spectrum. Leading autism experts, like Anna Kennedy, OBE contributed their tips. Read on for highlights.
Our new book, “When Miles Got Mad,” is finally here! Click to see a video of “Parks and Recreation” star Adam Scott reading it and get your own copy today!
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.
We’re excited to announce our upcoming Autism Twitter chat in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Read on for details. We hope you join us!
You’re at a play date, and the next thing you know your child has launched a fist into the back of his pal. What now? Author and Parent Educator, Elizabeth Pantley, is here with answers on what to do to help curb childhood aggression.
We’re rounding up a group of professionals, bloggers and parents from within the Autism community to discuss the many issues facing parents of children with Autism. Join us!
This is our third year participating in the LA Times Festival of Books and we can’t wait! All the LA families out there, visit our booth for storytime, art projects, and fun with Ruby!
Parenting burnout happens to the best of us. Dr. Alan Kazdin of Yale Parenting Center gives frank insight and guidance into the toughest job in town.
It’s time for a little spring cleaning! How can we help our little ones part with their forgotten toys? Read on to hear tips from Carolyn Koehnline, from confrontingclutter.com.
Sharing a room with a sibling can bring up all sorts of conflict! Dr. Roni Leiderman shares tips and insights on how to keep the peace while sharing space.
A new baby can bring about a tidal wave of questions and concerns from the older siblings. If you’re searching for help during this often difficult transition, look no further – this comprehensive interview with Rachel Stein, LCSW, is loaded with tips and guidance.
Bringing home a new baby is a huge change for the family, especially for the child that suddenly becomes an older sibling. How can parents work together with children to prepare for the arrival of a new sibling? Watch this fun video of TMC CEO and Founder Abbie Schiller and her daughter creating a “New Siblings Chart” to help ease this big transition.