Posts Tagged ‘advice for moms’

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How Your Child Makes Friends

Making friends can be rough. How can we help our little ones learn how to make lasting, healthy friendships and walk away from the damaging ones they will inevitably experience? Pediatric psychologist and author, Lynne Kenney, lays the foundation.

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Let’s Talk About Race

It is tempting to allow a child to remain blissfully ignorant of racial issues for as long as possible. But at what age should we begin to help them form a foundation for understanding racial difference? Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, continues this important conversation.

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Making Daily Routines Fun-VIDEO

Check out MoCo Mama Abbie’s charming video, full of helpful tips for jazzing up your kids’ daily routines, part of our exciting new series of parenting videos.

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Neon Shirts and Uh-Oh Feelings: Summer Safety for Kids

Do your children know what to do if they become lost? Who should they turn to? As we head out to the crowded parades and amusement parks of Summer, renowned child safety expert, Pattie Fitzgerald, offers some savvy tips for playing it safe.

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Happy Mother’s Day! Four Experts Give Tips to Get Well-Behaved Kids!

The top gift mothers want for mother’s day this year? “Well-behaved children,” according to a recent TMC poll. So as our gift to you, we offer a bunch of parenting tips from top child development experts – with no tax and free shipping! Happy Mother’s Day to you all – we love being a part of this community.

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How to Say “No” to Your Kids and Why They’ll Thank You Later

No one enjoys saying “No” to their kids – the tantrums, the whining – it can be tempting to just give in. But what does giving in really teach our children? Child development and behavioral specialist Betsy Brown Braun explains how best to say “No” and why your children will reap the benefits in the long term.

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Mompreneurs – VIDEO

Watch this exciting new video detailing the passion that drove the MoCo Mamas to start The Mother Company and how they achieve a work-life balance as busy Mompreneurs.

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Teaching Children Respect

Respect often seems like an elusive goal for young children. Can respect even be taught? Indeed, parenting expert Sue Atkins offers ten easy ways parents can teach (and show) kids a little
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