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Talking to Children About Death

Grief counselor, Laura Watts, shares helpful advice on how parents and caregivers can talk to children about death, what to expect if they are experiencing grief after a loss and ways to support the child going forward.

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Mom Brain is Real

Are you a new parent feeling forgetful and out of sorts? Research suggests there is a significant change to our brains after having children, otherwise known as “mom brain.” What to Expect writer and expert Roselin Raj helps break down the science of mom brain so we can try to give ourselves a break and when in doubt.. blame science.   

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Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.

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12 Tips To Get Your Kids School Ready

Kindergarten teacher, Susan Hamilburg, shares some excellent tips for parents on practical things like what to pack and tasks to work on along with how to emotionally prepare their children going in to the school year.

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3 T’s Parenting Class

Los Angeles parents: please join us for this class to address some of our hardest parenting challenges – Tantrums, Testing and Talking Back! Jennifer Waldburger, LCSW has tons of sage advice to help us regain our sanity. Read on for details…

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5 Tips to Yell Less and Love More This Holiday Season

Holidays got you stressed out? Find yourself losing your patience with your kids? Sheila McCraith aka The Orange Rhino, shares her tried and true tips for yelling less and loving more this holiday season.

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5 Ways to Boost Emotional Intelligence

Curious about your kid’s IQ? Studies show it’s best to concentrate on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) first. Dr. Laura Markham, clinical psychologist and parenting specialist, offers useful tips on EQ and how to foster it.

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6 Tips Toward a Happier New Year

As we give and give and give to our broods, our own happiness often feels like second fiddle. In part 1 of our series on Finding Happiness in the New Year, Dr. Aymee Coget offers 6 easy tips to instill into our daily routines to help increase the happiness quotient in our lives. Happy New Year to you and yours!

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A Father’s Day Apology

Funny dad and best-selling author, Neal Pollack, shares a tale of innocent parental blogging gone terribly awry; how can we protect our kids from the legacy we are creating for them in all our online exploits as parents? Pollack aims to rewrite the record for his own son this Father’s Day. We’re happy to oblige!

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