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How to Get a Kid to Sleep in Summer Getting a preschooler to sleep while it's still light outside can be difficult, particularly when the kid can see blue sky. But a strong routine will help.
How to Prepare a Kid for the First Sleepover Kids who've never stayed outside of their home may have anxiety. The parent's best tool for addressing those concerns may include a dry run with a relative.
How to Prepare for Baby's First Trip There's no need for fancy baby travel beds or baby travel systems in order for parents to enjoy baby travel as early as two months after birth.
How to Prevent a Child from Calling Your Bluff Parental threats can easily become bluffs when a parent can't follow through with consequences. That can create defiant children. There's a better way.
How to Teach Little Kids to Wait Waiting is hard for kids who were once served by adults who now expect patience. This is how to teach little children to wait without fuss.
How to Make a Baby Sleepy When a baby sleeps, it represents a moment of bliss and reprieve for a parent. But actually making a baby sleepy is part skill, part patience, and a lot of dumb luck.
How to Treat Pink Eye in Babies and Not Get It Yourself There is a surefire way to recognize pink eye and babies, but there are several remedies. Some work. Some do not.
How (and When) To Teach Kids to Keep Secret A secret between a parent and a young child can be a lot of fun. But asking a young child to keep a secret from the other parent is a potential minefield.
How To Raise Brave Kids Without Bullying Them Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.
Have Naming Remorse? Act Fast. Parents shouldn't be too worried if they want to change a kid's name. The key is to do it fast.
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9 Movie Scenes That Perfectly Capture the Insanity of the Family Car Trip "This is no longer a vacation, it's a quest."
How to Explain Meat Without Horrifying Kids Taking a child to the local meat market might put parents in an awkward position to answer tough questions. The best idea is to be honest.
How to Get Rid of All That Snot Mucus is disgusting and your child's face is laminated in it. Be proactive about the problem.
How to Make Cleaning Up Way More Fun Chores for children help kids understand responsibility, accountability, and gives them a sense of accomplishment. They can also be fun.
Can Parents Leave Kids Alone? For How Long? It’s All About Age. Babies, toddlers, preschooler, tweens, and teens can be left alone for some amount of time. But how long depends on variables like temperament and distance.