Aug. 7, 2022

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Monkeypox

6 Reasons Parents Don’t Need To Worry About Monkeypox Right Now

ByTyler Santora

And how to know when it is time to worry.

Parenting

You’re Probably Doing Timeouts Wrong

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Timeouts may seem like the perfect solution for child discipline problems, but they’re rarely used correctly, which makes them less than useful.

Parenting Style

Gentle Parenting Is Not For The Weak Of Heart

ByChristian Dashiell

This trending parenting approach requires a lot of patience.

Video

COVID FAQs: Parents Ask, The White House Answers

ByTyler Santora

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff and Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy answer parents' questions about the state of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Discipline

How To Discipline A Toddler: What The New Research Says

ByChristian Dashiell

It’s still not okay to hit your kid, and new research gives parents healthy alternatives.

Watch Your Mouth

If You Say These Common Phrases To Your Kid, You’re A Bully

ByChristian Dashiell

When parents communicate the same way bullies do, it sets a bad example and makes kids feel unsafe.

Brrrrrr!

How To Dress A Baby For Cold Weather

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Keeping a baby comfortable in winter temps requires extra time, extra layers, extra clothes, and extra patience.

Parenting
Sponsored

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By The Time They’re 10

ByJoel Warner

Your kid’s school teaches them reading, writing, and arithmetic. But what about everything else they need to know?

Catching ZZZ's
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1-Month-Old Baby Sleep: 7 Things Parents Can Expect

ByJayme Moye

Everything you need to know about your newborn and sleep.

Skin To Skin

Mastering Kangaroo Care, The Baby Bonding Technique Taking Off With Dads

ByChristian Dashiell

Skin-to-skin contact isn’t just for baby and mom.

Childbirth

What Is Pitocin And When Is It Used To Induce Labor?

ByJayme Moye

Everything you need to know about Pitocin, the common drug used to induce labor.

Baby Bonding

The Benefits Of Skin To Skin, And How To Do It

ByEmily Kelleher

The practice has been popping up on birth plans everywhere, and science is on its side.

Viral Challenge

You Probably Don’t Have The Strength For This Viral “Broomstick Challenge”

ByPerri O. Blumberg

And you almost certainly don't have the hip flexibility.

Expecting Parents

Prenatal Massage 101: Techniques To Soothe Your Pregnant Partner

ByPatrick A. Coleman

There’s no reason for dads to freak out about offering their partner some healing touch.

Girl Dads

The 9 Harsh Truths About Raising Girls That Fathers Of Daughters Need To Hear

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Being a girl dad is different than being a father of sons, but that only means dads need to double down on their care, attention, and love.

Parenting

How And When To Discipline A Toddler

ByLauren Vinopal

At what age can you start disciplining your kid? It depends on how well you want it to work.