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How 7 Different Cultures Approach A Child’s First Haircut

ByChris O'Shea

Those scissors are a rite of passage.

Child Safety

How To Childproof Radiators To Prevent Winter Burns

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Don't let your kid get burned.

Patience, Grasshopper

How To Teach Toddlers, Preschoolers, And Kindergarteners To Wait

ByAndy Kryza

This is how to teach little children to wait without fuss.


New Dad Checklist: 15 Things To Do When Preparing For Fatherhood

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Many pre-baby tasks will be taken care of thanks to friends and family. But some tasks aren’t as apparent and require special thought.


10 Birth Videos That Offer An Uncensored Look At Delivering A Baby

ByEmily Kelleher

What does an uncensored look at birth do for expecting parents? It offers a lot of visceral clarity.

Brave The Cold

Why Norwegian Parents Let Their Kids Nap Outside In Below-Freezing Temperatures

ByPatrick A. Coleman

You thought baby Thor napped in a cozy crib by the fire?

Small, Nice Things

25 Small, Nice Things To Do For Family Who Helps With Childcare


If you’re lucky enough to have family members available to watch your kids, here are a few ways to let them know how much their help matters.

Real Talk

How To Talk To Kids About Hurricanes And Scary Weather

ByPatrick A. Coleman

First, turn off the TV, acknowledge their fear, and get them involved in a safety plan.


How To Help A Child Make New Friends

ByMatthew Utley

Kindergarten friendships aren’t something to be shrugged off. Instead, they’re crucial experiences in a child’s development.

Catching Zzz's

9 Parenting Hacks To Get Your Kid To Sleep Through The Night

ByKristi Pahr

3 Simple Rules To Raise Kind Kids

ByChristian Dashiell

It's all about the small things.


6 Myths About What Happens When Dad Yells

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Myth #1: Yelling affects them as adults.


Parents Who Use Their Phones To Relax Are (Usually) Worse Parents, Study Says

BySara Novak

Using your phone or computer to unwind when the kids are around is linked to worse parenting outcomes, a new study finds.

Catching Zzz's

How To Optimize A Lullaby For Maximum Sleepiness

ByPatrick A. Coleman

When it comes to lullabies, the quality of a parent's voice is less important than rhythm, repetition, and knowing when to stop the song.

Say the Right Thing

9 Things Boys Need To Hear Their Father Say At Home

BySteve Calechman

Often, in parenting, it helps to say the quiet parts out loud.

Catching Zzz's

7 Bedtime Rituals For Kids That Really Work

ByJulia Savacool

An effective sleep routine for toddlers and kids starts with fun, relaxing bedtime rituals. Here's where to start.