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5 Common Co-Sleeping Tips Parents Should Ignore Co-sleeping is controversial in the United States and that controversy has led to big myths that aren’t helping anyone get shut-eye.
Are American Parents Unreasonably Afraid of Abduction? Your child is very, very, very unlikely to be kidnapped. Yet many Americans are convinced it's the most-pressing threat.
When Can Parents Stop Worrying About SIDS? Newly mobile infants are particularly prone to SIDS, but by the time they approach a year parents can breathe easier.
How to Use a ‘Mother’s Kiss’ to Remove Whatever is Stuck in a Kid’s Nose You don’t have to be a mother to perform the ‘mother’s kiss’ and blow an object out of your kid’s nose, but you do have to be ready for the object to hit your face when you do.
How to Keep the Germs Your Kid Picks Up at School Out of Your House Takes cue from hospitals and create household barriers to stop infectious diseases.
How to Find a Lost Kid Quickly Callahan Walsh of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children walks parents through the initial panic.
How to Tick-Proof a Kid A good combination of preparation and an after-play protocol when kids come inside will help kids avoid tick bites and lyme disease.
How to Find the Table of Required Immunizations for Your Baby The table of required immunizations is maintained by the American Academy of Pediatrics, but speaking to a doctor can help give parents guidance.
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.
4 Myths About Kids Drinking Water that Parents Should Flush Out of Their Systems Babies don’t need water to stay hydrated and kids don’t need sports drinks, but they do need tap water and some encouragement to stay hydrated.
How To Stop a Reckless Kid From Getting Into Trouble Teaching a toddler prone to leaping before they look is a matter of modeling good boundaries, but parents of cautious kids should model play
How to Teach Little Kids to Defend Themselves Many dads want to teach kids to defend themselves by decking a bully in the face, but sometimes well-crafted trash talk works better.
It’s Time for More Family-Friendly Streets The country — and families — are changing. Our roads must change with them.
8 Life-Saving Car Seat Alarms That Remind Parents There’s a Baby in the Back Seat 37 kids die each year after being left in a hot car.