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What Am I Doing To My Kid When I Yell?

Short answer: You're setting yourself up for a lifetime of shouting matches.

Gear

The 10 Best Math Apps For Preschoolers That Teach Basic Arithmetic

Unlike workbook pages or homeschool lessons, math apps can get a kid's attention, and keep it, teaching them basic arithmetic along the way.

Gear

Turn Your Backyard Into A Nature Center By Teaching Your Kids About Bird Watching

Put a bird on it.

Health

Why You Should Stop Trying To Raise A Nobel Laureate

Attention un-woke dads.

Gear

This App Gets Your Kid Programming By Turning Cupcakes Into Coding Language

Baked in tutorials.

Gear

The Best Morning Routine Apps For Kids

Mobilize the troops!

Gear

The Best Balance Bikes for Toddlers and Older Kids

Before you get your kid started with training wheels, consider a pedal-less balance bike to get them riding by their second birthday.

Gear

A Lego Master Builder On Turning Your Kid Into A Tiny Architect

Maybe they'll build that addition on your house you've always wanted.

Life

13 Parenting Worst Case Scenarios You Will Live Through (If You Haven’t Already)

It's messed up.

Life

Why Spending Time Alone Is The Key To Keeping Your Family Together

Get out there and be somebody.

Life

What To Do When Your Spouse Constantly Criticizes Your Parenting

They don't really think you're an idiot (probably).

Health

Ask Aka Tribe Pygmy Fathers Why Men Breastfeed Their Babies

#Freethenipple.

Entertainment

The Best TED Talks for Mothers

These talks, which touch on the realities of parenting, motherhood, inspiration, parental leave, and more, should be required viewing.

Parenting

How To Raise Kids Who Are Independent Thinkers, From A Guy Who Studies Non-Conformists

Rule #1: No dumb rules.

Health

A Short List Of The Diseases You’ll Probably Get From Your Gross Kid

Here's a list of some of the most uncomfortable diseases your children may encounter, and what exactly you can expect when these parasites, viruses, and bacteria infect your adult body.

Gear

The Best Video Baby Monitors Track Every Cry, Snore, And Heartbeat

From an inexpensive model that punches above its weight to teched-out monitors that alert you when your baby moves.

Health

A Family Psychologist On How To Not Freak Out About Developmental Milestones

Just grow with it.

Life

How Your Wife Can Have Better Orgasms, From A Legit Sex Educator Who Lifts Coconuts With Her Vagina

It's an ancient Chinese secret.

Life

A Secretary Of Education Who Got Kicked Out Of High School On The 3 Men Who Saved Him

Teachable moments.

Entertainment

Missy Franklin’s Father On Raising An Olympic Champ Without Screaming At Coaches, Refs, Or Kids

Everything went swimmingly.