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Elementary

Find your childcare bliss

Working Moms: Some tips to help families navigate the nanny search. Read more…

Children and frostbite: When to be concerned

Family Health: As long as you take the proper precautions, children can have all the wintertime fun they want. Read more…

How to teach children to clean up their toys

Holidays: Today is the day you start teaching your kids how to pick up their messes. Read more…

Psychologist says mom’s voice heals better than text

Healthy Living: A study found that young girls who talked to their mothers in person or on the phone experienced a drop in the stress hormone cortisol. Read more…

New year, new you

Raising Girls: The new year is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself and your family. Read more…

Talking food: Cooking prodigy Jesse Gunn tells us about his prize-winning dish

Raising Boys: This talented young chef won $30,000 for a lunchroom makeover for the East Side Community School in a contest held by the Uncle Ben’s rice brand. Read more…

TV time: Ratings, recommendations, and guidelines for parents

Mental Health: Television programming has changed immensely. There are plenty of quality choices available, but which ones are truly appropriate for children, and how often should they be tuning in? Read more…

How to interpret TV ratings: An explanation of the Federal Communications Commission ratings

Mental Health: What does TV-Y and TV-14 actually mean? Read more…

Holding schools accountable for bullying

Mental Health: Here’s what parents should know about schools’ accountability in cases of bullying and when parents can take legal action. Read more…

How to handle election discussion with your children

Raising Girls: Tips for how parents — some still struggling with the 2016 election results — can talk about what it means for 2017 with their children. Read more…
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