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What Every Parent Ought to Know About Supporting Their Child's Education

What Every Parent Ought to Know About Supporting Their Child's Education

All parents want their child to do well in school, and all parents do what they can to support their child's education. But many get it wrong, and kids suffer as a result.
Raising a Difficult Child - The Best Strategies and Solutions

Raising a Difficult Child - The Best Strategies and Solutions

Realizing and accepting that dealing with a difficult child is not easy is the first step towards achieving the positive results. Being calm with a child with difficult behaviors is the first step towards dealing with unruly behavior. Without denying it, when such kids throw tantrums and act violent
John M. Simmons

John M. Simmons

Short biography on guest author, John M. Simmons.
Strollers - Now Move With Your Baby

Strollers - Now Move With Your Baby

People who have young kids really know the importance of a stroller. There are many types of strollers available in the market. These may range from a standard option to umbrella and jogging stroller. Now, the selection all depends on the use of it. These are flexible and you can select them easily
Hospitals Get Failing Grade on Breastfeeding Support

Hospitals Get Failing Grade on Breastfeeding Support

It is a sad fact that many of our nation's hospitals and birth centers are neglecting to provide adequate breastfeeding instruction and support for new mothers. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians suggest that after birth, new mothers should breastfeed t
Back to School

Back to School

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of back to school including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
Why I Choose a Jogging Stroller

Why I Choose a Jogging Stroller

I was running on the treadmill at my local gym when a new mother hopped onto the treadmill next to me.Much to my surprise she was holding her baby.I asked her why she was carrying that new baby on a treadmill.She said she couldn't bear to part with her little one, yet still wanted to get a work
Scratch and Sniff Painting - A Sensory Art Activity

Scratch and Sniff Painting - A Sensory Art Activity

Scratch and sniff painting is an easy sensory activity to get your child's visual and olfactory senses engaged. Making scratch and sniff paint with Jello and glue is fairly easy.
Use Encouragement Instead of Criticism to Help Children Improve

Use Encouragement Instead of Criticism to Help Children Improve

Our words are very powerful tools, especially with impressionable children.We need to pause and think before we give corrections and feedback on what our children are doing...
How White Noise Can Help Your Baby Sleep

How White Noise Can Help Your Baby Sleep

When lots of sound frequencies combine to create one continuous noise we hear 'white noise'. Vacuum cleaners, fans and hairdryers all produce white noise. A newborn is easily stimulated and notices sounds that we barely register, such as a lawnmower, the neighbour's dog or the radio i
Baby's 15-Month Checkup

Baby's 15-Month Checkup

Find out from WebMD what to expect during your child's 15-month checkup: what your pediatrician will look for and questions you'll want to ask.
Is Advanced Verbal Ability a Sign of Giftedness?

Is Advanced Verbal Ability a Sign of Giftedness?

The answer to that question is yes!  Some people have wondered how I can possibly say that advanced verbal abilities are a defining characteristic of
Inherited Lipodystrophy

Inherited Lipodystrophy

Lipodystrophy is a problem with the way your body uses and stores fat. Inherited types affect babies and kids. It changes the way they look and causes serious complications.
About Potty Training

About Potty Training

Potty training is the process of teaching a toddler how to use the toilet. It is a time when parents transition their little ones from diapers to using the bathroom. Oftentimes, potty training requires a lot of patience for both the parents and the toddler. It is not an easy behavior to master. As t
Invest In A Lightweight Stroller

Invest In A Lightweight Stroller

Stay at home moms are always busy running errands throughout the day with their small child. Realizing that a child cannot walk at the same pace as an adult, most parents bring a stroller that their child can ride in while running errands. A lightweight stroller serves this purpose well.
How to Get Free Baby Formula

How to Get Free Baby Formula

Baby formula is a huge expense for parents of a newborn baby. Therefore, free baby formula samples and baby formula coupons are in high demand. To get your own free samples and coupons of baby formula, including: soy based products, DHA / Omega 3, Enfamil Lipil, Lactose-Free, Lipil with Iron, try th
Naming Your New Baby Boy

Naming Your New Baby Boy

When it is time to choose a name for your baby boy there are many things to consider.Mostly the decision has to be yours but there are many tips and advice to think about.
Parenting RoundAbout Podcast

Parenting RoundAbout Podcast

Listen to a weekly podcast in which four parenting writers -- including Terri Mauro, your Parenting Special Needs expert -- chat about the topics that are on your mind.
How to Learn Infant Massage

How to Learn Infant Massage

The benefits of infant massage are becoming more apparent as a generation of parents provide their babies with this special time of touch and nurturing. Learning infant massage can promote relaxation and better sleep, while also allowing for a stronger bond between parent and child. Any parent can l