Better Parenting

Want to become a better parent? Learn what you can do to help your child have better manners, habits, and behaviors with these parenting secrets.

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids

These everyday phrases may actually do more harm than good.

The Secret to Raising a Happy, Confident Girl

Bringing up daughters is complicated: Empowerment messages and impressive achievements are everywhere, yet depression and anxiety are very real threats. This is how to help your daughter become her best, well-rounded self in spite of it all.

30 Little Things That Mean a Lot to Kids

While these gestures may seem trivial to adults, they go a long way with your little ones. Here are a few easy tricks to make your child smile.

5 Empowering Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

Having a hard time getting your children to follow directions? Me too. So my friends and I decided to try our own group therapy. Don't laugh -- it works!

Say the Right Thing: 8 Go-To Phrases to Raise Happy Kids

These go-to phrases are pretty much all you need to keep in your pocket to have a happy, independent kid.

19 Habits of Highly Effective Parents

Moms and dads from our Facebook community share the parenting routine or habit they feel most proud of when it comes to effectively raising happy, responsible kids.

Funniest Quotes About Parents: Pin These for a Laugh

Thanks for all of the LOLs and Likes! We are still cracking up over your comments on these images. Here are the most popular humorous images we posted on Facebook -- and your favorite comments about them!

20 Bad Things That Can Be Good For Kids

The helicopter has landed: The author of the new book How to Raise an Adult shares the truth about helping kids become self-sufficient.

Quiz: Do You Overshare on Social Media?

From breastfeeding selfies to diaper details, some moms (and dads, too!) have a no-holds-barred approach to social media. But is your "oversharenting" style a turn-off to your friends, fans, and followers? Take our quiz to find out!

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Quiz: Are You a Fun Mom?

Can you get your crying kid laughing in five minutes or less? Do you have a knack for seeing the lighter side of things? Think you're a kid at heart? Take our quiz to determine if you're a fun mom!

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How to Leave a Store Without Buying a Toy

Are you worried about a potential meltdown every time you go to the store and don't buy your son a toy? Here are some tips to handle the situation before, during and after!

How to Deal with 3 Super-Annoying Toddler Situations

Super Parent's best tips on how to handle the toughest toddler situations, like whining and full-blown meltdowns.

7 Discipline Mistakes All Moms Make

When it comes to dealing with bad behavior, everyone screws up. We'll help you do it right.

What Is Helicopter Parenting?

Confused about how to be an involved parent without smothering your kids? Here's how to tell if you're a helicopter parent, along with expert advice to curb the hovering.

The Age-by-Age Guide to Raising a Kid Who Cares

It's never too early to teach children to see the significance of giving to people in need.

How to Raise a Respectful Child

Treating people of all races and backgrounds honorably isn't merely politically correct, it's the right thing to do.

The 5 Most Stressful Moments in Your Week

Those tense times that predictably play out over and over? They don't have to! Re-create them for the better with these strategies.

The Real Joys of Being a Mom

OK, there is the lack of sleep, vacation, and official sick days. But Motherboard Moms agree that this "job" comes with fantastic benefits. Here are some of them.

9 Ways to Maximize Family Time

Can't find enough time to spend together? These simple and effective tips will help decrease busy schedules and increase quality family time.

What You Need to Know About Birth Order

Your kids' birth order might affect their personalities more than you think. Learn more about which traits are common for oldest, middle, youngest, and only children.

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