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It’s the secret next door, or even in your own home. Someone has reached a breaking point, and now a child is in danger. In an exclusive visit to a national child-abuse hotline, we learned from trained counselors who take anonymous calls from desperate parents—and find ways to keep children safe.
These 12 healthy recipes are sure to become your weeknight go-tos. White meat, dark meat, roasted, grilled—there’s something for everyone. And since cooking times range from 45 minutes to 3 hours, there's something for every time schedule.
Tiny houses, minimalism, and a less-is-more approach are trending. These families show us how to make the most of limited square footage—with tons of style.
Nothing makes a home feel like a closet faster than a bunch of baby gear. If maximizing square footage is a priority—and really, when is it not?—stick with products that are streamlined or serve multiple purposes. We rounded up the best space-savers on the market—add these to your registry, stat!
These activists join the growing chorus of nursing moms who want the world to accept a simple idea: Feeding their children in public is natural—and can even be powerful.
In one corner, the well-loved veteran slow cooker. In the other, the newly popular but misunderstood pressure cooker. The winner? You and your family, since each of these delicious recipes works in either appliance.
Procrastinators, rejoice: There’s still plenty of space left at these warm-weather resorts with rad family pools, organized kid hangouts—and plenty of fun for you too. Get booking!
Your child has infinite filibuster tactics to avoid being rushed out the door or whisked off to bed. But these wise ideas are sure to bring a calmer a.m. and p.m.
I’d dreaded the possibility that my kids would inherit my difference, but my love for them changed my perspective.
Schools still aren’t devoting enough resources to this critical subject, but you can bring science to life with these hands-on ideas.
With a little coaching and practice, your soft-spoken kid can become more comfortable in social situations.
Follow these easy tips and get your toddler to start eating meat in no time!
These boozy goodies are perfect for the mom or dad who's still a kid at heart.
Why do kids often wait until the wee hours to wail for you? Solve your child’s 2 a.m. problems so everyone can get back to sleep.
The year’s just getting started, but we’ve already spotted a bunch of new beauty items that are worth your time (and dime).
Stop paying five bucks for a half-pint of blah berries, and introduce your kids to less-pricey produce that’s at its peak now.
Parents magazine worked with charities across the country to create projects that help kids and animals in need, all while teaching your own children the spirit of giving.
Get to know six contagious conditions that lots of kids have but few parents talk about.
Baby, it’s cold season—and believe it or not, your kids could slide through it with nary a stuffed nose or sore throat. Just take a few simple steps, starting today.
Use her favorite dishes—even pizza—as a starting point on the path to healthier fare. It’s part of a research-proven strategy that’s worked for hundreds of fussy kids at one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals.
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Okay, balancing work and home life isn’t exactly ideal. (Um, is it for anyone?) Go easy on yourself: You’re doing double duty. And we’ve got the tips and shortcuts you need to make your days a little bit better.
Yes! With these recipes from the cookbook Rise & Shine, you and the kids can have fresh, wholesome, and delicious meals even on the busiest mornings.
Throw a bash to be remembered with these clever cost-cutting ideas. Happy birthday, indeed.
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