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4 Ways Parents Can Rock Zumbini Techniques At Home

The way in which parents set up daily routines and transitions can make or break the daily flow in the home. Here are four parenting strategies to leave you feeling more confident and connected with your child at the end of each day.

My Kid Has Become a Germaphobe-What Can I Do?

Life in a global pandemic has brought higher anxiety for all ages, including for many children. Fortunately, there are science-based strategies parents can use at home to help their children cope with transitioning back to more normal living.

I'm a Mom and a Viral TikTok Star: Here's How I Did It (Without Doing Any of Those Dances)

When we show our courageous vulnerable personality, we can make a huge difference in people's lives, no matter the platform. Brooke Lacey explains how she's touched the lives of more than 40 million people on TikTok.

This Dad is Having a 'Tough Time' as His Daughter Graduates High School-And He's Not Alone

A dad took to Reddit to express how sad he was over his daughter's high school graduation and he's raising an important point about how we need to talk more about how fathers feel during these moments.

How Parents Should React to Their Kids' Bad Grades to Help Them Succeed

Report card season can be stressful for kids and parents. In this week's 'Teen Talk' column, a young adult explains how his parents could have reacted differently to his grades, and an expert weighs in on how this reaction could help teens self-motivate.

4 Ways to Be a Feminist Dad

In his book, Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad, author Jordan Shapiro shares how he's learned to be the best feminist dad he can be.
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I'm a Mom and a Confidence Coach: Here are Tips for Building Your Self-Esteem After Having A Baby

As a new mom, it's easy to be hard on yourself and focus on negative self-talk that can bring you down. Here are four ways you can build your self-esteem and why it is the most important thing you can do as a parent.

How Can I Get My Son to Stop Blaming His Younger Sibling for His Own Bad Behavior?

Between the constant sibling rivalry for attention and young children's experimentation with lying, blaming a younger sibling for bad behavior is completely normal. Parents.com's "Ask Your Mom" columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., says you can help your child move through this phase and learn how to get his needs met in more positive ways.

Parent Wonders if They're 'Being a Karen' Over Daycare's Mask Stance

A parent is worried they're in the wrong for being upset after their child came home from daycare with a shirt bearing a controversial stance on mask-wearing. Our take? This doesn't make you a Karen.