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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.

How to Keep Your Family Safe from Toxic Chemicals

BPA?... Phthalates... You know they can be dangerous for your family, but you may not know all the ways they enter your body, or -- most important -- how you can limit your exposure. Parents investigates.

How to Spend More Quality Time With Your Child

Although the days with little kids often seem long, the years fly by. Use this practical and purposeful blueprint to savor the moments you have together.

10 Reasons Your Toddler's Tantrum Is Actually a Good Thing

Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.

Mom's Viral Message: My Child Is Not Required to Share With Yours

For this mama, it's about teaching her son to have boundaries, not to share with everyone he meets. Do you agree or disagree?

Google Just Introduced Family Link to Help Manage Your Kids' Digital Lives

I don't know about you, but my digital life is a mess. Google is attempting to fix that.

Target So Hits the Bullseye With Car Seat Trade-In Program

Quick! Save your old car seat from a lonely fate in a landfill and save money in the process.

Insider's Guide to Summer Camp

You've booked the summer camp--now here are 12 things parents REALLY need to know to ensure their child has a great experience.

22 Moms Share the Real Joys of Parenthood

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

Quiz: Are You Teaching Your Child to Be a Good Person?

We all think we're raising our children to be good people. How much are we really prioritizing our child becoming a good person who cares about others? These questions may help you reflect on this question and guide your parenting efforts.

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How Birth Order Affects Your Child's Personality and Behavior

Whether you're firstborn, middle child, last-born, or only child, birth order can have a big effect on your personality and behavior.

What's Your Parenting Style?

Learn about four different parenting styles to see which one fits with your philosophy.

Quiz: Are You Raising An Emotional Eater?

Are you teaching your kids to eat their emotions?

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Fellow Parents: If My Kid's Acting Like an A-hole, Please Tell Him!

When is it okay to discipline someone else's kid? In my opinion, any time the kid is in need of a well-earned consequence.

Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Toddler?

A national survey shows most parents believe their toddlers have the capacity for more control of their emotions than is developmentally possible at their age.

6 Tips to Raise an Optimist

Wondering how to raise an optimistic child? After all, kids who see the glass as half full are better at dealing with life's challenges--and happier too. Here's six tips to help yours develop a sunny outlook on life.

Common Time-Out Mistakes and How to Solve Them

Could this classic discipline technique actually make the situation worse? Learn what experts recommend, including a new and improved five-step technique for giving time-outs.

20 Tips for Parents From Preschool Teachers

Five teachers with a combined 90 years of experience share tips for parents of 2- to 5-year-olds.

Mom to Dads Everywhere: 'Take the Damn Photo!'

This blogger mom calls out the importance of parents photographing candid moments of their partners with their kids.

10 Clever Comebacks for Prying Parenting Questions

You probably have gotten these types of questions one too many times so it's okay to get a little sassy with your responses. They are the ones prying, after all!

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!

Exploding Unicorn Is the Funniest Dad on Twitter

James Breakwell, AKA Exploding Unicorn, is an Indiana dad who cracks some of the best jokes on Twitter, sharing the stories of raising his four daughters.

Quiz: Are You Raising a Spoiled Brat?

No one wants to raise a spoiled brat. But how do you know if you are? Take our quiz and find out if your little one is a terror-in-the-making.

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New Parent Jitters: Don't Be Scared, Mom!

Nervous about everything from bathing to carrying your newborn? We'll help you feel at ease during those early days of parenthood.

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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