Parenting Advice & Tips

Even the seasoned parent needs a little help dealing with common parenting issues. We've got a great go-to guide full of tips and advice for all those challenging situations.

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Every Family Needs Books With Diversity In Their Library, Here's Why

Parents editor-in-chief Julia Edelstein explains how books on diversity can help nurture a generation of good people and why she plans on reading more of them to her sons.
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Can I Choose Who My Child Spends Time With?'s Ask Your Mom advice columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D, says that if your parent instinct alarms you about your child's safety, it is appropriate to restrict play with other children. She explains just how to do that.
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20 Black Motherhood Bloggers to Follow on Instagram

All of these influencers regularly share honest stories of Black motherhood, while providing tips on everything from healthy living, recipes, home decor, fashion, beauty, and more. Plus, they share some sage advice for new moms just getting started at the parenting game.
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How Do I Get 'Me Time' Without Relying on Screen Time?

The rules around screen time may feel overwhelming when you just need a parenting break.'s Ask Your Mom advice columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., explains how using the TV to get some time to recharge can benefit everyone's mental health.
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What If I Can't Learn to Love My Second Child as Much as My First?

The parent-baby bond is not always immediate, explains's Ask Your Mom advice columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D. Here, she shares how your bond with your second child will develop just how it should, with time and love.
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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. 
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Anti-Racism for Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide to Fighting Hate

In an era rife with division, bias incidents darken our news feeds and escalate our anxiety. We asked leading experts how parents can shield their children from—and shepherd them through—a world that seems hell-bent on hate.
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How Can I Explain Our Blended Family to My Son?

Although the discussion about your blended family with a young child may bring up uncomfortable questions and explanations,'s Ask Your Mom advice columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., explains how to turn this into an opportunity to celebrate family as having many different forms.