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How to Feed an 18-Month-Old

At 18 months, your toddler's eating habits are changing. He is now ready to eat "grown-up" food and start building the eating habits that will last for the rest of his life. At the same time, your toddler is growing less rapidly than he did for the first year or so of his life and his eating habits

Managing The Morning Rush - How To Stay Calm And In Control

Modern life is faster and more demanding than ever before. There is so much to do, and so little time, that many adults feel in danger of meltdown. How you start the day makes a real difference for the whole family. Getting ready for the day ahead should get everyone off to a great start but sometim

Growing Up, Letting Go

We've all felt the sting of pain when allowing them to grow and finding ourselves needing to let go. How do our children experience this and at what tender age? One case of letting go together, learning and both becoming stronger.

Top 10 Things Your Babysitter Must Do

If you are looking to find a babysitter, here is a list of 10 things that every good babysitter must do or it may be time to find a new one. Some people babysit because they think it is easy money and really hate the kids.

Grandparents Rights in Minnesota

In Minnesota grandparent visitation cases, the courts must consider the prior grandparent-grandchild relationship and the effect of visitation upon the parent-child relationship.

Understanding Dysfunction in the Family

When the relationship between two adult parents does not satisfy the needs of one or both and they look to their child as a way to meet their needs, the child is robbed of childhood and abused by this theft. Such parenting marks the family as dysfunctional. Dysfunctional families have characteristic

The "Smart" Family Values

When you look at your family portriat, do you see a family starring down with some sort of technology in their hands. Is that the picture you want the world to see? What do you want your family portri

Barbie Fairytopia Mermaidia 2006 - Bubble Wing Mermaids

The Barbie Fairytopia Mermaidia line features a beautiful assortment of mermaid fairy themed dolls and playsets. Fairytopia is so popular with young girls, and they are sure to love the new mermaid theme aptly titled Barbie Fairytopia Mermaidia. The Fairytopia dolls line for 2006 includes the little

A Tip for Your Art School

Planning to open an art school? Below is one very useful tip for those who are planning to start an Art School.

Day2Night How Mom Can Stop Germs

This WebMD interactive program offers parents tips on keeping themselves and their family safe from germs at home and school.

How to Create a Plan For Raising Children

Everyone wants to know how to create a plan for raising children. It is how we feel that we are in control. But part of being a parent is realizing that having children isn't a controlled situation where certain rules and ideas will always work. Parenting is a work in progress and it is the joy

Effective Parenting Tips For The Busy Parent

Many things have changed over the years, but one basic concept that remains intact is that parenting does not come with a set of instructions. Effective parenting tips are always welcome. Nurturing self-esteem is important.

Free Baby Things

You and I know that a baby needs things. If this is the first baby in your home, then there is no chance of any hand me downs either. I hope you have been saving up for all the expenses that you will incur when you bring the baby home.

Mom Book: "Strange Son"

Mothers share their experience of parenting children with special needs in this gallery of books.

How to Explain a Pet's Death to a Child

The death of a pet may very well be your child's first real encounter with death. Explaining your pet's death to your child in an educational and positive manner will allow them to fully understand what has happened. When this is done properly, it will permit them to find closure in the loss of the

Siblings of Children With Autism

Woodbine House's Topics With Autism series offers a guide for families on helping siblings of kids with autism survive and thrive.