Parenting

States with highest child care costs
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's most recent annual report, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter and other necessities. For 2011, that broke down to an annual cost for two-parent, middle-income families of $12,290 to $14,320, depending on the child...

 

Seriously - Baby bikini-gate?
In what has been dubbed " Baby bikini-gate", Jessica Simpson has faced a backlash after sharing a photo of her baby girl, 4-month-old Maxwell, wearing a yellow knit two-piece over her diaper on "Katie," Katie Couric's new talk show. After the singer, actress and designer's interview aired Monday, in...

 

Nineteen Things we should say to our Children
With our busy, day to day lives, and constant distractions, text messages, phone calls and work pressures it is easy to forget to be really present and 'talk' to our children. Sometimes you may feel like they’re not listening, but studies show that talking to your kids does make a difference. ...

 

PLAYGROUND ETIQUETTE
With the nice weather, spending time at the playground seems to become part of most every child’s weekly routine. Unfortunately one bad apple can ruin a playground experience for all. Don’t be the bad apple. Be courteous and consider the safety of others when visiting the playground. En...

 

Eating Disorders: Signs and Symptoms
A new government study reports that more than half a million teens have had an eating disorder, most commonly in the form of binge eating disorder and bulimia, and that most go untreated. This is becoming even more prominent in young athletes. If you suspect your child has or is developing an ...

 

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