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Parenting Today Staff

5 Ways to Build a Successful Marriage

Marriage almost always brings two completely different people together. Unsurprisingly, conflicts can happen, but implementing small, simple steps can help strengthen your marriage. These  tips …

Creating Boundaries for Teens

  Children of all ages need boundaries, but teens may need them most of all. Though it’s tempting and may seem logical to give your …

Biosocial Development in the First Two Years

From birth to age 2, your child will display traits that seem simple on the surface yet, for some reason, amaze you and fill you …

How to Teach Your Child to Be More Responsible

Teaching children responsibility is one of the jobs you have as a parent. It’s daunting to think about but necessary. Many adults don’t understand responsibility, …

The Benefits of Outdoor Play For Preschoolers

In the modern world of games consoles and interactive toys, it’s easy to overlook the importance of outdoor play. It’s a big world outside of …

Football Brain Damage: Should Parents Worry?

With stories in the news about ex-football players succumbing to dementia and suicide, brain damage from playing football over a period of years has come …

5 Signs That Your Baby Is Ready for Solid Food

It’s generally accepted that you wait until you baby is around six months old before you try to give them solid foods. Babies should only …

6 Reasons to Take the Car Keys Away from Your Teen

When teens begin to drive, the event signals another step toward independence. It can also be a time of high stress for parents. The common …

High Food Insecurity for Children with Special Healthcare Needs

A new study conducted by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has found that low-income families with children that have special healthcare needs have a …

The Biggest Contribution of Parenting to Humanity

The definition of humanity is the state of being human; more specifically, of being kind to others. When we think of humanity, we think of …

4 Entertaining Card Games for Family Game Night

Just about everyone keeps a tabletop game or two on hand for those rainy days at the cabin or a game night with the kids. …

3 Easy Snacks to Encourage Children to Eat Their Vegetables

As youngsters, many of us were admonished to sit up straight at the dinner table, put our napkins in our laps, and not play with …

Moving Onwards: Your 11-Year-Old’s Development

Your daughter is facing some huge changes in her life: a new school, approaching teenhood and a body that’s changing in ways that may feel …

Encouraging Independence in Your Toddler

Whether you are a first-time parent or a more experienced one, the toddler years are sure to be a time of excitement. Those helpless baby …

Giving Your Teen Space

  Raising a teenager is difficult for the best of parents, just as being a teenager is difficult for all teens, regardless of how easy …

What Parents Need to Know About OCD in Children

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that causes severe discomfort for sufferers. Persistent, unwanted images, thoughts and images take over, causing a considerable amount …