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Expert Parenting Articles

Parenting is hard work! No matter what your profession is, being a parent is your most important & rewarding job. These fact-filled expert articles offer parenting tips, life-changing insight and easy ways to become a better parent. No matter the age of your child, there is no better time than now to learn about the most effective parenting styles and apply them to your own life. Being a parent isn’t easy, but with helpful hints and practical advice from parenting experts and child psychologists you can become a more confident parent and raise children who are happy, healthy and independent.

6 Sneaky Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthier

  Getting kids to eat healthily can be an exercise in frustration and the source of much family discord. Many kids are picky eaters, to …

Get Moving!  Toddler Activities to Encourage Physical Development

There are countless activities to keep a toddler happy and occupied on a rainy day.  The challenge is uncovering the ones that help develop their …

How to Survive Traveling with Your Kids This Holiday Season

  Just the thought of traveling with kids over the holiday break can be enough to make you scream, and the reality can be just …

How Parents Can Help Children & Teens Cope With The Stress of The Election Results

We have all lived through an extremely stressful election cycle regardless of our political position.  The media including mainstream, social media and other sources advocating …

9 Tips on Saying “No” to Your Child

It’s not easy to discipline a child. It can even be heartbreaking. As a parent, you want to see a bright smile on your child’s …

Helping Your Child Cope with Situational Anxiety

For children of any age, anxiety can strike without warning. Typically, children experience symptoms of anxiety when in new situations, when there is a perception …

Tips to Keep Kids Safe While Trick or Treating

Halloween is supposed to be a fun time for kids, when they get to dress up, go trick or treating, receive candy and simply have …

Parenting in the 21st Century: Recognizing the Signs of Cyber-Bullying

A generation ago, bullying seemed to occur primarily on the playground, but in the 21st century, this intimidating and unacceptable behavior is as likely to …

How To Make School Mornings Easier

For parents, school mornings can pack in all the stress of a normal day into just a couple of hours. Here are five ways you …

How to Get Involved with Your Child’s School

  Getting involved in your child’s school activities is an excellent way to further develop a bond with your child. Getting involved also helps your …

5 Ways to Deal with Your Kid’s Homework Challenges

Homework can be very challenging, especially for high-energy kids who have a hard time sitting still at school, much less at home. As a parent, …

Why Back-to-School Nutrition Is Important

Nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in …

How to Create a Homework Space

RELATED: Download Our Free Homework Charts! If your child is like most, doing homework can be a chore. Completing homework is often the last thought …

5 Family-Friendly Backyard Activities That Are Literally Cool

As a parent, you probably don’t want your kids to while away summer break glued to their iPads and smartphones. But on days when the …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

Protect Your Kids From the Summer Sun With These Easy Tips

Everybody loves summertime activities with the kids splashing in the pool, outdoor adventures and maybe some time at the beach or the lake. Beware, though: …