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Love and Logic: A Low-Stress Approach to Parenting

Bringing up kids to become well-adjusted, highly effective people—and having fun while doing it—can be challenging, but also can take a low-stress approach. This approach requires using, and teaching, the right balance of love and good judgment. » Read more

Child’s Play: Teaching Your Child Social Skills

Kids don’t always play fair. It is a fact of life that your child may at some point be picked on or feel left out, but take heart – when your child encounters difficult social dynamics it can actually be a good teaching opportunity for you and an invaluable learning experience for your child. » Read more

6 Alternatives to Spanking

When you’re out running errands with your children, do you find yourself at your wit’s end if they start begging for every toy or candy within reach? You’ve said “no” a dozen times, yet the pleading gets worse—until a full meltdown occurs. » Read more

7 Eco-Friendly Clocks For Kids In Time For Daylight Savings

By Inhabitots

Temperatures are cooling off and sundown is creeping up faster -- which means daylight savings time is around the corner. This year, we "fall back" on Sunday November 4, 2012 at 2:00am in the United States. With that in mind, we've rounded up 7 of our favorite eco-friendly time keepers for kids' rooms that you can get in time to turn back the hands of the clock. » Read more

My Kids are Out of Control: 8 Steps to Changing Your Kids' Behavior

Having well behaved children is a desire for almost every parent. We may not want our children to be perfect little “Stepford” children, but nobody wants to be the parent of a defiant, rebellious, out of control child. If your child has turned into a mouthy kid who doesn’t listen to you, you may think it’s too late to get him under control, but here are 8 steps to changing your kids’ behavior.

Beautifully Designed Green Toy Cars that are Off the Beaten Path from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Typical toy cars are a dime a dozen -- but if you're looking for some truly sleek and unique wheels, there are some beautifully designed toy automobiles for kids to zoom across the living room. » Read more

Helicopter Parenting: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Helicopter parenting is a term that was coined for over-parenting during the 1990s. It refers to a parent who hovers over their child constantly – like a helicopter – and watches their every move. This can have an adverse effect when the parent steps in to solve all of the child's problems in life. » Read more

Inhabitots on JustMommies: Easy Ways to Organize Kids' Bedrooms & Playrooms

By Inhabitots

A new year is all about fresh starts, and getting organized is one of the easiest ways to streamline your home and rejuvenate your surroundings. » Read more

Ask The Parent Coach: The Death of a Child's Pet

By Jan Roberts, Parent Educator and Coach

Dear Parent Coach, » Read more

Six Tips for Less-Stress Parenting

By Paula Statman, M.S.S.W. www.kidwisecorner.com

Nobody ever said parenting was easy, but here are some practical tips for how to worry less and enjoy parenting more. » Read more