By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam What could possibly go wrong with ensuring our children’s lives are smooth and saving them from costly mistakes? Studies show that kids of helicopter parents often suffer at school and in the workplace. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 4 Tips To Avoid Being A Helicopter Swim Parent
Most kids have access to a computer, so it's not unlikely that your child might stumble upon some inappropriate content on the internet. That's why our friends at YourTango provided us with tips on how to teach our kids about what you...Show More Summary
Parents can make sure their children get the new school year off to a healthy start by getting checkups for them during the summer break.
Whether you're moving out of your parents' house and into your first adult studio apartment or just downsizing to more modest digs, the move to a smaller space can present certain design challenges. Luckily, New York City real estate agent Kemba Buchanan of Triplemint has some insider tips to help you set up your house like a pro. Show More Summary
By: Dr. George James Is there a perfect way to be a parent? Maybe you’ve read all the books, heard all the stories and watched all the videos. At the same time, there’s a part of you that has tried to figure it out on your own. It is normal to oscillate between wanting support Keep Reading ?
By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam If you’re going out of town, ask your coach for a recommendation of a team to train with. If your coach doesn’t have a connection, look up teams on USA Swimming’s website. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 4 Tips For Swim Parents About Visiting Other Teams
EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — How can a parent know if their child is transgender? What separates a young boy who might be transgender from one with a vivid imagination who likes to dress up in his sister's dresses? What do you do if your daughter tells you she's a boy?
A little parenting tip on teaching our sons and daughters a thing or two about falling on a bike, regardless of gender. The post Creating Courageous Daughters and Sensitive Sons appeared first on The Good Men Project.
When everybody is having a baby expect you, there are some things you're going to feel, and it's not all good feels either 8 Tips for Easing the Pain When Everybody Is Having a Baby But You is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperf...
By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam Swim parents share in the excitement and disappointments of our children’s journey in swimming. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 5 Tips For Swim Parents About The Journey
Parenting in the age of technology presents challenges Grandma and Grandpa didn’t have to deal with. Our children are ‘connected’ to the world — and if they aren’t their toys are. Common sense practices keep your kids safe most of the time. Show More Summary
As you prep to send the kids back to school, you may want to reassess what’s in their closet now and consolidate uneeded clothes, give away some, fold away some for younger children and basically get organized. Here are 10 tips to help you do that from a past post: 1.Take inventory: Go through the clothes... Read More »
The "Full Frontal" host's three children don't care for "normal children" things. "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee has an enviable "maple parachute"—dual citizenship—of the U.S. and Canada. But she's not leaving Trump's America anytime soon. Show More Summary
Just got a new iPhone or iPad for your kid? Well, here are a few things you should keep in mind before handing over the device. Yes, we all agree iPhone is a marvelous device and it will surely help you kid to a whole new face of technology. Show More Summary
I’m taking a brief summertime break from my AFC column in order to direct the summer programming at “camp mom.” I will be back in the new season with more tips and advice on taxes and personal finance for creative economy workers. In the meantime, in honor of all the AFC working artist parents out there, here’s a post on the tax credit that applies to summer camp.
Kids of happy and healthy single parents have had the best possible start to their lives. The post Five Tips for Single Dads to Get Their Parenting Act Together appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Knowing when to stop breast-feeding and how to wean properly can be difficult. In this article, learn how to make weaning easier for parent and child.
By SwimSwam on SwimSwam What can we do to help our kids overcome anxiety when they’re racing at swim meets? When my son was in the 11-12 age group, he would get so scared at meets. I’d watch him turn pale and physically shut down. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 8 Swim Parent Tips to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety at Meets
Because both of my parents have now gone on to their reward, I can let you in on some family barbecue history without fear of a Christmas stocking filled with butterscotch pudding. The truth is, our barbecued chicken was like a character from a Tim Burton movie. Blacker than Satan's soul on the...
By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam Legendary swimmer Cynthia “Sippy” Woodhead broke her first world record at age 14 and won a silver medal in the 1984 Olympics six years later. She now enjoys life on deck as a swim parent. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Sippy Woodhead’s Tips For SwimSwam Parents