When kids go back to school at various ages, new demands pile on parents very quickly. New schedules, new homework, new teachers, and new schools are just the beginning. Increasing energy and stamina by parents are needed to cope with all the changes along with their kids' range of emotions about the impending school year. Show More Summary
Homeschooling is now legal in all 50 states, but regulations governing how parents teach their children vary widely. The number of children being educated at home has grown steadily throughout the last decade. There are now approximately 1,576,516 American children being educated at home by a parent or guardian. Show More Summary
As we approach the end of August, many of us are preparing for another school year for our kids. As a nutritionist, I regularly counsel parents and their children on healthy eating. The beginning of the school year is a perfect timeShow More Summary
The morning after I posted last week’s “3 Gene Therapy Trials Report Good News,” I heard from my friend Ilyce Randell, whose son Max has had two gene therapies for Canavan Disease. Unlike the parents in
Bellyitch Rewind Few things tug at a parent’s heartstrings like the cries and pleas of a child in the throes of a separation anxiety attack; still, they are a normal (if distressing) part of childhood development. With proper coping strategies and plenty of love, the worst of your child’s anxieties can be managed until he’s... Read More »
Parents can initiate weight management at home. This can be done by limiting, monitoring and controlling the following considerations:
With back-to-school time around the corner, parents will be scrambling to buy new school supplies and clothes. As they tick off their long list of school to-dos, ophthalmologists are reminding moms and dads not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children's eyes.
Parents and students, call this Smart Money 101.
If your child had the drive to get a summer job and earn some income, he or she is already demonstrating some financial savvy. Starting smart money habits as early in life as possible can make a big difference over the long run. So, here are three important tips to help your kids as they begin their financial journey.
When the history books are written on the rise and fall of DT's 2016 Mad Max campaign of hate, the tipping point leading to his stunning meltdown will be identified as the moment he lashed out at the Gold Star Khan couple, parents of...Show More Summary
Strapped for cash as a freshman? If not now, you will be soon. That goes double for your parents, who are likely footing a portion of the bill — from tuition to room and board to all the living essentials you'll need when you move into the dorm. To make the transition from high school to...
August is National Breastfeeding Month and if you're a nursing mom you know how breastfeeding can sometimes feel like the most frustrating and unnaturally difficult things you ever have to face as a parent. Well, I have some stellar advice for new moms from the people who are changing the way we do it. Show More Summary
As summer begins winding down, it’s time to begin preparing your children for life back at school. Although going from a relaxed summer to a regimented schedule can be difficult at first, parents can follow simple steps to set up their...Show More Summary
I place a premium on giving, whether that means giving people new opportunities, my time, the benefit of the doubt, or a helpful hand. As a child, I was heavily influenced by the unfailing generosity of my parents. As I continue to give, I realize that others are [...]
As parents, we all want to do the best for our children. We advocate getting them into the best schools and making sure the best teachers are teaching them. We keep them physically active by shuttling them from one activity to the next. Show More Summary
When the mercury rises and routines melt, it's easy to lose your cool with kids. Our TODAY Parenting Team has tips to defuse hot tempers.
Parenting is tough. It can get tougher when your child enters the teenage years. Understandably, you might feel overwhelmed when your child starts acting differently and stops wanting to spend time with you, preferring to hang with their friends. You might feel overwhelmed with their […]
The parents of two Tennessee girls who plummeted 40 feet from a faulty Ferris wheel said they watched in horror as the gondola tipped.
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