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  • Give kids amazing self-confidence

    In this edition of LIFEadvice, coach Kim gives parents some tips for improving self-esteem in their kids. As usual, she offers some unique and practical suggestions
  • Study shows speaking to children helps foster language development

    Possible learning barriers from being raised in a low-income home can be overcome by an age-old skill: conversation.
  • Who are better listeners? Parents or children?

    Empathetic listening is a skill parents need to exercise, but few do it well.
  • 3 things never to say to a shy child

    As adults we want to help bashful kids feel more at ease. Despite our well-intentioned efforts, we say the wrong things.
  • 25 ways for parents to keep their cool

    Some days, kids can push even the most patient parent to the edge. Use these 25 methods to stay calm and in control.
  • Tips for new moms (and old ones, too)

    There are so many different ways to be a good mom. Here are tips on how to do your own research, learn from other's experiences, make your own decisions and avoid becoming caught up in the Mommy Wars.
  • Something else for Mom to worry about: A drug called ‘lean’

    Have you heard of Lamar Odom? He's an NBA player, most recently with the L.A. Clippers but currently a free agent.
  • For parents of kids with special needs, high functioning is hard too

    When it comes to autism or other developmental disabilities, "high functioning" sounds optimal. But parents of such children know that while it sounds ideal, "high functioning" involves it's own set of daunting challenges.
  • 5 reasons you should sign your kids up for music lessons

    Music teaches children more than just songs. It teaches them how to interact with others, express their emotions and how to succeed in other areas of their lives.
  • 101 Non-electric things for kids to do when they’re bored

    Things for your children to do that don't require an e- or an i- . Have a list ready when they say they are bored.