"As a mom of five, with kids ranging in age from 3 to 23, the lines between one kid to the next have blurred. I’ve lost all points of reference, especially in regards to when specific behaviors of mine should subside."
If you’re looking for the perfect back-to-school gadget, check out our ideas.
An 8-year-old adopted dog chases owner everywhere, wants to be picked up and barks when owner leaves. Read Dog Gone Problems' advice for helping this dog deal with separation anxiety.
"Bags. It’s all about the bags. So many bags. We look like one giant gypsy family as we haul our excessive number of bags to and fro."
When rain drives creative play indoors, pull out the finger paints and let the kids make some tracks in a more permanent way — on paper, of course!
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Having kids is the best way to really dive into being a tourist — even in your own hometown. It can also be an amazing way to revisit your own childhood haunts and see them in a fresh light.
These cute DIY toilet paper roll robots are easy and fun for kiddos to make. Plus they'll offer hours of fun on rainy or too-hot summer days.
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Investigate possible medical causes, but absent those, just chill out.
When my 7-year-old noticed a bird whose wing seemed injured and said, "Mommy, we have to help it," I jumped at the chance to do some good. The bird was less pleased.
Birthdays really are the best. If your child has a birthday coming up, consider these celebratory tales in honor of their big day.
My daughter was afraid of me dying, and, I realized, so was I.
It takes Madden Landicho about four minutes, give or take a few seconds, to name every country in the world. He can also identify each country's flag.
It will include slides, a trampolinelike dome and steps people can jump across.
Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place July 12-15.
My husband and I haven’t slept solidly through the night since that one time my mom took the girls overnight. We had no idea that having babies had made us lightweights, so we found ourselves wildly drunk off a glass of wine as we stumbled our way back to the Old Market Marriott.
When traveling, it’s easy to think that less is more when going on a trip — and most of the time it is. However, not in the actual airport. Don’t skimp on those carry-on bags — especially when traveling with kids.
Sometimes, how we define parenting is fluid. I'm learning to embrace the family we've built.
Though the recall covers cereal with a best-by date of June 14, 2018, through June 14, 2019, the agency is recommending people avoid the cereal altogether.
Expecting moms are increasingly turning to the Internet for issues they can't or won't discuss with their doctors.
Katie Pufahl was drawn to Baby Boot Camp classes because she could bring along Millie and her 9-month-old son, Max.
This is extremely off-putting to me, so I have distanced my family from theirs.
Summer is the busiest and best time of year. If you're looking for a fun way to plan out your summer while the kids are on vacation, look no further.
My kid lives a happy-go-lucky, stress-free existence. Perhaps I should adopt some of her behaviors.
Science is clearly on the side of not using corporal punishment. Intuitive parents know to use consistent, loving and compassionate discipline — but what does that look like?
Dog Gone Problems is a weekly advice column by David Codr, a dog behaviorist in Omaha. David answers dog behavior questions sent in by our readers. You can reach him at email@example.com.
"I'm not sure when parents today started feeling the pressure to throw an Instagram-worthy party at every birthday. I'm vowing to take it easy. I'm focusing less on the party details and more on my child. I'm focusing on spending as much time with them as I can on their special day and not on making sure my house is perfectly spotless or whether the homemade decorations are just right."
You don’t have to live on the Gulf Coast to enjoy a good old-fashioned, family-friendly shrimp boil.
A pediatrician's advice for raising healthy, non-picky eaters, hopefully with fewer food allergies.
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