Surprising Parenting Advice

A Half Birthday Ritual

A half cake for half birthdays.

5 Ways to Teach Kids About Consent

"You're the boss of your body." Plus, one thing that really surprised me.

16 Ways to Travel With Kids (And Enjoy It)

From packing headlamps to avoiding hangry moments, six mothers share the secrets to great family vacations.

How to Help Kids Feel Safe

Helping kids and teenagers wriggle out of a bad situation.

How to Inspire Kids to Play on Their Own

Experts say boredom is great for kids. Here's a tip to make that work well.

Going From One to Two Kids

Having a second child surprised me in many ways.

5 Things Nursery School Taught Me

Tips on potty training and teaching two-year-olds to help themselves.

Frozen Peas

An easy way to get kids to eat vegetables.

Idea: ‘I’m Bored’ Jar

When kids say, "I'm bored," bust out this jar.

How to Get Your Child to Talk About School

How to Ask Your Child About School

A magic trick to help your child talk about their day.