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The Way You Talk To Your Child Can Improve Development

From reading together to prompting conversations with engaging questions, you're building your child's brain and helping their development.

Is It OK To Swear In Front Of Kids?

Maybe you have a potty mouth or just let the odd expletive slip when you're mad. Whichever the case, is it OK to swear in front of kids? Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Should kids have more freedom?

Honestly, parents were way more chill decades ago. As kids we hung out under the sun, not always under our parents’ watchful eyes. Is summer the season of supervision, or should we let our kids roam until the streetlights come on?

Should You Pay Your Kids for Chores?

Sure, offering your kid money to vacuum, sweep or tidy their toys gives them more incentive. But should you? Two moms and an expert weigh in.

8 Parenting Myths Debunked

You've heard them before. Things like "pacifiers are bad" or "you won't sleep again." Dr. Dina sheds some light on eight age-old parenting misconceptions.

6 tips for encouraging kids to write

Penning letters and jotting down stories and plays are all ways to get your kids to practise writing. (And we bet they won’t even notice.)

Will swearing in front of my kids %#$* them up?

Deputy editor Lisa Van De Geyn speaks to a child psychologist and potty-mouth parents (*raises hand*) to answer this %#$&*@% question.

Is your kid a hoarder?

It can be hard, but it's important to realize the importance of letting go.

Do older siblings have too much influence on younger ones?

Almost all younger siblings have the innate desire to mimic their older sibling. While we can't expect older siblings to parent their younger brothers and sisters, they can be positive role models. Here's how.

Turn these 6 nasty hygiene habits into good ones

Teaching hygiene to your kids may seem like a losing battle, but here are ways to deal with the worst offenders.

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