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Parenting lessons from my husband

Parenting did not come naturally to me. But, in a world of helicopter moms and bubble wrapped kids, I have figured out how to be a good mom with some help from my husband. 

Mom group Social Common fosters a sense of community

Mom groups aren’t just about baby talk and swapping recipes anymore. No topic is off-limits.

Mom groups are a great way to stay connected

Feeling isolated as a new mom? Getting connected is easier than you might think.

The importance and impact of Mom’s groups

An up close look at a Mommy Connections group and how it helps new moms address the loneliness and isolation that often accompanies having a baby.

How to deal with a child who has been bullied

Father, author and educator, Michael Reist, shares advice for parents on how to deal with a child they suspect has been bullied and how to approach teachers and school administration about bullying.

Choosing a home-based daycare for your child

Get tips and advice on what to look for if you are choosing a licensed home-based daycare for your child

Proper way to fit and wear a backpack

David Tipton of Mountain Equipment Co-op demonstrates the proper way to fit and wear a backpack for young children to adults.

Momsense: How to take time away from your children with your partner

Time with your partner away from the kids is an important way to stay bonded as a couple. Here’s how to make it work.

Planning a getaway without your kids

Psychologist and sex therapist Dr. Laurie Betito offers tips on planning a getaway without your kids.

Getting fit with your baby

Andrea Page, a pre-and post-natal fitness coach and founder of FitMom, shares simple tips and demonstrates exercises to help new moms introduce fitness to their babies from an early age.

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