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Study Shows Benefits for Mom and Baby When Pushing Right after Full Dilation

To push or not to push? For first-time moms who opt for an epidural during labor, you should begin pushing immediately after the cervix is fully dilated (to around 10 centimeters), according to a...

How to Find the Right Childcare

If you want to keep baby at home, we take a look at two options: hiring a nanny or choosing an in-home daycare.

The Science Behind Outdoor Classrooms

The great outdoors provide a beneficial learning environment for children, and various local programs give them the chance to explore the natural world.

Screens: Are They Safe for Your Kids?

Tablets are becoming a part of everyday life, even for our kids. What are the dangers, and how do we find a balance?

Learn How to Potty Train in a Flash

Choose the quick-training technique that’s right for you and your toddler.

The Dangers of Batteries

Babies who swallow a button battery need immediate medical attention. Magnets and e-cigarette refills are unsafe, too.

Talking to Your Kids About Scary Headlines

Whether it’s a natural disaster or mass shooting, tragedies are impossible to hide from your child. They’ll learn about them through media coverage or from a kid on the bus. Here’s how to talk to your kids about what’s happening.

Five Pregnancy Superfoods

These superstar foods not only pack a nutritional punch, they also boost baby’s brain and cell development.

Making Baby Food

When your little one is ready for solids, keep meals fresh by preparing baby food at home. We help you get started.

Making the Grade

What’s trending in kindergarten.