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Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby

In this groundbreaking book, Tracy Hogg concentrates her vast knowledge (and huge dose of common sense) into simple, accessible programs that parents can begin as early as the first few weeks of a baby’s life. Reassuring, [...]

The Child and the Machine

The Child and the Machine

Are computers effective learning tools for young children? Can computers help our kids learn to read, write, and think? The Child and the Machine is, astonishingly, the first book ever to address these questions. Drawing upon [...]

Gazpacho Verde

Gazpacho Verde

This green gazpacho is fresh and delicious. While perfect in summer when tomatoes are at their ripest, you can make it with fresh tomatoes available from your grocer during any season.  Try adding other vegetables and [...]

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

According to a recent study, childcare settings can have a big impact on a child’s weight and activity level.  The study found that children in certain childcare settings are about one and a half times more [...]

Europe & Kids – Trains, Planes & Automobiles, Pt 3 of 6

Europe & Kids – Trains, Planes & Automobiles, Pt 3 of 6

When The Parent Report’s radio host, Joanne Wilson decided to travel Europe with her kids she learned a lot about booking flights, Eurail passes and car rentals. Here, in the third of a six part series, [...]

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children  scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]

Living with Autism – A Parent’s Perspective

Living with Autism – A Parent’s Perspective

Imagine your baby not babbling or cooing, or gesturing with points and waves by 12 months, not saying a single word by 16 months, or not using two-word phrases on his or her own by 24 [...]

Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special. Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]

White Beans with Lemon, Fennel, and Avocado

White Beans with Lemon, Fennel, and Avocado

Here’s a delicious, easy and healthy salad to serve to the whole family…or whip it up for a special treat for you and your partner after the kids are tucked in bed. Its variety of flavors and [...]

Planning Family Vacations

Planning Family Vacations

How to plan a vacation that every member of your family will enjoy. Planning Family Vacations When it comes to family vacations, naturally it’s the parents who cover the costs. But that doesn’t mean we should [...]