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Meet the Winners!

Find out what special-needs sites and books were voted the winners of the About.com Readers' Choice Awards, then share your good wishes....More...

5 Signs of the Best Work from Home Job

Many working mothers loath their long commutes, getting stuck at the office when the work day should be over, and simply being out of the house for eight or more hours a day. In many cases, working mothers may have to reinvent themselves when it comes to choosing the best work from home job. It star...More...

Toilet Training

When should I start toilet training my child?Do not start toilet training until both you and your child are ready....More...

Top Toys 2005

See the best of top picks for kids' toys at About Parenting of K-6 Children. Go beyond the marketing hype to find the best toys for your kids....More...

Handmade Baby Shower Invitations

Don't know what to do for a baby announcement/shower? This is one of the most common dilemmas that first-time parents are facing. Sometimes, they tend to get very frustrated with the preparation. This is not a healthy situation for a family to end up in. Birth Announcements is an event that mak...More...

Ways For a Parent to Instruct a Child

Many parents believe that there child should know what to do and what not to do. How will the child know this, unless you teach them? Many parents punish their child for something that is wrong without first telling the child what they did wrong. Honestly, before you punish your child, you will need...More...

VTech InnoTab2 Review

When considering purchasing a tablet toy for your children, there are several available for young children in the 3-9 year old age range. The VTech InnoTab2 and the InnoTab2s are the latest updates to the original InnoTab device which made it's debut in 2011. Using touch screen technology or a ...More...

How to Make a Baby Doll Bed

You don't have to be an expert woodworker to construct a doll bed. Typical measurements for a cradle are set for a 16-inch doll, but if you want to custom-size it, remember to make it at least 2 inches longer than the doll, and the other measurements can stay the same. As with all children's toys, i...More...

How to Stop Teenage Sexting

Sexting refers to the sending or receiving of nude or sexually suggestive images and messages, usually over the Internet or by cell phone. Sexting is something of a craze among teens, although few are aware of the potentially devastating consequences. For instance, if a teen is caught with an explic...More...

Sleep, Rest, and Breast-Feeding-Health Tools

Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Sleep: Helping Your Children—and Yourself—Sleep Well...More...

Baby Feeding Problems

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of baby feeding problems including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

Earthquake Safety Activities

Don't get caught in a bad spot during an earthquake.hide and seek image by Arpad Nagy-Bagoly from Fotolia.comKids are inundated with information about keeping safe in an earthquake, but putting information into action can be difficult. To help kids or adolescents understand how to keep......More...

Should I Purchase a Peg Perego Stroller Or Another Model?

There are few things more important to a parent than making sure that their child has the safest accessories to use. This would include things like high chairs, cribs and strollers. This is one of the reasons why so many parents these days are choosing a Peg Perego stroller....More...

What Are the Duties of Guardianship?

Federal and state laws govern the duties of guardianship in the United States. A legal guardian is appointed by the court and must meet minimum eligibility requirements in their state in order to be considered for guardianship of a minor. A guardian must serve as the legal representative for the min...More...