Hello It’s Aparent Readers, We’re back with new reads for you to share thoughts and wisdoms on being the best parents we can be.  As you read through some of the posts we share, we urge you to share with others; use the subject or ideas from the...

Ranked: The Big Issues That Worry Parents Today

Esther Crain, Writer ‎August‎ ‎12‎, ‎2015 If your child has a phone or a tablet, then you’re probably worried, too. It used to be that when parents worried about their kids’ health, it was mostly about things like smoking and teen pregnancy. But these days, digital...

Your Role in Your Child’s Speech

Your baby learns to talk during his first two years of life. Long before he utters his first word, he’s learning the rules of language and how adults use it to communicate. He’ll begin by using his tongue, lips, palate, and any emerging teeth to make...

Warning Signs of ADD/ADHD

If your child’s behavior is interfering with their ability to be successful at home or in school, and their behavior isn’t age or situation appropriate, your child may have ADD/ADHD. At Home • Has boundless energy, can’t sit school and is restless, some body part is...

No One Said Parenting is Easy

Guest blog by Anne Laurie: No one ever said parenting was easy. But parenting a teen can at times make you want to pull your hair out. Choosing expectations for your teen that are both challenging but not overbearing is like waking a tight rope. Here are a few...

Pacifier Weaning in Six Easy Steps

Taking candy from a baby might be easy, but pacifiers are another story entirely. If you have a toddler or even preschooler who loves his paci, you’re in good company. Pacifier weaning is a common challenge for parents. Most parents find that pacifier weaning is...