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Communicate with Your Baby in the Womb

10 simple, playful, joyful tips for starting your relationship with your baby while she's still growing inside you.  - Mom365.com, May 2014


12 Celebrities Who Love Prenatal Yoga      

Hollywood has gotten the memo: Prenatal yoga is a great way to stay fit, calm, and balanced during pregnancy.  - Parents.com, March 2014  


Prenatal Yoga for Easier Delivery 

Your prenatal yoga practice can prepare you to deliver your baby with strength and grace. - Parents.com, March 2014


How is Prenatal Yoga Different from Regular Yoga?

Prenatal yoga is so much more than "yoga classes attended by pregnant women." - Parents.com, March 2014


7 Amazing Prenatal Yoga Benefits

From your physical body to your emotional state, prenatal yoga is a key ingredient to a healthy, happy pregnancy.  - Parents.com, March 2014


Can Yoga Help Relieve Back Pain in Pregnancy?

In a word -- absolutely! Read on to learn how yoga can bring strength and flexibility to your body and mind, relieving back pain in the process. - Parents.com, March 2014


10 Remedies for Pregnancy Back Pain

Is your back starting to talk to you -- but not in a nice way? Try one of these approaches to ease your pain and feel strong and comfortable in your body again. - Parents.com, March 2014


What Causes Lower Back Pain in Pregnancy?

Educating yourself about the causes of pregnancy-related lower back pain is the first step toward reconnecting with your body and finding relief. - Parents.com, March 2014


Prevent Pregnancy Back Pain Before It Starts

It's never too late -- or too early -- to protect your body from buckling under the strain of lower back pain during pregnancy. - Parents.com, March 2014


Pregnancy Back Pain: When to Worry

Most back pain during pregnancy is nothing more than a nuisance. But sometimes an immediate call to the doctor is in order. - Parents.com, March 2014


Is It Safe to Get a Massage for Pregnancy Back Pain?

Prenatal massage with a qualified therapist can be a relaxing way to release some of your back pain during pregnancy. - Parents.com, March 2014


17 Tips for a Better Beach Day with Your Kids

Make your day at the beach feel like, well, a day at the beach (yes, even with small children in tow!) with this time-tested parenting advice. - Parents.com, June 2015


Signs and Symptoms of Teenage Depression

Depression in teenagers can be difficult to spot. Learn the signs of depression to avoid feeling confused and overwhelmed by trying to figure out the difference between a normally stressed-out teen and a clinical depression that needs treatment and attention. - EmpoweringParents.com, June 2015


How Is Depression Diagnosed in Teens?

For most parents, the journey to an accurate, professional depression diagnosis begins in the pediatrician’s office. But where does it go from there? - EmpoweringParents.com, June 2015


What Causes Depression in Teens?

At any given time, 1 or 2 out of every 10 teens may be depressed, whether or not they have officially been diagnosed. Exploring possible causes of a teen’s depression is an important step toward helping them get through an acute episode, and eventually recover. - EmpoweringParents.com, June 2015


10 Foods to Nourish Breastfeeding Moms

As a breastfeeding mama, you need to eat well, to enrich your milk supply and to keep your body functioning at its best.  Read on for specific edibles to feed you and your babe deliciously and healthfully. - Mom365.com, July 2014


10 Ways to Manage Post-Weaning Depression

Whether you’ve nursed your baby three months or three years, weaning can be a complex, emotional process.  Start your healing today. - Mom365.com, June 2014


9 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe at Amusement Parks

Accidents happen at amusement parks, from skinned knees to serious ride malfunctions.Follow these simple tips to be at the helm of your family's safety at fairs, carnivals, and parks of all types. - Parents.com, June 2014


10 Ways to Heal from Birth Trauma

Nobody expects childbirth to be a cinch, but for some, giving birth is actually a traumatic experience. Start down the road to healing with these 10 tips. 
- Mom365.com, March 2014


23 Free Things to Do with the Family

You don't have to break the bank to enjoy some of Boston's best with your children.
- Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, March 2, 2014


10 Tips to Beat the Baby Blues

Welcome to the “baby blues,” a totally normal, usually short-lived period of days or weeks when your mood may ebb and flow in less time than it takes your baby to dirty a diaper. Get through it with these 10 simple coping tips. 
- Mom365.com, January 2014


10 Natural Cold & Flu Remedies for Your Child

From herbal remedies to nurturing routines, try the natural road to soothing your little ones during cold and flu season. 
- Mom365.com, December 2013


10 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Your baby doesn’t have to be a statistic; it’s never too early to start helping him achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Explore these 10 ways to solve the obesity problem before it starts for your baby.
- Mom365.com, November 2013


10 Easy Ways New Moms Can Stay Healthy

Everyone plans for a healthy pregnancy and birth. But a needy newborn can quickly sap the time and energy Mommy has for self-care. Health is, however, a worthy priority for new moms. Check out these simple ways to get your health and sense of well-being back on track.
- Mom365.com, November 2013


10 Essential Travel Tips for Moms

Taking your baby or toddler on a plane, train, or automobile can be an exciting adventure or a logistical nightmare, depending on how you've prepared.  With these time-tested tools, be ready to have a great trip.

- Mom365.com, May 2013


10 Ways to Engage Your Child in Active Play 

Keep your baby and toddler moving, and set them on a course for a lifetime of healthy choices.
- Mom365.com, February 2013


10 Ideas to Create Meaningful Family Moments 

Every moment together counts, so make the most of family time with these fun, memorable ideas.
- Parents.com, 2012


Where Do Halloween Traditions Come From?

Why do we wear costumes and go trick-or-treating? Find out the spooky history behind Halloween Traditions and discover frightful and fun ideas.
- Parents.com, 2011 


ABCs

The ABCs of Potty Training 

A-Z tips from trusted experts on the much-discussed and often-dreaded parenting task of potty training. 
- Parents.com, July 2013.


The ABCs of Summer 

Summer! Just the word conjures up sun-kissed skin, juicy slices of watermelon, and bare feet on warm sand. 
- Parents.com, 2012


The ABCs of Giving Thanks

Guide your child through our A to Z list and find other ordinary and extraordinary things to give thanks for, at Thanksgiving or anytime!
- Parents.com, 2011


Annual Parenting News Round-Ups

The Top 12 Parenting News Stories of 2013

Parents tend to scan the headlines with one question in mind: "Does this affect my family?" This year, the stories that captured our attention felt personal. See what news made my annual roundup.
- Parents.com, 2013


The Top 13 Parenting News Stories of 2012

Plenty of news items captured our attention in 2012; here, we have compiled the 13 most compelling (and, at times, upsetting) stories that had the greatest impact.
- Parents.com, 2012


The 7 Controversies that Changed the Way We Raise Our Kids in 2011

Here, the stories that affected our lives and our kids' lives the most this year, from 'superior' Chinese mothers to tainted apple juice.
- Parents.com, 2011