Should You Try a 'Mommy Cleanse'?

Credit: Blueprintcleanse.com Sure, celeb moms like Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Kidman, and Sarah Jessica Parker do "cleanses" --...Pricey celeb cleanses are becoming popular among moms, who may not have time to get to a gym and are looking for a quick way to shed a few pounds.

Surviving a Summer of Shared Custody

Juggling separate vacations with camp and daycare schedules can throw everyone off-kilter. Credit Getty Images For divorced moms and...Juggling separate vacations with camp and daycare schedules can throw everyone off-kilter -- but these tips can help make sure your custody schedule doesn’t put a damper on summer fun.

Is It OK to Be Sad Around Your Kids?

Is it okay to be sad around your kids? Credit: Corbis With all the tornadoes and flooding in the news these days, it's no surprise that...With all the tornadoes and flooding in the news these days, it’s no surprise that some of us are feeling pretty down in the dumps. But should we let our kids see our sadness?

What to Buy Teachers for an End of the Year School Gift

What teacher gifts will make the grade? Credit: Getty Images School is nearly out -- and the annual hunt for the perfect end-of-year...School is nearly out -- and the annual hunt for the perfect end-of-year teacher gift is on.

Writing a Will: Yes, Parents, You Need One!

Creepy? Maybe. But you need to write a will. Credit: Getty Images The idea of writing a will gives some of us the creeps. After all,...Wills don't have to be expensive. Online sites can get you started for around $50.

Annoyed Your Kids Don't Get Along With Your Best Friend's Offspring? Here's How to Make It Work!

Isn't it nice when we all just get along? Credit: Getty Images It's hard enough to find cool people to hang out with, let alone cool...Tired of playing police when your kid isn't getting along with others?

Do Alternative Cures for Colic Really Work?

There is no straightforward cure for colic. Credit: Getty Images A new survey of scientific research confirms what doctors have been...A new survey of scientific research confirms what doctors have been telling sleep-deprived, stressed-out parents about alternative treatments for colicky babies: There's just no straightforward cure for colic.

Treatments for Autism: What Works, What Doesn't

Watch a video on how autism can be treated.
Credit: Getty Images Moms of kids with autism usually try everything under the sun --...
There's new guidance in the world of autism treatment: While medications can be a mixed bag, behavioral interventions can help -- a lot.

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