Expert Advice: Big Kids


It's So Hot Outside: Tips on Keeping Kids Safe in the Summer Heat

Credit: AFP/Getty Images Yep, we know: It's hot out there. Like, really, really hot. Like, so hot you really don't want to step outside...Young children are especially vulnerable to heat, experts say.

Setting Screen Limits: Top 3 Tips

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Not all screens are created equal
* Kids spend nearly 7.5 hours per day with media. * Balancing media usage is a...
Kids as young as 8 are spending nearly 7.5 hours per day consuming media.

Sibling Rivalry? How Parents Can Help

Credit: Getty Images Parents can help improve relationships between squabbling siblings -- by shipping one to Bolivia and the other to ...Expert tells parents to help kids develop conflict resolution skills.
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My Son's Tantrums Leave Me Exhausted!

Dear AdviceMama, I have a 9-year-old son, and three and 2-year-old daughters. My son has had a temper since he was a baby. I thought his ...
Looking after three young children is tough already, but having one who frequently has tantrums will wear down even the saintliest parent.

Surviving a Family Road Trip: Top 5 Tips

Walley World! Credit: Noel Hendrickson, Getty Images Planning for a family road trip can feel like planning for a major military operat...We asked parents and experts for their top tips for surviving a family road trip, and with their help you really can make getting there half the fun.

Save Your Kids From Summertime Dangers

Relaxing in the backyard, enjoying the pool and exploring the great outdoors. See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime a...See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime activities, and learn how to prevent a trip to the emergency room.

'What's Eating Your Child' Author Talks Misdiagnosed Mood Disorders

Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all. As nutritionist Kelly Dorfman tells Dr. Marc Siegel, these conditions c...Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all.
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My Kids Fight All the Time! How Do I Stop Sibling Rivalry?

Dear AdviceMama, What can I do about my children's sibling rivalry? They fight all the time! Signed, Exasperated Mom Dear Exasperated,...When siblings cannot negotiate disagreements without hurting one another parents need to take action.


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