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My Little One Was So Excited About Being a Big Brother ... But Not Anymore!

Dear AdviceMama, During my pregnancy, my 3-year old could not have been more excited about having a little brother or sister. He told everyone he was going to be a big brother and couldn't wait for "his" little baby to be born. He was...
Be patient with your son, and help him cry whenever he's upset.

Big Brother is Watching You Snarf Those Fries During School Lunch

Big brother is watching you eat lunch. Credit: Getty Images
Big Brother is watching you. And he's saying, "Whoa, fat boy! Lay off the barbecue chips!"
In an effort to raise a new generation of crazy Texans who wear tinfoil hats and...
Watch what you eat, kids. Those surveillance cameras certainly are.

Prepare Big Brothers and Sisters for a New Sibling

Credit: Getty Images Preparing a child for the arrival of a sibling requires more than buying a "Big Brother" or "Big Sister" T-shirt. It's necessary to explain the new baby's role in the family, says Laurie Kramer, a professor of...Preparing a child for the arrival of a sibling requires more than buying a "Big Brother" or "Big Sister" T-shirt.

Big Sibling Gifts, BPA-Free Bottles, and Watchmen - Links We Love

A new baby is pretty exciting for mom and dad, but big siblings may have mixed feelings about their family's new addition. Make them feel special with a big brother or big sister gift. -- MomFinds Got a little boy obsessed with that body part that...

"Boys and Girls Alone" Leaves Parenting Out of Reality TV

Some are calling it "Big Brother Junior" or "Lord of the Flies 2009." But no matter what you call it, almost everyone is in agreement that UK reality show Boys and Girls Alone amounts to one thing: The exploitation of kids for ratings. Producers...

Siblings: Trying to make life normal after the second baby arrives

One of the hardest parts of transitioning from a one-child family to two children is realizing that you have utterly and completely rocked your first child's world. Though you understand everyone is going to be just fine in the end, it doesn't make...

Art gets mad when children play with it

If you're a computer nerd (like me), you've probably noticed the buzz 'round the Internets about Google Street. It's a feature within Google's popular map service that lets users to see photos taken on the streets. Most of the time the photos are...

Teacher tricks students in to giving fingerprints

An English primary school headmaster has been criticized for "tricking' his young students into providing their fingerprints. Mark Woodbaum told his pupils that providing their fingerprints was part of a "game...so there's no need to tell your...

Baby image of the day: holding daddy's hand

I don't know if it's the same for all of you mamas, but for me, the relationship between my husband and the boys is the one I agonize over, hoping that it will turn out right in the end - that they will strike the right balance between discipline...

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