Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in young children. So, how do you prevent this condition commonly referred to as the "silent killer"? What are the common risk factors associated with it and what are some subtle symptoms to look for in your children? We've got some great tips to help keep the whole family safe.
Cribs, Co-sleepers, Bassinets, and Bunkbeds. With twins, there’s a lot of equipment and transitions ahead. Should you put newborns together? Keep them in your room or put in the nursery? And when they’re older, when should you separate them? Do they need their own rooms? Our twin parents are here to talk about sleeping arrangements for twins.
You love your children. And because we want them to be happy, new parents might be tempted to overindulge. But how do you know if you're spoiling your children? In what ways do parents typically spoil their children and how can it impact them long-term? And if you are spoiling your children, what are some simple ways to correct the issue so it doesn't become a problem.
Paying for childcare for one child can be expensive, so paying for two may seem impossible. So, how do twin parents make it work? Our panelists share their experience when it comes to daycare, nannies, au pairs and even babysitters.
Going out in public with your twins in tow can be quite a challenge. Not to mention all the unsolicited comments from well-meaning strangers. What are some of the common questions asked? What's the best way to respond to them? Plus, what to do when people start asking your twins questions and bypass you altogether.
When it comes to playdates? How do you find the best group? And how do you deal with potential conflict?
Like it or not, technology is part of our everyday lives, which means our kids are exposed to it too. Is this really a bad thing? If done in moderation, can these electronic games, toys and tablets actually makes our kids smarter?
Summer is here, and many families will be having tons of fun at theme parks and fairs. But before you purchase those tickets, consider these safety tips aimed at protecting your family and keeping everyone safe in large crowds.
Drowning is the second highest cause of death amongst children four and younger. What skills are desperately needed for survival? How do you teach these skills to your child? And, when can you start?
The social and emotional development of twins is a bit different when compared to singletons. As a parent, how do you encourage proper development for each child? And what type of advantages and disadvantages do twins commonly have socially and emotionally when compared to singletons?
Bathtime can be fun, but it can also be a scary place if you aren't taking precautions to help protect your child. Today, we'll explore some tips to help keep your kids safe, all while having fun and teaching them valuable lessons to help make them self-sufficient.
Even with one child, finding a balance between your schedule and your little one can be a challenge. So, what are some effective ways to get everything done and maintain at least a portion of your sanity at the same time?
You’ve heard all the standard comments about twins. But what about your kids? How do they respond? Have you talked to your twins about how to address these questions from complete strangers?
We all want our children to do what we tell them to do. But even the most obedient children fall short sometimes. So, when is it time to discipline your child? What systems seem to work best? And how do you make this transition when your child is just now learning right from wrong?