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Heidi Woodard: Help! I have the mentality of an 82-year old

No offense to any octogenarians out there. I’m just not ready to be you yet.


Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket

So, here we are, staring at Easter already and… more candy.


How I Do It: Personal trainer-mom pushes herself and others, all with a smile

She intended to work with children, but her love for health and fitness ultimately took over her career ambitions.


Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Sometimes being a good parent means less talking, more listening

“Mom, what’s a lesbian? … Someone at school called me one, and I want to know what it is.”


Claire Flatowicz: Spring Cleaning: Signs it’s time to toss your clothes

It’s time to dust off those shelves that never see a dust rag, clean out those kitchen cabinets and my clothes closet.


How I Do It: Working mom Nadira Ford-Robbins

The 28-year-old dishes on discipline, sacrifices (fewer shoes) and her well-mannered 1-year-old.


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Boys Town has created a new book club designed to teach parenting strategies.

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newborn

Being a parent is one tough job.

But it’s also the most rewarding experience a person can have.

We’ve asked Children’s Hospital & Medical Center experts to help us get through those all-important first years. The hospital offers free parenting classes, titled “Parenting U” given by professionals.

Dr. Steve Sindelar, of Children’s Physicians, will help prepare you for a newborn today at 6 p.m.

Make sure you register for the class on momaha.

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sleepschedule

Summer’s ending. It’s back to work. Back to the school routines. And, oh, no. Sleep schedules.

I wanted to learn how some parents get their kids to sleep by 7:30 p.m. That’s insane to me.

So I asked a sleep expert for help.

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It’s never too late to shape good behavior. Hang in there. It’ll get better.

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I ooze patience with other people’s kids. So I am going to treat my children like they belong to another mom.

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Did you know the more words a child hears by age 2, the larger his or her vocabulary will grow?

Now at 17 months, Gabriella repeats words. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve caught myself having adult conversations with her about dinner or laundry or hair products.

I recently read a list of milestones important to literacy goals in a Scholastic “Read and Rise” family guide. It encouraged conversations, such as singing a song or lullaby, reading a story, or just responding to your baby’s coos.

Click the headline to read more.

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Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket
So, here we are, staring at Easter already and... more candy.
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Big shout-out to all of the moms out there.

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