In this Oct. 24, 2013 photo, Mark Risinger, 16, checks his Facebook page on his computer as his mother, Amy Risinger, looks on at their home in Glenview, Ill.

Tips for parents: To post or not to post?

NEW YORK (AP) — Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. Some are choosing a complete blackout, while others opt for nicknames and a few carefully selected snapshots.

Here are some social media tips for parents, relatives and friends.


Read More
Team Jack Fundraiser: A preschooler's heart-wrenching story of being diagnosed with brain cancer

When I got the call that one of my daughter’s preschool classmates was in the hospital, I felt my heart sink. When I realized the mother of that li...

Wearable baby monitor can help you learn your baby's habits

One company is looking to help put parent's minds at ease while their babies are sleeping with a new gadget that not only keeps an eye on baby, but...

Show kids you care: Ask questions

Welcome back to school.

6 tips to help lessen separation anxiety in children

Separation anxiety in children is a part of childhood development.

Cost of raising child in America tops $245,000

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report made public Monday.

Rosemond: Parents' anxiety is biggest hurdle to toilet training

On one of my websites I, along with a team of certified parent coaches, answer questions submitted by parents. In the last two days, 67 percent of the questions have concerned toilet training.

Should I feel bad that I didn't shed a tear after dropping my kids off to school?

It’s quiet in my house. I can hear the birds chirping and the clock ticking while the dog rests peacefully next to me. It’s pure bliss.

Why don't men listen? Does it mean he's losing interest in me?

The Sassy Housewife is a weekly advice column on by Danielle Herzog, a married mother of two. She’ll cover adventures in housewifery — p...