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School board member suggests dress code for parents

A Florida school board member is aiming to change a dress code -- except it's not for students.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 08:46am EDT

Tags: Sun Sentinel, Dress Code, clothing, parents, huffington post

Is sleeping a group activity? How to get kids back in their own beds

Sleep is a precious commodity for busy parents, but it's hard to get your Zzzs when the kids start jumping in bed with you.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 07:22am EST

Tags: parenting, sleep, Dr. Harvey Karp, parents, randi martin

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Snow/rain line divides parents over school closings

Snow days have piled up across the region, but parents in the inner suburbs are questioning why their students can't go to class when the conditions in their neighborhoods are normal.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:32pm EST

Tags: winter weather, snow days, schools, school buses, parents, andrew mollenbeck

Matchmaking service serves would-be co-parents, not daters

If your biological clock is ticking but there's no mate, where do you go?

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 10:14am EST

Tags: modamily, parents, kids, randi martin

Expert introduces mindfulness meditation to Montgomery Co. students, parents

Tara Brach has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years, and on Oct. 7 she will bring her expertise and insight on the practice to students, parents and teachers in Montgomery County, Md.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: mindfulness, meditation, Tara Brach, Montgomery County schools, students, school, parents

Good to Go: How parents can squeeze exercise into busy schedules

It may sound alarming, but parents can sneak exercise into packed schedules. While free time for parents is often hard to find, getting a little exercise is better than doing nothing at all. A quick workout leaves mom and dad feeling a little more refreshed and relaxed -- and it sets a good example for the kids.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 09:05am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, parents, exercise, tips

Good to Go: Advice for moms and dads returning to the workforce

For many families, there comes a time when a parent who has acted as the main caregiver or childcare provider for his/her family makes the decision to return to part-time or full-time employment. Here are some tips for that transition.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, parents, work, jobs, employment, Katie Howard

Tips to keep your kids safe at inaugural events

Those monitoring the throngs of people heading to the National Mall Monday ask parents to take a some precautions before heading out for the day's events.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 06:47am EST

Tags: inaguration day, National Mall, child safety, parents, Nick Iannelli

Parents swap sonograms for gender-reveal cakes

Instead of learning the news in a sterile hospital room from a doctor, couples are gathering in the comfort of their homes with family and friends their eyes glued to a cake rather than a sonogram for proof that it's a boy or girl.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 08:50pm EST

Tags: babies, parents, cake decorator, pregnancy, Stephanie Steinberg, cakes, gender reveal

Is your child sick enough to stay home from school?

Here are some guidelines for whether to send your child to school when he says he doesn't feel well.

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 06:00am EST

Tags: health, sick day, sick children, vomit, temperature, sore throat, when kids should stay home from school, child, parents, fever