6 Simple Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

(Family Features) When a baby is teething, parents often spend long days and nights trying to soothe their little one's discomfort. Begin a smoother teething journey for your family with these ideas.

Simplify Back-to-School Season

(Family Features) Between tools for the classroom and supplies for quick and nutritious meals at home or on the go, these ideas can help ensure you're ready for what the new school year brings.

Reducing Food Insecurity in Infants and Toddlers

(Family Features) Food insecurity isn't a new problem in the United States, but the economic upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the problem. Support good nutrition during infancy and toddlerhood for your own children and others in the community with these tips.

How to Raise Kind and Caring Children

(Family Features) While children are generally kind, it's possible they might internalize societal messages that equate kindness with weakness. Consider these three ways to encourage empathy.

Expert Advice for Families Exploring Plant-Based Options

(Family Features) A growing number of families are interested in plant-based choices for themselves and their children. If you're looking for ideas to help you feed your child in line with your own plant-based food values, consider these tips.

Special Gifts to Make Dad Smile

(Family Features) From home chefs and snazzy dressers to outdoorsmen and sports fans, these gifts offer an array of ideas for dads of all kinds, so you can bring a little extra joy to this year's Father's Day celebration.

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