Parenting

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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‘Scary Mommy’ Shares Her Tips To Survive An Entire Summer With Kids

Founder of the popular parenting blog, Jill Smokler, is offering tips how to avoid pulling your hair out this summer when the kids are out of school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2013

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Mother Of 4 Chronicles Joys Of Parenting In Book

Rene Urbanovich, a mother-of-four, appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss her book, “MaternallyOurs.”

05/12/2013

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Moms With Hospitalized Kids Get Day Of Pampering To Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day came early for moms whose children are hospitalized at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s Nia Vardalos Discusses Her New Parenting Book, ‘Instant Mom’

Nia Vardalos, Academy Award-nominated writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, stopped by KCAL9 News Tuesday to discuss her new parenting book, Instant Mom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: If you’ve ever seen a newborn in a onesie emblazoned with a […]

01/25/2013

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Expert Tips On Helping Your Child Adjust To The School Year

Dr. Phil Dembo appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning with tips for parents on helping your child adjust to the new school year.

09/23/2012

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Dr. Jennifer Jones Discusses Her Secrets On Parenting, Love And Happiness

Dr. Jennifer Jones stopped by KCAL 9 Studios Monday to discuss her secrets on parenting, love and happiness.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2012

Parenting Peer Pressure

Experts Offer Advice On Surviving Parental Peer Pressure

There’s a lot of pressure and doubt that comes with being a parent but family therapists say it’s important for parents to remember they are the experts when it comes to raising their own children.

05/22/2012

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More Parents Delaying Kindergarten To Give Their Kids An Advantage

Some parents will do whatever they can to give their children an edge. “Redshirting” is a new trend sees many parents delaying kindergarten a year to give their kids an advantage in class, and in life.

05/08/2012

She did what??!!

First Beyonce breastfeeds her newborn in public… now Alicia Silverstone spits food in her child’s mouth. Time for me to weigh-in…

03/30/2012

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Mom clothes

My husband recently told me I dress like my mother. My mother.

03/14/2012

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More Mothers Using Placenta Pill To Combat Postpartum Depression

Having a baby changes everything. But for one in five mothers those changes involve a serious, and often silent disease — postpartum depression. Now, more moms are fighting that fate by putting a new spin on an age-old practice.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2012

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You Take The Good AND The Bad…

I have been writing my blog for a few weeks now, so I thought it was time to introduce you to my son, Griffin.

02/16/2012

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