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Top Tips On Giving Baby a Bath

By Dr. Amy Kim Whether you’ve only been home from the hospital with your tiny bundle of joy for a…

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Sunshine, Angel and Rainbow Babies

By Amber Pryor | Photos: In The Moment Photography by Leila Pregnancy after the loss of a child is a…

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Horse Wonder: Exploring the World ​of Horses

By Diane Turner Maller ​There was a time when it was common place for parents to have at least one…

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Parenting by the Numbers: Word Problems to Show You’re Not Alone

By Kerrie McLoughlin Sometimes when you’re parenting you just don’t have all the answers. Nothing makes sense and things don’t…

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Health Benefits of Summer Camp

By Suzanne Koup-Larsen While it’s not a medical diagnosis, child-advocacy expert Richard Louv coined the term “nature deficit disorder” to…

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Growing Pizzas

By Stephen Muff From the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the Beer Gardens of Deutschland, humans have been trying to…

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Strategies to Cure a Picky Eater

By Kerrie McLoughlin Want to know how parents of young kids can kick the chicken nugget, fruit snack and mac…

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Making Room for Baby: Helping Your Child Adjust to a New Sibling

By Meagan Ruffing There’s nothing more exciting than finding out that you are expecting; again. Thoughts of tiny toes and…

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Get Ready for Rail-Related Family Fun at the Railroad Museum

The California State Railroad Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate located in Old Sacramento State Historic Park, is a family-favorite destination perfect…

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​FAQs for Parents Considering Private School Education

By Nora Heston Tarte When it comes to a child’s education, few subjects are more heavily debated. Weighing the benefits…

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Is the Real Scare this Halloween the Lead in Your Child’s Face Paint?

By Grace Poppke As parents, it is an ongoing challenge to try to protect our children and provide what we…

Seven Books to Challenge Kids’ Ideas About Beauty

By Cindy Hudson Every day your kids are exposed to thousands of images that depict how they should define beauty.…

A Font for Readers with Dyslexia

By Tannya Derby As October is Dyslexia Awareness Month we wanted to share an update on MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing and their…

Rules for School Drop-off and Pick-up

By Sumiti Mehta The morning scene we all witness while dropping our kids to school is a line of different…

Homework Help to the Rescue!

By Lynn Ball Now that school season is back in full swing, classwork, homework, organization, stress and anxiety are pressing…

With Open Hearts

Foster Parents Talk About Their Journey By Mali Anderson Bringing a foster child into your home, and sharing your time…

A Sensory Sensitive Halloween

By Sarah Lyons Costumes, Halloween parties with sugary treats, trick-or-treating, and spooky decorations are fun and exciting for most kids,…

Halloween Safety Tips

By Rob Baquera, Public Information Officer Roseville Police Department Kids love Halloween. Is there anything more fun for a child…

Spooky Monster Eyes

By Lady DIY I’m always on the lookout for ways to decorate for Halloween that are spooky enough to satisfy…

Giant Pumpkins & Big Time Fun!

The GIANTS are coming to Elk Grove Regional Park on Oct. 6 and 7! If you love everything pumpkin, the…

Hit the Reset Button on Your Kids’ Nutrition

…with Healthier On-the-go Meals and Snacks By Esther Blum, Integrative Dietitian and Lifestyle Coach After a summer of fun, sun…

Smart Start: Tips from Teachers to Kick Off the School Year Right

By Christa Melnyk Hines School bells will soon ring once again. Whether that comes as music to your ears or…

Back to School Traditions to Start this Year

By Pam Molnar The years seem to pick up speed as your child gets older. One minute they are getting…

Nurturing Nature in Kids

By Linda Chaiko-Lepley If you’re spending time outdoors with your children and instilling in them a love of nature, give…

Beat the Summer Heat with These Cool Ideas!

Check out our “Cooler Than a Popsicle” Pinterest board for some excellent activities for the kids during this hot summer…

An Age-by-Age Guide: How to Teach Money-Saving Tips

By: H. Davis If you’re like most parents, you want to raise responsible children, especially when it comes to finances.…

Vaping 101

By Christa Melnyk Hines Just as cigarette smoking drops to its lowest level in years, e-cigarette use, a.k.a. “vaping,” is…

What is Parent-Child Interactive Therapy?

The need-to-know for parents of kids with behavioral challenges. By Michelle Kopkash Frequent tantrums. Non-stop whining. Shows of aggression. Constant…

Sacramento [is] International

Encourage Kids to Learn a Second Language By Stephen Muff Americans are notorious for not learning another language. Roughly three-quarters…

Meet Paige… Bringing Imagination to Life Through Art

By Shannon Smith Paige’s mom, Sara recently wrote in to Sacramento Parent to share her daughter’s love of drawing. Paige…

Garden Markers

By Lady DIY Some of my favorite memories from childhood are times spent helping my mom in our garden. Now…

Top 4th of July Fireworks Shows & Festivities

Have a blast at these spectacular patriotic events. June 30th & July 1st Home Land Concert 7pm at Auburn Library…

How to Keep Children Safe at Summer Pool and Hot Tub Parties

By Sue LaPLante As summer approaches, you might find yourself and your family invited to pool and hot tub parties…

An Interview with the UC Davis MIND Institute

A Treasure Box of Resources for Neurodevelopmental Disorders By Michelle Kopkash Though Greater Sacramento is known for its Gold Rush…

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