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Mom and Daughter

Should You Run Your Family Like A Business?

In their new book, Family Inc., Caitlin and Andrew Friedman share their discovery that bringing home workplace systems is the key to creating the stress-free home we all seek.

02/28/2013

1.23.13 The Moms

Family Trip Tips: Advice For Traveling With Your Kids

Anyone who’s ever taken a road trip with their children knows that, as much as you love them, traveling with your youngsters can cause you to lose your mind…if not your kid!

01/23/2013

1.18.13 Weighty Issues

Teenage Waistland: Tips To Help Your Teen Stay Healthy, Fight Fat

Abby Ellin, editor-at-large for fitsmi.com and author of the book Teenage Waistland, joined us to discuss the issue of teenage obesity and offered eight tips for families to fight the battle together.

01/18/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Events

Ring in the New Year with the one’s you love – including the littlest ones in your family. Check out these NYC family-friendly events to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Near Year’s Day together.

12/28/2012

Children and their family pay tribute to the victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut (Photo credit : EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sandy Hook, Shootings And Safety In Schools

The Couch turned to psychologist Susan Bartell for advice onhow to talk to your kids about what happened in Newtown, Conn.,, and what to say to make them feel safe.

12/17/2012

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Experts Weigh In On How To Manage Your Child’s Expectations This Holiday Season

With the holiday season underway there are a lot of kids out there who are expecting a lot of presents. There are also a lot of parents who are wondering how they can avoid drama when their children don’t get everything that they want.

12/12/2012

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Parenting In The Real World: Tips To Raise Children Right

Loni Coombs, former prosecutor and author of “You’re Perfect…And Other Lies Parents Tell,” hit The Couch to share tips about raising kids for the real world.

12/03/2012

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Covers Cosmo, Talks Favorite Lyrics, Dating Strategies, And Having ‘A Bunch Of’ Kids

As the cover star for the December issue of “Cosmopolitan,” Taylor Swift dishes on lyrics, motherhood, and dating. “I’ve had a lot of dark and twisty situations happen,” she says, and they’re “not interesting to me.”

11/02/2012

10.17 Moms

How To Talk To Your Kids About Politics

Between presidential debates and campaign signs plastered across the country, politics and the upcoming election will be a hot topic everywhere. But if you have children, keeping your political views in check is important.

10/17/2012

Baby ID Theft

How To Protect Your Kids From Identity Theft

We’ve warned you about identity theft before. Everyone’s a target for this type of crime – from the elderly to the deceased. Now, your kids are also at risk. Children are 51 percent more likely to have their identities stolen than adults.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

Sam Wang On The Couch

Smart Sense: How To Raise Intelligent Children

Sam Wang, co-author of “Welcome To Your Child’s Brain,” joined The Couch to discuss parenting myths and help us sort through fact and fiction.

09/07/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Stores For Back To School Shopping

From school supplies to new clothes, back to school shopping can be an overwhelming task. Check out these 5 local spots, for your back to school shopping needs.

09/04/2012

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5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In New York

Share quality time as a family before the hustle and bustle of studying and school activities begins. Check out these perfect places for end-of-summer outings.

08/30/2012

8.29 couch to school

Parenting Advice From A Psychologist: How To Raise Successful Kids

It goes without saying that we want our children to succeed. But new research shows that by pushing kids to achieve, we could be causing them to fail.

08/29/2012

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5 Rainy Day Activities For Kids & Families In Westchester

Westchester is full of rainy day activities that you and your children will love, but often it takes a bit of research to find out what’s going on. Follow us as we take you a trip around the county to see what indoor activities are being offered for a rainy day.

CBS New York–08/28/2012

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