Mom Enough hosts Marti & Erin have heard from a lot of parents who get frustrated with always being the disciplinarian while their partner is the “fun parent.” In fact, Marti & Erin occasionally have complained that they more often get stuck in the “tough guy role” than the dads of their kids do. But,…

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Children need to develop a sense of being able to master a variety of daily living skills so they will feel competent to navigate tough situations when the time comes, she said. “Parents have a big responsibility during those early elementary years,” Marti said. “They have to work with their kids on things like time…

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There is compelling evidence of the benefits associated with breastfeeding, from nutritional value to enhanced immunity to plain old convenience. But, for a variety of reasons, not all moms can or will breastfeed. And even those who do may stop short of the 12 months recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other health…

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Flying with babies or young children can be stressful for everyone involved. So what can parents do to be prepared for those fussy moments? And how can fellow passengers help ease the stress for both parents and children? Here are tips Marti shared with KARE 11 News at 11 host Pat Evans to help make…

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If you’re like most parents today, chance are you’ve found yourself questioning why your kids have so much more homework than you had when you were their age. You may question the purpose of assignments or wonder why you can’t figure the work out, let alone help your child. This week’s Mom Enough guest, Roger…

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