Parenting Tips

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A first-of-its-kind study out of The Ohio State University found that new dads don't necessarily pull their weight when it comes to child care and housework.

You can add exposure to artificial light to the long list of factors that may affect your body mass index — and maybe even cause cancer.

It's no surprise that a 2012 Gallup study found stay-at-home moms nothing like June Cleaver in "Leave it to Beaver." There were some eye-opening facts discovered about the mental state of full-time caregivers compared to their working counterparts.

Bring your favorite aromatherapy scents with you wherever you go by using scented jewelry.

Relax your body and your mind during pregnancy with these simple methods.

Ready to trade your full-time job for full-time parenting? Here's what you need to know first.

If you've never tried scented pillow inserts, you may be missing out on a better night's sleep.

Make sure your 'me' time is stress-free, relaxing and productive.

Look to natural essences to help heal some of your most common problems.

Make your manicure even more luxurious with scented nail polish.

Fun, productive, and satisfying hobbies that can be enjoyed in short bursts of time.

Everyone knows newborn babies smell amazing, but can you recapture that scent once they start growing up?

Aromatherapy oils offer nature-based stress relief from common fruits, plants, and herbs.

Does missing all those little moments really bring a working mom down?

Transitioning from stay-at-home-mom to working mom doesn't have to be stressful.

Simple tricks to keep your house looking its best even when you don't have the time.

Try one of these tricks for stealing a few minutes to yourself each day.

Be more productive (in less time) with these essential tips.

Finish up your to-do list while getting in some quality time with the kids.

Carve out a little time to keep your home running smoothly with these tips.

Set your own hours and still bring home a paycheck while doing what you love with these work-at-home job ideas.

Headed back into the workforce? Help your kids adjust with these five tips.

Whether your days are full of office politics or playgroups, we all need ways to de-stress.

Remember the thrill of getting a valentine from a secret admirer in middle or high school? Well, the shoe's on the other foot now. Here are our tips for parents on handling lovelorn teens.

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