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My friend cried on her son’s 1st birthday, remembering a birth that didn’t happen naturally. We all have to remember that C-sections save lives.
My kid drew me and I look like this.
Meghan Leahy and Amy Joyce
Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach with Positively Parenting, will join Amy Joyce to talk about parenting children of all ages.
Rachel L. Kendal
Playing fair is a natural human behavior.
Parents want kids to be hard working more than they do kind.
Nancy L. Wolf
ON PARENTING | Sometimes mothers need prompting to open up about a child with atypical skills.
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, an adaptation of the young adult novel.
If you’re at a loss for words, a question or compassionate smile is always better than misplaced sympathy.
He wants his daughter to want to be sporty and competitive. She is resisting. What to do?
Strangers -- STRANGERS! -- are telling my wife what to do while she’s pregnant. Come on, people.
For a generation of parents who practically mainline parenting best practices, the concept of letting our children fail must seem like a cruel joke.
“Rosie Revere, Engineer” is a book of whimsy that quietly teaches lessons of not giving up and not following “typical” gender roles.
“We didn’t think it would scare her quite as bad as it did.“
Terri Rupar has cancer, and a small child. She reported and found good ways to inform kids of different ages about what a parent is going through.
We aren’t saints, and we aren’t feeling sorry for ourselves. We’re just parents.
Advice for when questions about family get too personal.
Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was arrested for violently hitting his small son with a switch. He says he was disciplining him.
My kid’s perception of me. How do your kids draw you?
Sept. 11, 2001 is still nearly impossible to fathom. How do we explain it to our children?
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, a sequel about a dolphin with a prosthetic tail.
Our son came out to us years ago. We may still be learning, but we’re always accepting.
A new book full of useful research tells how to get homework done without going crazy.
A 13-year-old who can’t keep pace with her sister and wets the bed.
Night weaning is oh, so simple, no? Here’s how one mom did it. For reals.
A school librarian recommends another book for young adults by the author of “The Fault in Our Stars.“
Lauren Swick Jordan
For this mother, having a child with autism means embracing a lot of things.
Audrey D. Brashich
My boys are so un-self-conscious about their bodies -- if only it were that way for all of us.
Most of what we think of as the “marriage effect” is actually driven by differences in parenting and income.
The annual ritual is more than just a recruiting opportunity for the PTO or Girl Scouts, though. It’s a chance to find out what is really going on in your child’s classroom.
Watch his or her attachment style.
Confessions of a mother of three kids under five.
It’s her third week of kindergarten. Do we see that spark yet?
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, a drama about twins who are separated at birth.
My 3-year-old son recently started noticing skin color differences. And frankly, with Ferguson in the news, I want to be sure he notices.
Her son gave her a gift that she felt to her very core.
I’m a single mom, and I sent out invitations to my son’s birth. It was a 16-hour party.
The prevelance and harm are overstated.
Work requires travel? Here’s how to stay connected to kids when you’re away.
Tips to help parents leave their children behind and let them move into their own new adventures.
Sarah Maraniss Vander Schaaff
The randomness of college roommate pairing is no more. What does that mean for our children’s lives?
My father didn’t want to be absent. He was simply unable to communicate.
She rediscovered the Frog and Toad series. A book review for parents, by a parent.
So your college kid is off and you’re a little lost. Here are tips from Emory University psych professor about how to make this separation good for all of you.
Everyone talks about how helicopter parents are bad for teens. What about college kids?
Before you throw the stink eye at a parent with a child having a meltdown, realize that child is learning
We weren’t sure whether to send our son to kindergarten. Was he ready? Was I?
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, a touching dramatic comedy about a gay couple.
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