06/20/2011 08:38 pm ET | Updated Aug 20, 2011

Parenting Post Divorce: Is There Such Thing As Perfect Parenting?

There are two kinds of parents in the world. There are those who strive to re-create for their children the blissful upbringings that they themselves once knew. And then there are the rest of us. But somewhere in the quest to make childhood a safer, happier, more secure place, parenting -- and specifically, motherhood -- became a highly competitive field. And as two recent, much forwarded features reveal, that zeal is not just driving parents crazy, it might not even be so great for the kids.

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