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What Are Children's Deeper Expectations of Parents?

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Joseph W. Gauld

Given my 65 years of teaching, which have been highlighted by in-depth work with parents, I am particularly struck by how today's parents seem to want a close relationship with their children more than they want to prepare them for life.

Pregnant at 40!

Michele Corvi | Posted 12.21.2016 | Women
Michele Corvi

I had a plan. I have always had a plan. At the age of twelve, I decided I was going to go to Santa Clara University, become a lawyer, and fight agai...

Is Parenthood Truly As Bad As That New Study Suggests?

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents

A recent survey found that the first two years with a new baby take quite a toll on new parents. After studying more than 2,000 Germans from before th...

My Grandson Likes My Advice, But My Kids Don't

Jennifer Connolly | Posted 05.26.2016 | Fifty
Jennifer Connolly

I plan to be my grandson's favorite person in the world. I want to be that wise person he feels safe enough to come to with any question. I want him to know he can always tell me any and everything.

A Chance Encounter Left Me Thinking...

Roberta Michnick Golinkoff | Posted 02.15.2015 | Education
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

I fear the anger that this little boy may develop -- for him, for the adults in his life, and for the community. In this holiday season, wouldn't it be amazing if we appreciated our children -- the very best gift of all?

The Real Reasons Most Women Wait To Have Kids

Posted 01.27.2014 | Women

By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Published: 01/25/2014 08:37 AM EST on LiveScience Women in Europe and the United States are becoming mo...

Being a Mother & Being Good Enough -- Two Mutually Exclusive Concepts?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Most of us are doing the best we can, whether or not we are breastfeeding for three months or three years or carrying our little ones on our hips or pushing them in strollers.

Vows to Re-Visit on Mother's Day

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.03.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I have spoken to many women about the vows they make when they become mothers. As we approach Mother's Day once again, I think it is time to have a frank discussion about them.