iOS app Android app

Parenting Around the World

How Parents Express Love in Different Parts of the World

Paula Vasan | Posted 04.05.2015 | Parents
Paula Vasan

Jennifer Lansford is looking at the ways parents express love for their children. The data -- gathered by studying parent-child relationships in the U.S., China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Philippines, Thailand and Sweden -- reveal insightful differences in the ways love is expressed.

Lisa Belkin

WorldPost Staff Compare The Ways They Parent | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

In Tokyo, a single mother who works as an editor for HuffPost Japan rises at 5 a.m. each workday to pack a lunch for her teenage son before leaving fo...

The Milestones American Parents Should Prioritize

Christine Gross-Loh | Posted 07.30.2013 | Parents
Christine Gross-Loh

Every society values its own skill sets for its own reasons. The problem in America is that, while we excel at raising spectacularly verbal kids, we have lost sight of other values that we need to foster in our children.

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?

Christine Gross-Loh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Christine Gross-Loh

Though parents around the world have the same goals, American parents like me (despite our very best intentions) have gotten it all backwards.

The Top 5 Worst Mistakes American Parents Make

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.01.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

After working in England, Germany and the United States and hearing from friends who live all over the world, I've noticed a few places where modern American parents could use a bit of extra coaching.

7 Intriguing Parenting Discoveries From Around The World

Mei-Ling Hopgood | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Mei-Ling Hopgood

It was one of the eye-opening experiences inspired by my years living abroad raising my children and researching parenting beliefs and practices in different cultures. There were so many wow moments, when my middle-class mom instincts clashed with what I was living, hearing, seeing and reading.