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Parenting Children

I Stepped on Another Freaking Lego

Eileen O'Connor | Posted 07.10.2016 | Comedy
Eileen O'Connor

It always happens when you least expect it. It can happen in broad daylight. It can happen in the darkness of night, which always makes it scarier. But the excruciating pain is always the same. Each and every freaking time.

10 Steps to Raising a Healthy, Happy Kid

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.05.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

We will know what kind of parent we are by how we see our children get along and interact in the world. Love should be the foundation of parenting. It is also important to know that discipline is the highest form of love.

What One Broken Crayon Taught Me About Parenting

Melissa Sher | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Melissa Sher

I'm not a Tiger Mom. I'm not Free Range. And I'm not trying to Have It All. Sometimes -- often -- I'm just trying not to lose it.

The Difference Between Adults and Grown-ups

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 08.18.2012 | Impact
Daniel Moulthrop

The trick to parenting is in helping young people become grown-ups, capable of imagining consequences, rather than adults who have merely aged into adulthood. But how do you do that?

Anthea Anka: My Kid Is A Brain Surgeon. Or So I'm Hoping.

Red Room | Posted 01.21.2012 | Parents
Red Room

The most amusing sort of parents -- to me of course -- are the ones that push the bounds of what their kids can do because they simply can't help themselves.

Spying on Your Kids Won't Keep Them Safe

Alex Koroknay-Palicz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Koroknay-Palicz

Teaching our sons and daughters how to recognize threats to their safety and how to avoid them is a better tactic to keep them safe. Privacy and safety are not mutually exclusive ideals. We can be secure and free -- in fact, there is no other alternative.

The Pitfalls Of A Child-Centered Family

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

I talk to many parents who experience difficulties because they make decisions on the basis of what their children want instead of what is good for the family unit.

Unspoiling Your Child

Richard Bromfield, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Bromfield, Ph.D.

Consider what today's parents face -- the corporate influence, billions of dollars of advertising, and a banking technology that has taught children that money doesn't grow on trees, it comes flying out of ATMs.

Parentless Parents: The 'I' Factor

Allison Gilbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

Parentless parents could read every parenting book in the world and we'd still never learn what we really want to know as moms and dads.

Tiger Mom Is A Scaredy Cat

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

This storyline is no longer about a Chinese-American mother and her parenting style. This narrative has exposed a raw nerve about the current zeitgeist of parenting and how best to raise our children in 21st-century America.

Parentless Parents: Teaching My Daughter About The Grandfather She Never Knew

Allison Gilbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

My dad thought these lessons were important for me to learn, and they are now important for me to share with my daughter.

How To Deal With Differences Between Sons And Daughters (VIDEO)

Health Science Channel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As their children grow up, parents are often surprised to discover how different each child is from the others, even though they have grown up in the ...