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Divorce Confidential: Children And The 'Best Interests' Standard

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.28.2016 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Parents who work together and make the best decisions for their child are better off than when a court imposes an order on the family. With that goal in mind, look for a parenting expert or coach in your city. There are also many valuable resources available to you including co-parenting classes and co-parenting books. Finally, don't forget to talk to an attorney in your city for a resource list and tips on how to navigate this process!

Hilarious Video From The Onion Nails How Annoying Unsolicited Parenting Advice Is

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.09.2015 | Parents

The moment you have a child, you start getting parenting advice from every person who has ever had an opinion about raising a kid. You nod politely, b...

The Type of Mother I Will Never Be

Jill Patir | Posted 04.14.2015 | Parents
Jill Patir

It's taken me a long time to get a handle on this whole "parenting thing," and to be at peace with the choices that am making. I may not be a parenting expert, but I am absolutely, whole-heartedly, and without a doubt, a mother.

Parenting Expert: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

The Next Family | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
The Next Family

There are some really uncomfortable moments while raising kids. Those moments -- though they take years off our lives -- are to be expected. And we commiserate with each other, and we live through them.

Parenting: Let's Hear it for Experience

Hilary Wilce | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

In the past, new parents tended to rely on parents and grandparents to help steer them on their way. Now, as life hurtles forward, parents often seem to think that no one who was around before the iPad era can have a clue about the amazing, breath-taking challenge that is parenting.

Putting Technology in Its Place

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

Technology needs to be navigated so that it's in its rightful place -- in service to the real and rich experiences of living our best lives, and not in a way that draws us away from nature, human interaction or the fleeting moments of family life.

Can Parents Be Friends With Their Kids?

Daphne Wayans | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Daphne Wayans

Although I am yet in the infantile stages of adulthood with my eldest, from this vantage point, I can already see that the steps I have taken to raise my children, and the care with which I have done it, has resulted in a genuine friendship. And a friendship of choice, not one of obligation.

My Problem with 'Parenting Experts'

Jill Patir | Posted 08.21.2013 | Parents
Jill Patir

Parenting Expert?" The term is like fingernails on a chalkboard to me. It's almost like telling someone you've memorized the way a specific pile of leaves appears. Sure, it may look a certain way now, but at any given moment, a gust of wind will completely change that, and you'll be back at square one.

GPS for the Parent of a Teenager's Soul

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As I wrapped by scarf tighter around me and put my hands inside my poncho for warmth, I brought my teenager to mind. He was my question. What would improve our relationship? How do I make our everyday more loving and less adversarial?