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Parenting Philosophies

Sarah Rudell Beach: Why Mindful Parenting Works for Me

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents
Sarah Rudell Beach

Whether you derive your parenting philosophy from Seinfeld or the Buddha, it pretty much comes down to this: What can I control?

Wins And Losses

Steve Wiens | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Steve Wiens

Getting louder than your kids is just teaching them that yelling is how you solve problems around here. I know this. And clapping your hands really loudly probably should be reserved for the dog. I know this, too.

Every Mom Deserves Your Nod

Jenn Horton | Posted 07.20.2013 | Parents
Jenn Horton

Moms of the World: Look up. There we are, looking back at you, nodding, smiling. You're in the thick of it, or it's just a thick day, and we get it.

The Only Parenting Label That Matters

Devon Corneal | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

You can chart your own path because, and this is important, no one else has ever raised your kids before.

When Will The Parenting Hate-Reads End?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents

Written by Allison Benedikt for Slate “This makes me want to never have children.” That was the IM I got from a fellow Slate contributor aft...

Another Decade, Another New Way To Parent

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

How quickly does American parenting change? Are today's parents different than they were 10 years ago?

Where Child-Rearing Philosophies Really Come From

| Posted 01.20.2012 | Parents

By Joel Stein Until I became a parent, no one ever told me they had a "philosophy." Not once did a woman at a party grab a dirty martini, sit next ...

Being The Best Parent, And The Worst, At The Same Time

Patty Onderko | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Patty Onderko

Most likely, I'm a middle-of-the-road parent, but what's the middle of the road when it's relative to the relative best and the relative worst?