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Parenting Philosophy

Everything I Needed To Know About Motherhood I Learned From Yoga

Abby King | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Abby King

Don't worry about what anyone else is doing. The guy on your right can bend his legs into lotus while in a handstand. The woman on your left can't touch her toes. We all have our own work to do, and what we each have to work with is unique.

When They Say They Don't Care, They Actually Do

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 02.09.2015 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

For now, I strive to keep up the traditions around holidays and birthdays and other celebrations, knowing that, deep down, my kids do care. And that traditions do matter.

Six Words My Kid Said That Contain Such Wisdom

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 01.02.2015 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

I believe we as parents need to allow our kids to go at their own pace. To not be compared with others who are the same age, the same grade in school, the same size, the same anything.

Lisa Belkin

The Only Parenting 'Philosophy' You Really Need

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents

My two boys are standing at the top of a hill at the edge of our dead end street. Each has a scooter, and a helmet, and an eye on the slope stretched ...

How Do We Define Success For Kids?

Posted 09.30.2013 | Parents

In an achievement-oriented culture -- where mounting academic and college admissions pressures are beginning earlier in life than ever -- raising bala...

Can't Moms Be Human Anymore?

Wendy Widom | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Wendy Widom

The power of the mother-daughter connection keeps catching me by surprise. I didn't know we would stare at each other for hours after she came out, I didn't know my boobs would squirt milk just thinking about her, and I certainly didn't anticipate this next round of attachment.

Which Parent are You?

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.12.2012 | Parents
Grown And Flown

There is simply no better place to learn about yourself as a parent than the sidelines of a 12-year-old's soccer game.

America Is Safer Than Ever, So Why Are Parents So Scared?

Megan Rosker | Posted 09.29.2012 | Parents
Megan Rosker

Don't our kids deserve the same great memories and fond experiences of freedom and play that we had?

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...

Where Are Your Kids?

Eva Glettner | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

There are evil people in this world. The kind of people that will dupe a little boy and take his life. You better bet that I'm going to do everything in my power to shield my children from it.

5 Reasons 'My Kids Are My Whole Life' is a Stupid Thing to Say

Leslie Irish Evans | Posted 06.01.2012 | Parents
Leslie Irish Evans

Motherhood is, by its very nature, a "giving" job. We give physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually to our children. But we need a sense of proportion and limits when it comes to our kids.