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10 Lies We Tell Ourselves Before We Have Kids

Abby King | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Abby King

I'm going to let them cry it out... for five minutes until I go back in begging them to go back to sleep while considering climbing into the crib with them.

To Buy In or Not to Buy In

Susan Linn | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Susan Linn

It is increasingly difficult to shield children from commercialism, even for families making a concerted effort.

How Germany's Parental Leave Policies Are Revamping Parenting Culture

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents

Elected officials in Germany are aiming to raise the birthrate in their country, so they're implementing progressive parental leave policies and chang...

Are College Diplomas Determined by Parenting Style?

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

By demanding obedience, without rules in place, children may not acquire a healthy level of confidence in their decision-making abilities. Furthermore, they develop no emotional attachment to their goals, making it unlikely that they will persist when faced with obstacles.

Nicole Richie On Her Parenting Style: 'Kids Want To Be Told The Truth'

OWN | Posted 07.28.2014 | OWN

Fashion designer and "Candidly Nicole" star Nicole Richie and her Good Charlotte rocker husband Joel Madden are parents to 6-year-old daughter Harlow ...

What Your Star Sign Says About Your Mothering Style

Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents

Written by Tali and Ophira Edut, authors of Momstrology: The AstroTwins' Guide to Parenting Your Little One by the Stars. They say that the mother ...

F*ck Judgment

Sarah Fader | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Sarah Fader

Parenting is stressful enough as it is. So do us all a favor and can the judgment. We're all in this together, y'all.

The Ultimate Truth About 'Parenting Styles'

Mackenzie Lawrence | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Mackenzie Lawrence

I parent each of my kids differently. I suppose you could call it multiple personality parenting. But I like to call it doing what's best for my kids. Each one of them. Individually.

Lisa Marie Presley Is A 'Very Scary, Intense Lioness Mother'

OWN | Posted 02.17.2014 | OWN

At age 46, Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of music legend Elvis Presley, is raising 5-year-old twins with her husband, Michael Lockwood. Along ...

No Offense, Honey, But I Can't Wait to Go on My Solo Parenting Vacation

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kate Roberts

When we're on a family vacation, my husband thinks he's helping by inserting himself into the parenting role where he doesn't belong.

The Unexpected Parent

Jill Patir | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Jill Patir

gain, your entire childhood is spent surrounded by your parents, or parents of other children. Shouldn't I have had some sort of idea of the type of parent I wanted to be?

Parental Guidance

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Where do you look for advice on how to parent? Do you follow what you read or hear because you think you should? Or because it resonates with what feels right to you?

Should We Parent Like Jefferson, or Adams?

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Parents, like Adams, who think of their child more in terms of who they believe the child ought to be -- in terms of the child's duties and obligations -- are more likely to influence their child through the providing of (and protecting from) negative experiences.

Study Finds Certain People Are Likely To Be Better Parents

Posted 12.11.2012 | Parents

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/10/2012 03:28 PM EST on LiveScience If your partner is sensitive, cooperative and ...

Should Dads Be Allowed in the Birthing Room?

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana H. Glazer

Should dads be allowed in the birthing room? Isn't it just a given at this point that dads should be allowed to attend the birth of their children?

Do You Know Your Leadership and Parenting Derailers?

Jamie Woolf | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamie Woolf

Shining light on our "shadow side," the Hogan instruments help people become aware of their derailers-- a strength gone awry.