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6 Qualities Kids Need To Succeed -- And One They Don't

6 Qualities Kids Need To Succeed -- And One They Don't

01.29.2014
I've come to believe our job as parents is never to seek to develop confidence, but instead to encourage the right climate for it to grow....
17 Life Lessons For Our Soon-To-Be-Born Daughter

17 Life Lessons For Our Soon-To-Be-Born Daughter

01.28.2014
If you consistently turn your attention and work inward, focusing on learning and growth to make yourself better throughout your lifetime,...
So, What Is RIE Parenting?

So, What Is RIE Parenting?

Mandy Velez  01.28.2014
Imagine this scenario: Your baby cries, but instead of grabbing the diaper and performing a uniform change, you talk them through it. "I'm...
Are You Still A Mother After The Kids Leave?

Are You Still A Mother After The Kids Leave?

01.27.2014
He was sitting in his high chair when I handed him a baby spoon filled with pureed carrots. I'd done this countless times before -- watched...
How To Choose What Really Matters

How To Choose What Really Matters

01.24.2014
This is the second installment of our Stress-Less Parenting Challenge with Hands Free Mama, Rachel Macy Stafford. Read her introduction...
The New(er) Normal

The New(er) Normal

01.24.2014
If I had ovaries, I think it would be safe to say they've been aching. I want a baby. I want a baby very, very badly.
Now You Can 3D Print Replicas Of Your Very Own Baby

Now You Can 3D Print Replicas Of Your Very Own Baby

Emily Thomas  01.23.2014
Using ultrasound images or pictures of your newborn, the aptly named company 3D Babies can make a life-like representation of your infant. But...
What I Wish I Could Tell The Woman Who Shared My Maternity Room

What I Wish I Could Tell The Woman Who Shared My Maternity Room

01.23.2014
"When I sing 'Rockabye Baby' to Nina, I still hear your voice quivering in the dark and I remember those handful of nights when all there...
This Ad Puts All The Emotional Truth Of Motherhood Into Words

This Ad Puts All The Emotional Truth Of Motherhood Into Words

Farah L. Miller  01.23.2014
You may be able to watch this entire clip without realizing what it is an ad for. (Answer: The Boba baby carrier, which makes a couple...
Notes to My Pre-Pregnant Self

Notes to My Pre-Pregnant Self

01.22.2014
If I could go back in time just two years I would give my pre-pregnant self some of the best advice I think a new mother could give a soon-to-be...
Trans-Uterus

Trans-Uterus

01.21.2014
Complicating the simple is a human talent. You might think that the human endeavor should be fraught with efforts to simplify the complicated,...
7 Newly Popular Baby Names That Have Been Hiding In Plain Sight

7 Newly Popular Baby Names That Have Been Hiding In Plain Sight

01.21.2014
By Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry It always strikes me as somewhat curious when a name that has been hidden in plain sight for decades...
4 Steps To Remember When You Know Something Is Wrong

4 Steps To Remember When You Know Something Is Wrong

01.17.2014
Some things are worth fighting for, no matter what other people might say or think. Your child is certainly one of them.
5 Rock-Solid Ways To Defend Yourself Against Misinformed Parenting Advice

5 Rock-Solid Ways To Defend Yourself Against Misinformed Parenting Advice

01.17.2014
Written By David Vienna of The Daddy Complex, Images by How To Be A Dad When you’re learning to navigate the turbulent waters of new...