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20 More Mom Confessions About F'ed Up Things Their Kids Have Done

20 More Mom Confessions About F'ed Up Things Their Kids Have Done

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee  01.29.2015
If your resolution was to be a little more zen about the whole parenting thing this year, we think these stories will give you a good boost...
About a Boy

About a Boy

Stephen Gray Wallace  01.27.2015
Children and teenagers know about sex, think about sex and act on their biological and psychological urges to try it -- or to at least...
Where Similac And The Mother 'Hood Go Wrong, and Why It Matters

Where Similac And The Mother 'Hood Go Wrong, and Why It Matters

Chris Routly  01.27.2015
It's not insulting or offensive, and certainly won't make anyone lose any sleep. But it matters that Similac went ahead with this campaign...
Spare the Rod, Save the Child

Spare the Rod, Save the Child

Boris Rubinstein MD  01.26.2015
I did not know what to do and was paralyzed by helplessness. I had planned a nice outing, but now, not only was my child was having a temper...
This Is What I Told My Sons

This Is What I Told My Sons

Pete Wilgoren  01.26.2015
I told them I know they might not like them now, but one day, they'll think girls are pretty cool. And I told them it's important above...
What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

Jon Helmkamp  01.23.2015
My daughter is just shy of eight months old, and although she can't talk yet, it sure seems like she has a lot to say.
Your Son Doesn't Need to 'Just Suck It Up'

Your Son Doesn't Need to 'Just Suck It Up'

Justin Ricklefs  01.23.2015
Dads, your words are strong. Powerful. And lasting. It's fine to want your son to be strong, tough and really good at baseball. But not...
The Grounds Behind Her Eyes

The Grounds Behind Her Eyes

Jeff Bogle  01.23.2015
My urge, my only urge, is to wrap her up in my long arms and hold on dearly while the quietest storm passes over us -- only I'm pretty...
Dad's Daily Genesis

Dad's Daily Genesis

Ariel Chesler  01.21.2015
Someone cried through the baby monitor. Or maybe the older one came to your bedside. And then someone said, "Oh, God, does there have to...
8 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

8 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

Jon Helmkamp  01.20.2015
Being intentional in how you raise your child is all about knowing what matters to you and making sure that you and your partner are on...
An Alphabetized List of Sleeping Positions for Parents of Young Children

An Alphabetized List of Sleeping Positions for Parents of Young Children

Chris Cate  01.20.2015
The "A" position: When a toddler climbs into bed with their parents and wedges them apart at their hips.
5 Ways A Bad Date With Your Children Is Worse Than A Bad Romantic Date

5 Ways A Bad Date With Your Children Is Worse Than A Bad Romantic Date

Larry Bernstein  01.20.2015
Do you know the worst part of a bad date with your kids? It doesn't end. You get home and they come with you. Tough luck, parent! That...
Want to Help Moms and Kids? Help Dads With Their Work-Family Balance

Want to Help Moms and Kids? Help Dads With Their Work-Family Balance

Scott Behson, PhD  01.20.2015
My colleague quit her job and spent the past five years as a hardworking SAHM. She would have rather kept working, but had to compromise...
5 Ways Little Kids Wash Their Hands

5 Ways Little Kids Wash Their Hands

Brent Almond  01.20.2015
Based on personal experience of how regularly my child practices responsible (unassisted) hygiene, it's a wonder we're not in the midst...