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Sleepovers: A Non-Negotiable for Greek Parents

Penny Phillips | Posted 08.28.2015 | Women
Penny Phillips

I contemplated my retort to each. I could only come up with one; a lie: "Taylor is a nickname. Her real name is Athena. She's Greek... on both sides."

25 Complaints My Son Will Share With His Future Therapist

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

For years, Elmo was a furry guy who existed only on T-shirts. When you finally saw him walk and talk, you practically sh*t yourself.

Vive La Difference!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Coming as close as we did to losing our marriage, we learned to truly care for and appreciate each other to a degree that we may not have experienced otherwise.

Strict Parenting Linked To Higher Obesity Risk In Kids

Posted 03.20.2014 | Parents

By: By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Staff Writer Published: 03/19/2014 05:15 PM EDT on LiveScience Children whose parents are controlling and don't com...

'Tiger Mom' & Her Critics Both Right, Study Finds

Posted 01.22.2013 | Parents

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/22/2013 10:09 AM EST on LiveScience NEW ORLEANS — In 2011, Yale Law professor Am...

Humiliating Children In Public: A New Parenting Trend?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Maybe it's because the weather has been unseasonably calm this year, but there has been a rash of examples of parents forcing their children to stand out in the open with signs declaring the ways in which the youngsters have misbehaved.

Laptop-shooting Dad's Rant Draws Raves, Reprimands

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 04.18.2012 | Parents

Parents around the country are praising and chastising a North Carolina dad who answered his teenage daughter's Facebook complaints by blowing away he...

A Dog Smells Doubt and Fear, So Do Your Kids

David Code | Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents
David Code

Humans have forgotten we are animals, and children are like dogs--either you train them or they train you. We could learn more about parenting by watching The Dog Whisperer than by reading parenting books.

Calling All Type A Parents: Try To Ease Up On Your Type B Kids

Posted 12.20.2011 | Parents

Ron Mattocks, a former real-estate sales executive and Army captain, is a Type A personality. He is ambitious, drives himself to achieve and usually s...