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Global Parenting

7 Things My Daughter's Cancer Diagnosis Taught Me

Erin Smith | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Erin Smith

Life really is very fleeting. Most of us are so busy and wrapped up in the day-to-day craziness of life that we don't take the time to appreicate the fact that it is whizzing right by us.

What Not To Say To A Mom Whose Daughter Is Battling Cancer

Erin Smith | Posted 05.19.2012 | Parents
Erin Smith

If you are someone who says the wrong thing or lacks a "filter," please take a moment to consider your words before impulsively uttering them to a mother or child fighting for their life.

Is There No Such Thing As 'Kid Food'?

Mei-Ling Hopgood | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents
Mei-Ling Hopgood

Before we assume kids just won't eat liver, spinach, beets -- or whatever else might qualify as "yucky" -- just consider some of the foods that children eat and even covet in other places.

7 Intriguing Parenting Discoveries From Around The World

Mei-Ling Hopgood | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Mei-Ling Hopgood

It was one of the eye-opening experiences inspired by my years living abroad raising my children and researching parenting beliefs and practices in different cultures. There were so many wow moments, when my middle-class mom instincts clashed with what I was living, hearing, seeing and reading.

Simple Steps to Experiencing a Global Community

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

I've met many American parents who would like to give their kids a more "global" experience, but don't have the opportunity to live or travel abroad, and are either too stretched or unsure where to begin.

For World Food Day And Beyond -- 5 Steps For Raising An Adventurous Eater

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 12.18.2011 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Sunday was World Food Day and for many parents, our daily food challenge might be more on the order of getting our little ones to eat broccoli. I've found some simple strategies that help raise awareness about the world and also can nurture more adventurous eaters.