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15 Rules To Foster Good Behavior In Children

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

When children feel that their concerns and grievances have been listened to and understood, they will make fewer, not more, demands. And we will have an easier time when it is time to say no.

You say Miami, I say Me-ah-me

Carmen Pelaez | Posted 08.15.2014 | Miami
Carmen Pelaez

Ultimately, Miami is a city of contradictions. A sleepy small town wrapped in a growing metropolis that embraces everybody that chooses to call it home.

Don't Hate Us Because We Are Cultured, Worldly, On the Upswing... and Yes, Beautiful

Gerard Bush | Posted 08.14.2014 | Miami
Gerard Bush

Far from becoming a more interesting city "just by existing", Miamians have actively taken responsibility for our own narrative and how the greater public, not to mention ourselves, perceive the magic city in totality.

School Lunch and the State of a Nation

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

It's impossible to characterize an entire nation's eating habits. On the other hand it is safe to say that the patterns offered in the American preschool and school system leave much to be desired.

Bringing Up Berkeley Bebes: My Pamela Druckerman Fantasy, With Yoga Pants and Cheddar Bunnies

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

I vowed that I would Frenchify my sons, my family, myself. Two years into raising my own fraternal twin boys, here's how I rate myself against this Bringing up Bebe ideal.

Les Enfants Fantastiques! A Review of Pamela Druckerman's Bébé Day by Day'

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

They say that those who fight the hardest are those who are the most alike, so perhaps it shouldn't have surprised me that when it comes to parenting, the English and the French have quite a bit in common.

3 Keys To Asserting Authority As A Parent

Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Check out previous challenges here, and if you haven’t signed up yet, go to the pu...

Pamela Druckerman Answers Your Questions

Posted 03.18.2013 | Parents

A different approach to bedtime and more.

3 Keys To Teaching Your Kids To Be Independent

Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Check out previous challenges here, and if you haven’t signed up yet, visit the pu...

9 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Veggies

Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Check out previous challenges here, and if you haven’t signed up yet, visit the pu...

3 Keys To Improving Your Kids' Eating Habits

Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Check out previous challenges here, and if you haven’t signed up yet, visit the pu...

Teaching Kids Patience: Pamela Druckerman And Our Readers Share Their Best Advice

Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Go here to get started on our Week One challenge, and if you haven’t registered ye...

Pamela Druckerman's Tips For Teaching Kids To Wait A Minute

Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents

Welcome to week one of the Stress-Less Parenting Club's first workshop. Get started here to find peace while parenting, and if you haven’t signed up...

Pamela Druckerman's Tips For Teaching Kids To Wait A Minute

Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents

Welcome to week one of the Stress-Less Parenting Club’s first workshop. Get started here to find peace while parenting, and if you haven’t registe...

Is Cake The Key To Teaching Kids Patience?

Pamela Druckerman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
Pamela Druckerman

Patience isn't a fixed quality. It's more like a muscle, which grows stronger with practice. And French kids get a lot of practice.

What I Learned From Lazy French Mothers

Pamela Druckerman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Parents
Pamela Druckerman

I've come around to the French (though not exclusively French) idea that a slower, less stressful pace of family life isn't just more relaxing for grown-ups. It's also good for kids.

Introducing The Stress-Less Parenting Club

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

HuffPost Parents is starting a club. If you are a mom or dad who feels stressed out, we want you to join because we are going to find some peace toget...

Best Worst Brands of the Week: View Master, Spiro Graph, Nasty Gal, The History of Nearly Everything

Alona Elkayam | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
Alona Elkayam

Over the years I had come to notice a distinct sign indicating I was in times of extreme happiness -- fluorescent colors in flashing Spiro graphic for...

Tiger Teachers: The New Stage Moms Aren't the Moms

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Hilary Levey Friedman

Despite their extreme antics at this point, it's a total cliché to criticize 'Dance Moms' moms. The people who really should make us scratch our heads are the other adults involved: the teachers and coaches.

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

LearnVest | Posted 06.17.2012 | Parents
LearnVest

Many moms are happy and willing to martyr themselves.

What Does 'American Parenting' Look Like?

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

What does an "American parent" look like?

Vive La France? Revolutions in Parenting

Sam Chaltain | Posted 05.22.2012 | Parents
Sam Chaltain

Our well-intended quest for ever-higher achievement has bred a nation of helicopter parents and a generation of children with plenty of love and precious few limits.

Do French Parents Have A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi?

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK — So you're visiting someone's home with your child and hot chocolate is served. As the hostess' kids sip the delicious concoction poli...

Bringing Up Bébé, Idonomics and the American Dream

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Hoyt Hilsman

The answer may not be to embrace French or Chinese parenting techniques, but as a society we need to examine our helter skelter approach to the American dream.

Superior French Babies? Vraiment?

Monica Gallagher Sakala | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC
Monica Gallagher Sakala

Peel back the layers of cultural stereotypes meant to catapult vulnerable and tired American parents into a perpetual state of self-doubt and longing for all things French, and all I reach is one conclusion: Good parenting is borderless.