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A Tricky Skate: Raising Talented Children

Laura Stepp | Posted 04.23.2014 | Parents
Laura Stepp

When Olympic skeleton driver Noelle Pikus-Pace zoomed face-down on her sled to the finish line of a frozen track, then realized her time was fast enough to win a silver medal, she blew off reporters, photographers and microphones. She had to find her family first.

The Existential Angst of Hong Kong's 'Monster Parents'

Yuen Chan | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Yuen Chan

The term "monster parent" was first coined in Japan to describe excessively protective parents who meddle in every aspect of their children's lives, and constantly complain to and about their teachers.

Why Your Child May Not Need Snacks

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.23.2013 | Parents

American parents usually have a stockpile of snacks for whenever their children get hungry. But are they really necessary? Christine Gross-Loh, aut...

6 Signs Your Kid Is Taking Competition Too Far

LearnVest | Posted 05.08.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

Your job is to help your child succeed -- but not at the expense of mental health. Here's how to know if your kid is becoming too competitive:

The Only Parenting Label That Matters

Devon Corneal | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

You can chart your own path because, and this is important, no one else has ever raised your kids before.

WATCH: Happy Mother's Day, From A Gay Son To His Conservative Mom

Justin Huang | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Justin Huang

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The Mommy Wars Are Wrecking Your Health: Here's What To Do About It

Andrea Bonior | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents
Andrea Bonior

Call it whatever you want: the Mommy wars, Mean Girls growing up, cat (or Tiger!) fighting: American culture seems to delight in watching mothers tear each other down.

Teen Responsibility Doesn't Happen -- It's Nurtured

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 03.28.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

Do you feel kids today are as responsible as kids a generation ago? This recent conversation with a mom opened my eyes to this age-old concern.

On Being A Dragon Mom: Coping With A Terminally Ill Child

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.17.2011 | Parents

My son, Ronan, looks at me and raises one eyebrow. His eyes are bright and focused. Ronan means “little seal” in Irish and it suits him. I want...

Is China's Education System Training Innovators Or Robots?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.23.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Educational excellence is about knowledge and skill, but it is also about the socialization of the individual, about cultivating students to have active learning interests for the rest of their lives.

China's Ambivalent Tiger Moms: When in Rome...

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.29.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In the People's Republic, contemporary mothers, flooded with information that promote a more liberal model of modern parenting, are conflicted.

Real Time: Acrobat Mothers Versus Tiger Mothers

Susan Shapiro Barash | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Shapiro Barash

Having just conducted a study with a diverse pool of American mothers and as a mother to two daughters and one son -- I know that mothering today is much more nuanced than Ms. Chua's experience.

Balancing Eastern And Western Parenting Styles

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

At the same time American parents have been engaged in animated debate about traditional Asian parenting, parents in Taiwan are about to be exposed to an American-born concept.

WATCH: Arianna On Why She's 'Completely Against' The Tiger Mom Approach To Parenting

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

On Thursday's episode of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Arianna offered her opinion on the "tiger mom" controversy and whether she thinks taking a tough, hard...