Marriage & Parenting
The special traits a father brings to his children are irreplaceable. Read more »
I don’t plan on giving up being annoying altogether, but I have learned that I can be a much more pleasant parent if I simply tweak the delivery of my expectations. Read more »
Maryland officials are beginning to make the lines on free-range parenting more clear and have decided that children who play outside are not neglected, unless they are harmed or face a substantial... Read more »
As boys continue to be marginalized by modern society, parents need to take responsibility for rearing their boys into men. Here's how. Read more »
I (Linda) clearly remember feeling my heart beat a little faster as I proudly watched our first little daughter graduate from her preschool class many years ago when we lived in McLean, Virginia. Read more »
Not everyone can be a crafting superstar, but that’s OK. You never know how other mothers may be counting on the unique gifts you take for granted. We’re all different so we can help... Read more »
This world needs more selflessness. This world needs more connection. This world needs more love. We can’t learn these behind a screen. Read more »
What will happen if child care hours are extended? Most parents will work later. Read more »
Although diligent with sunscreen, parents can forget to talk to their children about the risks associated with tanning salons, health experts say. Read more »
There is a distinct line between northern and southern states in the U.S., and this time, it's about family structure. Research has found that the North is more likely to host children who grow up... Read more »
Although children may have left traditional reading, writing and arithmetic at the school door, there are plenty of ways to have fun and engage their brains during the summer. Read more »
I have varicose veins that scare children, love handles I can't help but pinch, stretch marks like cat scratches and plenty of wrinkles already, but it's all OK because my mom taught me something... Read more »
Military dads and their families may not always be physically together at a time like Father's Day, but staying connected is just as important to them, no matter the time of year. Read more »
As baby boomers, because of our longer life spans, we have more opportunity than any previous generation to make these seven personal, destiny-determining decisions. Read more »
One short moment changed my perspective on my most famous childhood memory. Read more »
I got lost in the details of building a new house until I refocused on what kind of home I want for my family. Read more »
In this world of life-changing apps, must-read parenting books, top 10 lists and promises that this is the answer to all your parenting woes, I vote to take a step back and return to where this... Read more »
San Francisco officials are deciding whether to impose a warning on ads for a favorite drink of children and a bane of public health advocates: Sugary soda pop. Read more »
It's not uncommon to see floral patterns on quilts. But how about flowers planted in a quilt pattern? Read more »
No such thing as multitasking: Mother dissolves photography business to spend more time with children
I've lost count of the hundreds of hours I've spent staring at my computer screen. I'm saddened when I think of the number of times I've shooed away tiny hands from my keyboard that were only... Read more »
What really happens when you learn new words Read more »
A new study says that genes could potentially tell us why people have babies at certain times of their lives, which may be reason for pregnant women to get genetic testing. Read more »
I have never had much trouble saying no to things that would detract from my happiness rather than add to it. For me, feeling comfortable saying no comes down to four basic strategies. Read more »
A recently released study found that strength-based parenting, where parents find and deliberately work to build their children's strengths, can help children better cope with stress and become... Read more »
There is not a guaranteed formula for why marriages fail or succeed. But there are some predictable characteristics. A few common patterns emerge as a relationship begins to dissolve. The initial... Read more »
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