Marriage & Parenting
Could a new type of parenting — "Intuitive Parenting" — be the answer?
According to a recent study, when children do chores they learn to be more empathetic, they better understand the importance of contributing to family and are well-adjusted. But it isn't just about... Read more »
Family reunion — the very words conjure images of parks or beaches, barbecues, volleyball games and tugs of war. Read more »
One day, as I walked to pick up my son from school, the mommy guilt piled on. Read more »
Recent studies have found that parents spending quality time with kids is more important than how much time they spend together. However, other data indicate parents only spend a few minutes each... Read more »
Helicopter parenting continues to have the effect many studies have already found: severe anxiety and even depression among children when they are thrown into the adult world in college. Read more »
Volvo announced this month it'll create a new baby car seat that will replace passenger seats. Here's a look at nine other car accessories for your child. Read more »
It only took 20 years for a father to finally get the closure he was seeking in the death of his son, and it came by mail. Read more »
While Disney movies may be mildly sad at times, they are built on happily ever afters. Read more »
It’s one thing for us baby boomers to try to project and plan our lives over the next 20 or 30 years, but it's something else entirely to listen to 85-year-olds as they look back and analyze... Read more »
Pixar's new movie, "Inside Out," helped me remember why I should embrace sadness, not run from it. Read more »
Brad Wilcox and Nicholas Zill look at how race and ethnicity play into the makeup of stable families with different political orientation, finding that some racial groups do better in certain... Read more »
The U.S. women's national soccer team is more than just a group of international soccer stars. They're also a team of mothers. Read more »
Recently, my husband and I took the kids down to St. George for a weeklong vacation. Yes, St. George in the dead of summer, during a vicious heat wave. It was hot. Read more »
We frequently mistake plans for goals. We go after things but don’t ask ourselves why we want those things or what they will lead to. We frequently mistake the means for the ends, and the... Read more »
My children have a problem. They think the purpose of life is to have fun. Read more »
With underlying spiritual themes in its popular films and an upcoming short featuring religion, Pixar is fostering kids' spiritual side. Read more »
Twenty states are considering shared parenting for parents after separation or divorce as part of a reform in family courts. There are many ways fathers, and those who support them, are trying to... 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 »
For several years now, I’ve been trying to live under the guise that I’m one of those fantastic moms whose entire life is made up of silver linings. Read more »
My wedding day was beautiful, but I’m not convinced it was the biggest day of my life. Read more »
I will never stop believing that, someday, what we’ve gained is going to feel so much bigger than what we gave up. Read more »
When my kids were young, I would sometimes wonder what I had done wrong when child after child was born into our family with a hefty dose of “strong will.” Read more »
Chris and Sally Mart have adopted 17 children over the years, and most require constant attention Read more »
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Cut Video offered some American children traditional school lunches from across the world, and, as their faces show, they thought some were better than others. Read more »
Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected, though still below what many... Read more »
Crushed by a boulder, a Utah dad is lucky to be alive after a wild week in the wilderness with his son. Read more »
It takes a new father's brain a little longer to change circuitry, compared with a mom's brain, but the impact a child has on that brain is profound. Read more »
It’s amazing how everything works out even when I give Kayden the time he needs. Read more »
This father's experience with phone apps during his wife's pregnancy shows the true place of apps in our lives. Read more »
Using IVF and other procedures typically used to help those with infertility issues, parents are choosing to pay big bucks for the ability to decide the sex of their babies. Read more »
There are plenty of unappealing responsibilities associated with raising children. If we are going to do these things anyway, why not give them more exciting, appealing descriptions? Read more »
When we ask the question of whether you should trade your independence for interdependence, most people say "No!" Their first instinct is that they don’t want to trade their independence for... Read more »
Could a new type of parenting — "Intuitive Parenting" — be the answer for a balance experts want parents to find between the two intense sides of helicopter parenting and free-range... Read more »
A new Child Trends report identifies factors in early childhood that may be linked to later bullying. And it offers suggestions on buffers that may head off child-to-child aggression. Read more »
Gone are the spending sprees. Teens are shopping like their parents during the back-to-school season, and that's putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them. More... Read more »
Review: 'Blissful and Domestic' blogger who learned the hard way shares tips for 'Living a Beautiful Life on Less'
Self-proclaimed budgeting diva Danielle Wagasky offers tips and experiences to help make ends meet and stretch each dollar in “Living a Beautiful Life on Less.” Read more »
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