Do you ever find yourself wanting to stop your child from doing something because you know it will all end in tears? While this is the natural instinct of most parents, there is a fine line between guiding your children in the right direction as they develop their own identity and simply being overprotective. Children need to map out their own paths, which also means making their own mistakes.Read Full Story
The older my small people get, the more I find myself valuing the time I get to spend with them... as I fully recognize that the laughs we share and the time they think their dad and I are fun for an evening is limited.Read Full Story
What do you do when your barely-out-of-diapers daughter asks you whether or not she has the right type of face? Writer Sharon Holbrook was faced with that question recently — and it all came about thanks to LEGOs.Read Full Story
What did we find on the social media feeds of some of our favorite celebrity moms? Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson welcomed a baby boy and we have the inside scoop on the baby name. Kate Middleton (sort of) joins Twitter, while Christina Aguilera shares the first photo of her little diva Summer Rain. Kendra Wilkinson and Reese Witherspoon round out our list of the most buzz-worthy celebrity moms on social media this week.Read Full Story
Any time a lively parenting debate comes up about harsh parenting practices, one excuse resonates: My parents... (fill in the blank), and I turned out fine. This is disheartening. It is our job as parents to question how we were raised and determine what we want to do different with our kids. Blindly following your parents' lead makes you an ignorant parent.Read Full Story
I would bet my firstborn child that your kids don't want to ever hear how you lost your virginity. Ever, ever, ever. But some moms think that TMI is the way to go to promote sex positivity and open communication. Parent oversharing of sordid sexcapades has one predictable outcome: Promoting abstinence through reverse psychology.Read Full Story
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