parenting styles

  1. More Parenting Advice

    Parents criticized after Navy rescues sick baby at sea

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    The U.S. Navy rescued a family at sea on Sunday evening after their 1-year-old baby became frighteningly sick. The child was aboard...
  2. Mom & Dad

    When parents have different styles

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    Parenting with a partner is often a meeting of two people with entirely different backgrounds, so compromise can be an important...
  3. Parenting

    28 Positive things to say to your kids

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    Our children mean the world to us, but we don't always remember to tell them so. Remind your children, at least once a day, just how...
  4. Baby Names

    Real moms confess: I hate my baby's name

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    Picking out a baby’s name is hard, but what if you made the wrong decision? These moms share why they don’t really care for their...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Parents are harder on their firstborn child

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    If you are the oldest child in your family, you probably had a hunch this was true. Researchers have found a link between the...
  6. Mom & Dad

    How technology has changed parenting

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    Can you imagine being a parent in the '50s? Before cell phones and tablets, before mommy blogs and Google? Neither can I. Things...
  7. School Age Kids

    Why I refuse to cut my son's hair

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    What happens when a little boy doesn't want his hair cut? We sat down with two moms who let their boys grow long hair despite...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Biggest parenting news stories of 2013

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    As 2013 draws to a close, we highlight some of the biggest pregnancy and parenting stories of the year.
  9. Mom & Dad

    Top parenting trends of 2013

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    Some parenting trends really began to take off in 2013, while others saw a decline. Which trends do you think made the list?
  10. Babysitters and Childcare

    How I kept my nanny from ruining my kid

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    Call her a babysitter or a nanny — whichever you prefer, she can be a huge help to you or a drain on your parenting skills. When the...
  11. Baby & Toddler

    When Dad is circumcised, but Baby isn't

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    Circumcision is a hot topic, but it can be even more controversial within your own family — particularly if Dad is circumcised but...
  12. Family Activities

    Moms share why they do Santa (or not)

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    As children grow from babies to toddlers, moms and dads have to decide if Santa Claus will be part of their family's holiday...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    The dangers of correcting your parents' mistakes

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    At a young age, before having kids was little more than a fleeting thought, we all said, "I'm never doing that to my kids." Wanting...
  14. Parenting Tips & Advice

    15 Mommy rules you can pretty much ignore next year

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    You know those unspoken rules and expectations about being a mom? Stuff like "wear pants to school drop-off." Who really has time...
  15. Mom & Dad

    When mom and dad disagree on discipline

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    Almost as maddening as a child's misbehavior is the inability of a husband and wife to agree on how to address the problem. If you...
  16. Mom & Dad

    Married with kids, and living with Mom

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    In the course of human history, it really wasn’t that long ago that families cohabitated together, spanning generations. In modern...
  17. Parenting Humor

    Duck Dynasty : My parenting model

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    Duck Dynasty represents everything I want my life to be. The Robertson family loves the outdoors, appreciates their blessings, works...
  18. Super Moms Guide

    Country living with kids

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    When you think about where you want to live as you raise your family, does the country life appeal to you? These moms shared what...
  19. Baby & Toddler

    Terrible twos? What about the threes?

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    It's one of the most commonly held beliefs about parenting little ones: the terrible twos. Yet for many parents, the year their...
  20. School Age Kids

    Should your child see you naked?

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    Your baby won't remember you dressing in front of him, but your kindergartner might. We chat with experts to find out if and when...