parenting styles

  1. Parenting

    I sent my daughter to her first day of preschool — on Sept. 11

    Your child's first day of preschool will always be etched in your mind as a turning point of sorts — little kids seem instantly...
  2. Parenting

    QUIZ: Which all-star parent are you?

    Back-to-sports season is upon us. What kind of all-star parent are you? Take the quiz to find out.
  3. Parenting

    Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans criticized for giving her son a mohawk

    When Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans debuted her son Jace's new mohawk on Twitter, the pearl clutchers of the internet lost their...
  4. K-12

    Parents should be allowed to decide when kids are old enough to stay home alone

    It is getting harder and harder to be a sane parent in the U.S. This isn’t a rant about the good old days. This is just one person...
  5. K-12

    Mom, your naked body isn't going to scar your kid for life

    It surprised me when a mom from the UK recently vowed to never let her daughter see her "floppy" middle-aged body naked again....
  6. Tips & Advice

    Try these 5 free child care options before you leave your kid alone in the LEGO store

    A Long Island mom faces charges after allegedly leaving her 7-year-old son alone at the LEGO store for an hour and a half. While...
  7. Parenting

    Bizarre picture book teaches kids about open carry gun laws (VIDEO)

    Wondering how to explain to your kids that you go about your daily life with a handgun? Never fear. My Parents Open Carry has...
  8. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Pageant mom dresses her preschooler up as Hooters girl

    Liane Dix is a 33-year-old unemployed mom who creates her daughter's pageant costumes by hand. Daughter Scarlett's latest costume ?...
  9. K-12

    This is why we shouldn't banish playdates

    Playdates might be a symptom of over-scheduled helicopter parenting that obliterates spontaneity and destroys fun. Or they might be...
  10. K-12

    Virginia man raises the bar on spoiling kids by claiming land in North Sudan

    Virginia dad Jeremiah Heaton recently trekked into the African desert on a mission to make his daughter a real princess . Sounds...
  11. K-12

    10 Ways to be a stronger parent

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    Our kids need us to be the adult. They need us to be resolute, they need us to be fearless. The fact is, if our children never get...
  12. K-12

    How gender-neutral parenting encourages healthy development

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    Parenting these days takes more than just the basics. Many parents are taking boy vs. girl distinctions and turning them upside down...
  13. Tips & Advice

    My baby isn't the one who needs a vacation

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    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge left their 8-month-old baby in the care of his grandparents while they vacationed, and...
  14. Tips & 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...
  15. Tips & Advice

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. K-12

    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...
  19. Tips & Advice

    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...
  20. K-12

    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?