parenting styles

  1. Tips & Advice

    Johnny be good: Why we shouldn't tell our kids to "be good"

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    “Now, be good!” a mother instructs her toddler. “If you are good, you get a treat,” says another to her...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Your looks don’t dictate how you parent

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    Parenting is hard enough on its own, but when you’re looked down on by other parents because of your age or they way you look it can...
  3. Parenting

    But all my friends are doing it!

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    So, here you are again. Your tween is asking to do something with her friends that makes you hesitate. On the one hand, you want to...
  4. K-12

    Are we empowering our kids too much?

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    Everywhere you look, the world is increasingly being geared toward kids. Parents take pride in treating their children like mini...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Single mom no more: Parenting with a partner

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    Your single parenthood came to an end when you made the decision to move in with your new boyfriend or got engaged to be married....
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    Oh bebe: Parenting in France

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    Claire was raised in the U.S. but currently resides in Marseille, France, with her partner and 1-year-old daughter.
  7. Tips & Advice

    Can your parenting style destroy your marriage?

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    When Mayim Bialik filed for divorce, she released a statement that her hands-on parenting style wasn't the cause.
  8. Tips & Advice

    One and done: Deciding to have an only child

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    If you’ve decided to have one child, you may have already caught loads of grief from your friends and family members. We...
  9. Parenting

    Jada Pinkett Smith defends her parenting style

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    Parenting takes a crazy turn when your child becomes a tween. When Jada Pinkett Smith’s 12-year-old daughter Willow decided to...
  10. K-12

    Spoiled rotten: Why you shouldn't coddle your kids

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    Spoiled kids often develop into self-absorbed adults with a lack of self-control and a major sense of entitlement. No matter if your...
  11. K-12

    Parents are allowed to be imperfect

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    Are you feeling pressure to be the perfect parent? The good news is that you already are perfect — as an imperfect parent.
  12. Baby

    Peaceful parenting

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    Staying calm is one of the most important things new parents can do after they bring their new baby home from the hospital.
  13. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Mine, mine, mine! Teach your kids not to share

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    Some of the rules of childhood have been repeated so many times that even as adults, we find ourselves shaped by them.
  14. Tips & Advice

    Parenting as a rock star family

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    Kelly isn't just an awesome mom to two beautiful kids — she also co-parents with her husband, Ben Orum of the...
  15. Parenting

    Balance between being a mom and a friend

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    A mother has a multitude of roles from nurturer to disciplinarian. And also in many ways, she's a friend to her kids. However, it...
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    Peer pressure and parenting

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    Under the shadow of the mommy wars and sensationalized media campaigns, it’s easy for moms to fall into the “Are You Mom Enough?”...
  17. Tips & Advice

    What's so extreme about Extreme Parenting?

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    The upcoming release of the new reality show Extreme Parenting will shine a light on hot-button parenting techniques like extended...
  18. Tips & Advice

    What is "clean" parenting, anyway?

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    If we’re honest, we’ve all had those moments at the end of a long day when we resort to less-than-stellar...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Practicing gratitude: Childhood exploration meets helicopter parenting

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    Memories of my childhood include plenty of unsupervised time for exploration and adventure. But my children are having a very...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Are you a free-spirited or a careless parent?

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    Does your mom or grandma say things like: “Those things weren’t around back when you were a baby” or “you...