Parenting

Want to be a better parent? Use our parenting tips to teach your children to have better manners, habits, and behaviors. Keep your relationships with your partner and friends strong after having kids. Learn about traditional and non-traditional family relationships, including single-parent families, families with gay parents, and military families. Get the scoop on your favorite celebrity parents, and follow along in their pregnancies. We have helpful advice on coping with separation or divorce. We also have all the details on adoption: the process, cost, and expectations. Plus tips on how to save money, the latest beauty and fashion news, and help for working moms.

9 Things a Pediatrician Wishes You'd Stop Doing

One pediatrician tells us the truth about the things doctors wish parents would stop doing, now.

Staying Lovers While Raising Kids

Two leading researchers on marriage explain how couples can keep their relationship -- and kids -- happy and strong.

Mom's Viral Message: My Child Is Not Required to Share With Yours

For this mama, it's about teaching her son to have boundaries, not to share with everyone he meets. Do you agree or disagree?

Google Just Introduced Family Link to Help Manage Your Kids' Digital Lives

I don't know about you, but my digital life is a mess. Google is attempting to fix that.

10 Ways Moms Can Balance Work and Family

It's never easy being a mom trying to juggle a full-time job with a family life. Read on for tips on how you get closer to reaching an ideal work-life balance.

10 Sweet Ways to Incorporate Your Kids Into Your Wedding

Whether you're a parent who's divorced, widowed, or tying the knot for the first time, finding special ways to include your kids in your wedding will make them feel even more excited about their new family status.

Sex After Baby: How Long Should I Wait to Have Sex?

Most doctors recommend waiting 4 to 6 weeks after birth to start having sex again, but should you hold off longer? Here's what you need to know about when to get it on after having Baby.

How to Have Great Postpartum Sex

Yes, you can have great sex after pregnancy!

Quiz: Are You Teaching Your Child to Be a Good Person?

We all think we're raising our children to be good people. How much are we really prioritizing our child becoming a good person who cares about others? These questions may help you reflect on this question and guide your parenting efforts.

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Quiz: Are You Raising An Emotional Eater?

Are you teaching your kids to eat their emotions?

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How to Keep Your Family Safe from Toxic Chemicals

BPA?... Phthalates... You know they can be dangerous for your family, but you may not know all the ways they enter your body, or -- most important -- how you can limit your exposure. Parents investigates.

How To Spend More Quality Time With Your Child

Although the days with little kids often seem long, the years fly by. Use this practical and purposeful blueprint to savor the moments you have together.

10 Reasons Your Toddler's Tantrum Is Actually a Good Thing

Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.

Woman's Warning About Third-Degree Burns from Essential Oils Is a Must-Read for Everyone

This mom posted a PSA to Facebook after she applied essential oils before using a tanning bed and ended up with severe burns to her wrists and neck.

Target So Hits the Bullseye With Car Seat Trade-In Program

Quick! Save your old car seat from a lonely fate in a landfill and save money in the process.

Insider's Guide to Summer Camp

You've booked the summer camp--now here are 12 things parents REALLY need to know to ensure their child has a great experience.

10 Best Apps for Paranoid Parents

Are you a hover mom who needs to know where your child is at all times? We've found the apps (including ones with GPS tracking) that will give any parent more peace of mind.

Sex After Baby: Your Sex Drive After Baby

If your sex drive is feeling out of whack after giving birth to Baby, don't worry -- it's normal! We'll tell you how to get your groove back ASAP.

How Birth Order Affects Your Child's Personality and Behavior

Whether you're firstborn, middle child, last-born, or only child, birth order can have a big effect on your personality and behavior.

Quiz: Are You Raising a Spoiled Brat?

No one wants to raise a spoiled brat. But how do you know if you are? Take our quiz and find out if your little one is a terror-in-the-making.

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