Positive Parenting

Are you a positive parent? Whether you're disciplining your child for bad behavior or helping through a difficult homework assignment, you'll love these tips for positive parenting.

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Want to Annoy Moms? Say These 13 Words and Phrases

Whether they come from friends or well-meaning strangers, these euphemisms and so-called terms of endearment irked the moms we polled most when it comes to parenting.

Seeing My 3-Year-Old Daughter Lose All Her Hair to Alopecia Was Devastating, But I Won't Let It Define Her

My daughter started losing all her hair because of alopecia when she was 3. It was very difficult to watch her go through it, but I'm now doing all I can to make sure she grows up with self-confidence.

What a 'Tomboy' Mom Can Learn From Her Princess-Loving Daughters

“I’ve spent time wishing they shared my interests. But as I see the people they are becoming, I realize more and more what a waste of time that has been.”

Is it Ethical to Talk About Getting Our Kids into Good Schools?

As parents of white children, every single day presents us with an opportunity to chip away at oppression. Before we jump in and advocate for our children's privileges, we can ask ourselves three questions.

15 Easy Ways to Set a Good Example for Your Kid

As you practice good deeds in front of your children, they'll begin to notice and even mirror your actions. Here are simple ways to model kindness.

How Losing My Mom Made Me a Better Parent

After becoming a mom, one woman was surprised how her own mother's death affected her parenting.

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63 Fun Questions to Get Your Kid Talking

Children ask lots of questions, but now it’s time to turn the tables. Here are 63 fun “get-to know-you” questions for kids to get a conversation started.

Unpacking the Myth of the Perfect Mother

More than half of parents feel that they are failing in their first year of parenthood and many blame social media for pressuring them to be perfect, a recent survey shows. The truth: there's no such thing as a perfect mom.