What makes a family? Learn about traditional and non-traditional family relationships, including single-parent families, families with gay parents, military families, and more. Try these tips for making your family work regardless of your family make-up.
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.
Becoming a stepparent? Read these 8 important stepparenting no-no's and how to solve sticky situations.
Four common challenges and how you can overcome them.
At 15, most girls are thinking about clothes, boys, and parties. But Jamie got pregnant -- and now she's focused on raising her son.
Shortly after giving birth to her third child, Sara Porter contracted a rare bacterial infection that ultimately took her life.
For parents who use donors to conceive, an unexpected challenge of the process can be explaining the situation to the child. Here, experts offer tips and provide sample scripts for talking to kids about their donors.
Whether you're firstborn, middle child, last-born, or only child, birth order can have a big effect on your personality and behavior.
When to speak up--and when to let it slide.
Grandparents love doling out unsolicited advice -- and not all of it is bad (really). But here's what to do when their constant suggestions start to get on your nerves.
Are you more of a Claire Dunphy or a Peggy Bundy? A Marge Simpson or a Rainbow Johnson? Take our quiz to find out!Take Quiz
The experiences children have during their first five years have a tremendous impact on the development of their brains, their health, and their future as adults.
Does your partner have what it takes to be a stay-at-home dad? Take our quiz to find out.Take Quiz
If your mom and dad aren't as involved in your kid's life as you'd like, it's time to find out what may be going on and face what you can (and can't) change about it.
If you're a new stepparent, read our expert-approved rules for correcting the kiddos.
If you're splitting up, you need to help your kids (and yourself) make it through the rough stuff.
You may think your question is innocent enough, but here's why these inquiries are insensitive toward gay parents.
One of every four American children today lives in a single-parent home. And though the circumstances may vary (some parents are divorced, others are widowed, and others are single parents by choice), the reality is that solo parenting is often stressful, demanding, and hectic. If you are a single mom or dad, there are 10 things you can do to help minimize the stress in your life -- and bring back the joy of parenting.
How to set goals, say goodbye to guilt, and look on the bright side.
Parenting is tough enough when you're part of a pair; doing it solo is even harder. Whether they're co-parenting through divorce or completely on their own, these celebrity single moms handle it with grace.
If your kids fight over anyhing and everything all day long, you'll appreciate this video.
When you're in those overwhelming first weeks with your newborn, it's easy to think, "Whoa, I only want one of these." Though that feeling passes for some parents, others stay firmly in the one-and-done camp. Thinking about raising an only? Take some inspiration from these celeb parents who famously stopped at one child.
If you're a single mom, this list breaks down the best places for you to live based on things like median income, housing, and child care costs.
Find out more about your first-born's personality and how he differs from his younger siblings.
Your youngest child might have his older siblings to thank for some of his personality traits. Watch this video to find out why.