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Unfortunate (but Hilarious) Words Our Toddlers Mispronounce
Kids say the darndest things ...
When Dad Feels Unsupported, Kids Misbehave
A new study shows just how important it is that parents fully support and respect one another.
behavior and discipline
Just What Is an "American American?"
It's 2015, and my daughter was just asked "what" she is.
I Swear in Front of My Kids and I Don't Give a Damn
Because who decided one word was worse than another?
20 Things I've Let Slide Because I Didn't Want to Argue with My Kid
“When I grow up, I’m going to be a dog so I can poop outside.”
5-Year-Old's Act of Kindness Brings Entire Restaurant to Tears
"Watching my son touch the 11 people in that Waffle House will be forever be one of the greatest accomplishments as a parent."
make a difference
You Are Not Just a Parent
Remember all those other parts of yourself? They're still there.
8 Signs You’re Ready for a Baby
Buckle up, Mama.
Bully's Powerful Apology to Student He Tormented — 20 Years Later
It's amazing how influential having kids can be.
My Child Has an Invisible Disability
Just because a child looks “normal” doesn’t mean that's the case.
Want Happier Kids? Cuddle More
It's that easy.
Rules of Being a Baseball Parent
Pro tip: NEVER sign up for laundry duty.
How Two Single Moms Created a Family
They were struggling to raise their young kids on their own, then fate threw them together as next-door neighbors.
15 Things My Baby REALLY Wants for His Birthday
Picture books? Try bubble wrap and toilet caps.
Mom Fights School Policy That Says Girls “Must” Wear T-Shirts at Pool
"We really can make a difference," she said, "as long as we try."
Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week — 5/15
Parent, tweet, repeat.
Twibling Rivalry: When It Comes to Potty Training Timelines, All Bets Are Off
I've always done everything in two's with my daughters. But there's no forcing potty time.
Simple Photo of Man Holding Baby Sparks Important Parenting Conversation
This professor has been hailed a feminist hero by mothers everywhere.
having it all
Minnesota Dads Welcome Newborn Son After Adoption Request Goes Viral
It's not a happy ending, it's a happy beginning.
You May Not Like My Bedtime Strategy, but It Worked
The "crying down" technique followed by a strict bedtime routine worked wonders for my kids.
I Taught My Kid to Sing "Shut Up" ... and Now I Wish I Hadn't
Yes, I was that mom who taught her kid to say "shut up" accidentally.
behavior and discipline
Fatherhood Means Always Eating the Bread Butts
Dads are in charge of eating all the pieces of food that no one wants, like ends of bread, brown bananas, and slightly stale cereal.
Can You Stay Friends with Someone Who Has a Wildly Different Parenting Style?
When you throw two helicopter parents and one free-range parent in a house with kids, it makes you question some things.
free range kids
Guy's Night With Dad: An Unexpected Upside of Divorce
One-on-one time was something that never happened while his mom and I were married.
5 Unexpected Ways Scuba Diving Prepared Me for Motherhood
No matter how much you prepare, it won’t compare to the real thing.