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Scary Mommy

And there’s the truth of it. I don’t even want a daughter. (via HuffPost Parents)

28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkle and shine, no more grime!

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

My son helped me cope with bad news and stopped me from wallowing in self-pity<p>New parents are boring. To paraphrase my fifth-favourite internet commenter go-to line, new parents all think they’re the first people ever to have children. But that happens for a perfectly good reason. Parenting is …

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5 Stages of Breastfeeding

<b>DENIAL</b> Many women experience this stage of breastfeeding prior to childbirth or soon thereafter. Most common thoughts and beliefs during the denial …

How Free-Range Parenting Saved My Kid's Life

It was a beautiful Saturday morning. The sky was bluebird. It was one of those perfect days in the mountains where there is a just a little bite to the air that makes you wish for Fall and cuddling on the couch and making stew. My 8 yo son had a soccer game that morning. I won't ever forget that …

The Parenting Trick That Has Saved My Sanity

"It's not fair!"<p>"But Payton got to sit the front seat yesterday!"<p>"I hate watching baby movies!"<p>How many times has one of your children shouted something similar at you in response to a decision you've made? The battles can be exhausting: who gets to sit in the front seat, who gets to select the …

This is the most effective way to discipline kids, according to science

Getting small kids to behave can be a delicate science for parents. Some worry about being too harsh; others are left exasperated by children who seem out of control. Many try to avoid yelling or spanking, and even time-outs are seen as too strict in some parenting circles.<p>But parents shouldn't be …

25 Things This Lactation Consultant Wants Breastfeeding Moms to Know

1. We've all had days when we wanted to give up.<p>2. There are breastfeeding helpers out there who won't judge you. Keep looking till you find one who makes you feel safe and supported.<p>3. Breastfeeding isn't all or nothing.<p>4. Breastfeeding looks different for each mom and baby.<p>5. It's normal for …

Helicopter parenting is increasingly correlated with college-age depression and anxiety.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success</b> <i>by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry</i> …

Everything you think you know about disciplining kids is wrong

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Leigh Robinson was out for a lunchtime walk one brisk day during the spring of 2013 …

Their Children Stare And Point At Her Daughter. What This Mom Wishes Strangers Would Do..Powerful!

We’re All Perfect In His Eyes<p>Kids say the darnedest things, don’t they? Sometimes their journey to make sense of the world can be incredibly …

8 Steps to Help Your Child Develop Self Control

“<i>What we’re really measuring with the marshmallows isn’t will power…It’s much more important than that. This task forces kids to find a way to make</i> …

Why You Should Take the Kids to Las Vegas

When planning your family's summer vacation, don't be discouraged by Las Vegas' adults-only reputation. The city offers plenty of surprising activities for kids, from a three-story children's museum to the world's largest ferris wheel.<p>Consider these reasons why it's a good idea to take the kids to …