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If youre not a parent you wouldnt understand thisbut sometimes

If youre not a parent you wouldnt understand thisbut sometimes


After having a couple of long conversations with parents about this over the weekend, I wanted to write this post for others who may be struggling with the ...

'I regret having children'

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I Lost My Daughter. Even though She is Alive, I Lost Her, and I Grieve Her all the Time

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Special needs parents, you are not invisible, I see you

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Now that I see what my parents didn't give me, how do I continue to interact with them?

Every single parent gets mad at their kids from

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I'm going to do this in the quote and response format I do sometimes so I don't miss anything. It's a bit of a long article already, so it's probably going ...

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Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

People are increasingly unsure about kids, and the US and European fertility rate is at an all-time low. According to Pew Research Center study, ...

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Victoria Elder and her daughter Morgane.

How to Disobey Your Tiger Parents, in 14 Easy StepsHow to Disobey Your Tiger Parents, in 14 Easy Steps

A while back I got this question from an IWT reader about what to do if your family doesn't support you:

Estrangement Doesn't Just Happen to " ...

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Plus, understanding the differences between helicopter parents, lawn mower parents, tiger parents and more

Let Go of Your Unworthiness Wound

When your parents or in-laws are problematic, sometimes severing ties is the only option. But it's never a clean break.

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A 2009 study published in the journal Neuroimage found that harsh spankings—more than 12 a year, with an implement such as a belt or paddle—led to shrinkage ...

Parents sometimes struggle when a child is a non-believer. Photo illustration by Dale

We are not selfish for not having children – many of us have heard that one. We are not preventing our line from continuing or hampering in any way the ...

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How to talk to children (even if you don't have any)

We asked the HuffPost Parents community about their favorite kids' books they like to give

How Do You Know When You're (Financially) Ready To Have Kids

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What I Wish My Parents Had Said When I Came Out As Gay

5 things you might not know about spanking (including whether it's ever OK)

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9 actions to take when your child misbehaves—that have nothing to do with punishment - Motherly

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11 Love Lessons Every Mother Should Teach Her Daughter

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When a DNA Test Reveals Your Daughter Is Not Your Biological Child

Spanking doesn't change a child's behavior, and even if it did, there are so many hazards to it that it's still not an appropriate method of discipline.”

Me and mom. College graduation weekend.

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I am a mom blogger who loves to share creative and healthy fun food ideas, family activities, natural remedies, parenting advice, DYIs, and tips for living ...

If you’re an adult and your mom is still making your dentist appointments for

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I see friends who came over at the same time as I did but didn't keep up their Russian, raising their kids entirely in English. Sometimes I feel sorry for ...

Be realistic about what you would really be doing if you weren't a parent.

If Gentle Discipline Isn't Working, This Might Be the Reason - Janet Lansbury

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Threatening violence or the loss of love might seem like obvious no-no's, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.

Tackling that to-do list. We strongly encourage you ...

At a Glance

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You Might Have To Break Up With Your Parent(s) To Live Your Best Life


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Helicopter Parents Are Raising Unemployable Children

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“I Don't Want to Go to School!” And What You Can Do About It


I may not be a mother – but I'm still a person

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