Stop worrying about your kids' Facebook habits with these expert suggestions!
Parenting in the digital age presents issues our parents never had to consider. From social media to cell phones, how can we ensure that our children are safe? We asked the experts to weigh in, and here's what they had to say.
Authors of the new book "Sh*tty Mom" explain why being the best mom you can be is a waste of time.
When you're "Yes"-ing your kid to death on your way to drop him off at school because he's going on and on about some stupid dinosaur he saw on TV that sang this song and wore this hat and met this friend, you may be wondering if you're a bad mom. You are, but it's totally OK.
According to our survey, 80% of experts agree that parental happiness increases with children's age.
You might think that parenting is most precious when children are babies. Everything is so new and exciting. Plus, when the baby naps — and they nap often — the parents can get intimate. Not so. According to a survey of over 100 mental health professionals, 80% of experts agree that couples get happier as their kids grow up. Wanna learn why? Find out below.
Like many parents, guilt and obligation threw a wrench into our romantic vacation plans.
We started the year with one goal in mind: A grown-up vacation, without our two daughters. No deadlines, no early morning wake-ups, no dirty diapers or time-out chairs. I live and breathe my little girls, but I have to admit that hotel bath robes and late night bottles of wine sounded like a little slice of heaven...
If it's been too long since you and your baby daddy have done the deed, our experts can help!
According to a survey of over 100 mental health professionals, 75% agree that couples are the least sexually satisfied when they have a newborn or infant. But, have no fear! Help is on the way. In the same survey, we asked these experts for their opinions about the most effective techniques for getting couples with kids back under the sheets.
By Jessica Smith for CupidsPulse.comParenthood, that is, bringing a child into this world with your own DNA, is a miracle. Sure, it’s an extraordinary undertaking and a definite blessing, but it can also be one giant pain in the butt.
Join us for a fun convo about keeping love alive after having kids!
YourTango invites you to join us on Tuesday, September 11 for two hours as we share the questions and answers and enjoy insightful discussion about methods to make sure that your relationship stands the test of time — and tiny fingers.
If you think parenthood is all dirty diapers and sleepless nights, you have a lot to learn!
Couples without kids are probably so much happier than couples with kids. After all, couples without kids have fewer financial constraints, fewer responsibilities and more time to themselves. Plus, waking up to change diapers in the middle of the night must make coupled parents totally miserable, right?
Why spanking can harm your relationship with your child
Spanking is one of those hot button parenting topics and most people have a strong belief on one side or the other. When considering discipline methods, I always talk to parents about 1) what are you teaching your child 2) are you modeling the behavior you want your child to emulate and 3) what is the long term impact/consequence of the discipline method you are employing.
The number one thing couples with kids argue about isn't sex ...
YourTango surveyed 101 mental health professionals to find out all the dirt about couples who have children. From what they fight about more than anything else to how they rekindle the romance after the baby is born, this survey reveals all the juicy details you've always wanted to know — but have been afraid to ask — about love after kids.
Why you should learn to speak your child's language, and not the other way around.
Imagine trying to communicate with someone who speaks a totally different language. Perhaps, a foster parent who is raising a foster child, a stepparent learning how to raise a stepchild. What are our choices? Do we continue to say the same thing over and over, hoping that the other person will understand our language? Do we learn to speak their language?