The back to school time of year is stressful for all kids. But for those coming out and finding confidence in their homosexuality, it can be a battlefield of bullying and discomfort. Prep yourself as a parent to be your gay child's strongest advocate.
Mario's wife Courtney Mazza is due to give birth to their second child in September, as daughter Gia turns two. For the 39-year-old dad, host, actor and author (he has another book in the works, but can't talk about it yet!), fatherhood is his favorite role of all.
You can improve communication in your parent-child relationship by using your children's bad behavior as teachable moments, not opportunities for punishment.
Parenting advice to help kids learn to self entertain and enjoy their own company! (Do beware: a new trend shows our micromanaged, over-structured, plugged-in generation of kids can't stand boredom. Maybe it's because we might be doing too much scheduling, entertaining and solving? Just a thought!)
The beginning of a new school year is a big stressor for children. While parents are well-intentioned, many contribute to the problem by placing too-high expectations on their kids. A personal development coach has some advice for teaching our youth to enjoy the ride.
Thirty-six percent of young adults still live at home, due to issues like high debt and a poor economy. Is this a parenting fail or a smart move? And is there a deeper reason for this phenomenon?
With swollen feet, extra weight and achy body parts, it's rare to see pregnant women wearing heels. But some of our favorite high profile moms just could not give up this wardrobe staple throughout their pregnancies.
Do you dread or love school supply shopping? Knowing your Money Personality can take the chore out of this annual tradition.
Dating is hard enough, but when you add someone else's kids to the equation, things can get even trickier. Here, some things to consider when co-parenting becomes a part of your new relationship.
Single mothers often have a thankless job: they do the job of both parents, often while maintaining careers outside of the home. Between playing coach, disciplinarian, best friend, cook and therapist, it's time single moms receive the credit they deserve.
He plays a twice divorced, Speedo-wearing doctor in the CBS fall buddy comedy 'We Are Men', but Jerry O'Connell is the furthest thing from a swinging single in real life. Married to actress Rebecca Romijn for six years, he's the sometimes overwhelmed but extremely proud father of their 4-year-old fraternal twins, Dolly and Charlie.
Parents can be a tremendous impact on kids' social lives, but they can hinder and even harm their children's friendship chances as well. Here are ten ways that parents can rain on their kids' social parade. (That's a hint: So watch out, Mom and Dad!)
That's right folks, the reality TV judge we love to hate (and love to love) is going to have a little one of his own to give his branded form of "constructive criticism." Isn't he or she a lucky tyke?
Your son or daughter approaches you and begs for the latest cellphone, tablet, mp3 player or laptop. Do you say "yes" and give in to their wants or do you hold out to teach them how to responsibly earn it on their own? More and more parents are giving into their kids' demands, and more and more kids are growing up into entitled adults. So how do we — as parents — stop the cycle?
More lesbian moms have been featured on our TV screens recently, from the Disney channel casting their first lesbian couple in one of their hit TV shows, to ABC Family debuting The Fosters, centered on a lesbian couple with a blended family, the attention might be for good reason.
Using spanking as a punishment leads to the repetition and escalation of problematic behaviors.