It's only natural that we want to tell our kids that everything they touch turns to gold. But there comes a time when constantly patting your children on the back will only cause them to have a sense of entitlement. If you want them to grow up with a healthy self-esteem, the endless stream of praises may have to be put on hold.
Doting parents can admit that their kids sometimes do things that really bugs them. But what is the difference between doing something wrong or dangerous and doing something that is just plain embarrassing?
Now that you've finally brought your precious gift home and you're settling into a routine, you find yourself wanting to spend some time with friends... away from the house. How soon after having a baby can you go out with your friends and not feel guilty?
From the floating butterflies in your stomach to your sweaty palms, falling for someone new is a universal experience. Because of this, it's only natural to want to help your children put their best foot forward when it comes to confronting their crush. But what do you do when the heart racing feeling turns into heartache?
These days, kids are spending more of their time glued to their iPad and computer screens than spending time with their family. How can we get our kids to put down the iPad and not make it an issue every single time? Parenting expert Tara Kennedy-Kline offers helpful parenting tips on how to get your children to unplug themselves from the world of technology.
As if going through a divorce isn't difficult enough, being let down by your family's lack of support is absolutely heartbreaking. You just lost the love of your life — the fact that the people you thought you could trust to have your back don't get why their constant jabs are so painful to deal with makes everything so much more worse.
As we grow up, there are many things about our parents that we hope we can inherit: maybe it's your dad's sense of humor and your mother's legs. On the other hand, there are also aspects of them that we hope to leave in their generation (that quick temper? No need to pass that down, thanks). 5 Things To Notice When Meeting His Parents That's why it's worrisome when you witness your parents' bad habits when it comes their relationship. It makes you wonder, "Is that going to be in ten years when I'm married to someone?"
Are family and work getting in the way of your physical needs? Are you afraid you might do something you will seriously regret later? In this instructional sex video, YourTango expert and therapist, Carin Goldstein compares relationships to a garden...you need to water it it see it grow! And the perfect fertilizer to help any couple through a dry spell is communication.
Is your mom trying to stuff her famous apple turnovers in your mouth even though you're on a no-carb diet? Are your boyfriend's coach potato tendencies rubbing off on you? Being healthy is hard enough on its own – but what can you do when your friends and family seem to be sabotaging your goals?
We asked some of the top love experts to give the final word on the most-asked relationship and dating questions. In this episode of "The Final Word," Ian Kerner, Evan Marc Katz, Debra Burrell and Andrea Syrtash give advice on how to deal with an intrusive mother-in-law.