Have you ever found yourself so wrapped up in being the perfect mom and wife that you end up feeling as if you are losing yourself? How can you maintain your identity and still help your family thrive?
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?
Do thoughts of having the "talk" with your child make you highly uncomfortable? YourTango expert Tara Kennedy-Kline discusses ways to break the ice and avoid the awkward silence when it comes to talking about masturbation.
Do you sometimes find it hard to wake up in the morning with a smile on your face after going through your mental checklist for the day? Are you constantly weighed down by stress to the point where you'd rather be left alone? If the answer to these questions are a resounding yes, don't worry; we've all been there. Everyone gets the blues now and again but what do you do if your daughter expresses the same feelings but in a much more dire way?
Parenting expert Tammy Nelson is joined by experts Rhona Berens, Miriam Kove, Barbara Becker Holstein and Tara Kennedy Klein to provide tips that will help parents better understand their kids, as well as help them better communicate their parental wants and needs.
As LGBT relationships fight for recognition in our country, another topic is brought to the table: gay parenting. In this new video, a panel of relationship experts explores the issue of raising kids as a gay parent — and if it should even be an issue at all.
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?
The decision to divorce is never easy, but that decision is only more complicated when your kids are involved. Do you stick together and try to work it out for the sake of the kids? Or is it better to divide the family if you can't keep life at home happy and healthy for them?
As a parent, you want your kids to have a happy, healthy childhood — so what do you do when your kids are being bullied? What if they themselves are the bullies at school? Is bullying the epidemic that the media is making it out to be? How do we, as parents, put a stop to it?
Is your child in therapy? Has a therapist suggested that you and your spouse take parenting classes ... but one of you refuses to participate? If so, help is on the way.
Are your kids constantly fighting? Is it driving you nuts as a parent? If so, help is on the way.
When you make the decision to have a family, being worried about how to get pregnant (and freaking out when there seems to be issues standing in the way) is natural. In fact, we've all been in the same boat. While it is understandable that you can't stop thinking about the day that you will finally become a parent to a beautiful, precious child that you just know you'll spend your life protecting, the stress can start talking a toll.