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Brag about your children - with care

Nancy Wolf says boasting about your children is tricky when their path to adulthood is a complicated one.

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THE WASHINGTON POST

Parents: Don't stay together for kids

Zaren Healey White is a child of divorced parents. And, for her, that's better than the alternative.

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THE WASHINGTON POST

Why I don't breastfeed, if you must know

Emily Wax-Thibodeaux gets the side-eye every time she bottle-feeds her baby, so why does she explain herself?

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Browse Parenting

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Gay men ‘are mom and dad’
July 11 2014 at 14:08

A baby alters new parents' brain activity, and a new study shows the same changes in the brains of gay fathers.

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Birthday wish: fix the washing machine
July 10 2014 at 14:50

Lorraine Candy has hit her 46th birthday and doesn't like the precarious emotional edge now tinting her daily life.

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SA ‘has blurred line on same-sex parents’
July 10 2014 at 11:55

The government has strongly denied discriminating against gays, despite a troubling vote in the UN.

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Supermoms, beware the road to burn-out
July 9 2014 at 14:50

Dr Darren Green has some advice for exhausted mothers...

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If you lie to kids, they will lie too
July 7 2014 at 12:16

Even white lies told to your children with the best of intentions could backfire, say researchers.

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Woman can’t have it all, says top CEO
July 4 2014 at 14:25

Indra Nooyi, one of the most powerful women in the world, says she dies with guilt over her parenting.

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You can be a mom-to-be on the run
July 3 2014 at 13:58

Alysia Montano is a hero in Lorraine Candy’s household for giving new meaning to the phrase “running like a girl”.

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How to do the 'coming-out talk'
July 1 2014 at 14:09

Etiqutte guru Steven Petrow has wise words for parents preparing to hear their son is gay.

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‘I don’t believe my daughter’s gay’
June 30 2014 at 14:18

Announcing that your daughter is straight will not make it so, agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a mother in denial.

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Obama: Give kids love, a few rules
June 24 2014 at 14:42

United States President Barack Obama, dad to two teenage girls, has some simple advice for raising kids.

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