Why I am thankful for all the parenting advice I got along the way—from friends, family, and strangers alike.
There are more mixed-race families than ever, but parents still face challenges raising kids in two cultures.
UPDATED April: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.
Tips for staying on the path to good parenting right from the start
Clarkstown Reformed Church in West Nyack now offers a Mothers of Preschoolers group, which provides support for moms of newborn to 5-year-old children.
How a mother stood by her daughter’s decision to stop doing homework.
A survey by KRC Research shows how many parents give their children an allowance, and the percentage who pay up for good grades.
NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray aims to reach high-need populations with free baby showers for new and expecting parents and caregivers as part of the NYC Baby Showers series.
Striking the right balance between permissiveness and restrictions on social media usage
We hesitated before taking our kids to a political rally—but it ended up being a great lesson in civic engagement and standing up for our beliefs.
How children as young as 3 can learn skills now that will help them once they enter the workforce.
How I juggled motherhood with a dream role in a special musical.
What are the hottest baby names of 2017, those that our friends at Nameberry see getting cooler, trendier, and a lot more visible in the year ahead?
MommyCon, the nation's largest natural parenting convention, will debut in New York City on March 25.
Laurie Hollman Ph. D. is a psychoanalyst who recently wrote the book Unlocking Parental Intelligence.
How to talk to children, tweens, and teens about consent and establishing their own boundaries
How to get your children ready for the real world—while they're still young
How they modeled good parenting despite the pressures of life in the White House
From Alden to Zinnia, the names that should be on every parent's short list today
Tips to raise kids to become good and thoughtful decision makers.
How current societal norms are contributing to boys falling behind—in school and in life.
Teaching kids to handle setbacks with grit and perseverance is more valuable than trying to help them avoid ever failing at anything.
Ilana Wiles is the creator of the successful parenting blog, Mommy Shorts. She recently wrote The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting.
All children are musical at birth and can respond to music around them.
Though my sons’ caregivers can sometimes seem to be better role models than me, that doesn’t mean I’m a bad parent.