The 21 Reasons Your Kid Lies

By YourTango

By Judy Helm Wright We don't want our kids to lie and we discipline them when they do. But wait,what about us? Do parents lie to their kids? Do kids tell lies? Why do we lie often when the truth would serve us better? We recently had a group of friends and relatives at our home fo... Read More

Legal Ducks in a Row? (or…How I am Going to Protect My Family)

By Erin Oltmanns

I have a few questions for you... Do you and your spouse go on vacation by yourselves and leave your kids in someone else’s care while you go? Do your kids travel without you for athletic events/tournaments? Do you and your spouse enjoy a date night once and awhile? Do you do things ... Read More

Hey Girl! Watch Ryan Gosling’s Sweet Tribute To Eva Mendes At The Golden Globes

By Rachael Herrscher

Hey Girl . . . Ryan Gosling gets it.   His Golden Globes acceptance speech was our favorite: “While I was singing and dancing and playing piano and having one of the best experiences I ever had on a film, my lady was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second, and trying to help... Read More

I Broke My Butt, Now What?

By Kalli Verbecky

For Christmas this year I gave myself the gift that keeps on giving.  I broke my butt.  Generally speaking I mean. My pelvis and acetabulum to be exact, and a small tibia fracture too. And I did it over 2,300 miles from home. My husband and kids, my parents too, they were all back in... Read More

9 Truly Beautiful Ways To Love Your Daughter

By YourTango

By Ani Anderson These questions will help you look into your heart and become the mother you really want to be. The moment she was born, a switch went off inside of me that turned me into a different person — I was a mother. And somehow the things I wanted for myself melted into th... Read More

4 Steps To Having Open And Honest Talks About Sex With Your Kids

By YourTango

By Lori Beth Bisbey If you don't, let me tell you who will... Many parents find it difficult to talk about sex and intimacy with their children. No one ever taught them how, and it's understandably uncomfortable. But like anything else, as a parent you need to fig... Read More

10 Unconventional 2017 Parenting Resolutions Every Mom Should Make

By YourTango

  By Gia Scaringi, Expert   Make 2017 the year of balance. As the year ends and we prepare to start fresh, parents are looking back on what they can do differently. Traditional parenting tips have many positives attributes but sometimes, it’s the unconv... Read More

5 Signs Your Child Has Anxiety (That You’re Probably Ignoring)

By YourTango

By Natasha Daniels Don't miss these signs. Parents would know if their child is anxious, right? You'd probably see obvious signs, right? Your child would express all their fear and worries. They would be afraid all the time. You might think you would know the child anxiet... Read More

10 Ways to Survive Postpartum {The Fourth Trimester}

By April Davis

We need to talk about the postpartum period more.  Many new Mom's prepare for pregnancy and prepare for the birth but often do not prepare for postpartum or know that they should!   With this being my third baby, I'm all about getting ready for the fourth trimester.  A few thin... Read More

I Love My Son, But His Mental Illness Makes Me Not Like Him

By YourTango

He often told me, without any basis, that I was the sole cause of his problems. By Nancy Wolf The first time I saw our son being led out of our house in handcuffs was when he was 17 years old, three months shy of his high school graduation. On an early spring night, my husband and I sto... Read More