Perfect Parenting

It helps to remember that the goal of childraising is to produce an independent human being.

Independence, One Step at a Time

By Kenneth Ginsburg M.D., M.S.Ed

Fostering a relationship that will sustain both of you for a lifetime

Amy Chua: Circus Trainer or Tiger Mother?

By Peter Gray Ph.D.

Real tiger mothers let their cubs learn through play.

If "Grown" Kids Boomerang Home To Stay

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.

Parenting last stage adolescents who come home to stay

A Nation of Wimps

By Hara Estroff Marano

Parents today go to ludicrous lengths to take the bumps out of life for their kids. That may be why they're breaking down when they leave home for college.

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Empty Nest

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Without You, Dad, I Wouldn't Be the Person I Am Today

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Motherhood: The Invisible Profession

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The Nurture Tightrope: Can Parents Love Too Much?

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