I truly believe that anyone who wants children, who will love and cherish and care for a child in a nurturing home, should be able to have one.
An amusing video has emerged of a baby laughing and smiling while being carried across a 140 metre-long suspension bridge.
Balancing age-old wisdom with new recommendations is not always the easiest feat.
I suppose it is a given that we want our little girls to be polite, kind and respectful, but don't we want the same for our sons?
Imgorthand via Getty Images
Appreciating the hard work it takes to earn a living is a valuable lesson for everybody, and the sooner your teen understands this, the better.
Parents are better off acting as authority figures and not their children's friends, say psychiatrist Marcia Sirota.
The best part about being a dad is watching the unfiltered joy.
Certified Doula, Meaghan Grant gives her thoughts on disregarding other people’s parenting expectations and shares her struggle with postpartum depression.
yunlutas via Getty Images
Red fox family (Photo from Wikimedia Commons) Across the world, millions of animal fathers strive to ensure their offspring's survival. In honour of Father's Day, learn about 10 of the animal kingdom'...
Kerkez via Getty Images
Losing a loving parent is considered one of life's greatest heartbreaks. It is even more challenging when that death is connected to a holiday that celebrates the gift of a good father. I was only 19 when my father died 48 years ago.
kali9 via Getty Images
The limbic alarm is a system is deep inside the brain that is constantly on the lookout for safety or threats, and sends us into fight-or-flight when it senses the latter. If we try to reason with a child when their alarm has been triggered -- get them to see that they are distorting the problem -- they won't be able to process what we're trying to explain. In fact, whatever we're saying to reassure them, no matter how reasonable, can actually be another stress.
Aldo Murillo via Getty Images
While I'm happy he'll get to spread his wings, experience independence and have fun with his friends, this is a big deal for me. I'll miss him and I'm afraid I won't know how to let go. I will worry about him constantly. Is he eating well? Is he wearing sunscreen? Is he homesick? Is he crying?
Where should his influences come from?