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Is Co-Sleeping Dangerous?

Here in the U.S. new parents are warned off of co-sleeping - sharing a family bed with our newborn babies - but is it as dangerous as we're led to believe? Being a new parent is rough. Newborns tend …


Choose Your Best Life & Family

If you have made the choice to be born, to come here to Earth, you have a right to be here. You are worthy; there is nothing you have to do other than being you. Children are holy; nurture them wit…


A Lesbian Mom On Lessons In Parenting

By Mary Malia for No girl starts life thinking, "I'm going to be a lesbian mom when I grow up!" As a child, if you're thinking about having kids, the phrase you use in your head is, …


How To Raise Successful Kids As A Gay Dad

By Rick Clemons for It's been a few weeks since the defeat of DOMA and since Prop 8 became history. The day those rulings came down, our household celebrated by dancing and attending…


Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

Iím in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…


Gay Marriage is NOT Bad for Children

In light of the historic Supreme Court rulings this week, the overturning of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and the rule against Californiaís Proposition 8, which effectively banned gay marriage thr…


Why Babies in Finland Come With a Box

"Nanny state" is usually used as a derogatory term, but in Finland they take it literally. The results have benefited parents and newborn babies tremendously! Meet Finland's baby box. Seventy-five …


Are We ‘Oversharing’ Our Parenthood?

Becoming a parent is, inarguably, the most meaningful and momentous thing someone could introduce into his or her life. And when you stop to consider how often people get together and have kids, it is…


The Benefits Of Baby Massages

Why do baby massages really matter? Iím a Child and Family Health Nurse from Australia and Iíve been teaching parents baby massage for over 14 years. As a midwife I knew it was important but did…


How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex

This week's episode of "Perfectly Imperfect Parents"†on The Chopra Well is all about how to talk with your kids about sex. Dr. Cara Natterson from the show shares her thoughts and tips. Number 1 pie…


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