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  1. Baby
    Dads fall in love with their babies and their whole outlook on life changes the first time they meet their little. And while there's an immediate bond for mamas and babies if for no other reason but that Mom was baby's home for ten months, dads don't always connect as quickly or as easily. Not...
  2. Family Life
    Gone are the days when the woman is expected to do all the cooking, cleaning, raising the children, and still have enough energy at the end of the day for time with her partner. Well, maybe this expectation isn't erased completely from our society, but it's faded from what it used to be. A...
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    I used to have a rocking chair with a cushioned rocking ottoman to calm my baby. This guy didn't need one. It's so sweet how fathers come up with unique ways to calm their babies. Dads rule!
  4. Toddler & Child
    Fathers are indispensable! We've all heard the importance of an involved father in healthy child development. A new study shows that its Dad -- not the mom -- who really counts in helping girls overcome their loneliness as they grow up. "The bond between fathers and daughters is very...
  5. Baby
    The Bradley Method for natural childbirth prepares expecting mothers (and their coaches) for childbirth through education, breathing, relaxation, nutrition, and exercise. When I became pregnant with my first son, I honestly had no clue what to expect from childbirth. I had seen extremely...
  6. Pregnancy & Birth
    The ideal birth partner is someone who is 100% behind your plans and wishes for childbirth. For me, that someone was my husband. I feel incredibly lucky that my husband was a rockstar birth partner and took a tremendous interest in the details surrounding our sons' births. From planning an...
  7. Family Life
    The foundation of attachment parenting is rooted in Attachment Theory, which has historically centered on the role of the mother in the parent-child relationship. But this doesn't mean that fathers are any less important. A father's role in the parent-child relationship is invaluable in its...
  8. Green Goods
    Every year Father's Day creeps up, and family members rush out to purchase a new tie or the latest technological gadget just in time for Sunday. In honor of the natural lifestyle that you strive for, this year we offer ten different ways to express gratitude and love to the special man in your...
  9. Toddler & Child
      A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, may have found the key to improving fathers' parenting skills: Reading. Dads are incredibly important to their child's healthy development - socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. When fathers fall short on...
  10. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    I'm a new stepmother. 6 years younger than my partner. His 4 1/2 year-old daughter seems confused about what their relationship (her and her dad) will be when she's older. She says when she grows up she will be her "daddy's girlfriend". She says often that they will "kiss and get married"...
  11. Baby
    Each week we're posting a new excerpt from the Attachment Parenting memoir, Misadvenutres of a Parenting Yogi. Enjoy! Leave a comment and let us know what you think of the book so far. And stay tuned for next week's excerpt! I am a parent. I can prove it. Inside my coat pocket right now are...
  12. Baby
    As a stay at home parent I work on building my relationship with my children every day. I'm the default. The setter of rules, the one that establishes precedent. I have all day to bond with the kids, to teach them things, to learn with them, and to establish patterns. Then the other parent...
  13. Family Life
      Have you seen this picture in this blog post? In short, it is a picture of a father wearing his 6 month old daughter in a carrier while fixing his older daughter's hair. I just came across it today for the first time. It immediately caught my heart because I love viewing babywearing...
  14. Parenting
    <p>I am pregnant with a girl, and we currently have a son. Issues about gender are already freaking out my DH, poor guy. My DH wants me to buy him a book about how to raise strong and confident girls. Does anybody have any suggestions?</p>
  15. Single Parenting
    <p>Hey everyone. I realize that this is a forum aimed at helping women out during pregnancy but there's such a lack of help resources out there for fathers-to-be, I am hoping you can all offer me some help.</p> <p> </p> <p>I'm a 23 year old male, and in November I had what you might call a...
  16. Parenting
    <p>I make this forum for getting best gift ideas for father on fathers day. So, every one share your own ideas as many you can.</p>
  17. Baby
    As I watch attachment-style mothers, sometimes I wonder if some of us forget that attachment parenting is called attachment PARENTING - not attachment MOTHERING. Attachment as a style of nurturing and loving our children is a beautiful thing. It also can be quite exhausting - especially if all...
  18. Parenting
    <p><span style="font-size:16px;">With Father's Day almost here we would like to celebrate and honor the dads of the Mothering.com community. Please share your special fathering images for entry into our Father's Day Contest.</span></p> <p style="font-family:arial, helvetica...
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