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Attachment parenting is often thought of as an approach to parenting young children. Nurse practitioner, therapist, and coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, Sil...

In a survey as part of an ongoing study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 40% of 9-and 10-year-old girls surveyed have tried to lose weight. According to a study from the National Institute on Media and the Family, at age...

More and more children are looking to their peers for cues about how to be in the world. Where they really need to be looking, according to child development expert Gordon...

Susan Cain, author of the New York Times best seller Quiet, reflects on how time alone is important for both children and parents, introverted and...

Every mother and daughter knows at least some of the challenges and rewards of mother-daughter relationships. The mother-daughter team of Sil Reynolds...

On Mothering by Sil Reynolds

I have been mothering since I was a child. Truth be told, I doted on my dolls into adolescence, and early on embraced the mother archetype as both a personal and professional path for life....

Born in the segregated South, author Gloria Burgess reveals how she overcame poverty, racism, and sexism with the love and support of her family and their relationship with Nobel laureate William Faulkner.

My father grew up in the...

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