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The Milkmen Are Coming: In Spain, Breast-Feeding Leave Not Just for Women

Some European countries allow men to take breast-feeding breaks. Credit: Getty Images
Do real men change diapers and breast-feed? In Spain, app...
European dads want to breast-feed, too.

Dealing With Separation Issues at Daycare Drop-Off

Be strong when your child starts crying. Credit: Getty Images
You're out of the house on time, with the whole family fed and dressed for the day. ...
You're out of the house on time, with the whole family fed and dressed for the day. Now comes the hard part: Saying goodbye at daycare as a tearful toddler begs you not to go.

Are Tweens Really Ready to Babysit?

Even if they have training, are tweens really ready to watch your baby? Credit: Getty Images
Thrilled that your neighbor's kid is finally old enou...
Hiring a tween to babysit your child? She may be too busy watching Nick Teen to do a good job.

Sleeping on the Job: Baby in Parliament Makes Us Go 'Aww'

Italian Member of the European Parliament Licia Ronzulli takes part in a vote as she cradles her baby at the European Parliament in Strasbourg easte...When images of Licia Ronzulli cradling her baby daughter while attending a voting at the European parliament showed up online, you could almost hear a collective sigh (and "Aww!") from working moms worldwide.

What to Ask When Choosing a Daycare Center

Does your daycare center offer unstructured use of art supplies? Credit: Getty Images
Choosing the right daycare center can be almost as difficu...
Choosing the right daycare center can be almost as difficult as leaving your little one. But a mix of common sense and savvy detective work can help you navigate this challenge of modern parenting.

Moms, Your Kids Are Just Fine, Now Get Back to Work, Researchers Say

Stop feeling guilty about going to work. Credit: Getty Images
If you feel guilty about leaving your kids in someone else's care while you go off t...

Who Loves Ya, Baby? Kids of Extra-Affectionate Moms Are Better Adjusted Adults, Study Says

Baby love is good for your little one. Credit: Getty Images
A loved baby is a happy baby. Turns out, that makes for a happy adult, too. People ...
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Weary Stay-at-Home Mother Leaning Too Much on the "TV Babysitter"?

Dear AdviceMama, I am a stay-at-home mom of two little girls ages 3 and 2. Lately, I feel like I am hitting the wall. I'm easily stressed with th...

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