Family Dynamics

What makes a family? Learn about traditional and non-traditional family relationships, including single-parent families, families with gay parents, military families, and more. Try these tips for making your family work regardless of your family make-up.

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6 Ways to Teach Your Child to Accept Every Type of Family

In a world where all kinds of ties bind parents to their children—whether the grown-ups are single, in a same-sex marriage, or adoptive guardians—it’s important to show kids that it’s not who’s involved, but the love they share that makes a family.

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The Mental Load of the Black Mother

It was only after the death of George Floyd that I realized just how much racial injustice affects the way I parent my two Black sons and how it's taken its toll on my mental health.