Parenting

So you took the leap. Find out everything you should -- and, maybe shouldn't -- know about your children and get a few parenting tips.

Adopting a child into your family can be a life-changing experience. Read about adoption in these articles.

Bringing home a new baby is exciting, but it can also be intimidating. HowStuffWorks is here to help with tips on caring for your baby and acclimating to life with an infant.

Understanding child development will help prepare you for each stage of your child's growth and maturation. Read up on child development in these articles.

If you've got a child on the way, be prepared for a lot of change in your life. These articles for expectant parents will help you get ready.

Family bonding happens naturally, but it can also be strengthened with just a bit of effort. Communication and group activities can help your family bond. In this section you'll find information and tips for strengthening your family's ties.

Balancing work, parenting and relationships is no easy task. How about a little "you-time," Mom and Dad? Lose the guilt and get some thoughts on how to care for yourself.

So you've got a new child at home -- you'd probably like to get to know your baby a bit better before returning to the office. Read up on maternity and paternity leave.

So you've got a new child. Adjusting to parenthood is no easy feat, so read up on advice for new parents in these articles.

Gone are the days of hair bows and teddy bears. How can you still provide for your kids now that they're all grown up?

No parent has to go it alone -- parent-to-parent networks are a great source of support and encouragement.

Parenting tips always come in handy for new and seasoned parents alike. Get helpful parenting tips at HowStuffWorks.

Whether you're sending your kids off to kindergarten or college, you may feel a little overwhelmed. HowStuffWorks to the rescue! Get some guidance on where to start and what you should know.

Raising a child alone is full of challenges, for both the children and the parent. Read up on being a single parent in these articles.

The carefree days of preschool may be long past for you, but you can still live vicariously through your youngster. Take a refresher on pre-school with these articles.

Adolescence can be a tricky time, both for parents struggling to understand their children’s issues and for teens and tweens attempting to forge their new identities. Learn how to understand your teenagers in these articles.

Working parents face a number of challenges. Find out how working parents can balance the responsibilities of the office and the family in these articles.