Moms and dads often feel like they can’t win. If they pay too much attention to their kids, they’re helicopter parents; too little, and they’re absentee parents. What’s the happy medium that will result in truly happy, self-sufficient kids? Here are five tips.

The different ways in which parents are handling their kids’ use of technology is creating three distinct types of tech users — and setting the stage for a clash of cultures, says writer Alexandra Samuel.

TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak has learned some key lessons about parenthood from her work as an archaeologist. At the same time, becoming a parent has given her new insights into what her work means.

In this exclusive TED video, sex ed teacher Al Vernacchio and Make Love Not Porn founder Cindy Gallop discuss why having “the” talk with our kids is not enough.

What can American parents learn from how other cultures think about parenting? A look at attitudes in Norway, Japan and Spain on the pressure to “parent” kids (as a verb).

Beer-Sheva, Israel-based community member Yubal Masalker sympathized with the message in Jennifer Senior’s TED Talk, “For parents, happiness is a very high bar.”