Being a parent is insane but absolutely incredible. Parenthood doesn’t define us. We’re growing, and there is adventure ahead.
Parent.co is a digital publication for people who are as curious about the world as they are committed to raising great kids.
Our mission is to inspire parents and help them succeed by sharing useful, hilarious, and compelling stories every day.
In an effort to cover the complex subject of parenthood from multiple angles, we publish a wide variety perspectives on parent.co. The articles we publish are not a reflection of our personal stances at parent.co, but rather the perspectives of those who take the time to submit them.
We believe that many of our world’s problems could be fixed if we raised more supported children. And we think it matters for parents to feel excited about being engaged with their families and kids.
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Updated on 08/29/2016 by the folks responsible for Parent.co