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Kids and Discipline

The One Word That Keeps Me From Yelling at My Kids

Joy Gabriel | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Joy Gabriel

Sometimes the yelling is funny, sometimes it's maddening and it's almost always (heaven help me for this confession I'm about to confess) annoying.

This Is What It Feels Like When You're About To Punish Your Child

John Kinnear | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

I will love her AND be mad at her. I will know that this may not be the right thing to do, but it is the best way I know how to do it at that moment.

Why You Should Never Negotiate With A 5-Year-Old

Devon Corneal | Posted 12.29.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

In trying to be collaborative, acknowledge my son's feelings and be authoritative instead of authoritarian, I made the biggest parenting mistake of all. I forgot I am the parent and I am in control.

All I've Ever Wanted As A Parent

Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents

Drew Magary's new parenting memoir, Someone Could Get Hurt, is wickedly funny. But the Deadspin and GQ writer's humor is balanced with honest expressi...

Why You'll Never See Me At A 'Yo Gabba Gabba' Show Again

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Not since Barney and Mr. Roger's Neighborhood have I been so profoundly affected by children's entertainment. I'm not normally the type of person who writes to celebrities, so I hope you appreciate how intense my feelings are. I will never be the same again. I hate you.

Dadmissions: Time Out

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

The past five decades have seen the birth of computers, man walking on the moon, the fall of Communism and other earth-shattering events, but time outs are still the best we can do?