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5 Tips For Having 'The Talk' With Your Kids

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

We never have only one talk about anything! Kids learn through repetition and they need reminders every day to help them make good choices. So, why would I treat something as important a sex any differently?

Teaching Kids Reverence and Respect for All Living Things

Kathy Walsh | Posted 05.01.2015 | Parents
Kathy Walsh

eing mindful does not mean being happy all the time. It means being "present."

Needing More Than to Be Needed

Sarah Bregel | Posted 04.24.2015 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

I spend almost all of my time and energy loving the shit out of my kids. Finding these little magic moments in ordinary days. Kissing dirty faces and being easy-going. And then I spend just a little bit of time wanting terribly to get away from them.

Let's Do the Time Warp Again, Baby!

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

Moms, be kind to yourself and patient with your kids on these extra long days. And partners, please don't be late!

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 04.05.2015 | Parents
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

When you're a parent you have to make lots of decisions. I haven't check the stats, but I'm guessing it's something like a million decisions every day and it can be exhausting! So it definitely helps to have short cuts to make things easier on yourself.

I Don't Know How You Do It

Essraa nawar | Posted 02.06.2015 | Parents
Essraa nawar

Just like any other mum (working or not working), I get stressed, feel overwhelmed, things sometimes do slip through the cracks and at times I barely meet deadlines (school projects, papers, registration, paperwork, etc.).

What Normal Looks Like

Elizabeth Broadbent | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Elizabeth Broadbent

For all of you mamas insisting your immaculate house is messy, and all of you normal mamas therefore afraid to have anyone come into your house ever, because that level of clean is just not achievable due to kids/time/dogs/life/constant art projects, let's set some guidelines.

18 Things That Are Completely Different Now That I Have Kids

Jen Simon | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Jen Simon

Going to kiddie birthday parties is pretty much the main way I socialize now.

9 Ways Living With Kids Is Just Like Living in a Haunted House

Susan McLean | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Susan McLean

You sense it in the bathroom while you're taking a shower, slithering about just outside the curtain. It's next to your bed while you sleep, and you don't need to open your eyes to know that it's only inches from your face, silently staring at you.

Dos And Don'ts For My Friends Without Kids

JD Roberto | Posted 02.26.2013 | Parents
JD Roberto

I imagine that it must be hard to watch a friend get swallowed whole by a completely foreign set of experiences. Since I'm the one getting swallowed, I can't know what that's like -- but I can offer a few (entirely unsolicited) dos and don'ts to those who have not, as yet, procreated.