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Parenting Preteens

Growing Up: The Hardest, Most Enjoyable Thing You Will Do

Robin Cassady | Posted 05.14.2016 | Women
Robin Cassady

When you're an adolescent, coming into your teen years sounds awesome. We wake up every morning pick out outfits based on how we feel that day, or consider the thought of grabbing the attention of a cute boy at school. Life is so easy for us then.

4 Things a Fatherless Daughter Wants all You Dads Out There to Know

Noreena Sondhi Lewis | Posted 10.17.2014 | Parents
Noreena Sondhi Lewis

Dads, take note. I've had the honor of watching my friends with their fathers, learning what a nurturing father-daughter relationship looks like, collecting tiny gems of knowledge and placing them into my pocket for safekeeping.

Being Thankful For Team Ethan this Thanksgiving

Rachel Blaufeld | Posted 01.27.2014 | Parents
Rachel Blaufeld

Last summer, while the boys were at one Jewish sleepover camp, our cousins were at another camp working as counselors, where a terrible tragedy struck. A bolt of lighting struck several campers at The Goldman Union Camp (GUCI), one of them being Ethan Kadish.

11-Year-Old Invents Epic Deodorant Stick

William Goodman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Technology

11-year-old Quinn Sheeran is coming out smelling like roses today on the Internet after a video showing the young inventor from New Jersey demonstrati...

A Mom's Game of Tug of War

Rachel Blaufeld | Posted 10.07.2013 | Parents
Rachel Blaufeld

I could not fathom how I got to a place where peeing while my son chewed gum with the neighbor was a great pleasure....and, yet there I was.

No Longer a Mom to Single-Digits: Parenting Two Preteens

Rachel Blaufeld | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Rachel Blaufeld

I was excited to watch my big guy hit these marks because they were all so new, and I had no idea what it would ultimately mean. This time, I know. I know it is the end of an era. It means saying goodbye to a much simpler time.

Love Lessons from the Top of the Closet

Rachel Blaufeld | Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents
Rachel Blaufeld

Can a leak in the roof be serendipitous? Normally, I would answer 'no,' however, in this case, I am starting to think that my recent one was lucky.

Respect Your Wife, Teach Your Son: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents
Noah Kass

My wife feels I don't respect that she has a career too. Recently, our pre-teenaged son has been acting out in school by insulting girls in his class. I know she blames me for his behavior. I'd love for someone to help shed light on how that's my fault.