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The Heartbreaking Good Fortune of Returning to Work

The Heartbreaking Good Fortune of Returning to Work

Cort Ruddy  08.18.2015
I can tell you, it is hard. It's hard to go from a stay-at-home mom, or stay-at-home dad, or a work-at-home-parent back to a nine-to-fiver....
8 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

8 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Brent Almond  08.17.2015
Preparing your kid (and by "your kid," I mean you) for their first day of REAL SCHOOL is easier than you think. Just follow these few simple...
5 Things You Only Think You Need

5 Things You Only Think You Need

Scott Dannemiller  08.17.2015
Not long ago, my wife and I felt like our family was on The Great Hamster Wheel to nowhere. So we decided to try a little experiment.

Parenting and Print: Defending the Traditional Bedtime Story

Nick Fouche  08.14.2015
In my experience, encouraging a relationship with books assists in communicating to children the idea of literacy as an invitation to that...
Parenting Study Misses the Point

Parenting Study Misses the Point

Jason Stanford  08.14.2015
The funniest thing I've read recently -- far more absurd that Donald Trump being the Republican frontrunner for president -- is that Germans...
10 Sure Things to Do to Stop Your Baby From Crying

10 Sure Things to Do to Stop Your Baby From Crying

Regan Long  08.12.2015
So we've all been there and if you haven't been there just yet, you'll soon know what I'm talking about when you're in that spot and the...
The Parenting Curve

The Parenting Curve

Mike Julianelle  08.12.2015
I know you're a good parent. To be totally honest, I have no idea if you're a good parent. I don't know you, I don't know your kids, I've...
How to Get the Most Out of Back-To-School Shopping

How to Get the Most Out of Back-To-School Shopping

Hannah Helsabeck  08.11.2015
By focusing on buying reusable items, especially when it comes to lunch supplies, you can save serious money and cut down on the amount...
5 Mistakes Too Many Parents Make When They Praise Their Kids (And What To Do Instead)

5 Mistakes Too Many Parents Make When They Praise Their Kids (And What To Do Instead)

Amy McCready  08.11.2015
With the entitlement epidemic in full swing, it's more important than ever to nourish our kids' character with the positive encouragement...

'Would You Rather?' Parenting Edition. The Game That's Making Parents Squirm

Mike Reynolds  08.10.2015
The rules are simple: read the question, imagine how much you'd rather do neither, and give an answer. Then ball up in the fetal position....

Dads Against Dads Against Daughters Dating

Mike Reynolds  08.10.2015
Oh summer. A time to spend with our families doing things we often end up fighting over, a time to complain about how hot it is (only if...
Dear Crappy Parent

Dear Crappy Parent

John Kinnear  08. 6.2015
We all have our highs and our lows. The rest of the time we're somewhere in the middle, treading water and doing the best we can.
My Baby's Crying Made Me Cry

My Baby's Crying Made Me Cry

Christopher Reddy  08. 5.2015
When my son was a few months old and left alone with me, he would cry for hours despite my every effort to console him. I cried, too. It...
Unfriend Me Right Now!

Unfriend Me Right Now!

Beau Coffron  08. 3.2015
Most people can't imagine commanding their friends, acquaintances, or co-workers to "unfriend them" in real life when they don't agree...