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DWI: My Parenting Philosophy

DWI: My Parenting Philosophy

Darah Zeledon  10.13.2014
As a veteran mom of five -- no, I'm not retiring yet! -- the moniker of my long-standing parenting philosophy is: DWI. No, it doesn't stand...
Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

Christopher Thangaraj  10.13.2014
My husband I may have fought our own little culture war to get here, but as I contemplate my family under the bright stadium lights on...
Why I Quit Making Fun Bento Lunches for My Kids

Why I Quit Making Fun Bento Lunches for My Kids

Beau Coffron  10.13.2014
I'm thickheaded sometimes, but I finally get it. It's clear as day. All of the faceless Internet trolls, who have never met my family,...
Ebola 101: Managing Our Children's Fears

Ebola 101: Managing Our Children's Fears

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.  10.10.2014
Our job as parents is to help our children deal with worrisome information by understanding how they think and process information at this...
Being the Primary Caregiver Does Not Mean Being the Favorite Parent

Being the Primary Caregiver Does Not Mean Being the Favorite Parent

David Lesser  10.10.2014
I get it. I stay home with the kids while my wife works, so when she gets home, she returns the conquering hero. Like I said, I get it....
10 Super-Hot Date Night Ideas for Parents

10 Super-Hot Date Night Ideas for Parents

Samantha Rodman PhD  10.10.2014
Are you over the cool new restaurant downtown and the club around the corner? Bored with wine bars or concerts? What, you haven't been...
Why I Wear My Baby: A Dad's Perspective

Why I Wear My Baby: A Dad's Perspective

R.C. Liley  10. 9.2014
As a dad, I will never be able to duplicate what my wife shares maternally with Avery, so I depend on babywearing to get as close as I...
Congrats, You're Pregnant! Now Keep It To Yourself.

Congrats, You're Pregnant! Now Keep It To Yourself.

Mike Julianelle  10. 9.2014
First things first: I'm happy you're pregnant. Thrilled, in fact! Someone else will be joining me in the life-consuming spiral of anxiety...
When Your Child Wants a Sibling

When Your Child Wants a Sibling

Rachael Clarke  10. 9.2014
A couple of months ago my 2-year-old asked me to buy her a baby. We were sitting in our PJs building a Lego bathtub, our nightly routine...
The Unrules to Dating my Daughters

The Unrules to Dating my Daughters

Mike Reynolds  10. 9.2014
I trust that my partner and I raised our daughter to surround herself with good people. She's picked you as one of those people and your...
Actions Speak Louder Than Words: A Social Acceptance of Bullying

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: A Social Acceptance of Bullying

Jenny Florence  10. 9.2014
Even if our actions are fuelled by the very best of intentions; when the things that we do demonstrate an acceptability of something, there...
Don't Panic About Enterovirus D68

Don't Panic About Enterovirus D68

Claire McCarthy, M.D.  10. 8.2014
Enterovirus D68 is just a monster of a bad cold. Yes, it can make kids sick, and some kids very sick. But it's nothing we can't handle....
The Love Hurricane That Is Becoming a Parent

The Love Hurricane That Is Becoming a Parent

John McElhenney  10. 7.2014
Everything you might read or hear about becoming a parent pales in comparison to the life-altering moment your child gasps for their first...
6 Things From My Elementary School Days I Wish My Kids Could Experience

6 Things From My Elementary School Days I Wish My Kids Could Experience

Aaron Gouveia  10. 7.2014
I figured a lot had changed since I was in school, but getting my son's first report card threw me for the biggest loop.