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5 Ways Little Kids Wash Their Hands

5 Ways Little Kids Wash Their Hands

Brent Almond  01.20.2015
Based on personal experience of how regularly my child practices responsible (unassisted) hygiene, it's a wonder we're not in the midst...
The Girls I Used To Twirl

The Girls I Used To Twirl

Pete Wilgoren  01.20.2015
It seems recently the picking up is less and less. My older daughter is so tall that the last time I tried to swing her like a flying helicopter,...
Dad Puts On Pants While Holding Baby, Because Free Hands Are A Thing Of The Past

Dad Puts On Pants While Holding Baby, Because Free Hands Are A Thing Of The Past

Ryan Grenoble  01.16.2015
Look, ma! No hands! It's hard work being a new parent, but something tells us this dad is going to be just fine. After all, he's already...
12 Lessons Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

12 Lessons Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

Justin Ricklefs  01.16.2015
We were young, in love and ready for marriage when we said yes in our early twenties. But that doesn't necessarily mean we were prepared....
5 Games to Spur a Preschooler's Creativity

5 Games to Spur a Preschooler's Creativity

Vikas Gupta  01.15.2015
I have a 3-year-old daughter. As she's grown since her birth, I've come to love the opportunity to introduce the world to her and to help...
Marriage, Hurt Egos and Good Intentions

Marriage, Hurt Egos and Good Intentions

Amanda Magee  01.15.2015
I was seething. The layers of resentment that hover on a daily basis, waiting for a weak moment, leapt at me. Laundry, lunches, cat litter,...
From Student to Teacher: The Rise of Singapore Education

From Student to Teacher: The Rise of Singapore Education

David Scott Clegg  01.14.2015
How did they do it? How did an island nation of five million people become one of the elite education systems on the planet? What is their...
11 Ways Children Are Like Politicians

11 Ways Children Are Like Politicians

Mike Julianelle  01.14.2015
They can filibuster like nobody's business. My son has literally been talking about "Rescue Bots" for 25 minutes straight. Make that 26....
'Dad, Am I Pretty?'

'Dad, Am I Pretty?'

John Kinnear  01.13.2015
You are pretty because you are alive. You are pretty because you are curious. You are pretty because you take the good parts of the world,...
Embrace the Silliness

Embrace the Silliness

Lara Coffee  01.12.2015
"Bam, Bam, Bam, I am spinning a web on you." This is a constant daily occurrence in our house. Since going to his first year of preschool,...
My Daughter's Heaven

My Daughter's Heaven

Rob Ashe  01.12.2015
She loves the bright sun and the way it feels on her skin. She adores the feel of the breeze on her face. She takes joy in slowly moving...
The Worst Times Happen At Our Front Door

The Worst Times Happen At Our Front Door

Mike Reynolds  01. 9.2015
This isn't a story about regret or failure. I raise my voice because I do a lot as a parent, because there's a lot going on. We all have...
A Letter To My Future Self

A Letter To My Future Self

Andrew Knott  01. 8.2015
All my questions will be answered in due time. So, I'm writing not in search of answers for myself. I'm writing to help you remember.
Inspire Healthy Self Esteem in Your Children in 2015 By Moving Away From Shame-Based Parenting

Inspire Healthy Self Esteem in Your Children in 2015 By Moving Away From Shame-Based Parenting

Sherrie Campbell, PhD  01. 8.2015
Parents who use shame to discipline may feel the job is getting done, and maybe, on a behavioral level, there is a change but the effects...