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That Time My Marriage Almost Ended, And Why That's a Good Thing

That Time My Marriage Almost Ended, And Why That's a Good Thing

08.25.2014
We spent so much time sitting around hating the kind of parents/people we weren't while being angry at each other that we failed to invest...
I Might Forget You, But Please Remember Me

I Might Forget You, But Please Remember Me

08.25.2014
You guys make me laugh all the time and I know you look at me as your infallible leader in goofiness, make-believe and storytelling. But...
Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Parents' Strength Even When Life Throws A Curveball

Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Parents' Strength Even When Life Throws A Curveball

Caroline Bologna  08.25.2014
When newlyweds Rob and Erin Marshall discovered that they were expecting their first child, they decided to make a time-lapse video of...
The Deep Water Testd

The Deep Water Testd

08.22.2014
Parenting is a series of "deep water tests." How we love, guide, teach and nurture our children through life's tests will help our children...
Teach Her That She's Worthy

Teach Her That She's Worthy

08.22.2014
"Hi, Danny," said Micah. "I hear you've been spending a lot of time with my daughter." He looked at her intently. "You have to be very...
6 Parenting Lessons From 'Doctor Who'

6 Parenting Lessons From 'Doctor Who'

08.21.2014
Love is not a finite resource. It is infinitely replenishable, and my capacity to feel it and share it with others is much bigger than...
Talk To Your Kids About Ferguson

Talk To Your Kids About Ferguson

08.20.2014
If you also believe that most Black families in the United States have talked about Ferguson, what does it say about the rest of us if...
Education, Education, Education and the Role We Play in Its Unfolding

Education, Education, Education and the Role We Play in Its Unfolding

08.20.2014
I am an educator. This is true. Education has been where my passion has met with purpose for nearly a quarter century. I am an educator....
How Improv Prepared Me For Motherhood

How Improv Prepared Me For Motherhood

08.19.2014
I came late to motherhood, as I came late to most things, like blooming and general adulthood. The craziness of my early 20s went on and...
My Son Taught Me How To Swim... Again

My Son Taught Me How To Swim... Again

08.19.2014
I intentionally relate with my son in a way I can't quite seem to figure out while at the dinner table, bedtime, walk, playground... you...
Backpacks for Everyone

Backpacks for Everyone

08.18.2014
As a former teacher, my heart skips a (literal) beat at the the thought of new school supplies. I love neat piles of notebooks, brand new...
Vegas, Baby! (Well, Minus Our Babies)

Vegas, Baby! (Well, Minus Our Babies)

08.18.2014
After zipping by that line and getting inside, I made my way up to the bar. What?! $15 for a watered-down Jack and Coke? Good thing my...
I Moved In With My In-Laws, And Here's How It Worked

I Moved In With My In-Laws, And Here's How It Worked

08.18.2014
I could've easily said no to this arrangement. But I didn't. Generally speaking, I don't regret it.
Dad's Challenge For 'Real Men' Is Going Viral (And It Doesn't Involve An Ice Bucket)

Dad's Challenge For 'Real Men' Is Going Viral (And It Doesn't Involve An Ice Bucket)

Cate Matthews  08.15.2014
Your Facebook feed has probably been pretty filled lately with ice bucket altruism, but with any luck, it's about to get a little more...