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7 Pieces Of Parenting Advice You Really Should Ignore

7 Pieces Of Parenting Advice You Really Should Ignore

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  01.20.2016
Do you get advice that doesn't feel right to you, even when going against it feels counterintuitive because you've heard it so often?
Things My Toddler Wants When It's Way Past His Bedtime

Things My Toddler Wants When It's Way Past His Bedtime

Matt Brennan  01.18.2016
Here is a helpful pie chart with some of the more frequent requests (by percentage).
When Hope Fades

When Hope Fades

Sara Lindberg  01.15.2016
"I just can't take it anymore. The voices are getting stronger and I find that I can't pull myself away. It's getting too hard and I...
5 Ways To Handle The After-School Meltdown With Style

5 Ways To Handle The After-School Meltdown With Style

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, R. Psych.  01.15.2016
Think of it this way. Your child's resources have been completely used up by all of that sitting, managing, and missing. And they just...
Yes, Having Twins Gets Easier

Yes, Having Twins Gets Easier

K.K. Goldberg  01.14.2016
Now that my twins are four, I feel nostalgia for the baby part, but even moreso, excitement for today. As I write this list, I see that...
Don't Do It, Kids. Mom ALWAYS Knows.

Don't Do It, Kids. Mom ALWAYS Knows.

Rachel Toalson  01.12.2016
Your quiet isn't fooling me at all.

Lost In The Stories

Sara Lindberg  01.12.2016
I must confess -- I LOVE books. I love how they smell when you open them up for the first time. I love how they feel in my hands. I...
Can We Just Be?

Can We Just Be?

Natalie Thomas  01.11.2016
I've been asked by men and women, young and old, acquaintances and strangers and family and friends. In intimate settings and public forums....
In One Song, David Bowie Captured The Beautiful Uncertainty Of Being A New Parent

In One Song, David Bowie Captured The Beautiful Uncertainty Of Being A New Parent

Gregory Beyer  01.11.2016
In our children's eyes especially, we're all kooks with quirks and flaws. At the root of this song is a celebration of this fact, a loving...
The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 43. Words and Music.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 43. Words and Music.

Dimitri Ehrlich  01.11.2016
When a baby takes his first steps it's hugely significant--but it pales in comparison to a child learning to speak. Going mobile matters....

The Space Between the Noise

Sara Lindberg  01.10.2016
2 girls ~ 1 car ~ 3 hour road trip The road trip part of that scenario usually bothers me. I spent the first four years of my daughter's...
Mishaps Only a Mom Can Understand

Mishaps Only a Mom Can Understand

Sara Lindberg  01. 8.2016
Most mornings I leave the house looking pretty good. My clothes are all on the right parts of my body, my hair is done, makeup is on and...
A Dad Is Not A Babysitter Or A Helper. He's A Parent.

A Dad Is Not A Babysitter Or A Helper. He's A Parent.

Rachel Toalson  01. 6.2016
It would be nice to live in a world where men didn't get put up on a pedestal for "helping" take care of their children.
The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 42. Good Cop, Bad Cop.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 42. Good Cop, Bad Cop.

Dimitri Ehrlich  01. 5.2016
Full disclosure: I have been peeing on the roof deck of my apartment lately. That sounds really Soviet-era mental patient, but wait. I...