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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...
Listen When They Cry Wolf

Listen When They Cry Wolf

Rachael Clarke  01. 8.2015
Now, as a mother, as the dinosaurs lurk, as there are trips and spills and bumped knees and bruises, I find myself trying to fill even...
To Grandmother's House We (Eventually) Go

To Grandmother's House We (Eventually) Go

Jon Carras  01. 8.2015
Two days after Christmas, my wife, Lauren, and I did something we never do: We packed up the car during the holidays and hit the road....
15 Things That Need to End in 2015

15 Things That Need to End in 2015

John Willey  01. 8.2015
We all talk about how much we want to change in the new year, but things usually end up pretty much the same as in years past. But there...
Dear Father Who Shook His Baby

Dear Father Who Shook His Baby

Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP  01. 8.2015
Why did you do it? I know your son was probably crying and crying and crying, because that's just what babies do at this age. Why didn't...
5 Things No One Tells You About Being a Parent

5 Things No One Tells You About Being a Parent

Kimanzi Constable  01. 8.2015
When we have children, we know that we'll be parents for life, but what we don't realize is that you're on call 24/7 and that never ends....
The Play-Doh Penis Parts. The Gall. The Outrage.

The Play-Doh Penis Parts. The Gall. The Outrage.

Mike Reynolds  01. 6.2015
How in the hell do we talk to our sons about penises before they're 21 if they keep getting these? "Dad, why did you take that from me,...
What's It Like To Be Your Son Or Daughter?

What's It Like To Be Your Son Or Daughter?

Dr. Tim Cavell  01. 5.2015
Think about the relationship you have with your children. More importantly, consider what your children think about that relationship....
21st Century Parenthood: Newborns Are Useless, and Other Musings

21st Century Parenthood: Newborns Are Useless, and Other Musings

Matthew Tolliver  12.31.2014
I am writing this exactly 35 days, 4 hours and 51 minutes into my life as a father. I can attest to the experience being grand and challenging....
11 Parenting Resolutions Worth Keeping In 2015

11 Parenting Resolutions Worth Keeping In 2015

Elizabeth Broadbent  12.31.2014
Pick something that's merely annoying and decide to let it go. As long as it isn't causing bodily harm or grossing out the general public,...
5 Reasons Winter Break Needs to End

5 Reasons Winter Break Needs to End

Vincent Daly  12.30.2014
Don't get me wrong; I love my children and countless millions of parents love theirs as well. But our collective cup hath runneth over....
Raising Today's Kids and the Elephant in the Room

Raising Today's Kids and the Elephant in the Room

Tim Elmore  12.30.2014
Kids are front and center in our minds. Anything less is politically incorrect. Children have actually become the new "scorecard" for our...