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5 Simple Ways to Slow Down

5 Simple Ways to Slow Down

Andi Wickman  08.26.2015
We all talk about slowing down time and enjoying the moments but the moments are pure chaos with kids. We always want and hope for this...
Why Our Daughters Should Play More Video Games

Why Our Daughters Should Play More Video Games

Samantha Parent  08.26.2015
At first, I was resistant to the idea of my young girls (ages 7 and 11) playing video games. My sons -- and husband -- have always been...
6 Steps to Deleting the 'R' Word

6 Steps to Deleting the 'R' Word

Chester Goad, Ed.D.   08.26.2015
The next time you see a middle-schooler or even a peer use derogatory terms, make faces or inappropriate impressions or gestures related...
Why American Companies Should Start Promoting Moms

Why American Companies Should Start Promoting Moms

Hilary Young  08.26.2015
The day I became a mother I signed some invisible pact to take on more in one day than I ever thought possible and somehow get it all done....
To the Kindergarten Parents on the First Day of School

To the Kindergarten Parents on the First Day of School

Rachel Toalson  08.25.2015
This year another of my babies will join 125 other kindergarteners, on his way out the door of my house and into the door of the world....
The Daddy Diaries: Chapter 4

The Daddy Diaries: Chapter 4

Dimitri Ehrlich  08.25.2015
For some reason, long before Michelle was ever pregnant, I had a weird feeling I was really going to enjoy bathing my baby. But who wouldn't...
6 Things Happy Parents Do To Stay Happy

6 Things Happy Parents Do To Stay Happy

Jeanne M. Stafford  08.25.2015
As wonderful as the journey of parenthood is, it's not always easy and, as parents, we often beat ourselves up for feeling like we're not...
To a Fellow Kindergarten Mom

To a Fellow Kindergarten Mom

Kara Lawler  08.25.2015
Little girls who started kindergarten over thirty years ago, in separate schools, in separate states, now have little boys starting kindergarten...
5 Food Animals Your Kids Will Eat Up

5 Food Animals Your Kids Will Eat Up

Hannah Helsabeck  08.25.2015
The more you expose kids to healthy foods, the more likely they are to eat them. If the majority of your meals are coming back home in...
How to Take Your Infant for a Stroll (in 70 Easy Steps)

How to Take Your Infant for a Stroll (in 70 Easy Steps)

Jolie Jenkins  08.24.2015
Get brilliant idea to take a stroller walk. Hoist 20-pound wiggly baby up two flights of stairs to change its diaper and clothes. Wrestle...
Are You the Reason Our Children Are Failing in School?

Are You the Reason Our Children Are Failing in School?

Dr. John DeGarmo  08.24.2015
When I first began teaching, and before I was a foster parent, I knew very little about foster care, or about foster children. To be sure,...
The Daddy Diaries Chapter 3

The Daddy Diaries Chapter 3

Dimitri Ehrlich  08.24.2015
This is the oft-spoken of irony of parenthood. You have taken on a job with 24-hour workdays, no pay, no vacation, no rest and it requires...
10 Things To Know If You Have A Child Starting Kindergarten

10 Things To Know If You Have A Child Starting Kindergarten

Gina Sampaio  08.24.2015
Some other kids will be able to read already. The teachers know what they're doing. Your kid will get there; relax.