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On The Days I Struggle the Most With My Little Ones

On The Days I Struggle the Most With My Little Ones

07.31.2014
I'm given one shot with my children. They are given one childhood with me. The amazing, yet scary part of all of this, I'm the author of...
Friendships Before and After Kids

Friendships Before and After Kids

07.29.2014
Making new friends then: Oh my god! I am totally in that same class! You are coolest, let's hang out. Now: OK. So I see from the stains...
Thriving As A 'Working Mom': The Childcare Challenge

Thriving As A 'Working Mom': The Childcare Challenge

07.29.2014
Why is it so frustrating for us and many other Americans to find high quality and affordable child care?
20 Sure Signs You Live With A Toddler

20 Sure Signs You Live With A Toddler

07.29.2014
5. You start talking in the third person with no pronouns ever. "Sally wants a snack? Mommy will get Sally a snack. Sally, sit right there...
Here's A Pediatrician Who Knows How To Make A Toddler Laugh While Getting Shots

Here's A Pediatrician Who Knows How To Make A Toddler Laugh While Getting Shots

Ryan Grenoble  07.28.2014
Clearly, the most logical explanation is magic. How else do you account for a pediatrician who makes getting shots fun? So fun, in fact,...
11 Strategies to Strengthen Your Partnership After Kids

11 Strategies to Strengthen Your Partnership After Kids

07.28.2014
Partnership can be challenging at times and it jumps to a whole new level of intensity when you add one or more tiny humans to the mix....
What My Daughter's Questions Have Taught Me

What My Daughter's Questions Have Taught Me

07.25.2014
The world can be a vulnerable place when you're 2, when there are so many questions, so many puzzle pieces to adjoin. When Mommy laughs...
Sorry, 'British Nanny,' I Let My Kids Choose Their Sippy Cups

Sorry, 'British Nanny,' I Let My Kids Choose Their Sippy Cups

07.24.2014
My kids are human beings. With whom I am in relationship. It is one characterized by affection, trust, and attachment. I believe my children...
I Have a Favorite Child. Admit It, So Do You.

I Have a Favorite Child. Admit It, So Do You.

07.24.2014
I grew up in a house where, for better or worse, the favorite child question was always being asked. And now that I have my own children,...
3 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Life

3 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Life

07.23.2014
While I have been trying to teach him, he has been teaching me quite a bit about life and how to be successful. Skeptical that a toddler...
What Happened When I Went to the Grocery Store... Alone

What Happened When I Went to the Grocery Store... Alone

07.22.2014
I did not name 'apples' and 'bananas' and 'carrots' as I wound through the produce department. I did not stop at the lobster tank to point...
'He Doesn't Have a Mom... Because She's Dead'

'He Doesn't Have a Mom... Because She's Dead'

07.21.2014
My instinct was to defend and protect my cub, to nip the lies in the bud and reinforce them with truth. However, I realized that I'd been...
What Little Helpers Turn Into: Why It's Good For Kids To Lend A Hand At Any Age

What Little Helpers Turn Into: Why It's Good For Kids To Lend A Hand At Any Age

07.21.2014
Co-pilot, sous chef, mini-stylist -- whatever it may be, have your kids help with everything as much as possible. No matter how little...
Watch This Adorable Baby 'Walk Like Mommy'

Watch This Adorable Baby 'Walk Like Mommy'

Avery Stone  07.21.2014
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but it may also be the cutest. In this video posted by YouTube user Ashley Lowry,...