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6 Tips for Avoiding Toddler Tantrums Over Mobile Games

6 Tips for Avoiding Toddler Tantrums Over Mobile Games

04.11.2014
As the founder of a startup developing mobile learning games for toddlers, I firmly believe in the power of good quality mobile learning...
Why I Won't Be Sending My Child to Preschool... Yet

Why I Won't Be Sending My Child to Preschool... Yet

04.11.2014
I look down and my eyes well up. Immediately, I hug him tightly as if trying to shield him from the scary world he will eventually be a...
Trust Me, It Gets Worse... Wait, Really?

Trust Me, It Gets Worse... Wait, Really?

04.11.2014
It's tough being a parent for all of us. There are different worries that I'll endure and battles I'm sure to face, but I'm a mother --...
BatDad Is Back... With A Bat-Shaped Beard, Obviously

BatDad Is Back... With A Bat-Shaped Beard, Obviously

Isaac Saul  04.11.2014
Many little kids think of their parents as superheroes. If you're the kids of BatDad Blake, though, that's because he really is. The super...
Why Acting Like a Toddler Is a Great Idea

Why Acting Like a Toddler Is a Great Idea

04.10.2014
There is a small space between experiencing something in our lives and reacting to it. For most of us, that space hardly exists.
Go Ahead and Fail, Baby Girl

Go Ahead and Fail, Baby Girl

04. 9.2014
I know that I can never live up to the image of perfection that she has of me right now, so I will enjoy it while it lasts. Truthfully,...
How Dare the Autistic Child... and His Mother?

How Dare the Autistic Child... and His Mother?

04. 9.2014
As people sneered and looked down upon her, their eyes asking how dare she let her son ruin everyone else's shopping trip, I looked at...
The Lasts I'll Miss Most As A Father

The Lasts I'll Miss Most As A Father

04. 9.2014
Lasts don't get talked about very often because, lo and behold, they're often even more powerful to experience than firsts -- and people...
Here's an Idea... Don't Clean Up!

Here's an Idea... Don't Clean Up!

04. 8.2014
If you sense that your child may be reluctant to put his toys or projects away, acknowledge the importance of his work by telling him he...
5 Tricks To Raising Twins (Without Losing Your Mind)

5 Tricks To Raising Twins (Without Losing Your Mind)

04. 8.2014
Twin parents are doubly blessed, but face quadruple the stress, especially during the constantly evolving baby and toddler years.
A Better Answer To My Friend's Question About Being A Mom

A Better Answer To My Friend's Question About Being A Mom

04. 4.2014
It was one of those moments where I wished words were tangible, able to be yanked back or clapped away like eraser dust.
The Last One

The Last One

04. 3.2014
When you picture the last one in your mind, he'll always be running ahead of you and you'll be trying your best to keep up, your heart...
Dear Family Whisperer: Help Me Cope!

Dear Family Whisperer: Help Me Cope!

04. 3.2014
Try not to typecast your boys. View them through a family lens: Your firstborn had you and his dad all to himself for more than half his...
Irrational, Inappropriate, Overly-Honest Responses to Children

Irrational, Inappropriate, Overly-Honest Responses to Children

04. 1.2014
I try my best to be patient with their questions and answer with appropriate responses. But sometimes, the internal monologue in my head...