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Infants and Toddlers Cannot Be Forgotten When Expanding Pre-K

Infants and Toddlers Cannot Be Forgotten When Expanding Pre-K

06.24.2014
Over and over again, we are coming to the same conclusion - early investments in children's education reap a harvest of benefits for years...
3 Fears About Having a Second Baby Debunked

3 Fears About Having a Second Baby Debunked

06.24.2014
What parents on the cusp of welcoming a new baby don't realize, and what I didn't understand as I waddled in the park that day, is that...
10 Subjects to Avoid When Talking to Pregnant Women

10 Subjects to Avoid When Talking to Pregnant Women

06.23.2014
Yes, I am sure there is only one baby in there, but if you'd like to accompany me to my next check-up, maybe you'd feel better asking the...
5 Tips For Staying Calm With Children

5 Tips For Staying Calm With Children

06.23.2014
I have developed these practices to help me be more mindful, less stressed and better able to remain the peaceful parent I strive to be....
Taming Toddler Tantrums: Expert Tips on Navigating the Toddler Years

Taming Toddler Tantrums: Expert Tips on Navigating the Toddler Years

06.23.2014
Imagine having a co-worker or boss who constantly burst into tears when you asked her something totally innocuous, like whether she wanted...
From My First Pregnancy to My Fourth

From My First Pregnancy to My Fourth

06.20.2014
Going from two to three naturally added to the circus. However, in some respects, we had become experts at managing madness.
The Question Most Moms Ask Themselves Eventually

The Question Most Moms Ask Themselves Eventually

06.20.2014
It had taken well over two years for me to reach the question that most breastfeeding mothers reach at one point or another, are my boobs...
8 Awesome (Yes, Awesome!) Things About Toddlers

8 Awesome (Yes, Awesome!) Things About Toddlers

06.19.2014
While it's easy to gripe about the annoyances, I think it's also important to embrace the sweetness of this stage.
Parenthood: An Artist's Way

Parenthood: An Artist's Way

06.18.2014
Being a parent is hard enough. Becoming a parent while navigating your way through the entertainment business is super hard. Having both...
Provide Pre-K to 4 Year-Olds <i>and</i> Toddlers Too

Provide Pre-K to 4 Year-Olds and Toddlers Too

06.18.2014
This daunting challenge, that even some advocates of Pre-K education question whether a quality program can be assembled in such a short...
Somebody Call Security! My Scarf's In the Laundry!

Somebody Call Security! My Scarf's In the Laundry!

06.17.2014
What is it about this scarf that calms my daughter so? Why does she find such solace in it? Why does one thing call out to a toddler more...
The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Life With A Toddler

The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Life With A Toddler

Mandy Velez  06.16.2014
And you thought the first year was tough... For more of artist Grant Snider's work, visit Incidental Comics.
Dear Daughter on Your Last Day of Preschool

Dear Daughter on Your Last Day of Preschool

06.16.2014
The most important part of your education isn't what school you go to, who attends it or even who teaches there. It's not about the facilities,...
Graduation Day: The Lie I Plan to Tell

Graduation Day: The Lie I Plan to Tell

06.13.2014
My first-born graduates from preschool today. I'm bringing in the bagels and baby carrots. I'll be smiling, hugging, saying, "I'm so proud...