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The 5 Stages of Being Woken Up Too Early By Your Kids

The 5 Stages of Being Woken Up Too Early By Your Kids

Bethany Neumeyer  04. 1.2015
This isn't happening. This IS. NOT. HAPPENING. This is just a horrible dream. It is way too early for them to be awake.
Teaching my Daughter That Her Voice Matters

Teaching my Daughter That Her Voice Matters

Becky Tountas  04. 1.2015
Every time I hear her loudly demanding to watch Frozen again or asking for the RED cat shirt, not the white one, I think to myself: Yes,...
Parenting's 10 Plagues

Parenting's 10 Plagues

Katia Bishops  04. 1.2015
The bible recounts the 10 plagues with which God struck the Egyptian Pharaoh and his people. Home confinement opened my eyes to a whole...
5 Things Corporate America Taught Me About Motherhood

5 Things Corporate America Taught Me About Motherhood

Meredith Hale  04. 1.2015
It was one of those moments where I just wanted to crawl into bed and emerge 18 years later. Was I really going to survive these early...
When Your Child Walks Away Happy

When Your Child Walks Away Happy

Laura Lifshitz  03.30.2015
The confident girl who walked away from us without blinking an eye is maybe coming back to us, her loving and worried parents.
The (Genderqueer) Kid I Never Expected

The (Genderqueer) Kid I Never Expected

Julie Tarney  03.30.2015
When Harry told me at age 2 that "inside" his head he was a girl, I have to admit it was an unexpected moment. And it took me awhile to...
The One Thing You Need To Know Before Having Two Kids

The One Thing You Need To Know Before Having Two Kids

Lyz Lenz  03.27.2015
I didn't handle the transition from one to two kids very well. I've been trying to figure out why. Maybe it was just more overwhelming...
A New Parent's Guide to Social Media

A New Parent's Guide to Social Media

Common Sense Media  03.26.2015
Other parents understand the urge to brag about every little thing, but social media is a give and take. Be thoughtful about what you're...
Toddler Finally Meets Garbage Men He Idolizes And He Can't Even

Toddler Finally Meets Garbage Men He Idolizes And He Can't Even

Cameron Keady  03.24.2015
Updated on March 25, 2015: 10:15 a.m. EDT Some things in life are just too good to handle. Quincy Kroner had that exact feeling on March...
A New Preschool for the 50 Plus Crowd!

A New Preschool for the 50 Plus Crowd!

Stephanie D. Lewis  03.23.2015
I found something a bit more suited for our age group. And even though some of my classmates have had their arthritis flare up while finger-painting,...
I Don't Want To Raise 'Gentlemen'

I Don't Want To Raise 'Gentlemen'

Kathleen Siddell  03.23.2015
We talk a lot about raising strong girls, about challenging them to break stereotypes, about pushing them to do anything boys can do. But...
Is Your Toddler Eating Enough?

Is Your Toddler Eating Enough?

Tracy Cutchlow  03.23.2015
We're in charge of what, when and where our kids eat. It's our kids' job to decide whether they eat and how much they eat.
Forget Annoying Helicopter Parents. Helicopter Kids Are Way Worse

Forget Annoying Helicopter Parents. Helicopter Kids Are Way Worse

Seth Menachem  03.23.2015
My kids are well liked by their peers. They're socially adept and smart. But when given the choice of chasing a kid up a hill, or sitting...
This Little Girl With Down Syndrome Will Totally Steal Your Heart

This Little Girl With Down Syndrome Will Totally Steal Your Heart

Julee Wilson  03.21.2015
I'd like to introduce you to Ariana, aka "Squishy," the sweet, sassy and seriously adorable 2-year-old that has stolen my heart. From...