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What's Being Done to Ease Detained Children's Trauma?

What's Being Done to Ease Detained Children's Trauma?

08.15.2014
My heart aches as I've learned that of the thousands of Central American children detained at the U.S.-Mexico border this year, as many...

Education for the World We Want (Part 1)

08.15.2014
How does a society that teaches preschoolers to play well, share toys and not hit raise highly educated leaders to justify revenge, invade...
Dad's Challenge For 'Real Men' Is Going Viral (And It Doesn't Involve An Ice Bucket)

Dad's Challenge For 'Real Men' Is Going Viral (And It Doesn't Involve An Ice Bucket)

Cate Matthews  08.15.2014
Your Facebook feed has probably been pretty filled lately with ice bucket altruism, but with any luck, it's about to get a little more...
Google Maps For Very Young Children

Google Maps For Very Young Children

08.15.2014
Distance Covered: 0.5 Miles. Estimated Time: 9 hours, 20 minutes.
How To Be The Perfect Mother

How To Be The Perfect Mother

08.15.2014
Perfect mothers understand how privileged they are to be parenting in America. But the French are doing everything better. So, mothers,...
Why The Most Vulnerable Children Absolutely Need Preschool

Why The Most Vulnerable Children Absolutely Need Preschool

Sara Neufeld  08.15.2014
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th KIDS COUNT Data Book, which has been providing the public with an annual glimpse into...
Walking In On Your Vulnerability: Second-Born Guilt

Walking In On Your Vulnerability: Second-Born Guilt

08.14.2014
My younger son came into this world two weeks ahead of time marking his path in life: not gonna wait. Not if I can help it.
The Mean Mommy Monster

The Mean Mommy Monster

08.12.2014
She appears harmless, hair pulled back in an unwashed ponytail, yoga pants and a t-shirt. You might notice she needs a pedicure, a pluck...
Sometimes, All You Need Is Some 2 Chainz To Brighten A Baby's Day

Sometimes, All You Need Is Some 2 Chainz To Brighten A Baby's Day

Avery Stone  08.12.2014
Sometimes, it just takes something different to cheer a child up. In this case, that different thing is 2 Chainz. In this video from TheBlkbltbld,...
A Tell-Tale Sign Your Child Is Growing Up

A Tell-Tale Sign Your Child Is Growing Up

08.12.2014
My son is becoming more of a person everyday, and the butt-scratching freedom of toddlerhood is disappearing. I mourn for it a bit because...
What Made You Decide To Stay At Home?

What Made You Decide To Stay At Home?

08.11.2014
For some reason, I feel the need to make my decision more understandable to the person asking the question. Justified. And -- dare I say...
5 Ways to Get Your Toddler To Do Almost Anything

5 Ways to Get Your Toddler To Do Almost Anything

08.11.2014
The FOMO ("Fear of Missing Out") phenomenon isn't limited to single, trendy 20-somethings living in Manhattan. Shortly after my son started...
Giving My Baby To Someone Else To Love

Giving My Baby To Someone Else To Love

08.11.2014
If I can show my daughters that there are many people who care about them and whom they can love in return, at least one part of my job...
Where Did The Good 'Ole Family Sitcom Go? Mr. Drummond, Mrs. Huxtable, I Miss You!

Where Did The Good 'Ole Family Sitcom Go? Mr. Drummond, Mrs. Huxtable, I Miss You!

08. 7.2014
The definition of "family sitcom" is not what it was back in the '80s or even the '90s. Nowadays, family shows are more geared towards...