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A Nation Adrift

A Nation Adrift

Jack Jennings  07.14.2015
Improving teaching and learning in the classroom should have been the focus of attention, not tests and charter schools. "Fast and dirty"...
When Does the 5-Second Rule Really Count?

When Does the 5-Second Rule Really Count?

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie  07.14.2015
Germs are everywhere, and at last check, wrapping a bubble around your child was frowned upon. In fact, children rely on exposure to some...
7 Telltale Signs That You Have Toddlers

7 Telltale Signs That You Have Toddlers

Joni Edelman  07.14.2015
You've developed a special sort of hatred for Caillou. And yet, you can sing the entire theme song.
Effective Mental Health Treatment for Young Children and Their Families

Effective Mental Health Treatment for Young Children and Their Families

Matthew Melmed  07.13.2015
It might be hard to imagine what mental health problems look like for such young children. But like any person, young children experience...
My 3-Year-Old Is A Breastfeeding Advocate

My 3-Year-Old Is A Breastfeeding Advocate

Mama Bean  07.10.2015
My 3-year-old is normalizing the normal, without even trying to, because this truly is her norm.

6 Books That Teach Kids Manners

Common Sense Media  07. 8.2015
Kids naturally develop social skills in the preschool years, so it's a perfect time to teach and reinforce social lessons. The books below...
Murphy's Law For Parents Of 3-Year-Olds

Murphy's Law For Parents Of 3-Year-Olds

Andrea Nair  07. 2.2015
The morning of the scheduled weekend away BY YOURSELF that you have been waiting for all year, you will discover you have a fever -- that...
Accepting Feelings: The New Frontier in Parenting

Accepting Feelings: The New Frontier in Parenting

Patty Wipfler  07. 1.2015
Parenting is hard work. It's emotional work. It may be the hardest work we'll ever do. And listening to our children's feelings can be...
What Would Really Happen If Toddlers Texted

What Would Really Happen If Toddlers Texted

Caroline Bologna  07. 1.2015
In today's iPhone-centric world, you may have wondered what your toddler might say if he or she could text... and read or write for that...

The Mommy's Fight Song

Regan Long  06.30.2015
My children are never going to remember how many push ups I was able to do.... They won't remember how fast I was able to run a 5K... They...

Are You Using Liquid Laundry Packets?

Kate Carr  06.26.2015
Safe Kids is working with the Tide and Gain Up, Up, and Away Laundry Safety Program to raise awareness about a real concern for parents....
Preschool Inside A Nursing Home Proves True Friendship Knows No Age

Preschool Inside A Nursing Home Proves True Friendship Knows No Age

Kimberly Yam  06.24.2015
The young and the old connect and learn from one another at this unique facility. In many ways, Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle...
Toddler Flies Upside Down, Loves Every Second Of It

Toddler Flies Upside Down, Loves Every Second Of It

Ryan Grenoble  06.22.2015
Turbulence? This toddler laughs in the face of it. Four-year-old Léa Langumier has been flying with her dad, Raphael, since she was 2....
'It Takes A Man To Teach A Boy To Be A Man'

'It Takes A Man To Teach A Boy To Be A Man'

John A. Tures  06.20.2015
I'd like to say it was at a younger age when I really appreciated my father. But sadly, it really didn't occur until college. Because...