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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...
How to Enjoy Your Spring Break With Kids (Hint: Put Your Phone Down)

How to Enjoy Your Spring Break With Kids (Hint: Put Your Phone Down)

03.31.2014
we are sitting with our lounge chairs sinking into the tide. The sun is setting and we are sipping frosty Coronas. Two sun-kissed little...
Sorry, Son, But It's Not Me, It's You!

Sorry, Son, But It's Not Me, It's You!

03.28.2014
Several months into the carnival of horrors that is my son's threenage wasteland, I'm done taking the blame for his crappy behavior.
The Little Preschool That Could: An Inclusion Journey

The Little Preschool That Could: An Inclusion Journey

03.28.2014
The teachers and I wanted to do more, so we began to develop a program to ensure that future children with special needs participated in...
12 Parenting Aspirations for 2014

12 Parenting Aspirations for 2014

03.28.2014
Let your kids know you're human. They need to know that Mommy isn't a superhero... well, not all the time, anyways.
The Moments I Won't Stop Holding Onto

The Moments I Won't Stop Holding Onto

03.28.2014
It's hard to imagine how many things can be lost and gained in just a few years.
The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

03.28.2014
What happens when your kids are finally old enough to ask tough questions that actually mean something? Questions that stir up emotion...

5 Ways for Stay-at-Home Parents to Get Back on the Career Track

03.27.2014
Here's five ideas for stay-at-home moms and dads who want to keep their professional options vibrant.
34 Things I Hope For My Son, On His First Birthday

34 Things I Hope For My Son, On His First Birthday

03.27.2014
I hope for so much for him -- what I want him to be and what I want him not to be -- that I couldn't ever say it all to him. But here's...
What I Want To Say When You Ask 'How Are You?'

What I Want To Say When You Ask 'How Are You?'

03.26.2014
The truth of the matter is I am too overtired, overwhelmed, and overworked most of the time to do anything other than to keep on treading...
Pop-Up Preschools Serve Hawaii's Homeless

Pop-Up Preschools Serve Hawaii's Homeless

03.24.2014
Fabian Marshall lives next door to his 4-year-old son's preschool. But when the day is done, it’s as if the preschool wasn’t even...

Two-Year-Old Blissfully Unaware of the Horror of Mother's Home Birth

03.24.2014
This post originally appeared on Reductress.com. Toddler Grayson Douglas was having a great day playing, snacking and napping. As he...
Talking to Yourself: Crazy or Crazy Helpful?

Talking to Yourself: Crazy or Crazy Helpful?

03.21.2014
Think of talking to yourself as a tool to coach yourself through a challenge, or to narrate your own experiences to yourself. In any case,...