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Confused Cutie Doesn't Understand Why We Don't Take Cookies From Strangers

Confused Cutie Doesn't Understand Why We Don't Take Cookies From Strangers

Sarah Barness  03.13.2014
Every child must learn one of life's most important lessons -- never go off with a stranger, even if that stranger offers you a nice big...
Dear Family Whisperer: 'Sibling Prep 101'

Dear Family Whisperer: 'Sibling Prep 101'

03.13.2014
Everyone's been telling your daughter how much "fun" her little sister will be, but all she sees now is an uncoordinated blob who cries...
To My 3-Year-Old on Her Birthday

To My 3-Year-Old on Her Birthday

03.11.2014
It's easier to jump in mud puddles when you aren't carrying a camera; we talk more when a camera lens isn't separating us, and it's nice...
Unconscious Lessons Call for Mindful Education

Unconscious Lessons Call for Mindful Education

03.11.2014
We need to evoke mindfulness in what we think, see and do; or else pass the craziness of our current world onto our children.
I Lack The Discipline to Discipline My Son

I Lack The Discipline to Discipline My Son

03.10.2014
Yes, I am being played. I know it. But my heart melts EVERY TIME he says I love you. Or I smile ear to ear. Or laugh. He knows how to break...
Shoes! Every Morning Is a Battle Over Putting On Shoes!

Shoes! Every Morning Is a Battle Over Putting On Shoes!

03.10.2014
Daily battles over ordinary tasks like getting shoes on can wear down even the most patient parent.
The Meanest Word At Preschool

The Meanest Word At Preschool

03.10.2014
They are watching us. They are watching us be cruel to each other. They are watching us speak poorly of our friends, and of ourselves....
The One Word I Need To Remember

The One Word I Need To Remember

03. 9.2014
Four was a sucker punch. Four is trying the edges of my patience. Four is pushing the envelope and trying out the limits of what he can...
Playground Speed Dating

Playground Speed Dating

03. 7.2014
It turns out that I've been involved in a similar activity to speed dating and I didn't even realize it: Playground speed dating!
Moms Gone Wild: When You Feel Out of Control

Moms Gone Wild: When You Feel Out of Control

03. 7.2014
After writing "Part One: My Rebirth," I, without much thought, committed myself to an ongoing, online saga of my self discovery. That's...
Whatever You Do, DO NOT Give This to a Toddler

Whatever You Do, DO NOT Give This to a Toddler

03. 7.2014
DO NOT under any circumstance hand a phone over to a toddler. If you do, it will be gone. Forever. As in, bye bye phone. The toddler will...
When The Beat Drops, These Babies Go Wild

When The Beat Drops, These Babies Go Wild

03. 7.2014
Everyone knows what to do when the beat drops. Even a sleeping baby. (h/t: Elite Daily)
The Toddler Red Tent

The Toddler Red Tent

03. 6.2014
If you notice an abrupt change in your formerly peaceful child, they could be taking a turn into disequilibrium.

If You Let Them Color, They Will Come: The FLAG Art Foundation Baby Art History Program

03. 6.2014
As they settled in, enthusiastic toddlers colored with crayons on large swaths of white paper covering the gallery floors with a show of...