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The Day My Daughter Learned To Share Me

The Day My Daughter Learned To Share Me

02. 5.2014
I had been noticing it lately with her dolls and stuffed toys, the role-playing, the goodnight kisses, covering them in blankets, feeding...
What I Need To Remember About The Baby Stage

What I Need To Remember About The Baby Stage

02. 5.2014
I should be thankful for all of the stages. The Mount Everest hip baby stages, bottom-wiping stages, teeth growing teeth falling stages,...
The Importance Of Open, Honest Communication During Difficult Times

The Importance Of Open, Honest Communication During Difficult Times

02. 5.2014
"How long until the doctors make BaBop all better?"
9 Ways Pregnancy Prepares You For Raising Small Children

9 Ways Pregnancy Prepares You For Raising Small Children

02. 4.2014
It won't always look the way you want it to. But it will, almost always, be OK. You will be OK.
I'm Guilty Of These 5 Parenting Mistakes (And You Probably Are Too)

I'm Guilty Of These 5 Parenting Mistakes (And You Probably Are Too)

02. 4.2014
I can only hope that the unconditional love that I possess for my precious offspring will keep them on the right path and make up for my...
Obama's Opportunity Agenda Starts with Public Education

Obama's Opportunity Agenda Starts with Public Education

02. 3.2014
Matters of fairness, opportunity and inequality were center stage at this last week's State of the Union address. But it was the President's...
9 Things I Didn't Know I'd Love About Being a Parent

9 Things I Didn't Know I'd Love About Being a Parent

01.31.2014
5. Your life will turn into a Broadway show where even going down the stairs requires a song and a dance. And these daily, impromptu performances...
The Day My Daughter Fell

The Day My Daughter Fell

01.30.2014
On a Wednesday in late May, I brought my 11-month-old Mabel back inside from a walk. I had just received my wife's text message that she...
6 Qualities Kids Need To Succeed -- And One They Don't

6 Qualities Kids Need To Succeed -- And One They Don't

01.29.2014
I've come to believe our job as parents is never to seek to develop confidence, but instead to encourage the right climate for it to grow....
The Simple Gift Of Parenthood That Shouldn't Go Unnoticed

The Simple Gift Of Parenthood That Shouldn't Go Unnoticed

Lisa Belkin   01.28.2014
Four years ago Jennifer Senior wrote a much-read cover story for New York Magazine about the paradox of raising children. Called “All...
Ahead Of State Of The Union, Advocates Wonder Whether Obama Forgot Public Schools

Ahead Of State Of The Union, Advocates Wonder Whether Obama Forgot Public Schools

Joy Resmovits  01.27.2014
President Barack Obama is widely expected to address income inequality in his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday, and education advocates...
How To Choose What Really Matters

How To Choose What Really Matters

01.24.2014
This is the second installment of our Stress-Less Parenting Challenge with Hands Free Mama, Rachel Macy Stafford. Read her introduction...
I Didn't Know I Married A Great Father

I Didn't Know I Married A Great Father

01.24.2014
I had an abstract idea of him as a dad: carrying a mini version of himself on his shoulders, rocking our children to sleep. But we hadn't...
The New(er) Normal

The New(er) Normal

01.24.2014
If I had ovaries, I think it would be safe to say they've been aching. I want a baby. I want a baby very, very badly.