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Embrace the Insane: Bath Time with a Toddler

Embrace the Insane: Bath Time with a Toddler

Nathan Timmel  08. 5.2015
Babies are easy. I know because I have one at the moment; my son just turned one. My daughter is about to turn three, and she is... well,...
10 Things I've Done Wrong As A Stay-At-Home Dad

10 Things I've Done Wrong As A Stay-At-Home Dad

Adrian Kulp  07.31.2015
I never took any parenting classes. I never read any books that would prepare me to be a father, let alone the primary-caregiver-type....
The 14 Stages of Going to a Restaurant With Kids

The 14 Stages of Going to a Restaurant With Kids

Janie Porter  07.28.2015
Let's be honest. If we're going to spend my husband's hard-earned money on a sit-down meal, I'm going to want to let it fully digest. That's...
A Story About Restaurant Staff Who Didn't Yell at My Little Kids

A Story About Restaurant Staff Who Didn't Yell at My Little Kids

Melissa Sher  07.24.2015
What I loved about my IHOP was not the food. (Sorry. But my kids did...so there's that.) I loved the restaurant because everyone who worked...
My Hands Are Full

My Hands Are Full

Christine Skoutelas  07.24.2015
Full of flailing toddler or thrashing infant, or a sobbing, collapsing heap of both. Full of tears and snot and deep breaths and deep hugs....
Toddler Does Tiny Adorable 'Donuts' In His Toy Corvette

Toddler Does Tiny Adorable 'Donuts' In His Toy Corvette

Ryan Grenoble  07.23.2015
Watch out, Vin Diesel. We've found your replacement.  He may be a little unsteady on his feet, but that doesn't mean he...
A Starting School Survival Guide for Parents of Children With Disabilities

A Starting School Survival Guide for Parents of Children With Disabilities

Lee Lee  07.22.2015
Parents of kids with disabilities face all of the same anxieties that other parents face upon starting pre-school or kindergarten. There...
The Only Potty Training Method You Will Ever Need

The Only Potty Training Method You Will Ever Need

Andrew Knott  07.22.2015
Just the thought of the dreaded P word (poop, pee, potty... take your pick) is enough to send parental stress levels soaring. At least...

Small Fingers, Big Insights: Mobile App Design and 0-5 Year Olds

David Kleeman  07.21.2015
By now, to say that tablets and mobile apps are popular among young children is superfluous, akin to saying they like sweets. A new study,...
Reasons Why Bathtime With Your Kids Is a Bad Idea

Reasons Why Bathtime With Your Kids Is a Bad Idea

Brooke Arellano  07.17.2015
I am one of those people who love taking baths. A place where you can get clean, read a magazine and have a glass of wine?! I'm a mom......
Why Is The Birth of a Second Child So Hard On Marriages?

Why Is The Birth of a Second Child So Hard On Marriages?

Samantha Rodman PhD  07.17.2015
Now that you, parent of two kids, feel relieved and less alone in the struggles you had in this critical period (and you parents of one...
The Most Perfect Metaphor For New Motherhood

The Most Perfect Metaphor For New Motherhood

Katherine Stanley Obando  07.17.2015
Let the waves come, murmur a seafaring song, and know this: in any moment of new motherhood that is rough going for you, there are countless...

Utah Boosts Kindergarten Readiness With Literacy Games at Home

Tom Vander Ark  07.15.2015
Children in Utah were coming to kindergarten unprepared to learn, but many parents were unwilling to send very young children to school....

8 Things New Parents Experience When Their Toddler Goes Down for a Nap

Emily Hatch  07.15.2015
A normal day is 24 hours long. A day with a toddler is around 48. So naptime is essential, for all parties involved. When the magic moment...