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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

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,...
How To Put A Toddler To Bed In 100 Easy Steps

How To Put A Toddler To Bed In 100 Easy Steps

03.21.2014
72. Toddler will ask what the plan for tomorrow is. Resist the urge to say, "I won't be here. I'm running away tonight."
Why More Preschool Would Make The World A Better Place

Why More Preschool Would Make The World A Better Place

Rebecca Klein  03.21.2014
Stats like these make it hard to argue against expanding access to early childhood education. An infographic released recently by Rasmussen...
The Most Beautiful Thing About Cold Weather

The Most Beautiful Thing About Cold Weather

03.20.2014
Being together when it's cold is just as good as being together when it's warm. Because being together is always good.
Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies

Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies

03.19.2014
Dimitri Christakis, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations to discourage screen time for children under 2, has...
When Caring for a Sick Child Is a Privilege

When Caring for a Sick Child Is a Privilege

03.19.2014
Our sweet Etta is on day three of a feverish illness, and she just wants to be held close until she wants to sleep again, and then she...
5 Ways To Speak To Your Children Without Opening Your Mouth

5 Ways To Speak To Your Children Without Opening Your Mouth

03.19.2014
A good chunk of communication between humans, regardless of age, is non-verbal. That means your children are listening even when you're...
136 Songs Your Kids Will Love (That Won't Drive You Insane)

136 Songs Your Kids Will Love (That Won't Drive You Insane)

Ellie Krupnick  03.19.2014
Basically, Pharrell's "Happy" is the best thing to happen to car rides since books on tape.

Preschool Problems in an Adult World

03.19.2014
Placing emphasis on how we raise our children early on will help society overall when we choose our leaders, determine our policies and...
Bringing Up Berkeley Bebes: My Pamela Druckerman Fantasy, With Yoga Pants and Cheddar Bunnies

Bringing Up Berkeley Bebes: My Pamela Druckerman Fantasy, With Yoga Pants and Cheddar Bunnies

03.17.2014
I vowed that I would Frenchify my sons, my family, myself. Two years into raising my own fraternal twin boys, here's how I rate myself...
Who's the Boss? My Daughter, Thank You Very Much

Who's the Boss? My Daughter, Thank You Very Much

03.17.2014
During a recent chat about her day over a game of Candy Land, my preschooler said, "Mommy, you have a lot of people at work that you have...
Negotiating With a 3-Year-Old

Negotiating With a 3-Year-Old

03.17.2014
Even though it is tempting, and perhaps effective, to run my house like a dictatorship, sometimes my daughter craves a more democratic...