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This Just In: Preschoolers Don't Get Enough Exercise

This Just In: Preschoolers Don't Get Enough Exercise

Rae Pica  05.21.2015
I've been waiting for the "revolution" in education, in terms of an understanding that children need to move, pretty much for as long as...
13 Reasons Moms Never Get Haircuts

13 Reasons Moms Never Get Haircuts

Elizabeth Laing Thompson  05.21.2015
Scheduling a haircut is never easy, but once you have a child, getting a haircut takes divine intervention, planetary alignment and a whopping...
This Dad Painted His Nails To Support His Bullied Son

This Dad Painted His Nails To Support His Bullied Son

Diego Iraheta  05.20.2015
When a 4-year-old Brazilian boy was bullied at school, his parents, Thiago and Laura Sagrilo, had the best response. Arthur, it seems,...
Coming Home 9 Months Later

Coming Home 9 Months Later

Kaitlyn Jones  05.20.2015
It wasn't until he walked through our door that I realized it would be a long time before we would feel like a family again. That we could...
A Hangover Guide For Parents

A Hangover Guide For Parents

Kaitlyn Jones  05.20.2015
What's worse than being older and hungover? Having a toddler AND being hungover. You know who doesn't understand the "Irish flu?" A very...
Flying With My Toddler

Flying With My Toddler

Kaitlyn Jones  05.20.2015
The passenger sitting in front me decides even though he isn't sleeping, he is going to take whatever legal space he can get in economy....
'You Think You're The Only Woman To Breastfeed?'

'You Think You're The Only Woman To Breastfeed?'

Mama Bean  05.18.2015
For me, breastfeeding has become a part of my identity. It's an integral part of how I see myself, and, of course, it's also an integral...
I'm Holding On

I'm Holding On

Wendy Wisner  05.18.2015
At this point in my life as a parent (8.5 years!), I don't really think about my parenting choices, at least not in the way I used to when...
Don't Grow Up, Grow Beautifully

Don't Grow Up, Grow Beautifully

Kate Russell  05.15.2015
I picked up the piece of paper as tears started to sting my eyes. Those letters were proof that my baby is growing up. I looked at her,...
Babies' Mental Health Matters

Babies' Mental Health Matters

Matthew Melmed  05.14.2015
We can support young families as they master that critical dance of development. Or we can wait to address the mental health problems of...
Potty Training Psychosis

Potty Training Psychosis

Melissa Charles  05.14.2015
Of all the things I do as a mother, potty training is right up there as one of my least favorite tasks. The whining, the begging, the pleading......
Don't Comfort Me, I Need to Cry

Don't Comfort Me, I Need to Cry

Kate Russell  05.13.2015
Sometimes we need to remember that our children do not need to be rescued from their wave, that they are more than capable of riding it...
The Need to Escape

The Need to Escape

Toni Hammer  05.13.2015
I have not been spending enough time with my children lately. I've been trying to escape from them.
How To Get Your Family Out The Door In The Morning In 73 Easy Steps

How To Get Your Family Out The Door In The Morning In 73 Easy Steps

Ali Wilkinson  05.13.2015
Step 54. Clean up three pounds of cereal from the floor. Wish for a dog. Step 55. Explain that you don't care if they think they washed...