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5 Games to Spur a Preschooler's Creativity

5 Games to Spur a Preschooler's Creativity

Vikas Gupta  01.15.2015
I have a 3-year-old daughter. As she's grown since her birth, I've come to love the opportunity to introduce the world to her and to help...
10 Signs You Are Living With a Threenager

10 Signs You Are Living With a Threenager

Kristen Hewitt  01.13.2015
The threenager is that age when your 3-year-old continually acts like they are going on 13. They have attitude for miles, a stubborn streak,...
A Letter to My Toddler

A Letter to My Toddler

Shaney Vijendranath  01.13.2015
I've realized that being a toddler is a tough job. Your hours are long and sometimes you end up working a double shift. I understand you...
My Anger Is Hurting My Children

My Anger Is Hurting My Children

Susan Stiffelman  01.13.2015
You may be surprised to hear how many parents secretly struggle with rage, even ones who seem to have it all together often confess privately...
What I Learned From Toddler Yoga Class

What I Learned From Toddler Yoga Class

Becky Tountas  01.12.2015
Attending toddler yoga reminds me that the best I can do as a mother is to let Emma find her own way and make her own mistakes.
An Open Letter to Daniel Tiger

An Open Letter to Daniel Tiger

Joelle Wisler  01.12.2015
I enjoy your show, I do. It gives me many minutes of freedom, probably more minutes than the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends....
New Year's Resolutions Of A 2-Year-Old

New Year's Resolutions Of A 2-Year-Old

Rebecca Hubanks  01.12.2015
At a recent playdate, this gym-clothes-clad woman I call Mama was describing her Key Word for the coming year. She mentioned "Brave" or...
Talking to My Toddler About Death, Faith and Other Oddities

Talking to My Toddler About Death, Faith and Other Oddities

Amber Nichols-Buckley  01. 9.2015
A few days ago, my 3-year-old, Jane, who is inquisitive by nature and has a recent interest in mortality, looked up from her dolls and...
Listen When They Cry Wolf

Listen When They Cry Wolf

Rachael Clarke  01. 8.2015
Now, as a mother, as the dinosaurs lurk, as there are trips and spills and bumped knees and bruises, I find myself trying to fill even...
Top Tips on How to Film Preschoolers

Top Tips on How to Film Preschoolers

Catriona Wallis  01. 8.2015
It was important the kids look natural playing in the video and we knew to achieve this kids need to be allowed to play freely with minimum...
Here's Exactly What I'm Going To Do About My Toddler's Wild Hair

Here's Exactly What I'm Going To Do About My Toddler's Wild Hair

Becky Tountas  01. 7.2015
I suspect that one day she will slave over her hair, trying to make it straight or curly or wavy -- but for now, its wildness is simply...
The Fake Can Of Peas And Choosing Your Parenting Battles

The Fake Can Of Peas And Choosing Your Parenting Battles

Crystal Ponti  01. 7.2015
A metaphoric sledgehammer struck me in the head as I watched her throw the chewed, mangled plastic into a corner in favor of a purple ball....
You Know You Are A Parent When...

You Know You Are A Parent When...

Jennie Sutherland  01. 6.2015
Have you ever re-watched your favorite teen drama only to realize that you now identify more with the PARENTS than with the kids? (Wow,...
Ignore Your Children And Everyone Wins

Ignore Your Children And Everyone Wins

Catherine Pearlman  01. 6.2015
They "forget" to empty the dishwasher. They put their wet bathing suit on the couch. They treat the backseat of your car as a garbage bin....