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Playdates And Guns In The House -- Do You Ask?

Jenny Witte | Posted 06.27.2016 | Parents
Jenny Witte

Before I write anything else, let me preface this by saying this isn't a political post, this isn't to stir up a debate about gun control, this is strictly one mom asking other moms: "What do you do?"

5 Hilarious Things Every Soon-To-Be Parent Should Know

Shea Curry | Posted 03.31.2017 | Parents
Shea Curry

Your house will never be clean again.

Why I Don't Do Mommy Groups

Shea Curry | Posted 03.25.2017 | Parents
Shea Curry

There are actually several reasons why I don't do Mommy Groups. One reason is that I don't like paying for an activity that requires a specific time ...

Top 10 Most Annoying Kids to Have Over for a Play Date

Catherine Pearlman | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Catherine Pearlman

Play dates are a vital part of every parent's handbook. Over the course of 12 years of motherhood, I've hosted my fair share. The vast majority were wonderful. They were nice kids who played well with my kids. But then there are the others. This list is about those.

The Art of Play Dating

Kathleen Siddell | Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents
Kathleen Siddell

All the usual pre-date worries of your bachelor/ette days will haunt you once again. What should you wear? You'll want to look pulled-together, but still casual. You don't want to seem like you are trying too hard.

My Son Doesn't Act Out On Play Dates And I'm Not Necessarily Happy About it

Katia Bishops | Posted 10.19.2014 | Parents
Katia Bishops

While my heart overflows with pride, love and appreciation for the little man I'm raising, it also burns with pain.

My Daughter Cried and I Smiled

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 09.08.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

I did my best to be her everything, but I can't say that I enjoyed it. I felt so much pressure knowing that whenever she needed something, she would always turn to me.

Where Did My 'Dadmance' Go Wrong?

good men project | Posted 02.26.2013 | Parents

Written by Neil Cohen for The Good Men Project The conversation started innocently enough. Just two guys and their 2-year old boys hanging out at ...

How to Scare Off Mommy Mean Girls

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

I am here to tell you that you don't need mom friends. Because the last thing you want to do after spending the whole day changing your baby's diapers is spend the whole night listening to your friend complain about changing her baby's diapers.

Mommy's Afternoon Off

Devon Corneal | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Parents of young children know what I'm talking about. Sometimes, I have an almost primal need to escape.

The 5 WORST Things About Going Back to School | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents

I can't believe summer is basically over! It feels like vacation just started, and yet here we are at back-to-school time once again.

Why Alone Time Is So Important for Boys And Girls

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Modern parents are almost obsessed with filling up their children's time. There are after-school classes, team sports, camps, lessons. What's often missing from the schedule is valuable time spent alone.

Mompreneurs: Behind The Scenes Of A Monthly Membership Biz

Sandy Abrams | Posted 04.30.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Jessica has her finger on the pulse of what her market wants. She's poised to continue to deliver products that solve the ongoing problem for busy parents who want a unique learning experience for their kids.

Play Dates: Elephant Theatre Company

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Scarborough

Incisive and hilarious, Sam Wolfson's Playing Dates, directed by Jennifer Chambers at The Elephant Stages for Green Beetle Productions, suggests a "Whatever Happened To" update to the characters in Charles Schultz's Peanuts.

Adventures in Fatherhood: Lone Wolf Joins the Pack, Kind of

Brian Gresko | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brian Gresko

My son has insinuated himself into the social scene, proving the perfect conversation starter for his often shy daddy, who has been surprised to find that it can be fun sharing baby war stories.