With new data revealing that both bullies and victims are at higher risk for suicide, our eyes are opening to the fact that we're faced with a potentially life-threatening situation. So what can we do to protect our children against the painful effects of bullying?
The winners of our 'Scary Playgrounds!' contest are committed to turning these decrepit playgrounds, pictured below, into vibrant community playspaces that encourage healthy, creative, unstructured outdoor play.
As everyone was getting settled into their separate conversations, I turned to Monica and asked about her kids, a daughter and a son. And that's when she told me her 18-year-old daughter was now her son, Dominic.
Are you a member of the "Sandwich Generation?" Have you been placed in the position of "parenting" your aging parents while raising your own children? To keep calm and maintain your sanity, here are 3 things you can do to bring peace to your Thanksgiving festivities.
If we choose to let a marketing department decide what's entertaining for our kids, we could unwittingly be playing a high stakes game that doesn't end until they go off to college with a laser show, just to be sure they're paying attention.
My father had a stroke over a week ago, and his life changed in a flash, as did mine. Overnight, I became acutely aware of the challenges of being a later in life mother caring for a young child and senior father.
I know that you are never too old to love a child and I know that I love my kids more than I want my next breath. But I also know that I just have no patience for bratty kids so I didn't let mine become them.
Talking is always good, and the mother-to-son conversation is especially important. It's our job as mothers to counter the asinine and inappropriate media messages our sons receive and teach them to respect and admire women.