To us, Santa Claus was both a historical figure and an imaginary character. We should all embrace the joy of Santa this way, not as our annual chimney sweep.
We recently drove from Nashville to Washington DC because we wanted our kids to see the genesis of our country, and the American legacy they’re set to inherit.
Histrionic complaints about Daylight Saving Time are a stain on our national character. Let’s direct them elsewhere.
It’s okay to vent and complain sometimes. I read Liz Petrone’s viral Facebook post with equal parts awe and empathy. But then we need to be thankful and work smarter.
While many articles stress that children need to be reassured against the potential for impending doom, I am also loathe to lie to my child.
In the vast majority of cases, how many kids you have just won’t affect any environmental outcomes. Plus the study on which these articles were based is junk science.
My friend asked me how to balance honesty about the difficulties of fertility with sympathy for her friends who couldn’t have kids. Here are some ideas.
In the era of the smartphone and tablet, boredom is facing extinction. And that’s not a good thing, especially for our children.
You’re never too young to meet your future spouse. And start your family while you’re still young, because it only gets harder with age.
Whether it’s telling them the ice cream truck only plays music when it’s out of ice cream, or vegetables will make their eyelashes grow, trolling your kids is endless entertainment.
The sign indicates that large numbers of parents were idling about on their phones all the time. If you live in twenty-first-century America you can instantly confirm this.
Ellyn Satter’s approach is evidence-based, meaning scientific studies back it up, and more importantly it makes mealtimes easy and enjoyable!
Parents need to help their children develop a healthy understanding of death, and what it means. The right films, and the right conversations, can help.
Take it from a sleep-deprived new mom: babies are totally worth it. Put aside your fears and your panicked, OCD attempts to control life, and let it grow.
Let’s start making room for the good moms again. I think we ‘bad moms’ have accomplished our mission.
If you believe the children are the future, you’re technically correct, but not in their present form. The present form is terror personified.
We are witnessing a drastic erosion of public support for the idea that ordinary parents are the people most likely to know what is best for their children. Why?
It’s time to Make America Rock Again.
I survived 32 hours of air travel with two small children. I wouldn’t recommend it, but here’s how you can survive it.
Do not listen to people who manipulate your fear of being a horrible mother. They will make you crazy. Here is some saner advice for worried moms.
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