The Benefits of EMDR for Teenagers
As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your child through their teenage years. You may have heard of EMDR therapy as a way to help with things like anxiety and trauma, but you may not know if it's right for your teenager. Here's a look at the benefits of EMDR therapy for teenagers.
What Makes A Kid Happy? It's Less Complicated Than You Think.
Our kid's physical and emotional well-being depends on the vital functions that happen during sleep.
Is Bisexuality On The Rise With Teens?
While bisexuality has always been real, it is reportedly on the rise in a big way.
Our Favorite Halloween Homes This Year!
Want to know what’s trending this year in Halloween Home decorations? Learn the simple tips and what’s hot for home Halloween decor.
What Are You Thinking McDonald's?
Boy or Girl? Or princesses or Star Wars?
Time Is Precious
A new phase is about to begin, but even as it does, peace washes over me.
Someday We'll Be YES Moms Again
Anyone else out there feel like they are on the Covid “no” train with their kids?
Hang In There, Mama
I know my light is not far from reach, but the weight and heaviness I feel some days, while I read about possibly shutting down again mixed with wondering what path this pandemic is on, cause a dull shimmer, not the blazing light I desire.
The State of Idaho Is Offering Families With Students $3500 In COVID-19 Financial Relief. What Is Your State Doing?
COVID-19 has impacted us in more ways than we know. Some states are answering the call to financially help families with kids in school. Here’s what Idaho is doing.
Overcoming Unwanted Pornography Viewing Through Mindfulness
If you or a loved one struggle with pornography, know there are resources to help you. For many, the battle to overcome “pornography addiction” has actually become the “addiction.”
The Mama’s Guide to Halloween
Here’s what every Mama needs to know about Halloween. The Mama’s Guide to Halloween provides the best recipes and food, tips, decorations, costume advice, crafts and more!!
Want to be a happy parent? Let go of these 15 things to find joy
Allow yourself to be a happy parent for your child—and yourself.
12 Things I Caught on My Doorbell Camera
Consider this, in the last 10 minutes, there were over 11,000 packages stolen from people’s property...
6-Year-Old Boy Saves Little Sister From Charging Dog
On July 9th, 6-year-old Bridger jumped in front of a charging dog to save his little sister's life. “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me.”
How Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘23 Hours To Kill’ Comedy Special Will Make You Question The Way You Engage With Technology
Here Are Five Incredible and Witty Insights In Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘23 Hours To Kill’ Comedy Special Uncovers That Will Make You Question Your Relationship With Technology...
This Dad Losing His Mind Over His Kid's Never-Ending Story is ALL Parents RN
And the talking? Will it ever cease? No. Because 2020, people. 20-fricking-20.
Lessons Learned from Mr. Rogers and Francois Clemmons
We live in a world that would be far better served if people asked themselves more often, “WWMRD?”
Sesame Street and CNN Team Up to Talk to Kids About Racism in an Hour-Long Town Hall Tomorrow
Tune in to CNN on June 6, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET!
Parents live for that sh*t. It’s so worth the wait.
Homeschool Has Us All Crying, Even Drew Barrymore
Not even celebrities are exempt from the madness we’re all calling life right now.
IMDb Home School's Top 20 Movie Picks for Families
While homeschooling has become the new normal for parents around the world, IMDb has created a watch list called IMDb Home School which provides parents with educational picks for children stuck at home.
Today’s Dads Spend Triple the Time with Their Kids Than Their Own Fathers Did
Lucky kiddos. Lucky dads.
Please, Look Up at Me
It’s as if our children are constantly having to compete for our attention, only it’s not another human being their competing against—it’s a device.
Five Tips for Working While Caring for Small Children
I’ve been navigating these choppy waters since I became a mother five years ago. Here are a few things I've learned...
Mommy, do you want us to grow up?
The thing is, if you do a good job you are out of a job when your kids get older.
Raising Autonomous Children Starts at the Dinner Table
Might we be doing things backwards?
Is Parental Burnout Something We Must Live With?
Interviewing various mothers and parenting experts, Thayer finds that mothers – even those who quit work to stay home with their children – feel overwhelmed and unable to keep up.
To My Child: I Will Lay With You Every Night as Long as You Need
No matter what has happened throughout the day, it is our chance to reconnect.
To Every Exhausted Mama Out There, You Are Enough
Right now is one of those really hard, really exhausting, and really overwhelming seasons.
To My Child: My Greatest Accomplishment Will Always Be You
You are my life’s work. You are my legacy in this world.
I’m Defined By Motherhood Right Now
And that is more than okay with me.
Science Says: Parents Who Teach Their Kids to Swear Are the Sh*t
Can I get a hell yeah??
Heartbreak and the Holidays
Nothing is ever going to be the same, and it's all right to accept that.
The Reality of Motherhood in All-Too-Relatable Memes
We’ve all been there. Every last one of us.
Science Says Growing Up Near Grandparents Can Seriously Affect Your Health
And it’s not just because of all the sugar they sneak you when your parents aren’t looking.
70% of ADHD Could Actually be a Sleep Disorder
Could your child's ADHD simply be a misdiagnosed sleep-disorder? Science says yes.
Should Parents Be Paid?
We have an economic and social system which makes it hard (both economically and socially) to be a stay-at-home parent and support a family on just one income.
To My Last Baby
I keep you up a little bit longer so we can have time together, just you and I
Where Kids Find Hate Online - And Tips for How to Handle It
Help kids recognize and reject racist, sexist, homophobic, and religion-based hate content.
Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent
I cannot help but think we are letting our children down with our desire for a quick fix, a convenient “solution” that does not even come close to identifying any underlying problems.
To the Momma sitting in the dark...
...tears streaming down your face, you are not alone.
How Children Are Missing Life’s Meaning
Is there something about the quiet, relaxed beauty of the outdoors that does something to refresh not only our bodies, but our souls as well?
Today I Hit My Limit
YOU ARE SIMPLY HUMAN, no matter how often you fancy yourself Superwoman or how well you pull off the cape.
Where Have All the Children Gone?
Well, they're contained in structured, adult-led, indoor activities.
Millennials: Stop Talking About ‘Adulting’ and Become Adults
We need to tell young people that knowing how to use a washing machine is a price worth paying for the autonomy and freedom to set the course of your own life.
Parents of Kids in School Work a Full Extra Day Every Week
Summer dragging on, parents? You may rethink the excitement for school to begin when you hear this rough news.
This Doctor Nails the Problem with American Parenting
The lack of discipline is just the surface problem.
Stack Your Summer With Family Movie Nights
Take the stress out of choosing a movie and treat your family to some summer fun with these hand-selected picks.
I Am a Good Mama
Not a good enough mama. A good one. Plain and simple.
Look Up, Mama
Because these ordinary moments? They are actually quite extraordinary.