Today’s Dads Spend Triple the Time with Their Kids Than Their Own Fathers Did
Lucky kiddos. Lucky dads.
Lucky kiddos. Lucky dads.
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.
I’ve been navigating these choppy waters since I became a mother five years ago. Here are a few things I've learned...
The thing is, if you do a good job you are out of a job when your kids get older.
Might we be doing things backwards?
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.
No matter what has happened throughout the day, it is our chance to reconnect.
Right now is one of those really hard, really exhausting, and really overwhelming seasons.
You are my life’s work. You are my legacy in this world.
And that is more than okay with me.
Can I get a hell yeah??
Nothing is ever going to be the same, and it's all right to accept that.
We’ve all been there. Every last one of us.
And it’s not just because of all the sugar they sneak you when your parents aren’t looking.
Could your child's ADHD simply be a misdiagnosed sleep-disorder? Science says yes.
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.
I keep you up a little bit longer so we can have time together, just you and I
Help kids recognize and reject racist, sexist, homophobic, and religion-based hate content.
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.
...tears streaming down your face, you are not alone.
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?
YOU ARE SIMPLY HUMAN, no matter how often you fancy yourself Superwoman or how well you pull off the cape.
Well, they're contained in structured, adult-led, indoor activities.
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.
Summer dragging on, parents? You may rethink the excitement for school to begin when you hear this rough news.
The lack of discipline is just the surface problem.
Take the stress out of choosing a movie and treat your family to some summer fun with these hand-selected picks.
Not a good enough mama. A good one. Plain and simple.
Because these ordinary moments? They are actually quite extraordinary.
We've entered a new era, the Imagination Age, so why are we still schooling kids like we did in the 19th Century?
Parents who remove their children from the confines of the conventional classroom are not running away from reality. They are running towards it.
Drowning isn’t splashing and yelling. It is silent, and it takes SECONDS.
If it doesn't serve you, let it go. If it brings you joy? Do more of it.
How are we ever going to get ahead when we are stuck in the guilt of yesterday?
Quality shows and simple activities are a match made in summer-break heaven.
I see you and I applaud you.
New day, same routine. And then, SLAM.
If you struggle and question every parenting decision you make, you are normal.
Because you are the greatest thing I have ever done.
Because mama, YOU are in control. Even in the moments when you feel anything but.
I admire my dad for many reasons, but none so much as his courage and fortitude on his internal battlefield.
Show kids that the tools for a positive outlook are well within their reach.
"The world is full of kids who used to have an anxiety disorder." Find out why Dr. Lebowitz believes that anxiety is the most prevalent and TREATABLE issue that kids and struggling with. P.S. His advice works for grown ups too!
The era of macho men is over. It’s time for the mama’s boy to shine.
Here's what you need to know, how to talk to your children about this, and tools you can use to alert you to warning signs.
Some experts say that we need at least four hugs a day, just to survive
Yesterday was a trying day, wasn’t it little one? There were tempers and meltdowns. Attitudes and opinions. Uneaten dinners and tears.