I Am a Good Mama
Not a good enough mama. A good one. Plain and simple.
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.
The curse of the second-born child typically results in years of struggle and pain-in-the-assery.
Would you ever say "no" to reading a story your your child? Here's why I did it and why more moms should.
You wish that someone had told you about all these things that have happened postpartum, but no one did. Well, I am here to inform you...
As your mom, I apologize on behalf of everyone guilty of allowing our world to get to this hateful place. I’d love to tell you I’ve had nothing to do with creating the problem, but I’d be lying.
Did your kids make the sudden switch from "Fortnite" to "Apex Legends," the new battle royale romp? Here's everything you need to know about the popular video game.
The study reveals that this generation of teenagers—born right at the cusp of smartphone mania—are the ones really suffering.
Bringing the entire population of mothers to tears…of laughter.
I, like most other parents, tire of being sidelined by kids bringing their latest laundry list of sibling complaints. Their sentences are filled with the words: he, she, they, and what they did to ME!
If the government won’t require it, at least great companies will.
If we’ve said it once, we’ll say it a million times: READ OUT LOUD TO YOUR KIDS.
Being a teenager today is no joke. But it is a game. And a dangerous one at that.
It's a new year, and that means new apps on your tweens' and teens' phones. While the old standbys like Snapchat and Instagram are still going strong, there's no shortage of social media, video-sharing, and homework-help apps that are popular but not necessarily household names. Of course, it's nearly impossible to keep up with every hot new app, which makes knowing the risky features -- like interaction with strangers, anonymity, privacy concerns, and iffy content -- a solid first step. But it's still important to know the specifics of what's on your kid's device and whether or not you'll allow it to stay there.
If you've ever uttered "I'm the worst mom ever..." in your head or aloud, this article is for you. Silence mom guilt with these three tips.
Look, there are obviously great dads out there. But the fact remains that imbalance in parental weight exists. And it needs to change—STAT.
I'm convinced there's a better way to do all of this.
Kate could care less about what you have to say regarding her comments about raising her daughter to be "genderless", because that's not really what she said and context is everything, okay?
I make my kids listen to 4 podcasts a month as their cell phone "payment". It's simple, $35 or 4 podcasts? They choose podcasts every time. Here's the big list!
It's the latest trend in kids' birthdays and it's about to make parents' lives easier or...balloon into another problem entirely.
Move over Denmark, there’s a new “happiest people” in town.
As a mother of three young sons, this hits close for me and I can promise you that none of the "boys will be boys" nonsense is tolerated over here.
While you are busy Marie Kondo'ing your closets don't forget to clean up your family's devices!
Don’t miss these signs.
Bored kids are happier, healthier kids.
This is a quick and easy goal setting worksheet and activity we did as a family for New Years. It encompasses filling in the blank on 2 statements. Includes free printable and instructions.
Netflix and Relax For New Years! Need a kid friendly countdown for the early birds in your fam? Netflix's got you covered.
How An Episode Of Chopped Junior Changed The Way I Parent
Think about it ... can we actually ever reach our full potential? Can we actually help others reach their full potential? And if we can, then what? Do we stop learning, stop growing, stop asking questions, stop dreaming?
The longer I'm a mom, the less I really know. I'm probably not alone in this. But here are a few things I do know . . .
Replace guilt with grace, and look for the little moments.