How to Raise an Optimistic Human in a Pessimistic World
Show kids that the tools for a positive outlook are well within their reach.
Creating Screen Time Consequences, Hard But Necessary
I recently worked with my teen daughter to set up a fair consequence around one of her screen time rules. I've also include several examples of consequences from other parents.
Science Says: Dads Think It's What's On the Outside That Counts
You know how it’s your very favorite when someone tells you your kid looks exactly like their dad?
Charlize Theron Parenting is All Of Us
My favorite kind of parent are those who don’t pretend life is glitter and butterflies all the time. Let’s be honest: if your kid has never been in timeout or had that mean-fast-parent-walk head towards them, you should get some sort of medal.
Science Says: Less Is More In Toyland
In a world where an increasing number of children are being labeled with attention deficit disorders, it may be worth noting that attention is a muscle-like quality with the ability to be strengthened based on a more, shall we say, boring play room.
How to Get Kids to Create Media -- Not Just Consume It
With a little nudging — and the right tools — they can be using that time to build creative skills while sharing their stories, opinions, and ideas.
The 10 Most Violent Video Games of 2017 (and What Your Kids Should Play Instead)
It's a dark night. You've just escaped from a sprawling mansion deep in the Louisiana bayou. You're terrified. You've been shot at, bludgeoned, and stabbed as you try to escape this life-or-death situation.
9 Tips To Communicate With Your Tween More Effectively
If your kid is between 8 and 12 years old then you've got a Tween and you’ve got your work cut out for you!
Can We Stop Judging Each Other When Our Tots Play With Tablets?
It's hard to know where to draw the line for tots, tablets and other forms of tech.
Mom Takes Adorable Pics of 10 Month Old Baby and Rescue Dog
Prepare for cuteness overload!