Parenting

Tell your child something that they need to hear: they are safe, and you will stop at nothing to make sure that is always the case.

Tell Them They Are Safe (Even When You Don’t Believe It)

Children are not good at understanding odds. Tell them they are safe (even when you don't believe it). Read...
David Sewell McCann of The Good Men Project    |   01.17.18   |   SHARE
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We just don’t stop! Having a sick kid home from school means we’re forced to stop.

Surviving Days At Home With Sick Kids

Sick days don’t have to be all bad. And if you can manage to stay healthy yourself, you might just find yourself back at work feeling even better. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   01.8.18   |   SHARE
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Every time you open Facebook or Instagram you risk feeling like an abject failure.

To The Moms Who Feel Guilty That They Haven’t Done Anything Amazing With Their Kids This Holiday Break

Moms! Your kids will remember SOME things this holiday break, but if you don’t make eight dozen Pinterest-worthy cookies, they will not hold it Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.19.17   |   SHARE
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Talking to your kids about consent is important at any age.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Consent (At Any Age)

Wondering how to talk to your kids about consent? It's not hard as you’d think — the conversation changes over the years, but it’s all the same Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
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Dear Oldest Son: I’m sorry...

Dear Oldest Son: I’m Sorry My Attention Is Divided Right Now

Dear Oldest Son, Life these days is all about dividing and conquering. I feel more and more like I’m dividing and conquering so many things. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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Coffee is my hero and my first love.

10 Reasons Coffee Is A Life-Saver For Parents

When I take a sip of this sweet elixir, I come alive and can go about my day with my head screwed on straight. Coffee is my hero and my first love. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   11.30.17   |   SHARE
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The first step to teaching small children where babies come from is by always correctly naming their body parts.

I Tell My Small Children Where Babies Come From

I tell my small children the truth about where babies come from because it is a natural biological function that has been shrouded in shame and Read...
Sam Milam    |   11.28.17   |   SHARE
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Consent doesn’t just look like an absence of “no.” It looks like an enthusiastic “yes.”

The Other Side Of Teaching Kids About Consent

What does it teach my kids if I let my kids do stuff that hurts me? Consent doesn’t just look like an absence of “no.” It looks like an enthusiastic Read...
Birdie Blok of Rose Water Magazine    |   11.27.17   |   SHARE
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