Parenting

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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Emotional neglect (CEN) happens when your parents, even if they loved and cared about you, failed to validate your emotions enough while they were raising you.

How To Be A Better Parent By Healing Your Emotional Neglect 

There are clear ways for you to heal your emotional neglect, and as you do, you will naturally become a better parent. Read...
Dr. Jonice Webb of Your Tango    |   11.20.17   |   SHARE
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Kids hate change and here's how to cope.

I HATE YOU AND I HATE IT HERE! (A Story Of Just How Much Kids Hate Change)

My two youngest kids must have told me they hate me at least a half dozen times an hour over three days. Kids hate change and here's how to cope. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.16.17   |   SHARE
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Learning about privilege requires three key aspects: openness, humility, and self-awareness. (Image: Annie Pratt for Unsplash)

How To Talk To Your Child About Privilege

Privilege is a complex term to grasp, even for adults. The earlier we teach it to our younger generations, the easier it becomes to understand. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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