Children

art by Julia Green

It’s Okay For Your Kids To Say No To Things

As parents, I believe that most of us really are trying to do our very best. You will make mistakes. It's okay for your kids to say no! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
I mess up and do things very differently than I want to sometimes. When that happens, I have one rule for myself: I stop and apologize to my kid.

Why I Apologize To My Kid Each And Every Time I Screw Up

I mess up and do things very differently than I want to sometimes. When that happens, I have one rule for myself: I stop and apologize to my kid. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   09.7.18   |   SHARE
Families
5. Are you taking care of yourself?

Frequently Asked Questions About My Neurodivergent Kid That Shouldn't Be Asked So Frequently

Every time I complain about the difficulty of parenting, whether the child is neurodivergent or absolutely 100% neurotypical, someone drops in my Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.6.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

Why I Took Screens Away From My Kids Even Though They Freaked The F*&k Out

Taking screens away from my kids was no easy feat, especially for the kid who we so often need a break from. This is hard, but isn’t it all? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.4.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
It seems like people are more interested in what’s going on in my uterus than what’s going on in my universe.

When He's Ready For Kids & Marriage And You're Not

It seems like people are more interested in what’s going on in my uterus than what’s going on in my universe. I'm not ready for kids and marriage. Read...
Annette Richmond    |   07.24.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

Trump's Order May End Family Separation At The Border, But The Damage Is Done

The problem isn’t the order, the problem is that the damage is done. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.20.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 3 Examples Of How Children Experience Fatphobia

Even children experience fatphobia. Children deserve to be treated with care and responsibility, free from the stigma we grew up knowing. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.31.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Your child needs to understand that love is first and foremost about caring for someone.

How To Explain Love To Your Child

Your child needs to understand that love is first and foremost about caring for someone. Read...
Nancy Spektor of The Good Men Project    |   04.19.18   |   SHARE
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