"I love you enough to tell you things that are hard to hear."

“I love you enough to tell you things that are hard to hear.” http://www.loveandlogic.com/

How to safely exercise in the heat

Winter workouts involve layers of gear, but outdoor workouts in the summer require special planning, too. Make sure you stay safe while exercising in the heat this summer. http://www.empoweringparents.com/

7 Ways to Help Your Child Beat the First-Day Jitters

It’s the moment you’ve been dreading–OK, maybe slightly anticipating–all summer. Yes, it’s time to wave goodbye to your little ones as they he… Read more: First Day of Kindergarten, First Day of School, Parents-Dads, Life-Lessons, Parenting Tips, Kids, Life Lessons, Parents-Kids, Parenting, Back to School, Parents-Moms, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

You can take action later after taking time to calm down and think. But you ofte…

You can take action later after taking time to calm down and think. But you often cannot undo hasty action taken in the heat of the moment. #keepcalm http://www.loveandlogic.com/

A Family Hits the Road

A Family Hits the Road
Our family lived on the road for several years when I was young. This summer, we tried it again.

Autism and chicken therapy? Yes, really

I’m not going to lie. When I saw a post on Facebook about a mom building a chicken coop for her child’s chicken therapy, I balked (bocked?). I’ve written about hippotherapy and art therapy… but chicken therapy? Had this mom flown her coop? http://www.empoweringparents.com/


John Roman, Ph.D.: Magic

The thing about loss is that it’s not a dark, brooding presence. Not like in the movies. Not in reality. Loss hibernates. Read more: Miscarriage, Identical Triplets, Pregnancy, Multiples, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Parenting, Loss, John Roman, Magic, Dc, Miscarriage Grief, Grief, Fatherhood, Fathers and Daughters, Philadelphia, Grief and Loss, Fathers, Bruce ...

Lauren Cormier: Making New Mom Friends is Like Trying to Pick Up a Guy

She catches your eye across the playground. She has a cute haircut and is wearing those sandals you’ve been eying. The kid she’s pushing in the swing appears to be about the same age and gender as the one you chase around on a daily basis. This woman is worth further inspection. Read more: Making ...

Kate Baer: Honey, You’re Fine

When you are standing in the middle of your bedroom with one sock, two pacifiers, four bedsheets but no idea why you came into the room in the first place, you are not alone. Read more: Solidarity, Moments Not Milestones, Motherhood, Parenting, Mom Humor, Life After Kids, Parents-Moms, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog