John McElhenney: Positive Divorce: Upward and Onward After Splitting Up

Even when you feel like you’re not getting through to them, you are. The support they feel just from your check-ins cannot be underestimated. Letting them know you love them. Making sure they hear it from you as… Read More

Sarah Bregel: If You Don’t Support Women’s Rights in Birth, Don’t Call Yourself a Feminist

Support choice whenever possible. Empower women. Listen. Learn. Don’t be part of the problem. Don’t tell her her birth isn’t important or that she is stupid or selfish for caring about it. Be part of the solution. Read… Read More

Mommy Nearest: 6 Things That Surprise Me About My Kids

At night I write down things in my journal that surprised me most that day, along with moments that spoke to my heart and inspired me. Most of the time, I’m writing about my son and daughter. Here… Read More

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo: This 4-Year-Old Has A Powerful Message For The World

My 4-year-old daughter loves to create imaginative stories as she flips through her books, but will only recite them aloud if she believes she is alone. Sneaking upon her one afternoon, I heard the most incredible thing. Read… Read More

Karen Mangiacotti: Pumpkin Parenting

Left on their own to find their way, pumpkins and children usually do just that. Read more: Organic Gardening, Working Mothers, Kids, Raising Children, Parenting, Moms, Parenting Advice, Parents-Moms, Working Moms, Pumpkin Parenting, Girl on Saturday, Parents News… Read More

Kate Carr: Keeping Teens Safe on the Streets

Teens who have been hit or almost hit also think its normal to cross the street while texting or talking on the phone. Read more: Parents, Parenting, Teens, Teenagers, Walking, Pedestrians, Safety, Cars, Kate Carr, Safe Kids, Safe… Read More

The Power of Place: One Last Thought on Moving

Is our new city changing us? Or would we be changing anyway, simply by virtue of growing up, getting older, and evolving in our lives?

Because I love you, I do not hesitate to set firm limits.

Because I love you, I do not hesitate to set firm limits.

Christine French Cully: Optimism: The Silver Lining in a Chaotic World

How do we shield our children from news of these horrific events? Is it even possible? I talk to a colleague whose kindergartner has missed several days of school while the manhunt for the shooter in the woods… Read More

Dr. Jim Taylor: Acts of Compassion Speak Louder than Words to Your Children

Developing the capacity for compassion and sharing is a huge challenge for young children. Because they are still in an egocentric stage of developm… Read more: Giving Diversity, Empathy, Child Development, Values, Children, Sharing Love, Parenting, Compassion, Parents,… Read More