Tag: parenting advice

The Benefits of Letting Your Kids Be Bored

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That universal whine of childhood: “I’m bored.” As parents, we’ve all heard it countless times, and have all struggled with how to respond. Handing your...

3 ‘Must Haves’ A Mom Needs to Curb Chaos

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Before kids, I apparently took my life for granted. And working as an executive for a multi-million dollar business, traveling, juggling schedules and deadlines,...

How to Wean a Stubborn Toddler from Breastfeeding

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When it came time to wean my toddler from the breast, it was very difficult to find any helpful and practical information on the...

Let’s All Give “No Comment” Parenting a Try

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When your kids are really young, you are always looking for advice from fellow parents. Playgroup gatherings are perfect opportunities to ask other moms...

Design Thinking with Your Little

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I have been a User Experience designer for over 14 years and I never once thought to apply my logic and way of working...

The Wisdom of Love and Logic Parenting

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We’ve all heard and read plenty about “helicopter parents” in the news over the last few years. Our society has placed collective blame upon...

The Only 3 Phrases You Need When Your Kids Play Youth...

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We’ve all seen them. We’ve definitely all heard them. Perhaps on occasion we’ve even been one. I’m talking about the loud and obnoxious “Sports Parent.”...

Middle School Organization Tips (from a 15-year veteran teacher)

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As your child ventures back to school, are you getting dizzy from all the deadlines? Organization is the key for your sanity (and your...

My New Mom Advice for my BFF

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One of my closest friends is expecting a baby boy in the next couple of months and I cannot begin to tell you how...

Two Great Tips for Transitioning to Two

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The arrival of your first child is a huge deal. You do all the reading and the research and the shopping and the decorating...

5 Adoption Myths from an Adoptive Mom

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Every time Brangelina jetsetted across the globe, they'd return with a bigger brood of little stars. While celebs drawing attention to adoption isn't all...

Teaching Kindness This Holiday Season

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Teaching kindness may be more important now than it has ever been. Every day we are confronted with new reasons to turn off the news:...

Parenting Isn’t Always Convenient, but It’s Always Worth It

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Recently I’ve been repeatedly confronted with the idea that parenting isn’t always convenient, but it’s always worth it. I haven’t thought too much about...

A Slice of Advice for a Happy 1st Birthday Party

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This is an exciting time! You and your baby have arrived at a monumental milestone and you all may want to celebrate. Even take...

Sleeping and Newborns: The Class I wish I took

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Enjoy your sleep while you still can!  You're going to be a lot more tired once that baby arrives!  You'll never sleep again!  As soon as people...

Christmas as a Single Mom

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Holiday planning can be difficult for a divorced parent. I never imagined seeing my child’s face light up on Christmas morning, every other year....