There are days where I feel all alone with my parenting philosophy of raising informed, empathetic, respectful children. I hate that feeling.
I got a stunning realization at my high school reunion this weekend: people don’t really change all that much. Who you are in Grade 9 is who you likely are, for the rest of our life.
13 Reasons Why has people wanting to not talk to their kids and others begging we listen to them.
By definition, bloggers using kids is what happens when you’re a blogger who writes about family life. But we need to be hyper away about how, why, who, and when.
Is AC/DC what you would call “children’s music?” Yes. Yes, it is.
My son is far too young to be going on a date, but watching him roller skate and talk with a classmate this weekend had me realizing how close I am to the ‘first date’ day arriving.
The bubble has burst for Zacharie and its going to take a long time to rebuild the trust with our son after he found out the truth about Santa.
My boys met an astronaut last night and while they could have spent their time with him talking about planets and rockets, they instead learned to shake hands in a lesson that will last a lifetime.
How do you tell your kids the truth about Santa? Here’s a wonderful letter I have saved because my oldest is close. Meanwhile, I’m continuing to weave the magic.
Charlie took his Dear Santa request a little sideways this year as he hopped up on the big guy’s lap at the mall.
It’s not too early to talk to your sons about consent. Take 20 minutes to explain respect and empathy in age appropriate language. Stop the cycle with our sons.
Car seats are the most important, most misunderstood part about being a parent. Spend some time to learn the rules, and how they should be installed.
I pass a handful of older middle school kids each day when I walk to pick up my sons from school. Their bus drops them …
This hasn’t been the perfect summer vacation for my sons. They’ve been all over the city exploring different day camps, but after 7 weeks they just want to sleep in.
What are your rules for sleepovers? We finally broke the barrier and had our first this summer. It was part bliss, part stress, and all fun. Here’s how it went down for our boys:
The time has come for Zacharie to get braces. it’s a big growing up milestone, but inside I know he’s still a little boy.