Believe me, I wish I didn't have to deal with the issue. But rather than wallow and whine about all the reasons it’s so hard to raise kids in the 2010’s, I prefer to take charge and make the best of it. And for me, that means getting smart about my children's smartphones. ...
Today is Launch Day for "Deliberate Motherhood," and we thought it would be fun to share the behind-the-scenes story of how this book came to be.
Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are serious holidays, full of soul searching and repentance. In trying to help her kids understand that repentance doesn't have to be scary, Adina Soclof practices a simple three-step plan, one that eliminates lectures or admonishments.
Recently, many have been "exposed" to a side of Miley Cyrus that we'd rather not to have seen. How can we teach our daughters about what we feel is good and right while encouraging them to be themselves? How can we teach standards and values that the media seems intent upon trampling?
Join Saren and April as they share their "back to school" stories--along with plenty of practical tips for making the transition work for the whole family.
As the school year starts, we help our children embrace new learning opportunities and friendships while helping them get organized and set up for success. Here are some simple ideas to help YOU enjoy more learning, friends and organization too!
Are we inadvertently robbing our children of the opportunity to learn how to deal with difficult people and situations as well as building the self-confidence that comes from working things out themselves? Allyson gives some good advice on not becoming a "helicopter" parent.
Tiffany Sowby's son's favorite goat died over the winter. Here, she shares what she's learned about helping children cope with the death of a pet.
Summer is half over, and Allyson Reynolds finally made it to the library with her kids (for the first time). Needless to say, her best-laid plans to create a meaningful, productive summer for her children haven't exactly come to fruition. But that's OK!
I’m tired of this being a lonely battle. I know there are other moms out there whose kids face anxiety and depression. And I think that it is time for more understanding about the seriousness and complexity of mental illness.
Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones was recently put in the doghouse for his comments on why there are so few women managing hedge funds. Allyson Reynolds agrees with Jones--check out her essay to find out why.