Jennifer Brimhall homeschools her children, and she’s culled a list of her favorite academic resources for all moms.
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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?
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.
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.
I’ve been collecting the very best ideas for making summertime wonderful for our families (and I’d love for you to add YOUR ideas to the list).
My husband and I were so excited when our first child was born. I would dream about what his first words would be, when he would start walking, what his favorite sport would be…I did not expect that at three months old, he would start having seizures and would be diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC).
When I tell people that I’m grateful our family has never had enough money to fly for our vacations, they seem surprised. After all, who likes a long road trip? I do! When we started road-tripping, our vacations always amounted to pretty much what I expected in terms of what we’d see and do once […]