Tag: parenting

How To Raise Kids In The Age Of The Internet

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I’m showing my age here, but I didn’t have internet access until college. I got my first cell phone towards the end of my...

There’s No Hierarchy For Pain (And Other Lessons From The NICU)

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Ten weeks ago, I sat in my then three-day-old daughter’s isolation room in the NICU, sobbing to the head nurse. In between the sobs were...

Mom’s Guide to Motherhood Imposter Syndrome

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A recent New York Times op-ed has brought to light an important topic that many mothers, at one time or another, have experienced. In the...

Raising A Child With The Same Personality

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I always thought it would be super fun to have a child who has a personality similar to my own-- and for the most...

Has Cooking Become a Dying Art?

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I am in a dinner rut. There I said it and I feel so much better now. Why is it so hard to get dinner on...

HALTS For Simpler Parenting

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When our children are young, communication can be incredibly frustrating. Usually it involves crying and acting out and other fun-filled behaviors that push our buttons. It...

Why We Are Breaking With Tradition

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  “We’ve always done it this way.” That sentence always makes me stop in my tracks. Growing up, I never questioned when someone would say...

Everything Changes, All the Time

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I used to think everything changed until it got to a point where it was static and life stayed the same after that. Routines,...

I Am An Introverted Mom

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The best parenting move I've made in a while, was.. sitting my oldest son down the other day, and explaining to him what it means...

Moms Guide to Baby-Led Weaning

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What is Baby-Led Weaning? First, it's not "weaning" per se; the focus is not on giving up breastmilk or formula. The focus is, instead, on...