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“#4: Do your best. Every human can start doing this right now.”+ read more
Is the close proximity to your loved ones working on your nerves? Try these tactics to turn your frustration and annoyances around before you lose your cool.+ read more
All I wanted was to walk on the treadmill for maybe…20 minutes. Is that too much to ask?
I had a great plan–I would hop on the treadmill in the basement while my son (age 2 at the…
It’s a stunning sight even when you’re a royal.+ read more
Here’s the thing: how can we not go? Life is happening now.+ read more
For when you’ve had it up to *here* with all those well-meaning suggestions.+ read more
Family awkwardness can be a given during the holidays. One expert shares how to cope when the kids are around it, too.+ read more
“Oh crap, wait…these are my monkeys. This is my circus.”+ read more
Going into the OR is never easy.+ read more
He’s earned that World’s Best Dad mug hands down.+ read more
Recently, my oldest daughter informed us that she did not want to change her younger brother’s poopy diapers. On the surface, it seemed like a reasonable request. After all, I wanted to avoid changing his diapers too.
Then, it hit…
Photo: Jenny Ballif
A couple months ago I had one of those afternoons where two friends needed emergency babysitters at the same time. The weather was bad for outside play, and we had seven kids cooped up indoors, ages 3…
Photo: Alycia Calvert
Transform water play into an incredible science lesson with these simple supplies: a cup and a plastic lid, a jar and a piece of screen. The first time I shared these two investigations with my kids, they…
Raising a family has never been easy. Throw a stepparent into the mix and you’re likely to face a raft of new challenges you never anticipated. You are not alone though as reports show that more than 1000 stepfamilies are…+ read more
Photo: Stephanie Portell
Nobody ever mentions the single dads.
And they are out there.
My kids have one.
They hardly mention the dads who became moms, or the dads who still sent their ex flowers…
One of the biggest mistakes that some parents can make, in my opinion, is neglecting their relationship. When children come into the mix, so many of us put our relationship on the backburner, thinking it’s in the best…
photo: Shahrzad Warkentin
How many times have you let your little ones into your jewelry box for dress up play just to end up with the entire contents jumbled together in one giant knot? We’ve all got better things to…+ read more
I have been contemplating committing to a worry free life. Lofty wouldn’t you say? But imagine. Imagine the Freedom. Imagine the Joy. Imagine the Peace that would bring me.
I am a person with a natural bend towards anxiety. Is…
It’s that time of year.
The time of year where everyone declares everything they will do better this year.
The time of year when people decide they are going to “Get fit!” and “Eat less!”…+ read more
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To ease up the tension parents face when flying on a plane with their littles, the Federal Aviation Administration passed a bill stating parents are allowed to sit with their children on a flight without being…
Conjure up serious entertainment with seven simple magic tricks.+ read more
Here are three kid-friendly ways to enjoy Shakespeare today.+ read more