Yes, we know it’s important to spend one-on-one time with our kids, but how the heck do we really do that?
Amalah answers one of her most frequently asked questions… how do you find meaningful part-time work that allows you to have that elusive work-life balance? Where do you start?
As the clock ticks down on my oldest’s remaining time at home before launch, the pushing and pulling between us intensifies, bittersweet.
There are challenges that come with a big family. Constant comments from strangers and lots of mouths to feed. But there is one challenge I find the hardest.
I finally bought a new car, but is it just a car or the beginning of a bunch of transitions on our way to empty-nest-dom?
Life with teens is completely different than life with little kids, and yet there are echoes everywhere of days past. Maybe it’s not so different, after all.
We’ve all had that weird “I just told my toddler to stop licking the cat” moment, but it doesn’t get any less weird when they’re teens, actually.
I thought that once my kids were nearly grown I’d have everything figured out, but the truth is that as they change, I do, too, and I’m still figure it out.
Will I be sad during my oldest’s senior year? No way — the gift her struggles gave us turns out to be an abundant appreciation of forward movement.
Amalah uses a celebratory Advice Smackdown update for some self-reflection on our own hard-earned parenting achievements, as imperfectly won as they may have come.
Parenting is full of a lot of “No’s” but it doesn’t have to be. Kristen shares how she turned a lot more of them into “Yes.”
It’s Mother’s Day weekend and a time to get nostalgic about baby’s and thus mother’s milestones.
Given the recent attention to mothers confessing secretly about hating motherhood, I thought it was time to ‘fess up to my own secret of parenting.
Recognizing my own negative body image issues and instilling a healthy self-image in my 13-year-old daughter.
Let’s make a pact to remove the word “Should” from our vocabularies. Shoulds make you feel weak, like a failure. Shoulds get in the way of you appreciating what you actually do–the things that matter to you and to your family.
Depression, like any other medical condition, can impact your ability to parent the way you want to. You and your kids can get through it, I promise.
After spending time with my friends’ needy, clingy children, I am having second thoughts about parenthood. Will I really feel that differently about my own baby?
As a first-time mother, ten best ways to keep your sanity when you have a newborn.
5 tips for parents on being more present and less distracted when spending time with your children.
Motherhood is full of opportunities to learn important, and not so important, lessons. You might as well laugh through them all.