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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Tips to help your kids understand the COVID-19 pandemic

Tips to help your kids understand the COVID-19 pandemic

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How to Help Your High School Senior Cope With Having Their Year Cut Short

How to Help Your High School Senior Cope With Having Their...

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Image: ShutterstockThink back to your senior year of high school. Once spring rolled around, you were basically home-free and could finally experience the joy of “senioritis”: getting to go to school and see your friends while enjoying lower academic expectations. Plus there were so many major events to look forward to like senior prom, graduation…
Why You Should Get Your Kid’s Ears Pierced at a Tattoo Shop

Why You Should Get Your Kid’s Ears Pierced at a Tattoo...

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Image: ShutterstockI got my ears pierced when I was 10. My aunt took me to Claire’s at the mall, where I browsed a display of birthstone earrings, picked out a sparkly crystal pair, and then sat in a chair and hugged the giant comfort bear as a young employee aimed at my lobes with a…
How I Trained My Kid to Use the Potty in Three Messy Days 

How I Trained My Kid to Use the Potty in Three...

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Photo: Rudolf Dietrich/ullstein bild/Getty ImagesAs far as being a parent, I can boast very few untarnished wins—namely, they are: 1) making my daughter believe that frozen grapes are a totally acceptable dessert, 2) teaching her to love Swiffer-ing, and 3) potty training. Potty training was the biggest surprise success as I was fully prepared for…
What to Do When Your Teen Hates You

What to Do When Your Teen Hates You

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Photo: ShutterstockYou knew it was coming eventually, now, suddenly, your child is a teen, and everything about you is annoying or embarrassing—the shirt you’re wearing, the way you walk, the questions you ask, the gifts you buy, the pace at which you spread cream cheese on your bagel. The kid can’t stand being around you.…
What to Say to Little Kids Instead of ‘Say Sorry’

What to Say to Little Kids Instead of ‘Say Sorry’

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Photo: ShutterstockA few years ago, when touring various preschools for my daughter, I visited one where I had the chance to observe the kids playing on the playground. While climbing the ladder on the slide, one little boy accidentally stepped on a little girl’s finger, and she started crying. What happened next left me astounded.The…
Facebook’s Messenger Kids App Now Has More Parental Controls

Facebook’s Messenger Kids App Now Has More Parental Controls

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Photo: ShutterstockFacebook is basically always in the news for some privacy concern or another. In one such case, they—rightfully so—caught a lot of flak last summer when its Messenger Kids app inadvertently allowed kids to enter group chats with users their parents hadn’t approved. At the time, Facebook called it a “technical error” with the…
Stop Letting Your Kids Pick the Restaurant

Stop Letting Your Kids Pick the Restaurant

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Photo: ShutterstockIt was hard when I had to tell my kids that I thought Chipotle was “just okay.” My daughter dropped her fork. My son did a spit take. She was genuinely shocked. He was playing it up for effect. I appreciated both responses. But my wife and I recently came to a decision that…
Calculate How Many Days You Have Been a Parent

Calculate How Many Days You Have Been a Parent

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Photo: ShutterstockHave you ever wondered exactly how many days you’ve been a parent? No? Well, me neither. That is, until I saw this post on Facebook by Adore Them Parenting. I couldn’t help myself and now you won’t be able to; responses in the comments of the post ranged from a precious 70 days to…
This Is the Best Research-Based Parenting Podcast

This Is the Best Research-Based Parenting Podcast

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Photo: ShutterstockI first heard about the Your Parenting Mojo podcast on another parenting podcast: One Bad Mother. OBM is a favorite of mine because it’s basically two moms venting to each other about how really freaking hard parenting can be, followed by telling each other (and listeners) what a good job they’re doing. They also…

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