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Monday, December 9, 2019
Prepare for Your Kid’s After-School Crisis

Prepare for Your Kid’s After-School Crisis

Photo: RapidEye (Getty Images) My daughter recently started kindergarten, and for the first couple of weeks of school, I was an eager mom, waiting to pick her up at the end of the day and hear all about her new adventures. I’d step through the classroom door, stretch my arms open and say, “Hi, lady!”…
I’m Dylan Thuras, Co-Founder of Atlas Obscura, and This Is How I Moms and dad

I’m Dylan Thuras, Co-Founder of Atlas Obscura, and This Is How...

Photo: Courtesy of Dylan Thuras Dylan Thuras is the co-founder and creative director of Atlas Obscura, a guide to the world’s hidden wonders. It’s a place where you can be transported to a Japanese island where cats outnumber people or America’s famed museum of medical oddities or the Australian lake whose pink hue defies scientific…
Provide This ‘Taking A Trip Tote Bag’ to the Parents-to-Be in Your Life

Provide This ‘Taking A Trip Tote Bag’ to the Parents-to-Be in...

Photo: My friend Joy New parenthood is an isolating experience. You’re not simply adding a new piece to the puzzle of your life—instead, it feels like this tiny person has shaken up all the existing pieces that you had spent decades fitting together, and now you must start again from scratch. You’re tired, lost and…
Tips on how to Be a Happier Guardian, With Journalist Okay.J. Dell’Antonia 

Tips on how to Be a Happier Guardian, With Journalist Okay.J....

In this episode, KJ Dell’Antonia—journalist and author of How to Be a Happier Parent: Raising a Family, Having a Life, and Loving (Almost) Every Minute—joins Offspring editor Michelle Woo to discuss how to make your family life less stressful and even—dare we say it?—fun. But first, Alice gives staff writer and soon-to-be new parent Nick…
I’m CNN Host Lisa Ling, and This Is How I Moms and dad

I’m CNN Host Lisa Ling, and This Is How I Moms...

Photo: Courtesy of CNN Lisa Ling is the host of the CNN investigative docuseries “This is Life with Lisa Ling.” In season 5, which premiered this weekend, she travels across America to explore topics such as gender fluidity, screen addiction, custody battles, and furries. When she’s not on the road, she’s home in L.A. with…
Exactly what to Do If You’re Having a hard time Mentally as a New Papa

Exactly what to Do If You’re Having a hard time Mentally...

Illustration: Jim Cooke After his third daughter arrived, Matt Villano was trying to keep his career afloat while helping his wife manage her emotional transition to becoming a mom of three when he suddenly found himself “completely underwater.” For the 42-year-old freelance writer in Sonoma County, California, it felt difficult to even get a full…
Be a Moms and dad, Not a Coach, at Your Kid’s Video game

Be a Moms and dad, Not a Coach, at Your Kid’s...

Photo: Markus Spiske (Pexels) As another school year begins, kids are entering new seasons of youth sports, which means it is time for the annual reminder: Chill, parents. Your little point guards, goalies and shortstops don’t need another coach. They have those already! What they need are moms and dads who sit on the sidelines…
Get Your Kid to Tidy up With a Laser Guideline

Get Your Kid to Tidy up With a Laser Guideline

Photo: Seika Chujo (Getty Images) Little kids are much like cats—zealous in their simple pursuits. (And they’ll always play in the toilet if given the opportunity, but that’s a different story.) If you’re a parent, why not have their natural tendencies work for the greater good? Reddit user Manodactyl was tired of tired of making…
The best ways to Be a Great Papa Even if You Never Ever Had One

The best ways to Be a Great Papa Even if You...

Photo: H. Armstrong Roberts (Getty Images) Nick Firchau is the host and producer of Paternal, a podcast examining the definitions of masculinity and fatherhood via candid conversations with a diverse set of dads. He’s also the youngest of three sons and an often confused and exasperated father of two young children. I’ve spent the past…
I’m Caroline Ingeborn, President and COO of Toca Boca, and This Is How I Moms and dad

I’m Caroline Ingeborn, President and COO of Toca Boca, and This...

Photo: Courtesy of Caroline Ingeborn Caroline Ingeborn is the president and chief operating officer of Toca Boca, which makes digital toys designed around the way kids play. (My five-year-old loves giving buzzcuts in Toca Hair Salon, bandaging doves in Toca Pet Doctor and making weird milkshake concoctions in Toca Kitchen.) Ingeborn, who moved to the…

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