Well, we’ve survived Christmas! Now just NINE more long days of the holiday break to go… Stay strong, parent warriors! The holidays are fraught with opportunities for disappointing moments, meals, and potentially humiliating gift exchanges. Childhood magic-related epic fails abound. Did you have any epically disappointing moments this holiday season? Often, we’re too ashamed to […]
How is everyone surviving the holiday season? I’ll be honest—I’m having a hard time keeping up and getting everything done. The holiday events, the Christmas card and letter (yes, we are one of the approximately 8 people in the world who still type a holiday letter.), not to mention working and blogging. If they made […]
I feel that too much homework is a very bad idea for kids in the primary grades. How much homework do you think is appropriate for grades K-3?
Three-year-olds can be wonderful. And then, sometimes they totally suck.
ParentZ Bop is back with another parenting song parody about Tantrums and Demands, with lyrics from Nicole Leigh Shaw of Ninja Mom.
So much happens when you’re eight years old. Eight is a monumental, transitional year; here are my hopes for my eight year old.
I’ve had one big question weighing on my mind for months- should we try for a third baby, or keep our family of four the way it is?
The Brilliant Book Club discusses Tovah P. Klein’s new book, How Toddlers Thrive. Do you struggle with parenting a challenging toddler?
What did you learn from your Dad? Here are the things I’d like to tell mine this Father’s Day.
The Brilliant Book Club read All Joy and No Fun this month; how do you cope with the paradox of parenthood?