Parenting

 I will teach my daughters that they have control of their body. They have a voice.

#MeToo Parenting: Raising Girls To Always Speak Up & Never Minimize

Metoo parenting is teaching my daughters that they have control of their body. They have a voice. There are now real consequences for those who abuse Read...
Kathryn Hively    |   09.5.18   |   SHARE
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Protests make the democratic process fun.

Why I Brought My Kids To A Political Protest 

“Anyone have tips for bringing a kid to a political protest?” one of my friends posted on Facebook. Protests make the democratic process fun. Read...
Shannon Shea    |   09.4.18   |   SHARE
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When he looked up at me with his big, brown eyes and asked, “Mommy is the tooth fairy real?”

Why I Let My Son Believe In The Tooth Fairy

My son had just lost another tooth. When he looked up at me with his big, brown eyes and asked, “Mommy is the tooth fairy real?” Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   08.29.18   |   SHARE
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The real reason I’m worried about sending my kids to school is that I’m going to be alone.

All Of My Kids Are In School & I Don't Know How To Be Alone

The real reason I’m worried about sending my kids to school is that I’m going to be alone. For the first time in nearly a decade. And that’s scary. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   08.24.18   |   SHARE
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My kid, who turned three the day after Mary the duckling died, wasn’t old enough to get any of it.

Talking To Toddlers About Death And Poultry Is Unnerving

My kid, who turned three the day after Mary the duckling died, wasn’t old enough to get any of it. Yet talking to toddlers about death is part of Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   08.21.18   |   SHARE
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The whole concept of salaries for stay-at-home moms reveals both the classism in parenting culture and what we really think about poor people.

The Problem With Calculating Salaries For Stay-At-Home Moms

The whole concept of salaries for stay-at-home moms reveals both the classism in parenting culture and what we really think about poor people. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
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From a young age, I showed signs of OCD, which were exacerbated by my parents separating when I was seven.

Children and Divorce: How Experiences Shape Who We Are

From a young age, I showed signs of OCD, which were exacerbated by my parents separating when I was seven. I was caught in the middle. Read...
Michelle Vale of DivorcedMoms    |   08.6.18   |   SHARE
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Kids have questions, concerns and anxieties just like we do.

How To Answer Your Kid's Toughest Questions About News & Politics Like A Pro

Kids have questions, concerns and anxieties just like we do. It's your responsibility to answer your kids toughest questions about news and politics Read...
Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein of Your Tango    |   08.1.18   |   SHARE
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