parenting

We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children.

5 Ways To Help Anxiety In Children

We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children. Read...
Lisa Kaplin of Your Tango    |   10.15.18   |   SHARE
Families
Sometimes, I feel (as many parents do) that I’m doing it wrong.

Why My Son Doesn’t Need ‘Enrichment’ Classes

Others have told me I shouldn’t passively offer classes, but rather insist Ryan pick one. But I just can’t. That’s not how our family operates. Read...
Wendy Kennar of Role Reboot    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
Families
Whether she “officially” suffers from anxiety or not isn’t my main concern. My concern is that she feels heard, seen, and understood.

Did My Child Inherit My Anxiety Disorder? ​

She insists I sign the form she brought home from school right now even though it’s not due for five more days. However, I am in the middle of Read...
Candy Mickels Mejia    |   10.11.18   |   SHARE
Minds
art by Julia Green

How Do I Raise Boys That Aren't Like Brett Kavanaugh?

This is a hard time to be alive which means it's a hard time to be a parent. So, how do we raise boys that treat women with respect? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
art by Julia Green

I Don't Care What "Studies" Say, Homework Is The Worst

School is back in, and with it, the onslaught of the weekly homework folders sent home brimming with updates from the teacher, worksheets, and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
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Life Is Hard But Also Beautiful: Lessons From The Second Grade 

I’m still in second grade with my daughter and here's what I've learned. The only thing more powerful than your pain is knowing that someone sees you Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

5 Signs You Need A Hecking Break (Immediately)

The problem with this kind of subtle stress is that it’s doing long-term damage to your body — you just can’t tell. Here are signs you need a hecking Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.14.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
Eventually, I had to admit that the past I wanted to have — the mother I wished for so desperately — didn’t exist.

Re-parenting Myself As I Parent My Kids

Eventually, I had to admit that the past I wanted to have — the mother I wished for so desperately — didn’t exist. I am re-parenting myself as I Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.12.18   |   SHARE