Posts tagged " Parenting "

Men might not ask for directions, but they will ask for parenting advice

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home dads: They used to be rare but, as discussed in a recent NPR article, they’re becoming more common. The emergence of the stay at home dad has brought a slew of parenting changes for the future. A survey from the Pew Research Center found that dads have… Read more »

Men won’t ask for directions, but they will take parenting advice

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home dads: They used to be rare but, as discussed in a recent NPR article, they’re becoming more common. The emergence of the stay at home dad has brought a slew of parenting changes for the future. A survey from the Pew Research Center found that dads have… Read more »

The crappiest part of having a non-verbal child

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories I hate it when people are shocked to learn that Daniel is 6 years old. I hate it that I have to speak for him when strangers ask him questions like “Oh, what’s your name?” I hate it that he can’t whisper what he wants into Santa’s ear… Read more »

Parents, can we all stop being jerks to each other please?

February 20th, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories This morning I opened one of my favorite mommy websites and was totally appalled at nearly every single headline. “I don’t give a sh*t,” “F that,” and “Damn this.” The majority of the page filled with recently published articles were written by parents asking for no judgment on… Read more »

This hilarious Twitter hashtag has parents talking

February 16th, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories I think perhaps four is my favorite age right now. It seems to be that magical age where potty training is in the past, an actual sense of responsibility emerges, and the wonderment of childhood is beautifully paired with a semi-understanding of the world. All these things lead… Read more »

5 clubs you never dreamed you’d join as a parent

February 16th, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Kelly Wilbanks posted in Mom Stories With parenting, clubs are a given. They are usually things you’d expect: play groups, library group, PTA, etc. But there are some clubs you’d never expect existed. What follows is a list of the groups I’ve experienced, along with some pro tips to help you get through. 1.)… Read more »

5 ways your teenager is a giant 3-year-old

February 13th, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Laura Falin posted in Mom Stories Over the past few years, I’ve heard people jokingly refer to 3-year-olds as threenagers. And when I had my own 3-year-olds, I agreed wholeheartedly. The moodiness. The attempts to tell me off with an adorable 3-year-old lisp. The need for independence. But now that I have an actual teenager,… Read more »

5 ways to stay connected to your role as a parent

October 26th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by BabyCenter Featured Expert posted in Mom Stories By Amy Morin, licensed clinical social worker Although it can be tempting to put all of your energy into caring for your baby, it’s important to make sure you take care of yourself. Taking care of your needs will ensure you have plenty to give back to… Read more »

What you NEED to know about your special-needs child’s future

October 21st, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories At a craft fair in April of 2014 my booth was across from a woman selling dried noodles. Unfortunately, it was an unseasonably warm day and instead of people looking for something to do inside — like a craft fair — everyone was outside enjoying the first hints… Read more »

Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals How Robert Downey Jr. Taught Her How to Love and Be a Good Parent

October 13th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

“It taught me … the difference between loving and taking care of people,” Sarah Jessica Parker tells PEOPLE of her relationship with Robert Downey Jr.