May 30, 2024

Parenting

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Kids wooden blocks with numbers on them
hell no
ByAshley Ziegler

Am I Overreacting About My 7-Year-Old's 'Spaghetti Strap' Dress Code?

If I were a cartoon character, there would have been smoke coming out of my ears.

horror movie vibes

I Live In Total Fear Of Lice

Screw rubella and strep throat. The worst notice you can get from the school nurse is about lice in your kid’s class.

A surprised mother sits with her tween daughter.
A Parenting Poll

I Asked, Parents Answered: What Are The Unwritten Rules Tweens & Teens Should Know?

From consent to conversation skills, the responses cover a lot of ground.

Kids that go to school year around. Parents are happy with the year around schedule of year round sc...
school's in

I Love My Kids’ Year-Round School, Especially In the Summer

Trust me, I was as shocked as can be.

A mother and her teen daughter argue with each other.
Move Over, Love Languages

Knowing Your “Stress Language” Can Help You Parent Better. There Are 5 — Which One Is Yours?

Self-awareness is a powerful tool.

Group of smiling teenagers at skate park
Full acceptance

My Gen Z Kids Don’t Need Anybody Telling Them How To Live

Sometimes their confidence can be annoying. But look how far we’ve come from our toxic childhoods.

Words of Wisdom
ByDeirdre Kaye

“Your Ex Is Not Your Child’s Ex” & Other Co-Parenting Quotes To Keep In Mind

Bookmark these to read over on the bad days.

E.T. Don't Phone Home
ByMorgan Music

Drew Barrymore Accepts Her Kids’ Anger On The Cell Phone Issue

Drew Barrymore shows solidarity with parents struggling not to give in to tweens who want cell phones like their classmates.

food for thought
ByKatie Garrity

Viral Reddit Thread Asks WTF Were '90s Parents Thinking When It Came To Feeding Their Kids

"I remember going a full week without eating a whole fruit or vegetable!"

show up
ByKatie Garrity

This Mom Shares Her Take On Families & Youth Sports: “It’s Your Responsibility To Show Up”

“If you tell my kid you're going... you better bet your ass is in the bleachers.”

a little bit softer now
BySarah Benedict

Actually, I’m Really Cool When My Kids Aren’t Around

These days I’m mostly talking potty-training methods.

This Tracks
ByAlexandra Frost

It’s Not Your Imagination — The Invisible Load Of Motherhood Gets Heavier During Summer

Why are there so many more moms than dads in those camp drop-off lines?

have a magical day!
ByKatie Garrity

Expectant Parent Podcasters Question Why Parents Visit Disney Parks With Young Kids

“Are you actually having fun?”

party on
ByKatie Garrity

This Mom Couldn't Believe Her Daughter Was Attending A 7-Hour Long Birthday Party

"The way I could never."

Move Over, Love Languages
ByMichelle Rostamian

Knowing Your “Stress Language” Can Help You Parent Better. There Are 5 — Which One Is Yours?

Self-awareness is a powerful tool.

Later, Liam
ByNat Hrvatin

15 Obscure Baby Names That Need A Revival

If you’re looking for something quirky and cool that won’t be shared by every other kid in your child’s class, try these.