Category Archives: Children in the News

5 Reasons Parenting Doesn’t Suck

A new article is getting a lot of press. If you haven’t seen it yet, read it here: “Parenting Got You Down? You’re Not Alone.” When it came out last week, suddenly a whole lot of voices chimed in to gratefully … Continue reading

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Why Are Parents So Miserable?

Holly at Parenting.com interviewed Adam Mansbach, the author of Go the F*k to Sleep. Read the interview here. Interesting, right? “My partner is Swedish, and though she loved the book, at first the Swedish community didn’t get it at all. … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared For an Emergency? I Wasn’t.

When the earthquake struck, I didn’t consider it an emergency. I was at work. We all laughed and then carried on with the deposition. No biggie. Ten minutes later I suddenly felt like my heart was in my throat. I … Continue reading

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How Involved Should Dad Be?

Autism has been back in the news of late. Rather than depend on the brief snippet I saw on the news while at the gym, I decided to come home and do some research. First I hit the my main … Continue reading

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Exploitation vs. Sharing: Where’s the Line?

Here’s a question for you, dear readers: What is the difference between mommy blogger and stage mom? (Stage mom meaning mom who lives vicariously through her child’s fame, not mom of a child involved in theater, acting, etc. or allows … Continue reading

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Would You Drug Your Child?

Today.com and Parenting.com joined together to uncover Moms’ deepest, darkest secrets. The results are in! Some of the “secrets” aren’t really all that surprising, such as how often we use our children to get out of social obligations. Others are a … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Children, Not Just Girls

Lisa Bloom’s spot-on “How to Talk to Girls” has been making the rounds on the blogosphere to great acclaim. If you haven’t read it yet, please do so! Thanks to this article, I have consciously changed how I talk to … Continue reading

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