Parental Wisdom (121)

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“One For All” – Teaching Kids to Be Helpers

Founder and CEO of The Mother Company, Abbie Schiller, talks about “looking for the helpers” during tough times and how she inspires her own children to become the helpers–helping themselves and others in need.

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“The Friend Ship” – Learning to Make Friends

Before becoming a mom, TMC President Sam Kurtzman-Counter never really thought of friendship as a skill to be learned. Read on as she talks about watching her own child work through the process of making friends, learning tools that might not necessarily come naturally to young kids.

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14 Small Ways I Practice Self Care

Abbie Schiller, CEO and founder of The Mother Company, shares tips for self care and why, as parents, it is so necessary to put on our own oxygen mask first.

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2 Simple Tips for Positive Parenting

What do you do when you’re at your wit’s end as a parent? TMC President, Sam Kurtzman-Counter, offers some tips to help you reconnect with your kids and regain the positive in parenting.

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5 Tips to Yell Less and Love More This Holiday Season

Holidays got you stressed out? Find yourself losing your patience with your kids? Sheila McCraith aka The Orange Rhino, shares her tried and true tips for yelling less and loving more this holiday season.

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A Father’s Day Apology

Funny dad and best-selling author, Neal Pollack, shares a tale of innocent parental blogging gone terribly awry; how can we protect our kids from the legacy we are creating for them in all our online exploits as parents? Pollack aims to rewrite the record for his own son this Father’s Day. We’re happy to oblige!

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A Father’s Day to Celebrate

Abbie Schiller, Founder and CEO of The Mother Company, shares her father’s health scare and how it impacted her deep gratitude for his presence in her life.

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A Guide to Surviving Fatherhood

In honor of Father’s Day we interviewed Chris Pegula, best selling author and founder of Diaper Dude, to share his insight on facing all of the difficult, yet wonderful challenges of fatherhood.

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A Lesbian Mom Speaks Up

LGBT activist, Kathy Young gives a window into the great obstacles and vast joys of being a Lesbian mom today.

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