Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!
Words of wisdom to moms of littles from Kyran Pittman, blogger behind “Planting Dandelions.”
iPads are cool – but what happens when they rule? Heidi Lindelof reflects on what we miss when we’re so absorbed in our gadgets we stop noticing the swirl of what’s happening in front of us.
Slowing down, the wisdom of kids and those special “four letter words” are a few of the topics we culled from the web this week.
A little Friday pick-me-up, featuring four fun articles we came across this week, meant to support and inspire.
“Don’t!” “Stop it!” “That’s not okay!” Feeling like a broken record when speaking to your child? Mary Hartzell, early childhood development expert says, injecting more (reasonable) “yeses” in a day will help everyone feel better.
Stuck in a parenting rut? Heidi Lindelof describes the creative solution that inspired her to be a better parent.
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.
Is it somehow “wrong” for parents to choose to have only one child? Mother of one, Heidi Lindelof, opens our eyes to the many ways folks place judgement on the parents of only children.
Ever feel swept away in the tide of a never-ending “wake-up-breakfast-pack lunch-pick up-homework-dinner-bed” parenting cycle? TMC contributor, Tanya Ward Goodman, sets off into this New Year with a fresh commitment to noticing and appreciating the details – no matter how quickly they pass by.