I accused my first grader of trying to skip school and then this happened.
How many times have you heard someone say, “…back when I was a kid…” right before making a point about how kids these days are too absorbed by electronics?
My phone rang at 4:35 a.m. this morning. I didn’t answer it because I just knew it was the school robot calling to tell me the news that schools have been closed for the day due to treacherous weather conditions. While many parents bemoan a snow day as some form of torture, a big part of […]
Bottle-flipping replaces the cup song as new annoying thing kids love to do.
This summer you can wow your kids with this fun (and stinky) science project that will attract moths and turn a fun adventure in entomology into an unforgettable educational experience.
Once I had my own children, it was easy to develop an affinity for fellow mothers — to commiserate with them over sleepless nights born of 2 a.m. fevers, mealtime struggles with picky eaters and the Sisyphean effort to keep a house clean in the presence of jelly-smearing, mud-splattering littles. But there’s one mother with […]
Today I witnessed the most beautiful and bizarre event. Our family met up with three other families to go sledding and NO ONE FACEBOOKED THIS. So, I wonder, did it happen?
On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.
What if I told you that a kid as young as four years old has what it takes to change the world? That’s exactly how old Aidan Thomas was when he told his mother that he wanted to be a “difference maker” and that he wasn’t going to wait until he grew up to do […]
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