I'm sure the time will soon come when sending my child BACK to school will be liberating in some way. As it stands, next week will be the first time my wife and I are relinquishing our supervision for our baby when she enters preschool....and we're terrified.
I recently came across a funny list of '25 Ways To Annoy A Toddler.' A lot of them certainly apply to my 3-year-old, but I have more to add. Raising a toddler can be like hanging out with a pint-sized terrorist at times. Sometimes just the wrong facial expression can land you in hot water.
As the parent of a 2-year-old terrorist, I found a recent article from Pick Any Two to be very interesting. If you also have (or had) a toddler, you can't (couldn't) help but occasionally finding yourself annoyed by their ways. For example, by the temper tantrums and the mess they tend to leave behind. It turns out, such behaviors might actually be beneficial to their development. Here are 7 examp
Since becoming parents, my wife and I have seriously been contemplating the death of our smartphones. I recently came across a blog called "Hands Free Mama" that has now solidified that decision. The blog is written by a mother of two who has discovered the power of living "hands free". In freeing herself of today's devices, she is more connected with her children and no longer
I just love this Argentine Coca Cola ad, as it captures the sleeplessness, destruction, and chaos bestowed upon your life in the early years of parenting. Any parent whose child has moved past the infant stage can appreciate this for all that it is. I just wish I saw this commercial prior to having our daughter so that I wouldn't have learned two lessons the hard way. Hide your record collection..
We've seen parents use unique methods to punish kids in the past -- through Facebook and by making them carry signs on busy streets, for example. But a Utah woman punished her stepdaughter in the most creative way yet by forcing her to wear ill-fitting thrift store clothing for being a bully.
School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.
Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.
Kids lazing around the house doing all summer long? Not this year. There's a whole world of activities out there. Sure, some of it might not be air conditioned but that's a small risk to take for summer fun.
Organize a Party
The summer can be a great time to bring out your child's inner party planner or inner chef...