Modern Parenting

Every time I come upon a birthday party in my house, I start feeling a little anxious. I blame Pinterest. But I must warn
I can't count the times I've been held hostage at a meeting, in a corner at a party or once in the waiting room at my gyro's
The opposite of turning away is turning toward. I know that sounds obvious. But what exactly is turning toward in a situation
Is the modern man a savage or a gentleman? A hunter or a philosopher? A manual laborer or a technophile? In today's culture
Seeing the world through her eyes. Everything is new and interesting and amazing. I see everyday objects and errands in a
I always want to lose my shit when I walk into someone's house and it is immaculate with white furniture and breakable decor
Last night I was still receiving emails congratulating me and JOFA on being chosen as one of the Forward 50 for our work
My house hears so many words. If these walls could talk, they would never, ever stop--because my kids never, ever stop, either.
Most importantly, however, Causa's Swipe and Feed is baby-safe, durable, and tech-friendly, fitting most mobile devices either
Cat Coode, who runs Binary Tattoo offers online audits of kids' digital identities, says, " Often when kids are 'forced' to
The poor struggling college student. It's a rite of passage and a tad cliche, but to some extent we orchestrated it and we kind've like it.
We have a grand time sitting around our dinner table and talking about our days. It's raucous and crazy and loud and full of constant chatter -- because kids aren't even quiet when they stuff food in their mouths.
As parents -- as people! -- we all (I'm pretty sure all of us, yes?) wish there were a simple way, a method that is tried and true and guaranteed to get us the results we hope for... be this a fitness program, a healthy diet, a supplement protocol, a parenting handbook, a financial plan, a spiritual practice, a qualified approach to ANYTHING.
Gaining insight into the conflict - through peaceful and direct conversation - helps us determine how to best approach and
It finally happened. Someone made fun of Claire because of her disability.
Leadership is overrated. All too often accompanied by inflated ego and entitlement, it tears us apart, offers a temporary façade of confidence, and severs our relationship with the only true leader.
As I wrestle with this paradox, with this profound passage in our lives -- both hers and mine -- I reflect on four guideposts to help me navigate the terrain. I suggest these for anyone who has recently sent a child off: to college, the armed forces, or their first adult adventure.
My son and I read "The Kissing Hand" as we curled up together... our last night before he became a kindergarten student. I watched him drift off to sleep, knowing in the morning things would be different.