Mom Shares Important Reminder For Stressed-Out Mothers Everywhere
I love to see more and more openness and honesty about the darker sides of parenting: “So cheers to first 9 months of poop, spew and crappy sleep!” - Mel Watts, The Modern Mumma
I’ll Never Be That Kind of Parent
Most of us make pronouncements before we have our own kids that we will never do certain things that were done to us, or that we see other people doing. It's different when we confront the daily reality of parenting though. This author encourages parents to give themselves a break. You don't need to be perfect to be good enough...
With So Many Rules and Consequences, How Do You Actually Get to Know Your Child?
The author of this article is a child and infant psychoanalyst. She explores both rule and consequence setting with our kids, highlighting the importance of looking beyond the behavior of your child to understand the meaning...
Does Your Daughter Know It’s Okay To Be Angry?
What happens to girls when they're constantly given the message that they cannot be angry? As parents, we need to let our little girls know that it is alright to be angry. Encouraging sublimation can lead to problems later on like anxiety and stress disorders...
Where Listening Is the New Lecture
I love this author's approach to teaching, which involves a paradigm shift from the bully pulpit to auditor. I see it in my son's school, which emphasizes the socratic method. It's empowering and inclusive. You can apply the same approach to parenting. We've got to listen to our kids..