Will we yank the Chromebooks and iPads away as soon as the pandemic ends, and plunge our kids back into the digital dark ages?
In a time of crisis like this one, it has truly been a privilege to be able to contribute to mitigating the effects (and hopefully the duration) of the crisis.
At the end of the day, Valentine’s Day is a holiday to celebrate, coincidentally, everything we voluntarily give up to become moms: free time, spontaneous affection, and validation.
“Give me $100 at the beginning of the week,” said my friend Leonard. “At the end of the week, we’ll look at your list. If you’ve achieved everything on your list,
Politics. Like so many things that are important to me, the question arises: When is the right time to start putting this material in front of my kids?
My krav maga classes are my “me” time every week – but I never would have guessed that in addition to teaching me how to defend myself and being a great way to get and stay in shape, it would be so useful in both business and in parenting.
I’m a mom who happens to also love comics – and, of course, the recent proliferation of movies and TV shows based on comics – and it recently occurred to me that real-life moms share just about all the major traits that define the genre.
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Unless we keep our kids in a bubble, they are at risk every time they leave the house (and even while they’re in it). But there are things we can do to help keep them safer – and to give ourselves some comfort that we’re being proactive about helping mitigate the dangers of the world we live in.
They say it’s the thought that counts – and that is never more true than when kids make a homemade gift for their dad. There’s really no way to go wrong – with these or any other idea you might come up with. And if you happen to have a little fun in the making, well that’s a bonus!
Last night, I asked my daughter what she wanted to do this weekend. She did not suggest museums, or libraries, or swimming, or even going to the zoo. She said, “Let’s stay home and play house.” That’s when I realized that even the kid-focused activities in my QT arsenal still involve multitasking.
As parents, we bear daily witness to our children’s small failures and the role those failures play in helping them learn and grow. You can’t learn to toddle without learning to topple. With each careening step, our little ones are learning balance.