Parenting

Saying Goodbye to Screen Time
Family / Parenting

Saying Goodbye to Screen Time

Winter sounds like a great time to get rid of screen time, right? TOTALLY.

Our Lives in Pictures
Family / Kids / Parenting

Our Lives in Pictures

Looking through old pictures made me realize how much having children has changed me.

Photo: Robert Shaffron
Family / Parenting

Dads – They’re Not Just for Babysitting Anymore

It was a little joke that a dad was so inessential to his child’s day-to-day life that when the kid was in his care, it was as though he was “babysitting.”

Use With Caution
Kids / Parenting

Think Twice before You Put That Elf on That Shelf

Parents beware! Keeping the magic of the holiday season alive for our kids is exhausting.

The elusive sleeping babies
Parenting

Adjusting to Life with Newborn Twins (or Love in the Time of Unwashed Hair)

When they were first born and home from the NICU, I commented to my spouse about how I didn’t think having twins was all that hard. “Just like have a second child,” I remarked. Now, I am calling my own bullshit.

Talking to Kids about Transgender Awareness
Family / Parenting

Talking to Kids about Transgender Awareness

It’s Transgender Awareness Week but our conversations with our children can never be summed up in a single week.

Learning to Love
Family / Parenting

Learning to Love

When the twins came five weeks early, I didn’t have time to think about how I felt about them.

My Boys of Summer
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Dear Baseball, Thank You

I might remember Summer 2014 as The Summer My Marriage Broke but I also want to remember My Boys of Summer.

The Consequences of Consequences
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The Consequences of Consequences

Next time you are rolling up your disciplinary sleeves, remember to ask yourself, “Who really suffers?”

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Family / Kids / Parenting

The Boys in the Bathroom

Why in hell can’t boys hit the center of the toilet?