Phew! It's Normal. An Age by Age Guide for What to Expect From Kids & Teens - And What They Need From Us - Hey Sigmund
Being a kid or a teen is not for lightweights - it's tough out there! Here's an age by age guide to what is normal behaviour for children from birth to teen
Teenage Flare-Ups: What You Need to Know to Make a Difference - Hey Sigmund
Understanding the brain changes that drive teenage flare-ups is key to managing arguments and staying connected to your teen. Here's what you need to know
Magda Gerber's RIE Philosophy - Basic Principles
The basis of Magda's Gerber's RIE philosophy is respect for , and trust in the baby to be an initiator, an explorer, and a self learner. Magda encouraged parents and caregivers to...
Leist Family - Wehr Nature Center | Family Trails
I remember when our older son Gabriel was just a few weeks old. I used to wrap him up snugly inside the baby wrap and walk around our neighborhood until he fell asleep. I think he loved hearing the sounds of the leaves in the wind, the cars slowly driving by and the smell of fresh air.
Should I Circumcise? The Pros and Cons of Infant Circumcision
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5 ways to let a little more risk into your child’s day (and why that’s a good thing)
My three boys tend to elicit a lot of attention at the playground with their rough and risky play. They play hard, take risks, and they can handle it.
Welcome to the No Judgment Zone: ADHD Blogs and Essays
When my 8 year old is overwhelmed by anger or frustration, my words and reactions — no matter how calm — only fan the flames. So I refuse to react. And pray that she knows deep down how much I love her even during these anguishing moments.
4 Reasons Parenting Trauma is Incredibly Difficult – Emerging Mama
We were well into the third year of our family’s new normal, before I had come to the realization that things really were different for us. That no, all kids really don’t do this-whatever “this” may mean at the moment-and that we were not imagining the stress. We were not imagining the frustration. It took nearly four years to accept that the challenges we... Read More
Mayim Bialik: Don't Fall For That Similac Commercial – Kveller
Get ready to get mad at me. You know that Similac Formula commercial everyone is raving about? The one that I got in my inbox as, “OMG this commercial will make you cry?” The one showing we are all in a mommy war about who’s a better mom and if we all just band together …
50 Ways to Make Today Magical (Coronavirus Edition)
Hello, magical people! I know that many of us will be at home with our kiddos for quite a long time with the Coronavirus quarantines around the world and I thought a list of ways to make the day m…
10 Ways to Make Today Magical
Happy Monday! I can’t wait to get back to yapping with you all again (if anybody is still out there!). I’m sorry to be gone so long this time. Life has only gotten busier since I star…