Thank God for Grandparents

Thank God for Grandparents

by Audra Rogers

I bit into a piece of dark chocolate as I sat in my favorite living room chair. I poured a small cup of coffee and exhaled loudly, forcing myself to take an afternoon breather while my toddler napped.

I was in the thick of packing for a trip back home to see our families for the holidays. 

 

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5 Ways to Blow Your Kids' Minds

 5 Ways to Blow Your Kids' Minds

by Phoebe Hayman

You’re a mom. So, really, you’re the caterer, the cleaner, the taxi driver, the tutor, the referee, the nurse, and the guidance counselor (or as my husband calls it — the reality facilitator). These are all the amazing things your kids see in you everyday. 

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

by Twigtale

Our new title I Am A Girl by Catherine Connors launches this Sunday, October 11th. I Am A Girl is a book that banishes labels and stereotypes and helps girls understand and express who they truly are. Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about personal identity and about gender equality. We also asked people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. Starting today and continuing through next week, we'll be featuring their responses to one question. 

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The Generation That Defeated Koopa and Found the Triforce

The Generation That Defeated Koopa and Found the Triforce

by Phil Carl Starner

On Father's day:  I am an uncle, not a father, but I wanted to share an experience my cousin had with his son.  My cousin and I both grew up immersed in video games and we're now watching our sons, daughters, nieces and nephews grow through this experience as well.

 

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Toddler Tip: Importance of Creating Family Culture

Every family has its own culture and that is to be treasured and cultivated. How your children are put to sleep each night, what the family eats for breakfast on Saturdays, family dinners, movie nights, children sleeping over in each other’s rooms, songs you make up, all of the things that make your family yours play a role in your families culture.

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