Dear Readers, This is an unabridged version of a column I wrote for GRAND Magazine. My grandsons have reviewed it and have given me permission to write about them. With the arrival of summer, and because so many grandparents spend lots of time with their grandchildren, I decided to focus this column on the little-talked-about […]
Mommybites Chit-Chat: Conversations with luminaries, entrepreneurs and influencers in the parenting world. Our latest interview features Michael Kress, Editorial Director of NY Metro Parents.
I worry that as our younger son gets older he’s going to start resenting our older son for the things he gets to do with Grandma. While I have never had to deal with favoritism I have read what the affects can be on children, and I don’t like it.
Before you take the plunge, make sure you’re really getting below the surface and discovering who’s who and what’s what in a particular town.
One of the most common challenges that parents face is getting their children to do chores around the home. If you’re looking for ways to get your kids to help out more, there are a few incentives that you can offer.
We get along very well with our granddaughters and our son. It’s our DIL who is cold as ice. We are just typical people who want to see our granddaughters over Skype, and learn what they are doing in school. We want to spend holidays and vacation time with them as often as possible, too. We don’t know what to do with the mother.
Introduction We understand that finding a reliable caregiver for your child is one of the most stressful – and important – parts of being a parent. Once you find your trusted caregiver, the thought of losing that person because she or he does not have legal status in the United States can be terrifying. As […]
Note: This is an unabridged version of a column I wrote for GRAND Magazine. As a parent or grandparent, you cannot escape making the to-watch or not-to-watch decision about 13 Reasons Why, the Netflix 13-hour series that depicts Hannah Baker, a high school student and the show’s central character, who dies by suicide. Hannah leaves […]