Most experts recommend you don’t turn meal times into a power struggle. If you can work in their veggies in fun ways, they’ll be more likely to eat them.
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.
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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.
If you are considering buying your child a smartphone, but are concerned about what that might mean for their safety, these guidelines will help you with when your child may or may not be ready for a smartphone, and how you can help to guide their behavior online in a healthy and safe manner.
MY KID CUT HER HAIR! She looks crazy. I am freaking out. I am so mad at her. I told her to stay that way, looking crazy with her half bangs. Am I wrong or is this not a big deal??? I cannot tell you HOW many times I have come across this “my-kid-cut-their-hair situation […]
Dear Amanda is an elementary school teacher and parent of two school age children who provides honest and straightforward advice geared toward all things education. Here’s the twist: she will answer your question as a parent as well as a teacher. These two opinions, while different, can provide a refreshing take on topics we care […]