Losing a grandparent is extremely tough for kids. Learn how to help your loved ones transition and accept this terrible situation.
It is critical to patiently allow you and your partner to fall into the parenthood role in your own ways. First, it is important to identify each other’s strengths and weaknesses and delegate responsibilities accordingly.
Seven years ago, when we both were working, my husband Hayden and I bought an expensive home in a pricey neighborhood, known for its excellent schools. We have two children, a six- and a four-year-old. After our younger child was born we decided I would stay home full time, so even though Hayden has a […]
It seems like a dream to be able to clock in at home, maintain your career, and find more time for your family. In today’s job market this fantasy is, surprisingly, a reality. And with the increase of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and closings (schools, events, daycares, offices) the ability to work virtually is more […]
I’m not sure if I should be upset, or even if there is anything I can do. My daughter has become seriously involved with a young man who is very close to his family. By “very close” I mean he still lives at home with his parents, grandparents, and siblings. They are all living together […]
Toilet training is a major milestone for your toddler – and for you! It is no wonder there are so many questions and concerns that arise on this topic.
My husband, my two sons (ages seven and nine) and I live next door to my sister, her husband and their seven-year-old daughter and ten-year-old son. We intentionally live near each other; we all get along really well and there is a lot of back and forth between our two houses. A few weeks ago […]
I am a step-grandma. My concern is about my twin 5-year-old grandsons, who are at times delightful, at other times holy terrors (times two!). I’ve had a conversation with their mother, who tells me she and her husband use time-outs and then taking away toys for punishment. However, these children hit, do reckless things (like […]