Posts filed under: Parenting

How to Create a Family Contract for Smartphone Use A few months ago I was talking with my mother about the differences between raising a teenager in the 90s (when I was a teen) and raising a teenager today.  Most...
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What to do When Your Child Misbehaves in Public We all know that dealing with our children’s misbehavior at home is difficult, but most of us would agree that dealing with our children’s misbehavior in public is the worst.  It’s...
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What is Attachment Parenting? When my oldest child was born I knew that certain common parenting practices didn’t fit my way of thinking of about my child and my role as his mother.  I was raised in an authoritarian home,...
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Tips for the Introverted Mom Before I was a mother I imagined my days as a stay-at-home mom would go something like this:  I’d wake my children for breakfast, we’d do a craft or bake together, we’d have some outside...
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How to Talk To Your Teenager About Drugs Editor’s Note:  In this post, Temple shares her story about her teenage son and drug use.   Temple’s Story Teens can be complicated. I heard someone once say “Little kids, little problems....
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