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"Without some of the comments, I'm not sure we'd have Buddy now, and he's brought us so much happiness."
Being happy as my stepson leaves us for college isn’t a sign of a lack of connection or love. It's a sign of pride.
Right now, homework is feeling like an instrument of torture designed to destroy my relationship with my children. But we go through this every September. It will get better.
After a week of cooking, Friday is a night off before weekend meals and planning for next week.
Family dinner isn't, and shouldn't be, something to get through. It's not a way station on the way to some goal. It is the goal, no matter what's on the table — and it ought to be within everyone's reach.
Salad Pizza: If you've got a ball of whole-wheat pizza dough, you can get dinner on the table faster than you could get it delivered.
Last night's Sausage with Spinach and Bean Mash was easy and "therapeutic." Tonight, pouring sauce on chicken.
Strains of enterovirus circulate every year. This year, the number of children affected is high, but the symptoms themselves (fever and coughing) are consistent with the way this virus has behaved in the past.
A dinner designed for a parent with more on his or her mind than “I wonder if rice wine vinegar or tarragon vinegar would be better here.”
One of the most exhausting things about being new to a situation is having to learn everyone’s name. That’s why I love name tags.
A detailed plan for getting dinner on the table tonight.
If your student is unhappy, do you encourage the child to advocate for a different schedule, regardless of the official word on allowable changes?
Sunday dinner is burrito bowls, but Sunday is also shopping and preparation day for making things easier the rest of the week.
Two working parents. Two busy kids. One family that arrives home every evening, starved. Jenny Rosenstrach takes a recipe for chaos and coaches all of us in the planning and preparation needed to turn it into a pleasant nightly meal...
New research in learning offers new techniques for students: Play teacher. Take a break. Walk around. Get some sleep.
Empathy isn't just taking another perspective. Con men can do that. In order to be empathetic, children need to know how to value, respect and understand another person’s points of view, even when they don’t agree.
I choose to pack lunches for my children — but I also choose to make it easier to do.
Have you pushed a child into a sport or onto a team, and was it a success? Or are there other ways of making friends and staying active?
The real point of homework doesn't lie in the completion of the homework. It lies in learning how to sit yourself down and get it done.
I didn’t have to ground him. I just had to carry out our deal. Incomplete homework preparation, no author visit.