Blog Profile / Motherlode


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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Parenting
Posts on Regator:1693
Posts / Week:8
Archived Since:July 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

This Year, Don’t Change. Same Beach, Same Sea.

Every year we visit the same summer beach resort, and find we're the same family, just a little different.

Kids in the Kitchen: Tomato-Watermelon Salad

A simple salad that's easy for children to both make and enjoy.

A Baby’s Adoption, Finalized

After a six month waiting period, Joel Keller and his wife finalize their adoption of baby Evy.

Parents Know Pressure and Hovering Don’t Help Children Succeed. So Why Is It So Hard to Stop?

Why don't parents heed warnings that pressuring and protecting students can actually harm them?

When She Says, She Says Goes Viral: A Toddler’s Cries in a Diner are Heard Across the Internet

Two parents and an angry diner owner in Maine, and no one willing to admit they might have been wrong.

Kids in the Kitchen: A 9-Year-Old Cooks Pasta With Tomatoes and Mushrooms

Children need to learn two styles of cooking: following recipes, and pulling together a basic meal from what's on hand.

Two Foster Families, Two Biological Brothers, One Play Date

A playdate with a foster son's biological brother and foster family, in a very imperfect world.

Declaring War on Thumb-Sucking Leaves Battle Scars

Maybe the real problem isn’t my parenting, but a society prioritizes straight teeth over comfort and security.

After Cancer’s Calm, a Daughter’s Emotional Storm

During all the year of dealing with her parents' cancers, I never saw my daughter cry.

Kids in the Kitchen: 1st Birthday Mini-Shortcakes With Berries

Character is who you are when baking with a 3-year old, and I'm working on it.

With Daddy Deploying, a Child’s Nightmares Echo a Mother’s Fears

In my daughter's nightmares, my husband has fallen off his boat and the bad guys have him.

A Foster Parent, Contemplating an Unknowable Future

No parent knows what the future holds, but a foster mother knows she can't know what will come next more clearly than most.

‘I Do Not Want to Go to Day Camp!’

You can help your child's first morning of day camp go more smoothly than ours did.

Daniel Tiger Becomes a Boy With Autism’s Guide to Social Life

In a world full of unspoken social codes that don't come pre-programmed in kids like my son, Daniel Tiger is a chipper guide.

An Adult Stepson Moves In, and a Solid Family Wobbles

My husband should't exclude our son from the family, but I can't exclude my husband from decisions about my son, either.

The Youngest Mom in the Office

A young pregnancy in an intense office means navigating silent judgement while making some unexpected changes.

Kids in the Kitchen: Strawberry-Rhubarb Ice Cream With a Caramel Swirl

A serious cooking challenge involving custard and caramel means both student and teacher learn.

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