HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: WSJ: Advice For Parents With Children Living At Home After College. “Now that they’re out of college, you realize what wasn’t included in that $240,000 education: classes in life skills and decision-making.” I have to say, this isn’t my experience at all. But then, we raised the Insta-Daughter with an eye […]
Wall Street Journal, They’re Back! How to Cope With Returned College Grads, by Rob LaZebnik (Writer, The Simpsons): Congratulations. Two months ago, your kid graduated from college, bravely finishing his degree rather than dropping out to make millions on his idea for a dating app for people who throw up...
The study broke down parents’ social media behaviors into a variety of behaviors and ranked how likely parents were to use social for those behaviors. In terms of connecting with other parents on social, mothers in general were muchShow More Summary
It’s the most common unsolicited advice new parents receive: Start saving for college. But the financial challenges of parenting come due much earlier—before a child is even out of diapers. In the U.S., the price for a year of infant...Show More Summary
In the United Kingdom, baby Lily was born at 24-weeks but her parents say she would have died if they took their doctor’s advice. According to the Daily Mail, at Southend University Hospital Lily’s parents were asked to sign a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Form because staff believed she wouldn’t survive. Thankfully, they did not […]
As Donald Trump prepared to launch a White House bid that has erupted into rants against undocumented immigrants and an exchange of markedly personal insults with rivals, his daughter dispensed some advice about, as she put it, dealing with adversity.
I got some fantastic parenting advice from a woman who called herself not-a-parent before she delivered it. She was sitting on a panel, and I asked a question about a problem we had encountered with one of the kids. The first panelist gave some advice, and it was sound advice, but we had already tried […]
We have a 4-year-old son who is starting school next year. I am getting all sorts of advice from my family and friends. All the choices can seem overwhelming at times. Public school, Christian school, private secular school and even home schooling are on the table. How do I know what is best for my child?
Father and blogger John Kinnear of Ask Your Dad lists the five pieces of parenting advice he's sick and tired of hearing. Five years ago, when Stevie and I found out we were going to be parents, the first good, usable piece of parenting advice we received was this: "Take all parenting advice with a grain of salt. Show More Summary
My "nonna" - Italian for grandmother - didn't go to school past the fifth grade, but she's the smartest woman I know. She's beautiful inside and out, she shows her emotions without fear, she laughs at herself, and she's not afraid to tell it like it is. Show More Summary
Experts weigh in on how to help children find a healthy balance between reality and virtual reality
Pin it Dear Alice, I am in a long distance/weekend relationship and unavoidably spend every other weekend with my boyfriend’s family (we take turns visiting each other). Unfortunately, they aren't exactly hospitable. The weekends I stay there are the ones my boyfriend has to work during the day. Show More Summary
> Trans teen Jazz Jennings and her mom give advice to parents raising transgender kids. > Omar Sharif Jr. reflects on the iconic legacy of his grandfather. > Inside the religious right’s anti-LGBT “Future Conference.” >… The post News: Anti-Gay ‘Future Conference’, Portland’s Power Lines, Humpday Hotness, Caitlyn Jenner appeared first on Towleroad.
I just had a few moments alone with my 4th baby who just turned 10 months old. We were playing on my bed and as she used the wall to brace herself, she turned around and waved to me. A real wave for the first time. She was giggling and beaming as she could tell by my reaction she was doing something that she should be proud of herself for. Show More Summary
The explosion of tech and screens into the lives of children is outrageously obvious to me as a pediatrician. Besides the fact that most kids and parents seem to be attached to a phone or tablet when I enter the exam room, when I ask questions about how kids spend their days (and nights), screens seem to be part of everything. Show More Summary
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The future of home pregnancy tests: foldable, flushable, and on your phone! - Parents Natalie Portman: I've asked Cate Blanchett for parenting advice - People Moms & Babies 5 keys to a peaceful family vacation - Real Simple Quick and healthy breakfasts for kids - BabyCenter Blog The U.S. Navy just made an incredible update to its maternity leave policy - HuffPost Parents
Natalie Portman looks stunning in a Prada dress on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar magazine’s August 2015 issue. Here’s what the 34-year-old actress had to share with the mag: On balancing parenthood and her career: “Very early on, I asked [Cate Blanchett] about being a parent. I said ‘How do you do it? You’re a [...]
Pin it Dear Alice, As the only person in my friend group who does not still live with their parents, we often end up having drinks at my apartment. For the most part, it's a good time and my friends are great guests. However, there is...Show More Summary
Mike Birbiglia, who you may have seen on Season 3 of Orange is the New Black or guesting on Inside Amy Schumer (or at this year's Del Close Marathon), will be doing one of his "Mike Birbiglia's Dream" shows...