Parenting

Social & Emotional

What Kind of Mom Are You?

Sure, we all share the common goal of nurturing a happy, healthy family, and we make different choices to get there. But just for fun, have you ever considered what ‘mom’ category you most likely fall into?

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A Letter to the Expectant Mama

Dear Mom-to-Be: Baby showers bring a host of instructions from seasoned moms and well-meaning friends. As a new mom, I grew weary of hearing input like ‘sleep when the baby sleeps.’ And since I stubbornly refused to heed this sage advice, I suffered from sleep-deprivation-induced splitting headaches as a result. As part of our global sisterhood, moms can relate to certain universal truths about motherhood, even as all of this advice starts to sound cliché. 

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Worry Not - Your Kids are Ready for Camp, Are You?

If your kids are going to sleep-away camp this summer, you may be wrestling with worries and what-ifs. What if they wet the bed? What if the other kids are cliquish or mean? Will the camp director call me if they’re miserable?

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Supporting Kids Through the Ups and Downs of Friendship

Driving home, you ask your kids what happened at school today. Your son mumbles, “Nothing,” in his casual, ‘I-dare-you-to-ask-for-more-information’ kind of way. Before you can follow up, your daughter chimes in, “I hate Maddie. She told Sarah she thinks my hair is ugly, and now Sarah won’t let me sit with them at lunch. They’re not my friends anymore. I hate them both.”

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