Do you have an unconventional parental figure in your life who deserves recognition? Do you know someone who often steps up and is mom or dad to everyone?
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Most of the time gut feelings are reliable and worth paying attention to, but your subconscious fears can also get in the way and muddle these messages.
In all honesty, parenthood is pretty rad every day of the year, but Halloween brings a whole host of awesome for parents.
Go west, young trick-or-treaters. That's the advice of the online real estate database Zillow, which announced five Las Vegas neighborhoods — all in the western or northwestern 'burbs — as the top places to scare up the most Halloween treats.
The first rule of parenting: Everyone thinks their child is a superstar.
I know how much it means just to hear someone say, “I understand. I’ve been through that, too.” So this is me reaching out, hoping someone will read this and know there is someone who has been though — is going through — the same thing you are.
Who's in the right, the parent with a screaming child or the people in the child's vicinity?
Those celebrating Halloween this year are expected to spend $950 million on children's Halloween costumes, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s a lot of money shelled out for an outfit that’s likely only going to be worn once. Do your pocketbook a favor by making inexpensive costumes for your kids.
Children do need to learn from their own experiences. But children also need to be protected to an appropriate extent.
Depression isn’t a dirty word, and its companion terms aren’t, either.