There are plenty of unexpected physical changes and sudden food preferences that arise with pregnancy. Some women crave the refreshing taste of watermelon, some are drawn to the tartness of pickles, and others like myself, lean into the sweet, sugary and overall unhealthy indulgences like cookies and candy that satisfy and comfort, but carry little […]
At some point in our lives, most of us have found ourselves sitting in front of a web browser about to Google search our own name, just to see what pops up. But why? What is behind this curiosity? In other words, why do we care about our names so much that we allow them […]
To honor those we've lost, we can write down a favorite memory, put it in our stocking, and then read them together during the holidays. Each year, the slips of paper in our stockings will grow, inviting us to celebrate those who have passed. It's a lovely way to bring them with us into this special time of year.
With the holidays approaching, you’ll likely be snapping pictures faster than anyone can say “cheese.” But to really capture the moments that you’ll want to frame and keep forever—or to make that killer family card you send out every year—check out some of these “photo recipes” from Me Ra Koh, author of Your Family in Pictures: The Parents’ Guide to Photographing Holidays, Family Portraits, and Everyday Life.
Let me tell you a really awful story about my wife. It's a horrible story, really and truly awful, so before I begin, I'd like to tell you that I really do love my wife. She is, in spite of the story I'm about to tell, a wonderful woman, wife, and mother.
Imagine this: you and your spouse quit your jobs, pull your kids out of school, and travel from Central America to East Asia. Oppressive heat, grueling bus rides, backbreaking work, and one vicious spider monkey . . . best family vacation ever! Not. This isn't a vacation. It's voluntourism.
The authors of No-Drama Discipline share a simple way to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. The next time you have a "moment" with your kids (or with anyone in your life, for that matter!), ask yourself these three basic questions.
Welcome to Boy World. It’s a place where asking for help or showing emotional pain often feels impossible.
We had an ah-ha moment. We realized that we, as parents, are here to love our children, not change them.
The Masumoto family of organic fruit growers dish about peaches, family and, well, their favorite peach dishes