First of all, you are 100% right that the online world can be a tricky social terrain to maneuver.
How do we, as parents, deal with our child wanting an app (or something similar) that we have researched and do not feel comfortable with, but the majority (or even all) of her friends have?
The sight of bugs in my daughter's hair triggers every doubt I have about being her mother.
I am angry that the things I can’t protect her from—attitudes and rhetoric among them—are reaching her now.
I want to keep my kids safe online, of course. But I also want to let them have fun and explore. How do you do that?
Now more than ever, it seems that parents need to make a concerted effort to demonstrate open-heartedness so that our children learn to build bridges and not walls.
Widespread confusion defines the nascent days of the Trump Administration. As a parent of young children, my fear and concern are palpable.
If I’m not careful, I will miss my whole life.
2016 was the year that bullies of all ages returned to the forefront. It is the “Trump Effect” as some educators have dubbed it.
For years I went away—not just from this house—but consumed by the fire of motherhood. It took those years of motherhood for me to become a mom.