Is your kid a good sport? I noticed over the holidays - while spending time with grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins - that we did a lot of playing. And when Nicholas lost in a video game, or even missed catching a football in a game of catch, I would hear him start blaming his uncles for throwing the ball too hard, or changing the rules of the game so he would end up … [Read more...] about Teach Your Kids How to be Good Sports!
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Each ambitious woman discovers her own ugly truth: along the path to success, you’ve gotta watch out for the false doors, the smoke and mirrors, the landmines disguised as bouquets of roses. Expect them when you least expect them. Sheryl Sandburg’s famous Lean In philosophy didn’t quite capture this part. Yes, lean in. Work hard. Work smart. But … [Read more...] about Sexism, New York Times Style
Ah, the Winter Olympics.The crazy ice dancing outfits! Men in sequins! Women racing at 90 miles an hour. Girls doing flips 100 feet in the air. A country ruled by a former KGB officer! Conjunctivitis on air! Corrupt ice skating judges!What a powerful parenting tool.Every day, just by pushing a button, my kids and 22.5 million other viewers got a lesson in … [Read more...] about Taking Lessons From The Olympic Losers
This is a sponsored post on behalf of P&G Moms inspire us, they support us, they stand behind us. They are our biggest fans and cheerleaders - and you better believe that the moms of the Olympic athletes are cheering their hearts out! As athletes prepare for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Procter & Gamble is proud to offer them a chance to show their … [Read more...] about The Moms Behind The Medals: Raising an Olympian
"Back To School" - the three words that strike dread into the hearts of students and parents alike. The kids are waving goodbye to long summer days and resenting the piles of homework, while parents are dreading the expense of all of the back-to-school knickknacks. While there’s not much to do about reducing the amount of homework, Jodi Furman, the savvy shopping guru from … [Read more...] about Back to School Bargain Blitz!