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Reading the diary I kept when my daughter was young, I cringe at how little I knew—but I’m proud of how much I’ve learned.
They're not in any dictionary (yet!) but trust us: these are parenting terms you need to know now.
Supper is solved! With only one grocery trip and a bit of prep, your weeknights will now go a lot more smoothly.
It takes just one phone call from a stranger to the authorities to have people questioning your fitness as a mother. Beware the new parenting vigilantism, where anyone watching and judging can turn your life into a living hell.
Or should we say, a better S-P-E-L-L-E-R?
You're as tired of the word as your kids are of hearing it. Follow a parenting expert's strategies for getting kids to behave by saying "yes" more often. Then sit back and enjoy the positive results.
Don’t just force her to apologize. Teach her how to mean it.
Watch them crawl toward gender equality.