Gone are the days of the perfect parent: enter the era of celebrating your ‘mom flaws’. #ParentsIRL is all about what parenthood is REALLY like, because what we once thought of as ‘imperfections’—stretch marks, using dry shampoo—are just proof that you’re living your life as a mindful, loving parent.
Getting back into the school routine can be stressful and daunting for parents, not least when there's that added pressure to give your kids the nutrition their brains need to thrive. Follow these easy tips for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner and you'll be golden for that first week and onwards.
From upgraded peanut butter sandwiches to pizza kebabs, these ready-to-pack meals are nutritious and delicious.
Educational experts weigh in on how parents can help their kids get ready for the new academic year ahead whether they're in elementary, middle, or high school.
Save yourself a load of headaches during the next school year by getting organized now.
You're excited for them (and you!), a little sad (yes, that's a tear in your eye), and no matter how much advance planning you've done to make the morning go smoothly, something always goes awry.
Busy moms spill what they look forward to (and what they loathe) about this time of year.
If your child suddenly begs to stay home, here are a few ways to find out what's really going on.
Teachers who have school-aged kids know what it's like to assign homework and then spend all night helping their child through a math worksheet. Samantha Cleaver, Ph.D., a mom of three and a special education teacher, shares advice to make your back to school season easier.
It's easy to dread the college admission process, even as a parent. You don't want to be too overbearing with your teen's application essay or SAT prep but also did they choose an essay topic or take a practice test yet?? We hear you! Admission pros share their insider tips to help your teen conquer the applications and help you relax (a bit).
"Mrs. X was not only getting our daughter ready for Kindergarten, she was preparing us, her parents, as well."
Rebecca Eanes, author of The Gift of a Happy Mother, reveals why life with big kids hurts the most.
We asked everyone who works in the building what you need to know before Day 1. Here are 50 of their most surprising comments!