Top 10 Blog Posts

Top 10 Blog Posts

Another year is in the books and it’s on to 2020! Give all of the jokes that I’ve heard in the last 24 hours about 20/20 hindsight and 20/20 vision, I thought it was time to look back on the most popular posts on this blog over the last four years of...
Thinking Differently about Our Kids’ Fears

Thinking Differently about Our Kids’ Fears

By now, you’ve probably seen the enchanting video of a pediatrician distracting a baby from his injections by playfully poking and running the syringe (with the cap on!) over the baby’s body. It’s cute, adorable, and clearly effective. The baby is relaxed and the...
What’s for Dinner? Our Dinner Menu Plan

What’s for Dinner? Our Dinner Menu Plan

With school starting, we’ve noticed the pace of our lives changing. While the summer had its own frenetic moments, the pace seemed lighter and less intense. Now, we’re thinking about carpools, after-school activities, and a myriad of other time commitments from...
Avoiding the Lead Parent Trap, Part 2

Avoiding the Lead Parent Trap, Part 2

Managing a family is hard work, but as I wrote previously, assigning one parent as the lead parent isn’t the solution for many families. The first step is having regular parent to parent conversations. Our kids have learned that many things in our family are...