I absolutely love this answer from Amy Poehler in response to a letter from a young girl who doesn't always like her body. … [Read more...] about What to Say to a Daughter with Body Image Issues
Yikes! The clock is ticking. I really, really meant to post this earlier, but there's still time. Don't miss this great opportunity to become the parent you always imagined you could be. In just a few days, my friend Adina Soclof is offering a parenting class you can join … [Read more...] about Positive Ways To Talk To Your Kids and Teens
The Surf Net Parents newsletter that went out this morning was supposed to be our pretty new design. Instead everyone got a newsletter full of codes! But hopefully I've corrected that now, and another newsletter was sent out. What do you think of our new design? … [Read more...] about Oops!
Managing Parenting and Going Back to SchoolIt's the end of a busy workday. I sit back and think about all that I've accomplished... and all that I haven't. And this is how it is. You begin your day with a list of things to do, and you get as much of it crossed off as possible. … [Read more...] about Managing Parenting and Going Back to School
Nothing can put the dampers on outdoors family fun faster than a cloud of hungry mosquitoes. Whether on a camping trip, a picnic in the park, or a backyard cookout, when the uninvited needle-nosed guests arrive, the fun goes awry.After all, it's pretty difficult to enjoy yourself … [Read more...] about Mosquitoes and the Threat to Your Family’s Health