Archive - October 2015

Dealing With Tantrums And Other Public Parenting Embarrassments—With Dignity

So, where were you when your child had their first tantrum? I remember three “firsts”: on the bus, in the open market, and at home. Each one of them varied slightly from the others, but they all had something in common: the “oh no, everyone is looking” factor. Then, one day, I was on an intercity bus with a 9 months old baby who preferred to scream over falling asleep. After quite a few minutes of extremely loud fussing, the woman I shared the space with turned to me and said in an almost admiring manner: “I see that you’re already[…]

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Why You Are My Parenting Hero!

Did you know that on the day of your birthday, you are granted the superpower of blessing others? Mazal tov! I’m 41 today, and I’m about to take advantage of this privilege. Some background before I give you my birthday blessing: I want you to know how much this mother admires your courage to have become a parent. It’s because you care so much about evolving and growing through your experience as a mother (or father!) that I know I’m not alone in looking for more in parenting than is conventionally spoken about. You don’t only inspire me, encourage me, and[…]

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