How To Argue In Front Of Your Kids (If You Must)

Unfortunately, having arguments with the people we love is just a part of life. Some couples are loud and passionate, and some just give each other the cold shoulder when they’re upset. Fights and disagreements are a normal part of any healthy relationship, but when there are kids involved it’s important to fight fair. Fighting can become even more common … Read More

“I hate this!”

My friend Janice had just placed a bowl of macaroni and cheese in front of her 4-year-old (after he’d already refused to eat the peanut butter sandwich she’d originally made for his lunch), when he looks at her with tears in his eyes and — before he even tastes it — says to her: “I hate this!” If you can … Read More

When To Start Your Baby On Solids

Knowing when to transition to solids can be very confusing for some parents, especially if their baby is waking in the night. I have often heard well-meaning people tell frustrated parents things like, “oh, just put a little rice cereal in the bottle, and she’ll sleep all night!” But feeding your baby solids before she’s ready can actually lead to … Read More