Babies—perfect. Toddlers: trying. But are three-year-olds just mercilessly impossible? Sarah Fader has the definitive answer. — I have two children. Before I had kids, everyone warned me about the terrible twos. Watch out, when your kid turns two they become wild and uncontrollable. All they say is “no” to everything and good luck, because that year […]
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ If time is a shared commodity within the marriage and […]
If you want to fast-track your child’s development, forget CDs, books that beep, and toys that whirr. Play music with them, with the emphasis being on “play”.
Is the baby stage or the toddler stage more difficult to manage? Doyin Richards shares his opinions on the topic.
The stakes get higher when your toddler starts repeating your every. single. word.
In parenting, what is the appropriate distance to allow between yourself and your child?
Travelling with two toddlers can be as difficult as it sounds.
Ty Phillips finds a powerful philosophy lesson in a challenging parenting moment.
“I knew he would inevitably face discrimination. What I didn’t realize was how early in my son’s life he would be stereotyped, labeled and feared.”
In the face of his toddler’s rejection, Ty Phillips reminds us of the real reason we meet others’ needs.
As we lose one of our own, we do as he would have done. Carry on, and love always.
Learning to defuse his daughter’s tantrums taught Ty Phillips a surprising lesson about himself.
Alex Barnett doesn’t think he can handle another school snow day and he blames climate change.
Marie Roker-Jones take a wild guess at what goes on in the mind of small children.
A tale of one inexperienced dad and one not quite potty-trained daughter…