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Our best advice when it’s tough with kids:breathe, laugh, dance, sing, hug, call a friend. Be gentle with yourself, you’re not done growing up yet. This won’t last and you are not alone.

How to talk to kids about sexual orientation

How to talk to kids about sexual orientation

In many ways, your kids and mine are growing up in a different world than we did. One of the areas that has changed the most dramatically, is how we understand gender and sexuality. In real life, and in social media, books, and movies, kids see others “come out” and...

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Imperfect Parenting

Imperfect Parenting

Are you tired? Tired of covid? Of politics? Of schooling during a pandemic? Of waking up in the middle of the night because of your kids? Are you tired of not having enough time in your day? Of trying to be perfect? Of acting happy when you’re not? Are you tired of...

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How to teach kids resilience

How to teach kids resilience

Recently, one of the most common parenting questions we’ve been asked is, “How do I manage my own anxiety internally while juggling my kid’s worry too?” We get it. There is a lot that you could be worried about right now… inside and outside your family. A little while...

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Should you check your child’s phone?

Should you check your child’s phone?

We talked with Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, about how to respect your child’s privacy online, while also keeping them safe. We asked her… Should parents check their child’s phone? Is it appropriate for parents to post things online about their...

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How to help kids feel emotionally safe

How to help kids feel emotionally safe

We’re going to tell you a quick story about our days as classroom teachers to illustrate something about human nature and parenting. It’ll all make sense in a second. We promise. Each fall, when Jason and I were preschool teachers we got new students in our classroom....

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Racial Justice: What we're learning

Racial Justice: What we're learning

Last week we wrote to you, saying that we are educating ourselves about race, listening to Black people and People of Color to hear their experiences, and talking–perhaps awkwardly and imperfectly–about race and social justice... This is not easy work, but it’s...

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