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We allow fear to get in the way of positive things. Even though our kids don’t know it, parents are afraid sometimes too—afraid that the children we love will get hurt, won’t like the ideas we run by them, or will waste all of the effort and hard work we put into them. Most of […]Continue reading
I haven’t always been a bad mom. There was a time when my toddler’s perpetual lack of pants and propensity to carry the plunger all around the house to “mack stuff” with would have bothered me. A lot. Parenting perfection was a struggle. There was no time to be lazy. When my first son was […]Continue reading
Hi, my name is #ParentingFail. Nice to meet you. By today’s impossible standards of how to be a good parent, I’m a complete failure. I love my daughter, and enjoy our time together, but at heart, I’m a lazy parent. Playground outings involve me parked on a bench, while my daughter (get ready for this) […]Continue reading
My mother didn’t have a parenting style. Did yours? Probably not, unless she was a helicopter mom (in which case, sorry). In April, the Today.com Parenting Team asked the Parenting Team contributors to chime in on what lessons we learned from our mothers. Click here to read on Today.com The lessons my mom taught me […]Continue reading
By today’s standards, I’m a #ParentingFail. And I’m okay with that. It gets old, doesn’t it? All the different parenting styles, and the endless fire of the mommy wars…Well, we’re calling quits on all these zoo-type parenting styles. It’s time to get back to basics, and figure out what really works. Our parents were on to […]Continue reading
We do too much, these days. As parents, we’re expected to be “on” all the time…and it’s exhausting. Well, this mom said enough. I’ve developed my own parenting philosophy, and it’s rooted in what’s best for our kids, not what we wish was best. Read about my journey towards embracing a lifestyle of dedicated “Lazy Parenting,” […]Continue reading