Parenting

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10 Fun Lunch Box Notes

Pack a smile along with your child's lunch with these easy, creative note ideas. >>

10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes
10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes

When packing up kids’ lunches, stick with food that’s easy-to-transport, wholesome, and full of… >>

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“The Parenting Moments I’ll Never Forget”

From baby's first laugh to the joy of high school band concerts, here are some of the simple… >>

The No-Fail Guide to Packing Kids' Lunches
The No-Fail Guide to Packing Kids’ Lunches

Here's how to easily and efficiently pack a meal that stays safe, un-squished, and delicious all… >>

13 Things Your Mother-in-Law Won’t Tell You
13 Things Your Mother-in-Law Won’t Tell You

Build a better relationship with his mother by remembering these things she'd like to say but won't… >>

principal secrets, screaming
13+ Things Your Kid’s Principal Won’t Tell You

Straight from the principal's office: Use these tips for a better school year. >>

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Make the Best Care Package Ever: 11 Awesome Ideas

Send someone special a little love-in-a-box with these fun and practical ideas. >>

working moms
Working Moms: Tell Us How You Do It

There’s been a whole lot of discussion lately about whether or not it’s possible for women to… >>

Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants
Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants

When I saw this recent New York Times story about a growing industry of college sorority rush… >>

tie dye
Get Crafty: Paper Towel Tie-Dye

This creative, colorful craft project will brighten up a rainy afternoon. >>

Women on Fire! This Week's Hottest Story
Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story

The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine's "Why Women Still Can't… >>

Big Win for Women!: School Sports Pay Off
Big Win for Women!: School Sports Pay Off

Once upon a time—40 years ago this month, to be exact—a revolutionary piece of… >>

Does Gender Have a Color?
Does Gender Have a Color?

We outline the checkered history of pink and blue for boys and girls. >>

The Fit, Fun School I Wish My Kids Could Go To
The Fit, Fun School I Wish My Kids Could Go To

It’s easy to sound the alarm on childhood obesity—and share the shocking stats (rates have… >>

Devoted Dads: We Salute You!
Devoted Dads: We Salute You!

Here's to all the great dads out there. Frank McKinney in Delray Beach, Florida, walked his… >>

Dad's Advice: Food with Family
Dad’s Advice: Food with Family

Of the many articles that pay homage to dads of the world, I particularly enjoyed this recent… >>

Adam Sandler
Tweeter’s Digest: Celeb Dads’ Quotes #fathersday

Found poetry: Parenting advice and funny quotes from famous dads turn into great tweets, fit for… >>

Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?
Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?

In a word, NO. But after spending most of my day combing through fascinating, important… >>

Ask Laskas:
Ask Laskas: “Should I let my daughter rock a Metallica shirt?”

Help this mother daughter duo settle their argument over whether or not it's fair for a teenager to… >>

Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning
Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?

I hadn’t—until I saw this scary report from ABC News about a 60-year-old man from Yonkers, New… >>