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Pregnant in a pandemic? Let's talk.

I haven’t talked about it much, but I’m pregnant and due with my second baby in November.

Pregnant in a pandemic? Let's talk.

Using Screens to Build a Better Toolkit

Enough with the screen time debate. Let's take a closer look once and for all!

Using Screens to Build a Better Toolkit

How to Work From Home With Kids During a Pandemic

Mariah Sage from The Parenting Hotline offers advice on working from home with kids during a health pandemic.

How to Work From Home With Kids During a Pandemic

How to Work From Home With a Young Child

Productivity expert Alexis Hasselberger shares tips and hacks for working from home while caring for infants.

How to Work From Home With a Young Child

Save summer? Embrace the boredom.

Whenever I tell people I’m from Maine, someone inevitably replies...

Save summer? Embrace the boredom.

It's time to face out again

Socializing is about to get more complicated.

It's time to face out again

When every day is 'bring your kid to work' day

This week, during a rare moment when our son was sleeping and...

When every day is 'bring your kid to work' day

Parenting isn’t an individual sport

There’s been a shift in the conversation amongst working parents lately...

Parenting isn’t an individual sport

A new kind of spring break

Congratulations, we made it to April.

A new kind of spring break

I haven't always loved Mother's Day

This is my first Mother’s Day...

I haven't always loved Mother's Day

Where has all the motivation gone?

Motivation has been a big topic of discussion lately. It seems to be something many of us are struggling with.

Where has all the motivation gone?

Stop asking, just do it

There’s a conversation I’ve been having on repeat lately...

Stop asking, just do it

It's time to get radically realistic. About everything.

We’re over two weeks into this now, and things are getting weird.

It's time to get radically realistic. About everything.

Welcome to the sandwich generation

Like many of you, I was at the grocery store stocking up this week (responsibly)...

Welcome to the sandwich generation

Coronavirus is a nightmare for working parents

Tired of hearing about the zombie apocalypse known as Covid19, but also feel like you should probably read more about it?

Coronavirus is a nightmare for working parents

Let's Back Up a Minute

I went to a conference this week. It was my first time flying without my son since he was born...

Let's Back Up a Minute

I'd rather not admit this

Sunday is International Women’s Day (IWD)

I'd rather not admit this

You made my flight better

This week, I traveled alone with my son for work. It wasn’t the first time, but it was certainly the easiest.

You made my flight better

Will robots raise your kids?

Step aside helicopter parents, it’s time to welcome the hologram parents.

Will robots raise your kids?

Climate and our kids

There is a movement of Millennials deciding not to have kids because of the climate crisis we are facing.

Climate and our kids

What language does your baby cry in?

Excuse me, is that French you’re crying?

What language does your baby cry in?

Eating Tiny Trees

Ever tried to make a kid eat food they don't want to? I bet you get a headache just thinking about that.

Eating Tiny Trees

Kids and Books

What were your favorite children's books?

Kids and Books

Baby Talk

What did you talk about at your dinner table growing up?

Baby Talk

Duck, Duck, Goose!

What was your favorite game to play when you were a kid?

Duck, Duck, Goose!

What's the deal with paternity leave anyway?

Fatherhood in America has changed and is continuing to change. Those changes have brought both new opportunities and new challenges.

What's the deal with paternity leave anyway?

Buzz, your girlfriend, WOOF

Honestly, "woof" pretty much sums up how I have felt for a good slug of my pregnancy.

Buzz, your girlfriend, WOOF

How do parents take care of themselves (aka self-care for parents)?

We recently sat down with Parenting Coach Barb Desmarais for an interview.

How do parents take care of themselves (aka self-care for parents)?

Kids, you're having a baby

Everyone remembers the moment they found out there were pregnant.

Kids, you're having a baby

Surprise! Being a Mom is actually making you a better leader

Facing down new motherhood while excelling in your career can be intimidating to say the least.

Surprise! Being a Mom is actually making you a better leader

How to get better sleep as a new parent

I bet people used to tell you all the time “sleep now while you can, you won’t sleep at all when the baby comes!”

How to get better sleep as a new parent

How to (mostly) successfully work from home with kids

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of working from home with kids you know the drill.

How to (mostly) successfully work from home with kids

Will I be an anxious parent forever?

If you already had a kid you know the truth: being a parent is both much harder and way more fun than you ever imagined.

Will I be an anxious parent forever?

5 ways to get your professional life ready for your baby

Five key things to proactively think about with regards to your professional life before starting a family.

5 ways to get your professional life ready for your baby

How much sleep does your newborn need? Ages and Stages

Learn more about how much sleep your baby needs by age.

How much sleep does your newborn need? Ages and Stages

5 Questions to ask yourself before Maternity Leave

Planning your maternity leave is both exciting and daunting, here is a helpful list of 5 questions to ask in advance of your leave.

5 Questions to ask yourself before Maternity Leave