A "scientific study" was recently published which claimed that mommas with huge booties have smarter kids. Then there was the one that said eldest children are the smartest. Then there was the one which concluded — contrary to everything we've ever heard — that listening to Mozart does NOT make us smarter!!!So. You're telling... READ MORE
When you were a baby, I imagined you growing up to become "all things boy."
I envisioned mud pies and frogs in my bathtub, wrestling in the living room, and playing football in the yard. I thought of the broken bones from falling out of trees, the constant smell of dirty socks and aftershave, snakes and snails and... READ MORE
I like to believe that I'm raising pretty confident, polite children. I've done all the uplifting, motivational stuff—like creating affirmations and making the lists of things we are grateful for. My kids are known for saying things like: "Give your best," and "Learn from your mistakes."
So, when I... READ MORE