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3 Steps to Connect with Your Teenage Daughter

Parents hear and talk a lot about the pitfalls of raising teenagers—particularly teenage girls. And while that awareness is crucial, parents can be left wondering “What now?”  Enter the groundbreaking new book by Chelsey Goodan, UNDERESTIMATED: The Wisdom and Power of...

Tween Tips Part I: How to Make Emotional Connections

Forging a strong relationship with your children while they are in their tween years (specifically, 9 to 12 years old) can help you all better weather the teenage years and beyond. But connecting with your tween can sometimes feel like a tall task. A new book from...

When Did You Feel Like a *Real* Mom?

Motherhood is the ultimate test of imposter syndrome. There’s no training period, no internship for the first few weeks or months. Maybe you have a mentor in your own mom, baby nurse or among your mom friends; maybe you don’t. But moms who have been around the block a...

What It’s Like To Be a Parent of a Child with Down Syndrome

Maria and Danny Kalageropoulos are parents to 14-year-old Constantine who was born with Trisomy 21. Maria established North County Moms (a part of the Local Moms Network) in the San Diego, CA area. Here, Maria and Danny share what their son Constantine’s life with...

4 Reasons to Travel with Other Families

Make no mistake—family travel, particularly with small kids, feels more like a work trip than a true vacation. As you head toward Spring Break and get deeper into planning August travel, consider aligning your plans with family friends. Focus on families with kids the...