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DotComplicated: We Check Our Phones Over 100 Times A Day. My Plan To Regain Some Control

  This morning, as I lay on my back in yoga class on an escape far from home, glancing up through the window in the yurt ceiling, I saw out of the corner of my eye a man in the...
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Jerry Seinfeld Makes Us Laugh (and Cry) About Bedtime . . . Here’s the Royal Plan

By Katherine Eskovitz (fast forward to 3:42 min. to see parenting segment) Jerry, thank you as always for telling it like it is:  “The bedtime routine for my kids is like this Royal Coronation Jubilee Centennial of rinsing and plaque...
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Babble: Maybe We Need Parental Controls For Our Own Screen Time

This morning, as I lay on my back in yoga class on an escape far from home, glancing up through the window in the yurt ceiling, I saw out of the corner of my eye a man in the fetal...
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DotComplicated: Sometimes, Being A Good Mom Means Giving Up A Little Control

Before I was a mom, I thought I could control most everything in my life, and for the most part I did. I was the lead in the school play, the president of student council, and the girlfriend to the...
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Huffington Post: From Instagram to a Bedtime Plan, Brain Science Rejects Helicopter Parenting

Before I was a mom, I thought I could control most everything in my life, and for the most part, I did. I was the lead in the school play, the president of student council and the girlfriend to the...
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Huffington Post: 23 Children’s Resolutions Worth Posting on the Refrigerator

It’s January 2, and resolutions are all the talk. But on January 3, 4, 5… and for the rest of the year, it’s a challenge to remember our resolutions, no less to build upon them. While at family camp over...
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Elizabeth Street: Why We All Need a Family Holiday Plan

When my oldest daughter was three, she pointed to a mini-Christmas tree decoration at our local supermarket with excitement.  “Can we get a tree?” she asked.  “No, sweetie,” I explained, “we’re Jewish.”  After further pleading failed to sway me, she...
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Huffington Post: Avoid the Pitfalls of Gift-Centered Holidays – Empower Children by Planning Together

When my oldest daughter was 3, she pointed to a mini-Christmas tree decoration at our local supermarket with excitement. “Can we get a tree?” she asked. “No, sweetie,” I explained, “we’re Jewish.” After further pleading failed to sway me, she...
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Huffington Post: Make a Bedtime Plan – 8 tips to Get Your Children to Bed With Brain Science

“Just one more story, puleeeease?” “I’m thirsty” “Five more minutes!” Bedtime is my most cherished and trying time of day. I love cuddling in a chair with my kids and reading that extra chapter. But the bedtime period is tough,...
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