In Defense of Older First-Time Moms

“When is the ideal time to have a baby?” Everyone has an opinion and most people have no qualms sharing it. Whatever people believe, women are having their first babies later than ever before. … Read More

Raising “Star” Children: The Pressure May Be Too Great

Probably nowhere in the world is the pressure to shine greater than that exerted on Chinese only children. In a nation with a one child policy in effect for over 30 years, these children are studied and scrutinized. Their outcomes are not always positive.… Read More

The Digital Detox Every Family Should Do

Face-to-face interaction is crucial for the development of a young child’s language skills and emotional intelligence. Although it might be too much to do away with technology all together, here is the digital detox every family should do.… Read More

You Can Go Home Again: 10 Tips for Moving Back In with Parents

The trend of adult children of all ages moving home with their parents is unmistakable. This year alone, more than 80 percent of college grads were expected return because rents are high and jobs are scarce. For some, the thought of living with mom and dad again, be they 20 or 40 is horrifying or, at the least, troubling. … Read More

Do You Have the Energy for Another Child?

Deciding whether or not to have another child is a difficult decision. To parents of singletons who aren’t sure how an addition will impact your family, consider this oft-repeated phrase: “One is One, Two is Four…”… Read More