Ladies, if you had kids who hated reading, what were the books that finally got them hooked?
How do you feel that the parenting roles of moms and dads are viewed differently? How has this come to bear in your own family? Do you ever feel like the bar for “dad of the year” is much lower than it is for “basically good mom”?
Every year around this time, I find myself stressed out and overwhelmed — do you, as well? Let’s brainstorm better ways to cope with back-to-school stress as a parent.
What do you do for quality time with your kids?
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Do you believe birth order affects personalities? How has it affected yours; how do you see it affecting your child(ren)?
How do you deal when you have a different internal clock than your partner or your kids — i.e., when some of you are larks and some of you are owls? What changes have you made personally to accommodate people, such as going to bed earlier or getting up earlier?
Do you hope your child finds a career she or he is passionate about — something that is fulfilling in a meaningful way — or would you encourage them toward a “secure” job that will pay well, be readily available, and be mentally challenging but maybe not terribly exciting?
How do you handle your kids’ doctors appointments, ladies? Do you do the “working mom thing” and join the appointments by speakerphone to save on travel/wait time, do you delegate them, trade them with your spouse, or just handle them entirely yourself?
Did you see the recent NYT article, “The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting”? Do you agree that modern parenting is relentless — and how are you dealing with it as a working parent?
Looking for the best maternity blogs for working moms to be? We rounded up a bunch of great resources for new working moms!