Hunting for a great washable winter coat? We’ve updated our favorites — which are yours?
How close are your kids with their grandparents? How do you feel about their relationship and the grandparents’ general level of involvement in your lives?
Readers who shared a nanny: how did the logistics of the nanny share work for you? Did you like it for your family?
Who is the primary driver in your household? Do you think this is a “duty” that should be more equally split between partners, or something else?
Do you take meds yourself and have problems remembering if you took them or not? How do you keep track of whether you’ve given meds to a child (especially if another caregiver is involved)?
How big is your work wardrobe — how many options do you have for each type of clothing? How did having kids change your work wardrobe?
How much help do you have in your life? Think work assistant, nanny, personal trainer, shopper, or assistant… we’d love to hear them all!
How do you handle clothes your kids have outgrown? Are you holding them for a younger sibling? Do you try to resell any of the clothes? Or do you just get ’em out the door as soon as possible?
Is your partner a stay-at-home parent? What do you do to support them? Is it working out well for your family? (Have you ever been the stay-at-home parent?)
What do you do on the nights when you’re surprised by dinnertime (i.e., it’s 5 PM and no one’s planned anything)? Here’s my new method for making dinner at the last minute that isn’t just ordering pizza…
How long did you plan to breastfeed, if you planned to at all? How long did you actually breastfeed — and what factors influenced your decision to stop?
How does your workflow change in the summers as a parent? Do you have any techniques to stabilize your work routines or (if you’re me) be more productive?