Chris Hemsworth Bakes a Cake, and the Double-Standard of Parenting Becomes Apparent

chris hemsworth bakes cake

One thing I want to clearly articulate is this: it’s my belief that this happens, in part at least, because of the way we cut down fathers and expect them to mess up. You know how we clap in an exaggerated fashion and exclaim “YAAAAAYYYY!” when our babies do something simple, like waving or throwing a ball? It’s almost like that’s what we, what society, does when a father involves himself in any aspect of child-rearing. Read More

Bedtime Snacks Help Kids Sleep

Bedtime Snacks Help Kids Sleep

If dinner is at 5:30 p.m. it makes perfect sense that your child will be hungry again at 8:30 pm. So, go ahead and give them a bedtime snack. They aren’t necessarily trying to postpone sleep; they might just need some calories to get them through the night. Read More

Mom Chronicles: Celebrations & Mishaps

Mom Chronicles: Celebrations and Mishaps

My most profound memories stand out as moments of extreme joy or pain. Many of the most joyous ones happened during celebrations when I embraced my family’s love, received gifts, ate favorite foods, dressed in new clothes, and felt perfectly carefree without school or other obligations. Read More

10 Outdoor Spring Activities for Families

spring activities outdoors

Now that the warm weather is officially here to stay, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the longer days with our families! Weekends can easily feel jam-packed with activities or errands, but it’s always a good idea to slow down and take moments where you can get them. Read More

18 Moms Describe What It Means to Be a Mother

What it Means to Be a Mom - Mother's Day

Since we’re just a few days away from Mother’s Day, we put this question to 18 moms: “What does it mean to be a mother?” The responses we heard were lovely, inspirational, and downright funny! Read More