This topic came from Bradie on our Facebook page, who asked:
What is one simple, basic, Christmas tradition that your family has? Don't come at me with baking gingerbread houses or cutting down your C... More
Ask Margaret - When Your Parent-Teacher Conference Doesn't Go So Well
This week Margaret’s talking about parent-teacher conferences, after writing about her own most recent conferences on our social media.
At one of the conferences, Margaret heard amazing things: her c... More
Fresh Take: Susan Katz Miller on Interfaith Families at the Holidays
This week we’re talking to Susan Katz Miller, author of THE INTERFAITH FAMILY JOURNAL, a hands-on journal that helps families learn how to best honor one another’s spiritual and cultural needs.
The h... More
This episode topic was suggested by Pam Marie in our Facebook group:
What's your mom superpower? We often talk about what we get wrong, but what about the things you're really good at? Time to flex, ... More
Fresh Take: Katherine May on "Wintering" and the Power of Rest and Retreat In Difficult Times
This week we're talking to Katherine May, author of the tremendous new book WINTERING: THE POWER OF REST AND RETREAT IN DIFFICULT TIMES.
Written before the pandemic but perfectly relevant to the momen... More
For the last 1.8 million years or so, children were raised village-style. But 2020 has meant a lot of us raising our kids without the usual help of grandparents or schools or caregivers or friends.
This week Lindsay asks: How do you discipline a 1-year-old? Specifically, with pulling my hair and dropping his food on the ground. I say “no" in a firm way and he laughs at me. Any advice you could p... More
Super-Secret Amazing Things We Want You To Know About
We asked all of you to tell us your super-secret awesome things: the life simplifiers that you think everyone else needs to know about.
This episode has an incredible collection of indispensable cond... More
Ask Margaret - My Child is Terrified of the Doctor's Office
This week our listener Raya asks, "How do I deal with a 4-year-old who is afraid to go to any doctor's office?"
Doctors' offices are scary! There are shots, there's vulnerability, and there's an adult... More