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"How I made sure all 12 of my kids had a college education"  Good article about making independent, hard working kids

How all 12 kids paid for college themselves - being a parent, not a friend

Brooke Romney: The blessings of being raised by a low-maintenance mother | Deseret News

Great family article Brooke Romney, center, poses with her husband and four sons.

On Being a Wife...wow, this really brought tears. A must read for any wife, but especially if you have young kids

If I could rewind my mothering career, I would have put more energy and emphasis into being a better wife. Our primary vocation is to be a wife first and then a mother.

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards? I found the points in this article about how other countries parent differently incredibly thought provoking.

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards? (via Huffington Post) — Though parents around the world have the same goals, American parents like me (despite our very best intentions) have gotten it all backwards.

Teaching kids consent, ages 1-21. Raising a generation of children that has less rape and sexual assault in their lives.

The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21 -

"The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages A list of parenting action items, created in the hope that we can raise a generation of children who have less rape and sexual assault in their lives.from toddlers to teens.

I've worked with children and their parents across two continents and two decades, and what I've seen in recent years alarms me. Here are the greatest problems, as I see them.

A British Nanny's 5 Reasons Why Modern Parenting Is In Crisis

From a British Nanny: 5 reasons modern parenting is in crisis---- I've worked with children and their parents across two continents and two decades, and what I've seen in recent years alarms me. Here are the greatest problems, as I see them.

She Wrote A Letter To Her Son About Bullies And Put It Online. The Message? A Must Read! - LittleThings.com

She Wrote A Letter To Her Son About Bullies And Put It Online. The Message? A Must Read!

Teaching Compassion Reminder to have "the talk" with the boys every school year. This is a beautiful letter.

100 Façons d'être aimable Avec Votre enfant

Hug It Out - Calming an Angry Child

100 ways to be kind to your child. Guest post as part of the 100 Acts of Kindness challenge. I like these, they are the little things that take a sec in our busy lives that mean the world.

I AM THE BOSS OF MY BODY!  2.	I know my NAME, ADDRESS, & PHONE NUMBER, and my parents’ names too. (Don’t forget: kids need to know their parents’ cell phone numbers!)  3.	Safe Grownups Don’t Ask Kids for Help!! (They go to other grownups if they need assistance).  4.	I never go ANYWHERE or take ANYTHING from someone I don’t know.  Everybody’s bathing suit areas are PRIVATE.

the super ten play it safe rules for kids and grownups. Awesome site about keeping kids safe in regards to "tricky" adults.

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included) - as a general, these are good to be aware of.

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included) by Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis {HuffPost Parents}

How To Say No To Your Child Without Actually Saying 'No'

How To Say No To Your Child Without Actually Saying 'No' (VIDEO)

7 Seemingly Harmless Things We Should Stop Saying to Kids - lol & 3 Vargas Vargas P Fiallo

Infographic sex ed talk by age infant to adult LiesAboutParenting.com #ParentingIdeas

Why Sex Ed is Failing in the US and How You Can Help

Infographic sex ed talk by age infant to adult LiesAboutParenting.com #ParentingIdeas

Unnecessary intervention makes your child feel bad about himself (if he’s young) or angry at you (if he’s a teenager.)

Raising Successful Children

Madeline Levine: Why Susie can’t cope: The overparenting trap - The key to raising successful children is avoiding unnecessary intervention and fostering autonomy. Dallas Morning News Aug 2012 Need this printed on a wall at my house.

Why Mom's Time Is Different From Dad's Time - WSJ

Why Mom's Time Is Different From Dad's Time

Why Mom's Time Is Different From Dad's Time Surveys find that men and women work roughly the same number of hours a week—yet they experience their time very differently

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