Tag: parenting

Perfect Attendance Awards Should Not Exist

Perfect Attendance Awards Should Not Exist Achieving perfect attendance isn’t an equitable or desirable way to measure a child’s intelligence or educational experience. By Mia Carella Perfect attendance awards should not exist. There. I said it. Since I became the parent of a child with disabilities and medical issues, I have been critical of school reward systems in general. I don’t think report…

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Talks How Motherhood Changed Her

Priyanka Chopra Jonas talks daughter Malti’s birth, how motherhood has changed her By Carson Blackwelder Priyanka Chopra Jonas is opening up more about her daughter Malti’s birth and subsequent health issues associated with being born a full trimester before her due date. Chopra Jonas and husband Nick Jonas announced the arrival of their first child via surrogate last January, and their bundle of joy…

Santigold on Motherhood and Importance of Creativity

Santigold on Motherhood as Rebirth and the Importance of Creativity Songwriter, producer, and mom of three Santigold says motherhood is creativity. By Yolande Clark-Jackson Many might not associate creativity with parenting, but Santi White does. “It actually takes creative energy to be a mother,” says White, who had to learn how to balance the energy required of her role as a…

7 Tips for Transitioning Back to School After Winter Break

7 Tips for Transitioning Back to School After Winter Break Kids might struggle to return to normal school routines after a fun winter break. Here’s how to make the transition easier for the whole family. By Fiona Tapp Winter break and the associated holidays—like Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa—inject some fun into an otherwise dull, cold time of year. But when the festivities…

4 Ways Parenting and Leadership Go Hand-in-Hand

4 Ways Parenting and Leadership Go Hand-in-Hand Though it can often feel like juggling work and family is a never-ending balancing act, each plays a unique part in creating overall symbiosis. By Ryan McGrath Most working parents would agree that finding the “right” balance between their careers and their families can sometimes feel like the search for the Holy Grail. The reality is that both…