I really like to cook and one of the greatest joys of the last few months has been that Penelope (my older, almost 9) has gotten into it, as well. She and I both highly recommend this cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen Kids. It is a perfect combination of easy enough that she can do it on her own and extremely delicious. The cornflake-coated oven fried chicken is legit amazing. Enjoy!
Your chat for March 2024
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How do you set boundaries with overindulgent family?
At some point or other, many of us will have the necessary but often dreaded conversation where we express our expectations about child care to a family member and set firm boundaries. This can be challenging — even more so when the person we need to set boundaries with is our only option. Although today’s question describes a specific situation, it presents a larger issue that is widely shared. Like…
What is the best way to offer parenting advice?
Generally speaking, offering someone parenting advice can be tricky. There’s a fine line between judgment and productive conversation that each parent personally draws. The problem is that we often don’t see that line until someone has crossed it. This can be especially true when it comes to our own parents and in-laws. While well-intended, advice can sometimes lead us to doubt our parenting abilities and question their belief in us…