Thursday

Reading on the Run: Articles of Interest for Working Moms

Being a parent is an exercise in humility. And when you think that you have the parenting nut cracked something happens that makes you question your cockiness. Your toddler decides to poop on the floor instead of the potty. She nosedives out the crib instead of going down for a nap. Or, perhaps you serve your daughter spaghetti while she is wearing a white shirt and you question whether the red sauce will come out of her shirt. Perhaps that's just me though!
 

Parenting Articles for Working Moms

 
In case you are also looking for parenting advice, below are a list of parenting articles that you may find interesting.  They discuss the pros and cons of being a "tiger mom", the importance of viewing parenting in the big picture, some crazy parenting advice, and a tale about a father with an unorthodox approach to discipline.
 
Enjoy! 
 
The Queen Bee's Guide to Parenting
The Atlantic
A new study in the Asian American Journal of Psychology found that tiger parenting is both uncommon in Chinese American families and downright ineffectual: children of tiger mothers have lower GPAs than kids raised by parents categorized as “supportive ...
 
Big Picture Parenting
Huffington Post
It's time to keep the big picture in mind when we make our everyday parenting decisions. We have to stop living as individuals and competing to be the best. We have to raise a generation of children who understand the importance of diversity and make…  
Parents Force Girl to Hold Sign as Punishment for Being Disrespectful. Tough ...
Yahoo! News (blog)
Gentry and Renee Nickell tried to make their teen be more respectful by having her hold this sign in public. (Photo: …Worried about their 13-year-old daughter's increasingly disrespectful behavior, Gentry and Renee Nickell of Crestview, Florida ...
Seemingly Crazy Parenting Advice Sometimes Works
Atlanta Black Star
What is it about a baby that makes everyone and their mother (literally) want to give you random pieces of advice on how you should or should not parent your child? It's like seeing those chubby little cheeks and 10 tiny ...

Executive Parenting
TIME
Their evenings--trying to feed the girls, bathe them and scramble them into bed--were no better. Traditional parenting guides served up advice that struck Feiler, a best-selling author, as tired and outdated. He started poking around elsewhere and ...

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