discipline

You Don’t Truly Build a Habit Until After You Break Your Streak

You Don’t Truly Build a Habit Until After You Break Your Streak

Keeping up a habit every day is a classic hack. Whether you track that with a row of red X’s on a calendar, or you let an app give you badges for consistency, a streak can help you get a habit started. But that’s just the first step. You find…

Which Parenting Battles Do You Wish You Had Waged?

Which Parenting Battles Do You Wish You Had Waged?

One might say that parenting is one big, years-long game of “Pick Your Battles.” Sometimes, you’re really clear about rules and consistent with consequences. And sometimes, you’re like, “Screw it, I’m just trying to survive this day.”

How To Regain Your Patience When Your Kid Is Driving You Nuts

How To Regain Your Patience When Your Kid Is Driving You Nuts

Earlier this week, I asked single parents for their best parenting hacks—because if anyone is crushing parenthood, it’s those who are doing it predominantly on their own. There was loads of great advice offered up: Schedule all your dental cleanings in tandem, go to bed when the kids go to…