1. Weekends Too Busy? Five Strategies for Taming Them

    We like to call it “activity creep”. First, your son’s friends all sign up for gymnastics, so you sign up, too. Then, your daughter expresses an interest in language lessons, so you find time to fit them in. Then the birthday party invitations roll in. And the play date invitations. The next thing you know, your weekends are so tightly scheduled that you and your kids are left exhausted by M…Read More

  2. What is the Mental Load and How Does it Affect Parents?

    Does this sound familiar? You put a load of laundry in the washer 20 minutes ago. Now you’re making dinner while struggling not to forget to put the laundry in the dryer the second the washer cycle is complete because you need to pack your child’s clean soccer uniform before bed tonight. As you chop vegetables, you make a note to remind yourself that you’re low on paper towels, you need to c…Read More