Talking to Kids

What Are Your Kids’ Personalities?

"When I grow up, I don’t want to live in the regular west but the west-y west," says Anton.

Have You Ever Embarrassed Your Kid?

"My 10-year-old son is embarrassed by me."

My Kids’ Hilariously Passive Aggressive Notes

In which Toby and Anton are not thrilled.

The 10 Best and Worst Family Movies (According to Toby and Anton)

"If I could have a sister, it would be the girl in Parent Trap."

How to Navigate a Special Needs Encounter

"Because we're not ashamed of our daughter’s differences, we can talk about them openly."

A Week of Outfits: Anton

Five-year-old Anton shares his go-to looks, including shark tees and cowboy boots.

A Dying Mother’s Letter to Her Daughters

Julie Yip-Williams wrote this letter to her daughters after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

21 Completely Subjective Rules for Raising Teenage Boys

"Pretend you’re tying your shoe so they won’t notice you leaning in to sniff the still-intoxicating smell of their scalp."

Who Was Your First Crush?

This weekend, five-year-old Anton asked me to help him write a note…