Allowances can help children master one of the hardest lessons of personal finance: managing and controlling personal desires.
LEGO introduced a line of toys for girls called Just Friends a little more than a year ago. The LEGO sets feature girl figurines, a big encouragement for girls and moms who are tired of Barbie gender-stereotypes to have some quality STEM time.
Zero tolerance suspensions of kids is an overreaction in cases like the kindergarten Hello Kitty 'terrorist' who wanted to "shoot" people with bubbles or 6-year-olds pretending to shoot with their fingers. It's adults crying wolf.
Winter storm Nemo will pound the Northeast and moms will be called on to keep kids from going stir-crazy. When you do our snow day projects, tweet @modparenthood with photos of you and your kids facing up to winter storm Nemo and make sure to tag it -- #Nemo