Flying with a baby and toddler solo is no picnic. But as I write in this Metro Parent column, flying with kids helped me find compassion in the least likely of places. Read Up in the Air, Metro Parent February 2016.
Having a second child means a lesson in patience, for everyone in the family. Read Take Two, Metro Parent, October 2015.
Taking your kid for a walk sounds so easy. These super-simple instructions cover everything, from diaper blowouts, kids who refuse to move, stir-crazy dogs and wardrobe malfunctions. Isn’t hiking so much fun? Read How to take your toddler for a walk, Metro Parent, January 2015.
Shopping at IKEA, with a toddler in tow and a baby on board, puts parenting into perspective. Read A Trip Through the Aisles, Metro Parent, August 2015.
From a stay in a yurt with (most of) the comforts of home to a rugged backpacking outing, this guide to the Pacific Northwest’s best summer camping has something for every family. Read Happy Campers, Metro Parent, May 2015.
In this bimonthly column, I prepare to welcome a new member of the family at an old stomping ground. Read Thousand Acre Wood, Metro Parent, May 2015.