December, 2012

Getting the boys to talk about girls

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures she has to start listening if she wants her boys to start talking. Comment.

November, 2012

Coming to terms with the Season of Joy in a post-Sandy world

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures out that its good to give. Comment.

Our fearless mom adjusts in the wake of Sandy

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie is reminded that life is, in fact, beautiful. Comments (2).

Sandy bring Steph closer to family, friends, and city

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie weathers the storm. Comment.

October, 2012

Sharing knowledge — and so much more — at pottery class

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie’s youngest takes the lead, and shows his big brother how to do something for a change. Comment.

Steph on celebrating the holidays — or not

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom comes to terms with her Jewishness. Comments (2).

September, 2012

Steph starts with the man in the mirror

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie thinks about the plight of other kids from Brooklyn Comments (1).

Learning to love yourself is the greatest gift of all

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie learns that Whitney Houston was right. Comment.

August, 2012

I’m disheveled … and proud of it

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie lets go of her worries that she is not as organized as she was when she worked full time. Comment.

A Fearless sermon on the mount

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie reports from Mount St. Helens, where she and the kids had what amounts to a religious experience Comments (2).

July, 2012

Little fish survive swimming with sharks

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom learns that her son (and dog) can (someimes) handle themselves in scary situations. Comment.

This summer, I’m not sending my kids away to camp

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom looks forward to a summer free of plans — when she hopes to learn from her kids. Comments (4).

June, 2012

Life’s lessons — from a dog

Fearless Parenting: This week, the family welcomes a new dog — and all that comes with it. Comments (1).

Should our fearless mom leave the kids home alone?

Fearless Parenting: This week, Mom convinces herself it’s okay to leave the kids by themselves so she and dad can go on a date. Comments (5).

May, 2012

It’s ‘Time’ to talk about intimacy

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom says the boobs at Time magazine opened up a can of worms with their cover featuring a mom breast-feeding a toddler, but the issue is intamacy — not when to get your kid off the teat. Comment.

Mom down! What’s a family to do?

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom throws out her back! Will dad and the kids survive? Comments (1).

April, 2012

Who knew you could learn so much from a fortune cookie

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom learns that big messages come in small packages. Comment.

It’s hard to be humble when you’re great

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom yells some sense at her overly confident son. Comment.

March, 2012

What should I tell my kids to do with their lives!

Fearless Parenting: This week our columinst talks herself through whether or not she should tell her boys to pursue their dreams, or get a haircut and get a real job. Comment.

My kids think I’m boring!

Fearless Parenting: This week, our columnists comes to terms with the fact that her pre-teen sons don’t find her very interesting. Well, until late in the day. Comments (1).

Different, but the same

Fearless Parenting: Our parenting columnist muses on the differences and similarities of communities while she visits her sister and brother-in-law on their RV compound in rural Arizona. Comments (2).

February, 2012

Gay or straight is OK by me

Fearless Parenting: Our parenting columnist addresses the subject of sexuality with her kids — and ponders her free-wheelin’ parenting style. Comment.

It’s the end of the world! So what?

Fearless Parenting: Our parenting columnist vows to enjoy life — and that includes eating lots of red meat — before the world allegedly ends. Comment.

January, 2012

Double the love!

Fearless Parenting: Our columnist explores the inevitable parenting conundrum of how to express her love for her children equally, so nobody feels the other is loved more. Comment.

New Year’s resolutions: Let your kids make their own!

Fearless Parenting: It’s 2012 now, and time to start making good on those New Year’s resolutions — but don’t confuse goals for yourself with goals for your kids; let them be themselves. Comment.

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