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Apr 18, 2019

A kid's obsession can build self-esteem, lead to a career, or help you communicate when nothing else works. So what's not to love? After all, as adults we have plenty of obsessions of our own (like, say, podcasting). 


Apr 15, 2019

On this week's Round 1, we're talking about an article that outlines some of the roles parents need to play to help kids thrive (it's an interview with the coauthor of a new book, The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to raising Highly Successful Children.) We've performed  them all, and have several to add to the...


Mar 13, 2019

On this week's Round 3, we complain about those who dare reject our kids (the nerve!). 'Tis the season for college decisions, and it's never easy to console a child who's been inexplicably turned down from one of her top-choice schools.


Jan 24, 2019

We got our skin care and beauty advice from Seventeen magazine, and our daughters get it from YouTube. Because they definitely don't want to hear it from us.


Jan 7, 2019

Happy New Year, and welcome to a new format for Parenting Roundabout! Instead of a lengthy group chat every Monday and mini-episodes the rest of the week, we'll bring you a short segment every Monday through Friday covering, as usual, the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about...