Welcome to ZemZen, a collection of the Internet’s best parenting articles hand-selected by the Zemcar team. We understand that parenting – as rewarding as it can be – is difficult. Check back every Friday for our latest suggested reads. To see past ZemZen articles click here.
Parenting: How to get your teen to listen
One of the hardest things parents, not just of teens, have to deal with is getting their children to listen. In this article, Tom Tozer and Bill Black (authors of the book Dads2Dads: Tools for Raising Teenagers) share their tips for navigating this potential landmine of conflict with teenagers.
A Chinese mother raising her son in the US reveals the biggest differences between American and Chinese parenting
This article from Business Insider adds to our series of articles that delve into the differences in parenting styles between parents in the US and in other countries. This piece, written by Yan Mei, explores the differences between parenting in the US and in China.
Preserving Those Refrigerator-Door Masterpieces
There’s something about having kids that makes time fly. As time flies, so too does the memories that come with it. In this article, New York Times tech writer J. D. Biersdorfer shares her tips for saving those timeless refrigerator-door masterpieces your kids bring home that you hang with pride.
‘Knock It Off’ and ‘Shake It Off’: The Case for Dad-Style Parenting
What’s “dad-style” parenting, you ask? Is there a benefit to it? Wall Street Journal opinion writer Abigail Shrier shares her thoughts on dad-style parenting and how it could be nourishing for our kids. You can read the article here.