ZemZen: July 13th, 2018

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.

 

 

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Siri Daly Is ‘Bad Cop’ in Parenting Her Three Kids with Carson Daly: ‘He Gets to Be Fun Dad’

Food Blogger Siri Daly, sheds some light on how she and her husband (late-night talk show host Carson Daly) approach the classic ‘good cop, bad cop’ parenting routine as well as her most embarrassing parenting moment. You can read the article here.

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Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here’s What The Experts Do

Ever wonder how experts handle their children’s screen time? NPR asked them for you! You can read their answers here.

 

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Parenting The College Applicant As An Admission Dean

Is your kid getting ready to apply for college? Wondering how to approach this delicate topic as a part? Forbes got some advice from the experts, college admissions deans who just held their children apply to college. You can read their advice here.

 

 

 

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ZemZen: July 6th, 2018

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.

 

 

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Considering having a child fly solo? Here’s what to know

Do you think your ‘not so little anymore’ one is ready to fly on their own? Kay Manning from the Chicago Tribune has the low down on what you need to know before making that decision. You can read the article here.

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Your best parenting advice: From meddling parents to poop management

NPR asked listeners of its ‘How to Raise a Human’ series to send in their answer to this simple question: What do you wish you’d known before becoming a parent? Here are their answers

 

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Parenting Tips: Allergy Awareness At Barbecue Cook-Outs

From family celebrations, holidays, or just small get-togethers with friends, there are endless opportunities (excuses) to spark up the grill and enjoy cook-outs over the summer. But for parents of children with food allergies, these cook-outs can be stress inducing. Here are some tips to help raise awareness about your child’s food allergies.

 

 

 

ZemZen: June 28th, 2018

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.

 

 

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Ricky Martin shares sweet story about parenting and keeping his young sons grounded

In this week’s edition of ‘they’re just like us’, ABC News talks parenting with music sensation Ricky Martin. You can watch the video here.

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Tiger Parenting And ‘Third Generation Decline’

On this segment of Radio Boston, guest Ryan Park delves into what happens when the children of immigrants become parents. You can listen to the segment here.

 

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How Chip and Joanna Gaines Are Parenting a Newborn 8 Years After Their Last Baby

HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines just welcomed their newest bundle of joy to world 8 years after their last child. People Magazine talks to them about the difficulties and joys that come along with it. You can read the article here.

 

 

 

ZemZen: June 22nd, 2018

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.

 

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Why Choose a Side When Raising Kids? The Case for ‘Hybrid Parenting’

U.S. News & World Report contributor Barbara Greenberg explains why she avoids one-size-fits-all parenting solutions and provides some questions to ask yourself when deciding to give your child a little more independence. You can read the article here.

 

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8 new parenting books to add to your summer reading list

Occasionally summer gives us a chance to unwind and open up a few new books. Here are Chicago Parent’s suggestions for parenting book you can read this summer.

 

 

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Dad’s Comic Strip Captures ‘The Weirdness’ Of Parenting

Longtime drawer and dad John Kovaleski launched his parenting-themed comic strip  “Daddy Daze” launched just in time for Father’s Day last weekend. He spoke with the HuffPost about the inspiration behind his work. You can read the article here.

 

 

 

ZemZen: June 15th, 2018

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.

 

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Looks like almost everything we thought we knew about the right way to raise kids could be wrong

Business Insider’s Shana Lebowitz shares some thought-provoking insight into how we raise our kids in the West.  You can read the article here.

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Why the old way of parenting no longer works

CNN’s Elissa Strauss delves into Katherine Lewis’ new book “The Good News About Bad Behavior,” and why we might have to let go of the old way or parenting. You can read the article here.

 

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Jack Osbourne Reveals How His Parenting Style Is Different From His Dad Ozzy’s Style

Jack Osbourne, yes of THAT Osbourne family, talks with People about how his parenting style differs from that of his fathers. You can watch the video here.

 

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My Mom Won’t Stop Giving Our Kid Sweets

What do you do when your family keeps feeding your kids sweet? Slate’s Care and Feeding tackles this questions and more. You can read the article here.

 

 

ZemZen: June 8th, 2018

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.

 

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7 unique parenting styles from around the world

There’s no ‘right way’ to parent. Parenting takes all shapes and sizes across countries and continents. Business Insider’s Olivia Young takes a look at 7 unique parenting styles from around the world. You can read the article here.

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Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard Talk Dinosaurs, Parenting and Friendship 

In another edition of ‘they’re just like us’, stars of the forthcoming movie Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas talk with Parade magazine about everything from friendship to parenting.  You can read the article here.

 

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How To Negotiate Allowance With Your Kids, According To A Parenting Expert

Do you give your kids an allowance? Are you thinking about starting to do so? Here are some negotiating tips from parenting expert Alyson Schafer. You can watch the video here.

 

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Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children

What were Mr. Rogers rules for talking to children? The Atlantic’s Maxwell King delves into how approached his audience. You can read the article here.

 

ZemZen: May 25th, 2018

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.

 

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The Carpenter Vs. The Gardener: Two Models Of Modern Parenting

As part of NPR’s “How to Raise a Human” series, Hidden Brain takes a look at two very different styles of parenting. You can listen to the episode here.

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‘Big Bang Theory’ star Mayim Bialik opens up about parenting boys: ‘It’s been a real exercise in patience’

In another edition of ‘they’re just like us’, Mayim Bialik, one of the stars from the popular TV show ‘Big Bang Theory’ shares her experience raising her sons. You can read the article here.

 

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Candace Cameron Bure on that moment you know you raised your kids right

Actress Candace Cameron Bure, of Full House fame, joins the team at Today to talk about parenting and life after the popular 90’s sitcom. You can watch the video here.

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Parenting Advice From Uncle Sam

In the latest installment of “How to Raise a Human”,  Rebecca Davis looks at The United States Children’s Bureau and how the government was a major source of parenting advice in the early 1900’s You can listen to the story and read the article here.

 

ZemZen: May 25th, 2018

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.

 

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5 ways the royal family parents their kids

With the birth of another royal baby and the passing of another royal wedding, Cheryl Butler takes a look at parenting through the eyes of Britain’s royal family. You can read the article here.

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What does a show about Soviet spies living in America tell us about parenting? Everything.

Washington Post opinion writer Anna Nordberg deconstructs the parenting lessons buried deep in the FX tv show The Americans in her latest article for On Parenting. You can read the article here.

 

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New Digital Parenting Apps Provide Warnings For Online Use

Worried about what your kids are doing on their phone? Well now there’s an app for that! Watch this video to learn more.

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Your Turn: What Do You Wish You’d Known Before Becoming A Parent?

What did you wish you know before becoming a parent? NPR asked their audience at a taping of their new show “How To Raise A Human”. You can read their answers here.

ZemZen: May 18th, 2018

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.

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How To Raise A Human

NPR’s Morning Edition Sunday this week launched a segment geared towards breaking through the noise of parenting advice and how to tell myth from fact. You can listen to the first segment here.

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Tyra Banks on parenting, nose jobs, and the woman who inspired her success

In another instalment of ‘they’re just like us’, model and TV star Tyra Banks talks with Today about parenting and the women who inspired her success. You can read the article here.

 

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Long-distance parenting may not be as bad as it sounds

Financial Times Opinion writer Henry Mance explores the positives and negatives of long-distance parenting. You can read the article here.

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Mom Truths: Kids are like stalkers

Do you ever feel like someone is watching you? Well, you’re not wrong – you kids are watching you like a hawk. Today’s Parenting Team jokingly breaks down how your kids are like your own stalker. You can watch the video here.

ZemZen: May 11th, 2018

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.

 

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Free to roam: Utah’s first-of-its-kind ‘free-range parenting’ law takes effect

Earlier this year, Utah passed a first of its kind ‘free-range’ parenting law, which sparked a national discussion, is set to take effect. So what exactly is ‘free-range’ parenting? You can read more about it here.

 

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The Best Parenting Advice My Mom Gave Me

With Mother’s Day just a couple of days away, HuffPost writer Taylor Pittman collected and shared the best parenting advice members of the HuffPost communities got from their moms. You can read the article here.

 

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What happened when I stopped trying to be the best mom and embraced being an okay mom

Washington Post opinion writer Randi Mazzella shares her thoughts on being okay with just being an okay mom. You can read the article here.

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Why actress Kathryn Hahn says moms don’t need to have it all

In this week’s edition of ‘they’re just like us,’ actress Kathryn Hahn talks with Today to discuss why moms don’t need to have it all. You can read the article here.