Christopher Michel

Christopher Michel
Got Way Too Much Zucchini? Here's The Genius Solution You Haven't Tried
Happy Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day!
How Much Should My Daughter Know About Her Grandma’s Mental Health Issues?
I believe in being honest, but this topic is confusing and scary even for me.
3 Brilliant Strategies For Navigating The Terrible Twos From My Daughter’s Daycare Provider
Here’s the thing: it’s a period of adjustment for me as much as for her.
8 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes Naturally
Grow a garden full of your own natural pest control and never buy bug spray again!
My Secret To Sane Parenting: Give Yourself Time To Do Absolutely Nothing At All
Building in some free time away from the kids can make you a better parent. So why do so many new parents avoid taking it?
Why I Sometimes Nix The Sitter And Drag My Kids To Grown-Up Stuff
Really, it’s good for them—and kind of good for everyone else, too.
1 Thing Fathers Can Do To Raise Stronger Daughters
Sometimes being a role model means doing the dirty work, literally.
What It’s Like To Raise A Highly Sensitive Child
Discover natural ways to handle a kid who on the outset seems to be overreacting.
Help! My Child Loves Junk Food
You want your kids to eat well, but all they want are Happy Meals. Here’s what one parent did.
How To Raise An Unpicky Eater
The key, it turns out, may just be to not give them a choice as to what’s on the menu.
Why I Let My 5-Year-Old Use The Sharp Knives
That Stanford dean is right: Helicopter parenting ruins kids. By letting her do dangerous things, I’m helping my daughter stay safe.