children

At some point during the parenting experience, a child is going to ask, “Is that a boy or a girl?” It’s a valid question for a young child. They’re realizing that the world is larger than their immediate surroundings and are starting to crave details. That’s a red car, the ball is round, the cookie […]

I’m proud to say that I’ve finally joined the masses of people blown away by comedic mastermind Jordan Peele’s thriller Get Out. I’ve never been a horror movie fan but from the time I saw the trailer, I knew that it wasn’t going to be the typical stab and slash flick. From the beginning of […]

You may remember the popular home renovation show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. It aired on ABC for nine seasons and featured countless families in need getting their homes renovated or rebuilt by a team of experts. Hosted by Ty Pennington of HGTV fame, the show provided a fantasy outlet for families who could live vicariously […]

There’s a toddler gym where the mostly white and wealthy folks go that I take my son to. It’s so refreshing to see the children play with each other without judgment. This isn’t to say that some of the kids aren’t jerks but they’re equal opportunity jerks. Still, some moms and nannies watch with laser-focused […]

Michael Boylan is the founder of The Reach For Me Network, the first social media site created specifically for the parents and caregivers of children with special needs. He is the proud father of a son who has physical and cognitive challenges. He writes about his journey from life as a successful, Type A, married, […]

Maribel Martinez's son Andy was put on the wrong JetBlue flight on his way home to New York from the Dominican Republic.

Just before putting together this week’s post, Liam and I went to the Toys, Tots, Pets and More ( TTPM) showcase in NYC that brought…

A lot of arguments between parents  stem from disputes over money, the division of household responsibilities and the idea of the guy hanging out too…