Author Archive | Harley Rotbart

Spring Break at the Dump Site

March is spring break month, so I thought it timely to share my kids’ favorite spring break activity: watching Daddy empty the RV septic tank. First, a brief history. I did not grow up in a camping family. My Eastern European father and first generation American mother were grateful they put a roof over our […]

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The Cure for All Bedtime Parenting Hassles

It’s finally warming up outside (unless you live in the half of the country where it’s still frigid!) which means it’s once again time for Pajama Walks. Pajama Walks, in case you haven’t memorized “No Regrets Parenting,” are the miracle cure to all bedtime parenting hassles.  Here’s my latest post for Parents Magazine: http://www.parents.com/blogs/parents-perspective/2014/03/03/toddlers/pajama-walks-before-bedtime/

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Thanksgiving and Hanukkah – a Unique Opportunity for Parents

The rare alignment of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah this year gives parents a unique chance to teach about “giving” to others while their kids are happily “getting” the unavoidable seasonal gifts. My post for Parents Magazine this month: http://www.parents.com/blogs/parents-perspective/2013/11/04/big-kids/add-a-little-giving-to-your-kids-getting-holidays/

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