No Regrets Parenting Blog – Harley Rotbart https://www.harleyrotbart.com Parenting expert, author, speaker, and educator Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:38:39 -0700 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 65168253 Parenting Lessons from the White House https://www.harleyrotbart.com/parenting-lessons-white-house/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/parenting-lessons-white-house/#respond Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:38:39 +0000 http://www.harleyrotbart.com/?p=5832 Well, for anyone who hasn’t been on Mars for the past few months, you may have heard that the White House will have new residents beginning next month. Before the transition, I reflected for Parents Magazine on the lessons we as parents can learn from Sasha and Malia’s parents. My post for Parents Magazine can […]

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Well, for anyone who hasn’t been on Mars for the past few months, you may have heard that the White House will have new residents beginning next month. Before the transition, I reflected for Parents Magazine on the lessons we as parents can learn from Sasha and Malia’s parents. My post for Parents Magazine can be found by clicking here:

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Two New Posts for Parents, Just in Time for Thanksgiving https://www.harleyrotbart.com/two-new-posts-parents-just-time-thanksgiving/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/two-new-posts-parents-just-time-thanksgiving/#respond Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:33:19 +0000 http://www.harleyrotbart.com/?p=5826 We are entering a time of joy and celebration – holiday season is upon us and with it comes new challenges for parents. How do we raise our kids to appreciate what they have, to be grateful for their many blessings, and not to have a sense of entitlement. I wrote a cover story for […]

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We are entering a time of joy and celebration – holiday season is upon us and with it comes new challenges for parents. How do we raise our kids to appreciate what they have, to be grateful for their many blessings, and not to have a sense of entitlement. I wrote a cover story for Parents Magazine on just those topics, and you can read it by clicking here

And, new this month, another piece for Parents Magazine on the importance of traditions in the lives of your family members. Kids, especially, need traditions to help remember their childhoods fondly, and parents may need traditions even more – to feel like they are experiencing the fun and joy of parenthood. Click here for my November, 2016 post for Parents Magazine. You’ll find 10 great tips to tradition making!

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Parents Magazine’s review of “Miracles We Have Seen” https://www.harleyrotbart.com/parents-magazines-review-miracles-seen/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/parents-magazines-review-miracles-seen/#respond Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:25:48 +0000 http://www.harleyrotbart.com/?p=5825 Parents Magazine did a wonderful feature on “Miracles We Have Seen,” and nailed it with their title – “Why Doctors Believe in Miracles.” Indeed, the 75 leading physicians who wrote beautiful and moving essays for this book believe, and you will, too. For the Parents Magazine review, click here

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Parents Magazine did a wonderful feature on “Miracles We Have Seen,” and nailed it with their title – “Why Doctors Believe in Miracles.” Indeed, the 75 leading physicians who wrote beautiful and moving essays for this book believe, and you will, too.

For the Parents Magazine review, click here

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What a New Grandfather Advises Young Dads https://www.harleyrotbart.com/new-grandfather-advises-young-dads/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/new-grandfather-advises-young-dads/#respond Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:42:08 +0000 http://www.harleyrotbart.com/?p=5801 On Father’s Day this year, I posted some advice in Parents Magazine for young dads. I was one myself, once, but now I see the world a little differently as a new grandfather. Click here for my post from Parents Magazine:  

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On Father’s Day this year, I posted some advice in Parents Magazine for young dads. I was one myself, once, but now I see the world a little differently as a new grandfather. Click here for my post from Parents Magazine:

 

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Motherhood, Full Circle https://www.harleyrotbart.com/motherhood-full-circle/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/motherhood-full-circle/#respond Wed, 01 Jun 2016 03:50:23 +0000 http://www.harleyrotbart.com/?p=5793 This Mother’s Day, as we welcome our daughter-in-law to motherhood with our first grandchild, we pay tribute to our own moms and ask only one thing of them – let us begin to repay the many, many blessings you gave to us when we were little. It’s time for us to take care of you […]

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This Mother’s Day, as we welcome our daughter-in-law to motherhood with our first grandchild, we pay tribute to our own moms and ask only one thing of them – let us begin to repay the many, many blessings you gave to us when we were little. It’s time for us to take care of you in your days of need, and we welcome the chance.

My Mother’s Day post for Parents Magazine, click here:

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Helping your parents transition to grandparenthood https://www.harleyrotbart.com/helping-parents-transition-grandparenthood/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/helping-parents-transition-grandparenthood/#respond Sat, 16 Apr 2016 21:24:00 +0000 http://www.harleyrotbart.com/?p=5786 It’s hard to remember sometimes, when your parents are getting on your nerves about your parenting style and choices, but becoming new grandparents can be almost as disorienting and challenging as becoming new parents. Here’s my 7 tips for helping your parents make the transition – and helping you cope while they do. Click here […]

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It’s hard to remember sometimes, when your parents are getting on your nerves about your parenting style and choices, but becoming new grandparents can be almost as disorienting and challenging as becoming new parents. Here’s my 7 tips for helping your parents make the transition – and helping you cope while they do. Click here for my latest post for Parents Magazine.

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Dr. Rotbart’s Developmental Milestones of Parenting https://www.harleyrotbart.com/dr-rotbarts-developmental-milestones-of-parenting/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/dr-rotbarts-developmental-milestones-of-parenting/#respond Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:09:46 +0000 http://www.noregretsparenting.com/?p=1077 The big news of 2016 (drum roll, please) my wife and I have become grandparents (!!!!) More about the grandparent thing coming in a future post soon, but for now, this is for our kids who have just become new parents, and for parents of all ages everywhere. While much is written about the predictable developmental milestones […]

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The big news of 2016 (drum roll, please) my wife and I have become grandparents (!!!!) More about the grandparent thing coming in a future post soon, but for now, this is for our kids who have just become new parents, and for parents of all ages everywhere. While much is written about the predictable developmental milestones of childhood, much less has been written about what parents go through during their kids’ amazing growth. Well, here the are, in my post for Parents Magazine, the 14 Developmental Milestones of Parenting. Click here

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Even Though the Super Bowl is Over https://www.harleyrotbart.com/even-though-the-super-bowl-is-over/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/even-though-the-super-bowl-is-over/#respond Mon, 07 Mar 2016 23:57:02 +0000 http://www.noregretsparenting.com/?p=1074 Peyton Manning’s announcement of his retirement brought back a lot of nice Super Bowl memories for those of us in Colorado. Here’s my post for Parents Magazine for this past Super Bowl. Yes the game is over, but the lessons for how to enjoy future big TV events with your kids is a lasting one. […]

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Peyton Manning’s announcement of his retirement brought back a lot of nice Super Bowl memories for those of us in Colorado. Here’s my post for Parents Magazine for this past Super Bowl. Yes the game is over, but the lessons for how to enjoy future big TV events with your kids is a lasting one. Click here for this latest post.

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I Wish You a Less Efficient New Year 2016 https://www.harleyrotbart.com/i-wish-you-a-less-efficient-new-year-2016/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/i-wish-you-a-less-efficient-new-year-2016/#respond Mon, 18 Jan 2016 19:29:26 +0000 http://www.noregretsparenting.com/?p=1067 In my post this month for Parents Magazine, I make the case for being a little less efficient this coming year. In exchange, you’ll enjoy your parenting experience a whole lot more. Try these 6 easy steps towards inefficiency and parenting fulfillment: Click here for my latest post, and share with others

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In my post this month for Parents Magazine, I make the case for being a little less efficient this coming year. In exchange, you’ll enjoy your parenting experience a whole lot more. Try these 6 easy steps towards inefficiency and parenting fulfillment:

Click here for my latest post, and share with others

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NOW is the TIME to become the parent you want to remember being https://www.harleyrotbart.com/now-is-the-time-to-become-the-parent-you-want-to-remember-being/ https://www.harleyrotbart.com/now-is-the-time-to-become-the-parent-you-want-to-remember-being/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 22:13:19 +0000 http://www.noregretsparenting.com/?p=1063 In this month’s post for Parents Magazine, I ask the question: How will you feel when your kids are grown up? It’s an important question, as you’ll see – and it happens faster than you can imagine. When you walk by their empty bedrooms, will you have regrets? To read the full post, and to […]

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In this month’s post for Parents Magazine, I ask the question: How will you feel when your kids are grown up? It’s an important question, as you’ll see – and it happens faster than you can imagine. When you walk by their empty bedrooms, will you have regrets?

To read the full post, and to become the parent you want to remember being, click here

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