Christine Koh's Activity

How To Teach Kids About Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The news cycle around the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has been devastating in recent months, save periodic flashes of brightness such as Chloé Zhao’s recent groundbreaking Oscar win. (Zhao is the second woman in Academy Awards history to win Best Director, and the first woman of color... more

Child Care Challenges: Separation Anxiety

Dealing with separation anxiety can be harrowing for parents, as well as for babysitters and nannies. The wails and tears elicit guilt and anxiety, as parents and child care providers worry both about their child's emotional state. To help make the process a little easier, we've created a... more

6 Ways To Make Parenting Easier This Year

I have known Christine Koh as a digital strategist, graphic designer and Boston-based blogger for a number of years. I am now pleased to introduce her as the newly published author of Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More By Doing Less. Here she shares some secrets of how she... more

Pets And Your New Baby: What To Do To Keep Things Safe

Preparing your pet for your baby. Pets love routines and predictability so it's no surprise that preparations must be made when it's time to bring home baby. The following tips can help smooth the transition as you introduce your "first baby" to your second. Behavioral basics. If your... more

Child Care Challenges: How To Handle Your Child's Biting Habits

Here are some tips for managing biting behavior in children. Parents dread being the mom or dad of the classroom or play group biter, but it happens and is a common developmental phase for many children. Here are some pointers to help parents and caregivers work through the challenge of biting... more

Child Care Challenges: Lying

Understanding why children lie and how to help     Hearing a child lie can be very disconcerting for parents, but it is a normal part of child development. Here are some pointers to help parents and caregivers work through the challenge of lying. Keep your child's age in... more

Getting Over The Guilt

Balancing work and parenting -- and doing away with mom guilt. Mommy Guilt I tend to be a person bound by guilt and obligation, and there's no better experience than parenting to force you to work on getting over the guilt. My early separation guilt is best epitomized by the... more

Planning A Stay-At-Home Party

Tips for organizing a great birthday party for kids in your very own home.     These days, birthday parties for kids can get out of control with parents feeling overwhelmed by something that should really be a great time. If you've resisted your child's pleas to invite... more