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In the last seven years of motherhood, we've lived through sooo many crazy and unpredictable situations. "My kid just demanded I tell her whether the cashier scanning our groceries was a man or a woman!"
And even though we live on opposite sides of the country, we'd be on the phone with each other, like What the hell was I supposed to do? Before long, we'd talked through all the possible reactions and outcomes, and come up with a plan that balanced our kids' needs with our own and those of the people around us. We realized having a plan for What to do when... gave us confidence as moms.
Parenting doesn’t happen in a bubble. It happens at the library’s storytime, the toy aisles of Target, and your favorite pre-baby restaurant. When our parenting becomes public, it’s not always pretty. We need a whole new set of social guidelines, and that's where we come in with Modern Manners for Moms & Dads.
Sarah Davis, Ed.D., and Evie Granville, M.Ed., have been writing about motherhood for six years. In that time, we've shared our perspectives on everything from breastfeeding to babywearing with millions of readers and now podcast listeners, who describe our banter as "open, hilarious, and heart-warming." Our background as educators and our connection as best friends gives us the space to dive deep into sticky parenting situations that make others blush.
We've been featured on the Washington Post, Reader's Digest, Scary Mommy, BulletJournal.com, Military Spouse, Kveller, The Little Gym blog, and Z-Life magazine. Sarah published her first parenting book, Making Kid Time Count, The Attentive Parent Advantage: Ages 0-3, in 2013.
New & Noteworthy
- Podcast #66: Enough Now.In Parenting, Podcast
- What’s the best thing to do when you’re breastfeeding in front of someone who’s clearly uncomfortable with it?In Modern Manners for Moms & Dads
- Is it rude to respond to a text message hours after you’ve received it?In Modern Manners for Moms & Dads
- Podcast #65: Mindfulness with Dr. Steve SilvestroIn Podcast
- Video! How to Deal with Your Kid’s Public Temper TantrumsIn Modern Manners for Moms & Dads