Amy Joyce

WriterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Amy

Many of you have now read Clint Edwards’ essay about how he learned a messy house is an okay thing. Now it’s your turn: #mymessyhouse

  • Jul 24, 2014

Oops, looks like we’re doing this all wrong (or not).

  • Jul 23, 2014

Richard Weissbourd tries to tackle the question of how to raise a nice child who can also deal with bullies

  • Jul 23, 2014

We chatted with the psychologist who came up with 5 ways to help teach a kid to be kind.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Think your kids are being raised to be kind? Think again. A Harvard researcher and psychologist has 5 ways to train your child to be kind and empathetic.

  • Jul 18, 2014

The 9-year-old asked to play at the park while her mom worked. Now the mom is in jail and the girl is in foster care.

  • Jul 17, 2014

There’s no denying kids will be involved in social media. How do you help them navigate it safely?

  • Jul 16, 2014

Are your kids already saying they’re bored? They won’t be if you try one of these events this weekend.

  • Jul 15, 2014

A night nurse can give parents a chance to rest and heal. Why is it so controversial?

  • Jul 15, 2014

Ever wish you could throw your littlest one in a cab but there was no carseat?

  • Jul 14, 2014

Don’t know what to do when the kids are away at camp? Oh, come on!

  • Jul 14, 2014

I expected this summer to be chaotic. Now I’m begging it to stay.

  • Jul 11, 2014

The new #likeagirl ad aims to increase girls’ self-confidence. It also should be a good lesson for boys.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Summer brain drain on your brain? Here are 6 good ways to keep your kids sharp.

  • Jun 30, 2014

Summer goes by so fast. Don’t waste it. Here are a handful of fun ideas to do with kids on the cheap or for free that will make memories for years to come.

  • Jun 27, 2014

We’re hurting our daughter’s futures as scientists and engineers, and this commercial shows us how.

  • Jun 26, 2014

Doctor’s are going to start telling new parents they should read to their infants. Perhaps they should be talking to dad.

  • Jun 25, 2014

Eddie Vedder swung into daddy mode recently and it made us all realize: rock stars -- they’re just like us.

  • Jun 25, 2014

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending pediatricians advise parents to start reading to kids from birth. Scholastic will donate 500,000 books to low income families to help.

  • Jun 24, 2014

We’re at the White House Summit on Working Families, where things like paid leave and workplace flexibility for parents will be thrown into the national spotlight. Will it matter for you?

  • Jun 23, 2014
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About Amy
Amy Joyce is the editor and a writer for On Parenting.