KJ Dell'Antonia

lead blogger for Motherlode, the parenting blog The New York Times

KJ Dell'Antonia appears in the following:

Extracurricular Summer Camp?

Thursday, July 10, 2014

KJ Dell'Antonia, editor and lead writer of the Motherlode blog for The New York Times, talks about the pressure on parents to design curricula for their children in coding and other subjects and to send kids to a summer camp for those extra skills.

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What Makes a Successful Ten Year Old?

Friday, June 06, 2014

KJ Dell'Antonia, lead writer and editor on the Motherlode blog on, explores the measures of success parents have for kids - is it getting good grades and excelling at sports, or cleaning up after dinner, unprompted? Is it the effort, or the achievement? Parents, can you separate your child's success from your own?

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The Controversy Around Facebook Parenting

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Tommy Jordan, an ordinary dad from North Carolina, launched himself into internet fame when he uploaded an eight-minute YouTube video in response to a whiny letter his daughter posted on Facebook. Viewed 28 million times, Tommy's video outlines his anger with his daughter's online complaints about household chores, and as a finale, he shoots eight rounds at her laptop. The divisive video sparked much controversy across the country around parenting and social media.

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