Main Photo: Photo by: workingmother.com Editor boy with violin Your kid campaigned to play a musical instrument—but now revolts against daily practice. These tips from Catherine Cho, violin professor at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City, will be music to your ears.Set the stage. Find a regular time and special spot to [...]
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by Kristina Sauerwein posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home-moms are better mothers than working moms–and they also serve as better role models to their children and raise more well-behaved kids, according to a nationwide online survey of more than 550 parents with kids ages six months to 16 years. Not only do most moms believe this [...]
Image: Photo by: workingmother.com Editor SoundingBoard With this app designed for kids with fine motor challenges and difficulties, parents can create an infinite number of picture card sets (with image, audio or text) that their kids can tap on and have the app speak right back to them (free, itunes.com). Photo by: workingmother.com ...
by Erin Lane posted in Mom Stories Friendship is important at every stage of your life. Everyone needs at least one person that they can tell about their day and share their favorite things with. Early on, it’s a lot easier (or should be anyway). We have 18 years of school to hopefully introduce us [...]
by Kristina Sauerwein posted in Mom Stories It’s snowing as I write this. Back-to-school season is far from my mind. We still have spring and summer before autumn Two whole seasons. Half a year. But no matter. In most parts of the country, it’s time to register your 4- and 5-year-olds for kindergarten. Like many [...]
Main Photo: Photo by: workingmother.com Editor woman in tub Your chest starts to tighten, you feel stressed and waves of worry wash over you. It’s not an anxiety attack (although it might feel like one); it’s just Sunday night. Help assuage those feelings of uneasiness—and learn to love Sunday evenings again—with stress-busting ...
So what are your feelings about Thanksgiving? Christmas? Hanukkah? Are you counting down the days as your merrily prepare the meal and welcome guests or absolutely dreading having to eat with these people again? Whether you are flying home to a fun-filled long weekend or hoping the train to reach the most dysfunction place on [...]
by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D. posted in Mom Stories When something threatening or upsetting happens, two parts of your brain do some talking. Your amygdala detects threats and processes negative emotions. Your prefrontal cortex thinks it over and helps you cope. What happens if the connections between these two brain regions are relatively weak? You ...
by Jenni Buckley posted in Mom Stories Pregnancy makes it very easy to complain, at least for me. I know there are women out there that feel amazing throughout their entire pregnancy, and although I’m giving those women dirty looks through my computer screen, I’m quite happy for you. The second trimester has been pretty [...]
Building on my post from last week, 20 Adorable Ways to Say “We’re Pregnant!”, I thought I would showcase some expectant parents with a different sensibility. Less cutesy, more laugh out loud funny. Whether announcing to the world that they are ‘with child’ or announcing the birth of their little boy or girl, ...
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