by Joey Lombardi posted in Mom Stories For years I have been reading about how American boys are in trouble. What kind of trouble (I asked that myself)? Some statistics are showing that boys are falling behind girls in “grades, participation in advanced classes and graduation rates”. While reading these studies, I think about the [...]
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by BabyCenter Guest Blogger posted in Mom Stories By World Moms Blog This post is part of the Global Mom Relay. Every time you share this blog, $5 will go to women and girls around the world. Scroll to the bottom to find out more. In celebration of the Global Mom Relay, World Moms Blog [...]
by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories I never really wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. Long before I had kids I knew that I wanted to keep working and after my two daughters arrived I never wavered from that. Living in Canada, I was fortunate to have a year off after both births, but [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
by Deborah Mucklow posted in Mom Stories “Your son is such a joy to have in class.” “He’s such a good listener in my classroom.” “I wish I had a Henry in my class every year.” “He’s such a sweetheart.” These are comments my husband and I always hear from teachers describing our son, Henry, [...]
by Joyce Slaton posted in Mom Stories The cafeteria is overcrowded. There are about 150 kids in the recital tonight, and every one of them brought at least two parents, and sometimes a grandparent or two, to sit in the tiny school cafeteria. I mentally curse every white head in front of me, even though [...]
Yes, I know that there are sales today. I don’t really understand why those sales aren’t just for veterans, but whatevs. If you want to take advantage of those sales, by all means, go ahead. But if you’d like to also squeeze in something meaningful today, here are some ideas of things you can do [...]
Sandy Update: Some Subways Back from BK to Manhattan, Marathoners Helping with Cleanup, New York Aquarium Loses Fish
Staten Island after Sandy blew through. The sun keeps peeking its head out in New York City today, which is a huge blessing since so many New Yorkers plan to spend the day volunteering to help clean up parts of Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens. I somehow miraculously was able to get to Boston Thursday [...]
by Rachel Sarnoff posted in Mom Stories I didn’t experience a strong tradition of giving in childhood. I think it might be because my family didn’t follow an organized religion. Or maybe it was because my dad was so busy raising me by himself that he didn’t stop to think about the character-building opportunities of [...]
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