by Katherine Martin posted in Mom Stories Well meaning and kind strangers strike up conversations with me quite often when I’m out with my 9 month old baby. Which is great, I like talking to people. But it seems like I get one question more than anything else, “Is she sleeping all night for you?” [...]
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by Kristina Sauerwein posted in Mom Stories I was prepared for masturbation. Based on conversations with other parents, I expected to one day discover my kids exploring their bodies. To brace for it, I researched and learned it’s normal and, in essence, to respond with nonchalance. I have yet to experience this awkward parenting moment. [...]
by Laura Larsen posted in Mom Stories I think it’s likely we all said that before we had kids. We’d toss a rude look over our shoulder because of a baby that won’t stop crying, or roll our eyes at the child in the grocery store melting down because Mommy said “no” to a candy [...]
by Stacie Lewis posted in Mom Stories Here’s an every day scenario: your five year old son is home from school because he has a bad cold. Your other child, a seven year old girl, needs to go to school. It’s only a ten minute stroll from your house and, normally, you all walk there [...]
by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories Jill Trahan-Hardy waits outside her 11-year-old daughter Harley Campos’ school room every day, ready to escort her through the halls in between classes. At recess and lunch she takes up temporary residence in the playground, where she can keep a watchful eye over her fifth grader. This may [...]
by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D. posted in Mom Stories In the wake of the devastating tornado in Moore, Okla., we thought it would be helpful to re-post this story from Gwen Dewar. Our deepest sympathies to the families of all of the victims of this terrible disaster. Our hearts are with you today and as you recover. [...]
Remember the days before French parenting and the risks of being a snowplow mom? If you’re yearning for some of the simpler fun you remember as a kid, add these awesome outdoor games you played as a kid to your summer bucket list. Read more from source:“ivillage.com”
by Laura Larsen posted in Mom Stories And neither is my son! I think these mis-perceptions about men come from a greater overall awareness of sexual abuse: how to recognize it, and what to do about it, which really is a great thing. All kids should be taught the difference between good and bad touches, [...]
by Dina Freeman posted in Mom Stories I’m ashamed to say that I didn’t know much about preeclampsia before the much-talked-about episode of Downton Abbey aired earlier this year in the U.S. (spoiler alert for those who aren’t caught up yet!) This is pretty scary, given the fact that I’ve given birth to two children [...]
Main Photo: Photo by: Working Mother Editor Paint Chips Whether for a job transfer or a better school district, moving your family can be both exciting and scary—and especially emotional for kids. Stefanie Weiss, a parenting coach in New York City, offers ways to ease moving-to-a-new-nabe nerves. Visit the library.If your kids are ...
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