Post by Adriana Velez. Maybe 3-year-olds get an unfair rep for being selfish. Here's one little girl proving us all wrong. Three-year-old Emily donated her hair to children with cancer. Her parents showed her photos of children who had lost their hair and suggested she help. Show More Summary
Both the Common Core standards and the changes to the SAT exam are based on good intentions. They're also riddled with hidden motivations and paths to unintended consequences, and that makes them hard to see clearly.
Cole Tesar couldn’t get home fast enough.The Army specialist had been in the delivery room last year when his daughter was born Aug. 10, but by way of a shaky Internet connection, from his deployment in Afghanistan. For six months, he...Show More Summary
Was I really supposed to, after trying to conceive him, race to the phone and call the pre-school to sign him up? Would it go something like this? “I just had sex. I may have conceived a baby. Please sign him/her up for pre-school now so when he’s a toddler he’ll have a spot. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Life is SO complicated, isn't it? We have to work, balance our personal relationships with our professional lives, make sure we're taking great care of our children and that they are happy and healthy and educated,...Show More Summary
I was contacted recently by Jane, one of the members of the parenting blog Quib.ly about their cyber-bullying infographic that went up recently. The hope is that the Quibly guide will provide the foundation for other informed parents to lend […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary
Barbie is causing some controversy again. The logo of the world's most famous doll is showing up on a Girls Scout patch, and some consumer advocacy groups are not happy about it. It's pretty ridiculous that the Girl Scouts are basically...Show More Summary
A marvelous surprise I found on my phone, and yes, it is now safely archived on two different hard drives.
I was such a pregnant bad ass. Correction, I was a pregnant BAMF. The funny thing is that I have never been the kind of person who likes to defy authority, but I felt so BOGGED DOWN by every little thing I wasn't allowed to do while carrying a child. Show More Summary
Poetry with Kids - Presenting Haiga by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com This is the fourth in a recent series of articles at The Book Chook about poetry and children. The first was Poetry with Kids - Ideas and Resources, the second was Poetry with Kids - Creating Haiku, and the third was Poetry with Kids - Creating Haiga. Show More Summary
Pregnant ladies, you must dance. Don't let your belly get in the way of a good time, I always say. Use these hilarious pregnant dancers as inspiration the next time you want to shake your groove thang. More » 8 Hilarious Pregnancy Dancing GIFs That Will Amaze Your Eyeballs is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
A writer at XO Jane outlines this week why she will probably "never date a single dad again." It's a damn good thing, too. If you have it in you to actually be jealous of a child - you definitely should not date someone who has one. More » Insecure Narcissists Should Not Date People With Children is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Now the story can be told. In 2008, Daddy Types set out to find out once and for all who composed the music on the classic Sesame Street clip, "How Crayons Are Made." What we find will not surprise you, I hope, because the mystery's been solved for years now. Show More Summary
Just when you think the world is going to hell in a hand basket, there's good news on the horizon. There may be hope for a baby born with AIDS in Los Angeles, with evidence of remission or a possible cure for the virus altogether. More » Doctors Use Their Medical Superpowers To Cure Baby Born With AIDS is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Did I wake up this morning thinking that I would be lucky enough to cover the Duggar Daughters two days in a row? No. I’m Jenni Maier, not Jared Leto’s hair. But luck be a lady today because our fave gal pals are back with more misguided advice. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. When was the last time your boss used the word "dissentious" at your Monday morning meeting? According to the College Board, which produces the much-dreaded SAT exam, the fact that the answer to this question is...Show More Summary
Making a home safer does not mean spending hundreds or even thousands on new gadgets. Many of the most common hazards within a home require nothing more than a few minor changes to daily or even weekly habits. Here are […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary
If there is one thing that everyone in the whole world knows about me, it’s that I am the most hyperbolic person ever and that I exaggerate more than anyone else all the time. The downside to this is that people tend to wave off my claims...Show More Summary
Post by Michele Zipp. Support. Essential for breastfeeding. And I'm not just talking about a great pillow to help baby be at the perfect angle. I mean support from your partner. Which is why this new campaign is so fantastic -- dads are breastfeeding! Well, they would if they could. Show More Summary