Trump wants to cut food stamps in new ruling that will see 3 million people lose SNAP benefits The Trump administration is pursuing a rule that would make it harder for people who need food stamps to get them, and according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), around 3.1 million people will lose their […]
AOC is standing strong and blaming Trump in the wake of a police officer saying she should be shot Just days after Donald Trump tweeted that Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ilhan Omar, four Congresswomen of color (three of whom were born in the U.S.) should “go back” to their own countries, […]
The 2019 Disney ornament collection is already here, this is not a drill Normally, we’re not getting behind the idea of Christmas in July. Summer is still in full swing, we don’t wanna think about decking the halls yet, thank you very much. Besides, there are still like six major holidays between now and then. Let […]
Career She worried she wouldn’t be her daughter’s “mother” anymore—until she had an applause-worthy revelation. “How could I be her mother if I wasn’t there for every moment?”…
A mesmerizing variation of the popular rainbow skittles experiment, this dissolving candy art & science activity uses a variety of colorful candies to make pictures and designs that quickly fill in with color from the dissolving candy. Holy amazingness! I know I get excited about a lot of fun art activities. And artful science experiments. […]
What a surprise, these fat-shaming plates and wine glasses exclusively target women Podcast host Alie Ward was just shopping at Macy’s when she discovered something truly gross: A line of fat-shaming plates and wine glasses from a brand called Pourtions. How can I get these plates from @Macys banned in all 50 states pic.twitter.com/1spntAluVl — […]
I should start by saying that yes, I contribute regularly to Houston Moms Blog. And no, I don’t usually publish anonymously. My reasons for doing so on this particular post, focusing on mental health issues with my child, are multi-faceted and complicated. Today. Today was hard. Today we turned a page in the book of […]
There’s something special about your siblings. You share parents and a childhood home. Sometimes you hated living with them, but you know you’d never want to live without them. You understand each other in a way that nobody else can because you were shaped by so many of the same experiences. They drive you nuts! […]
Whether you’re experiencing a steady, radiating heat or more sudden and intense hot flushes that leave you a little dizzy, it’s all a normal part of pregnancy.
Click here to read Water, Water, Water Activities for Toddlers on Hands On As We Grow® Dive into creative and fun water activities for toddler with these fun outdoor hands-on play activities for summer! Toddlers and water. The perfect combination, no? Water has a magnetic attraction to most kids. It’s hard to beat as a […]
I didn’t breastfeed as long as the mom who is nursing her 6-year-old daughter, but I nursed past the baby stage, past the toddler stage, and into the “little kid” stage. My older son weaned when he was in Pre-K. My almost-3-year-old is still going strong, and I expect him to go another few years. […]
You might be reading this letter in a sleep-deprived haze. It may be midnight — or 3:00am — but the hour doesn’t matter. The time of day doesn’t matter. What matters is that you are awake. You are sitting in your rocker, in your bed, on a chair, or on your couch alone … and […]
“Boys will be boys,” my friend shrugged after I intervened when one of my kids was having yet another epic tantrum while we played together at our local park. But I knew the truth. What my child was doing wasn’t the norm, boy or otherwise. It wasn’t just the tantrums that had me concerned. The […]
Hey, old friend: It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Not too long, of course — we never let too much time go by without at least checking in. But it’s been long enough for the little ache in my heart to set in. For the missing you to start. For the missing “us” to hit. […]
At dinner after the first day of summer camp, I felt the pressing urgency to have the tricky people talk with my kids again. I trust the program and the directors and counselors where my kids attend day camp each summer, but the camp is located at a public park and the community pool. The […]
Lincoln Center’s “Out of Doors” event series is back and better than ever. Take the family out to music, dance and spoken word performances — all for free! The post Lincoln Center “Out of Doors”: Free Family Music, Dance and More! appeared first on New York Family Magazine.
When our kids start asking questions about their bodies and the changes that are happening, then it’s time to have the puberty talk. The post How to Talk and Be Open With Your Tweens About Puberty appeared first on New York Family Magazine.
Levain Bakery has arrived on the Upper East Side! Stop by to enjoy their classic cookies, lattes, and limited-edition ice cream sandwiches! The post Levain Bakery Opens New Upper East Side Location in NYC appeared first on New York Family Magazine.
Summer crafts should be fun and easy and this colorful paper crabs craft is just that. Make the paper circles, and crabs out of smaller circles. Or even make the background circle a sun. *this post contains affiliate links* Crabs are so fun to observe. Tiny little creatures on the beach, walking funnily. They clean […]
As the resident Texan of New Orleans Mom, I’m just going to say, my love for Buc-ee’s runs DEEP! It is always the first stop we make when we cross the state line of Texas and the last before we leave. Now some of you may have also heard of it, but I’m sure a […]