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Parenting Topics

“Mean Girl” Bullying Almost Always Starts at Home

meangirls

We’re all familiar with “mean girl” bullying – the subtle put-downs, gossiping and condescending glances that are the hallmarks.  Unfortunately I’m not referring to teens, I’m talking about the moms. I was having a conversation with a friend the other day (let’s call her Ms. C) and she was relating how upset she was over […]

Teens and Social Networking – Where they are and what they do

teen-facebook

Social networking sites are rapidly changing, and it seems as though teens are the first to start the new trends.  A few years ago, Facebook took over MySpace, which not only attracted teens, but adults as well.  However by now, Facebook is quickly fading, as 94% of American teens are using their Facebook accounts less […]

For the Mom of a Special Needs Kid – Mondays are Different

gumby

Last year I wrote a blog about trying to keep all the plates spinning on the sticks at once, like circus performers do.  This morning I have a different metaphor – I feel like Gumby and various people and situations are pulling at each limb, stretching them farther and farther out. I understand that I […]

“Latch on NYC” – A Restriction on Baby Formula

Mother Feeding Baby

Bloomberg Trying to Restrict Baby Formula in NYC Hospitals The movement towards restricted formula use in 27 New York hospitals has women across the nation angered. It seems that this is almost an insensitive infringement onto the rights women have to feed their newborns formula. This initiative will keep formula locked up in storage at […]

Vision Screening in Children

For more information on Dr. Neely’s eye kits, please visit http://www.aapos.org/news/show/97 by clicking on the image.

For more information on Dr. Neely’s eye kits, please visit http://www.aapos.org/news/show/97 by clicking on the image. A recent statistic stating that 23million children have eye problems – a staggering number – has spiked my interest in eye care and vision screening for kids. Especially since 95% of eye problems can be corrected and treated if […]

Are we raising wimpy spoiled kids?

“Life isn’t fair.”  I can’t tell you how many times I heard those words from my mom as I was growing up.  I was definitely not one of those spoiled only children.  I had chores when I was 6.  When I turned 16 I was told if I wanted a car I would have to […]

“Not my kid, not my town, not my problem.”

Rye high school

A scandal is erupting in Rye, NY.  Last week, three high-school juniors were arrested for a hazing  incident involving several eight-grade students, one of whom was hurt so badly he ended up in the hospital.  All three are being charged as adults for hazing and unlawful imprisonment after brutally paddling the younger kids as part […]

Text & Driving: It Can Wait – Check out this infographic for some of the deadly facts on texting and driving

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