An interesting conundrum is posed below, in this article from London's TimesOnline:
Are children's books too depressing these days?
That question was broached to both a current and former UK children's laureate, and their answers come from… Continue
Added by josiebrown on August 25, 2009 at 1:55pm —
Just wanted to share an amazing deal with everyone. Dinners out can be quite expensive but we all need a break from cooking and the cleanup that comes afterwards, so here's how I make dining out affordable and fun for our family!
You might have already read my posts about Ebates
, the site that gives you cash back on purchases you make online. In case you haven't signed up yet go here… Continue
Added by bestmommy on August 25, 2009 at 12:49pm —
I read the same books over and over and over and OVER to my toddler. I am now on a plight to find new material. This is one both Colton and I love. I think you will to. It's simple illustrations and meaningful message make it a fun read for both parent and toddler.
Are you a number?
Added by Stefanie Mullen on August 25, 2009 at 11:03am —
I have not been a member of mombloggersclub for that long, however I am so impressed by the amount of obviously very intelligent mom's who care about the health and future of their children. I read some blogs that are so thought provoking and new in concept. Others feel as if you are sitting next to that mom having a great cup of whatever. I am very happy and honored to have been invited to join this group of wonderful ladies.
Added by Dr Lisa Ramey on August 25, 2009 at 10:35am —
So far I have 11 comments and need 19 more on my blog about fighting hunger with ShopRites Partners in caring program. Please take a minute and stop by blog Lucky June
and leave a comment on that post about fighting hunger. Once I reach 30 comments, General Mills and ShopRite will donate food to a foodbank.
Thanks to all who participate.… Continue
Added by Jacqueline on August 25, 2009 at 10:32am —
Don’t worry, this is not a perving post although I am consistently perving. That’s for the record. You can expect me to ogle my eyes blind if ever a cute guy walks past or flash abs across my computer screen. But this is not about perving….not today, anyway. Maybe tomorrow.
Love is a very funny thing because it’s an all-encompassing emotion that can literally take over a person’s life and make all their decisions for them. For instance, you fall in love with a man/woman and you could… Continue
Added by Marsha Maung on August 25, 2009 at 7:00am —
Lately it seems we all have had some times where things were feeling tough. I’ve felt painfully stuck in…
Added by Danielle Marie Crume on August 25, 2009 at 2:00am —
When it comes to falling asleep, I am definitely not one of those people that can lay their head down on a pillow and head right into dreamland. Instead, I first have to find the perfect position. This means first laying on my tummy, then moving my head from side to side, figuring out a way in which my neck and arms are still comfy. I finally give up lying on my stomach, and then fling myself over on one side. I may bother J at this point, ask him if he's awake, he'll grunt and won't move,… Continue
Added by Margarita on August 24, 2009 at 11:34pm —
Or maybe more like FYIs. Whatever. Here goes.
Q: What's with the name Spawnocalypse--do you hate your kids?
No way. Most days, Gunnar (2) and Annalie (1) are the only people I can stand. At least they have a reason to be narcissistic and manipulative, and they usually make me laugh in the process--more than I can say for a lot of adults. The name signifies that parenthood… Continue
Added by NoReturnMom on August 24, 2009 at 10:51pm —
Today I was watching the Oprah show and she was talking about the most important stories so far. She brought up the Tanya Harding and Nancy Carrigan scandal. Tanya Harding had a chance to explain what has happened. What i learned from that show is that you should never judge what you see on TV because you never know what emotional pain drove these people to act the way they acted. These people act in aviolent way because they have a lot of emotional pain such as physical, and verbal abuse or… Continue
Added by Galit Lazar on August 24, 2009 at 10:49pm —
My daughter's friend mom wanted to know if I wanted to make more income. I was disappointed when she brought up internet marketing. I thought she wanted me to babysit her baby during the day. I was embarrassed and disappointed.
Added by Vickie on August 24, 2009 at 9:54pm —
I spent my Saturday night catching up on my reading (other blogs) and watching TV (mainly the X Factor). As I lay in bed at 10.30pm, baby girl fast asleep beside me and toddler cuddled up with Mr Bear in his bed, I started to think about my Saturday nights pre-children:
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Added by Laura C on August 24, 2009 at 5:04pm —
Today, I will be bringing you our interview with Victoria from Mom's Homeroom. We asked her a few questions that we felt our readers would like to hear about.
Victoria is a third grade teacher and single… Continue
Added by Jennifer on August 24, 2009 at 3:02pm —
Many times I find myself wondering... Why do other women seem to love their husbands more than I love mine?
I read blogs on a daily basis and many mommy bloggers out there are going on and on about how wonderful their husbands are and how much they love them. And it makes me question our relationship.
I love my husband. And I know that he loves me. So how can we be more like that?
I've come up with a few theories that I have been putting to the test. Some of… Continue
Added by Nicole A. on August 24, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Since most parents are not particularly fond of whining, “you get what you get and you don’t get upset” is a common mantra in many households. It is most often heard immediately following annoying requests such as “but I wanted to sit in THAT chair” or “no, not the blue plate, the RED one!”
The adult version of “you get what you get” is when you have a baby. Not a lot of social engineering is involved so you can’t exactly order a baby of a particular gender or personality type. You… Continue
Added by Julie Cole on August 24, 2009 at 10:48am —
When you have children there are aalways new milestones and not all occur with big fanfare. Some sneak up on you when you aren’t expecting it and those can be the most celebratory of all.
Last night I witnessed several with my daughter. We headed into the Time Warner Cable Arena to see the Jonas Brothers as she is obsessed with these boys and just can’t decide which one she will marry FIRST! Yes, I am working on that … she is not understanding that we marry for LIFE not til the next… Continue
Added by Kathy on August 24, 2009 at 9:53am —
What are you doing? Reading Enid Blyton all over again?! How old are you? Why are you watching youtube videos about young celebrities? They’re kids, for goodness’ sakes! How come you visit TMZ and eOnline so many times a day?
And I like Robert Pattinson, for your information, and some other moms actually think I am bonkers.
That’s what I get, CONSISTENTLY
, when I tell people what I do during my free time. Watching celebrity interviews, goggling and googling… Continue
Added by Marsha Maung on August 24, 2009 at 8:52am —
Obama Hawaiian-born, Hawaii insists
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"I have news for them,'' WH spokesman says of 'birthers:' "He's a citizen.''
Posted July 28, 2009 8:30 AM
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Barack Obama's birth certificate. Stop the presses: He's an American. (So is John McCain, born in the Panama Canal Zone of American parents.)
by Mark Silva and updated.
This just in from… Continue
Added by Ruthie Appleby on August 23, 2009 at 7:04pm —
It has been a busy weekend for us. From a birthday party, groceries, homework and church and yet my kids still have their gas tanks on full. I'm trying to keep sane from all the tantrums and even my ownself. Keeping a clean house, cooking, laundry, who's turn is it on the tv, keeping order is all too much sometimes. What is the best way to relax and relief stress? Well, that is why I'm trying to blog my stress away. Like I have been noticing,so are other mothers on this site. We are writing… Continue
Added by purpleorchid22 on August 23, 2009 at 4:39pm —
From where I stand…
From where I stand Mason starting first grade is not scary or sad. I am thankful he made it through 70% of the first day.
From where I stand it is not about “who” his teacher is but THAT he has a selfless person willing to teach him.
From where I stand the first day of kindergarten for Sydnie is not sad – it is a right of passage, I embraced it.
From where I stand it is… Continue
Added by Catherine Bernard on August 23, 2009 at 2:30pm —