When I was starting out in the newspaper business in the late 1970s, I was under the assumption that the longer the story, the better the story.
In the decades since, I have learned that isn’t always the case.…
When a family is looking for a car they are going to need to have something roomy and safe. They need to make sure everyone is comfortable and has advanced safety features. These are some of the best family cars and even the best midsize SUV.
This midsize SUV is great for…Continue
Added by Sophia Belnap on September 20, 2019 at 2:52pm — No Comments
There's this clever trick that my son's teachers have incorporated into their classrooms. They all refer to the class as "friends." Not as "students," or "kids" or even "children." Friends. I've heard statements like, "Clean up your stations, friends, and we can all head to the library." And: "I'm not sure where the humming is coming from, my friends, but it needs to stop."…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on September 20, 2019 at 8:04am — No Comments
Birth injuries are tragic and unexpected by definition. They turn a joyful time of giving thanks for new life into a bittersweet frenzy of doctors, diagnoses, and predictions of what’s in store in the future. Some birth injuries may lead to some damaged bones or joints but won’t cause any serious long-term issues. Some accidents or negligent actions during the delivery, however, will change your child’s life…Continue
Added by Julia Gomes on September 20, 2019 at 4:28am — No Comments
If you are thinking of treating your kids’ taste buds to something new and exciting, try making a Japanese dessert. When you think of Japanese food, the default dishes that come to mind are probably ramen and sushi, but there is more to Japanese cuisine than these savory treats. Desserts and sweets are big in the…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 19, 2019 at 8:37pm — No Comments
The following is the first two pages of Downriver: A Tale of Moving Pictures Before Hollywood by Evan Anderson. The excerpt was provided by the author.
Four women in black picked their way along the wooden footpath, skirts hoisted ankle high above the estuary mud. By the time Anne caught sight of them it was too late to step back and hide among the cattails. When they came around a bend in the path she faced…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on September 19, 2019 at 9:55am — No Comments
The academic journey of each student is different. Often, certain personality and temperamental traits can interfere with a student’s development in school, that’s why parents should notice any issues on time and help their children pursue the right course of action.
If you’ve concluded that your kid is usually shy, especially when it comes to school environments, you might be currently searching for solutions to help them overcome the barriers imposed by their temperament. An option…Continue
Added by Cynthia Madison on September 19, 2019 at 8:04am — No Comments
Not every woman is fortunate enough to get in their pre-baby jeans in a month after delivery. In fact, women struggle with the baby belly sometimes for years. But out there is some real-world advice on how you can tackle your pregnancy weight issues and get in that favourite dress of yours. And do it healthily. You may think is a great idea to hit the gym as soon as you leave the hospital, but experts beg to differ. And this is one of the reasons why you should stop ogling over…Continue
Added by Cynthia Madison on September 19, 2019 at 5:38am — No Comments
Added by Melina Druga on September 18, 2019 at 10:08am — No Comments
Working as a freelancer really has its perks. It means staying home in comfortable clothing, chucking on a load of washing on your lunch break, and meeting a friend for coffee at a moment’s notice. It’s the dream for a stay at home mum who still wants to work. The flexibility of my job and the working hours meant that before I had a baby, I lived in a…Continue
Added by Breanna Lee on September 18, 2019 at 8:11am — No Comments
I think I need to spend some time looking for some new music to play.
I get in this music rut every now and then when I play the same playlists too often, and I just want to hear something new (or at least a favorite song that I have temporarily forgotten). It's in these times that I break out of my rut…
Added by Lauren Markman on September 18, 2019 at 8:05am — No Comments
Dennis Lee Havlin, who goes by the penname D. L. Havlin, has held a number of professions including licensed boat captain, football coach, customer service director and systems analyst. These experiences, along with others in his life, have provided him with material for his novels.
When not writing, Havlin enjoys reading, doing historical presentations and fishing.…
Added by Melina Druga on September 17, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments
Instagram influencers are under a microscope as every move can make or break one’s social media career. Consider the case of Caroline Calloway, an influencer who’s now making headlines as her former friend, Natalie Beach, has gone on to reveal the truth behind the Instagrammer’s success. In an essay published by The Cut, Beach wrote about her…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 17, 2019 at 6:00am — No Comments
The likelihood of addiction to painkillers is about 1 in 500 when patients undergo a proper examination before their doctors give a prescription. But with a less thorough examination, the risk may increase to 1 to 30. The hardest part for patients with acute pain is to find a…Continue
Added by Emma Kalman on September 17, 2019 at 4:35am — No Comments
My son has three sets of grandparents. That is three sets of people in his life that he can learn from and grow special bonds with. He's a lucky kid.
And I'm a lucky adult, because none of the parental sets is overly intrusive into our…
Added by Lauren Markman on September 16, 2019 at 7:25am — No Comments
The market for adjustable bed is expanding day by day as the consumers like it for the comfort factor. Earlier adjustable beds were used in hospitals, but over the past three decades, it is commonly used in-home care.
The concept of adjustable beds has been around since the…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 16, 2019 at 6:32am — No Comments
The basic aim of sending any child to school is for the child to be a recipient of imparted knowledge. Basically, the parents provide all that is needed for a child to succeed in school, and they face their own. However, there are some parents who still go the extra mile in…Continue
Added by Mom Bloggers Club on September 13, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments
My son has asked for - and received - some new responsibilities this year. All of the items are activities he is definitely capable of, and he seems to like doing them. I like watching him mow the lawn or help with more chores or make decisions about his after school activities.
But - what I really wonder…
Added by Lauren Markman on September 13, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
Most of us take our hearts for granted until something goes wrong, but in fact, it’s an amazing organ. Understanding a little bit more about how it works may help you realize just how remarkable it is, and how vital it is to take care of your heart.…Continue
Added by Emma Kalman on September 12, 2019 at 4:15am — No Comments
If you’re a new parent, chances are you’re concerned about your child’s skin. You probably know you should make the skin care routine for the new member of your family, but you don’t know how or you don’t know what needs to be done? Well, you’re not the only one. Actually, you might be one of a great majority of parents who either don’t care enough about their baby’s skin or who are doing something wrong.
Added by Chloe Taylor on September 11, 2019 at 12:45pm — No Comments
Nonfiction can be used to inform as Jacob Riis did in How the Other Half Lives or Nelly Bly in Ten Days in a Mad-House, but literature has the unique ability of telling readers about the human condition without preaching. Often readers don’t even realize they are learning something about society or reading commentary. Here are five 19th-century authors whose work informs us what life in era was really like.…Continue
Added by Melina Druga on September 11, 2019 at 9:18am — No Comments