A Letter to My Nursing Toddler

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CARE Launches Urgent Appeal for Funds as Death Toll in Nepal Rises Looking for a way to help families in earthquake-struck Nepal? CARE, an international nonprofit that works with the poorest communities on our globe, has aid workers on the ground. Known for their work with women and children, CARE is in need of donations to aid their efforts. Read more in the press release below, or visit their coverage of ...  Continue Reading
To the Furious Mom in the Target Parking Lot I see you storming out of Target, carrying your crying boy while another three kids, under the age of seven, scurry after you across the parking lot. I see you without a cart, without any bags. I see the red-hot anger in your face as you put your boy down on the shimmering summer pavement, a little ...  Continue Reading
Self Care? You Mean I Have To Do That TOO? I recently had to return to work full-time after seven years at home with my three children. I knew going back would be a challenge on many levels, but I also knew that I was well fortified. I have family and friends to support me, faith to sustain me and a steady meditation practice to rejuvenate me. ...  Continue Reading
A Failure to Feed: Refusing to Take Part in the Food Battle By Jordan E. Rosenfeld for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers I slid the pizza in front of my 6-year-old who eyed it suspiciously. It was softer than usual, not as cheesy—a gluten free version I’d had in the freezer for a while, but that doesn’t usually bother my pizza-obsessed child. He took one tiny bite then clutched ...  Continue Reading

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