My mom remembers the distinct feeling of crawling up the basement stairs and seeing the bright blue sky above her. The ceiling was gone. The second story of the house was gone. Everything around her lay in chaos. Gas lines hissed and frantic sirens
Watch this darling math geek overcoming bullying by choosing self-acceptance. About Laura Grace Weldon Laura Grace Weldon is a writer, editor, conflict resolution educator, and marginally useful farm wench. She is the author of Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. She
When I was a young mom I believed that I could protect my children from all evil, or at least I would try. My eyes were opened when, as the editor of Mothering, I received a submission from a respected La Leche Leader whose
This year is a big one for me. It’s a year I thought a lot about when my fourth (and final) daughter was born. “What will we be doing five years from now when we have both a kindergartener and a senior?”
Guest post by David Sewell McCann Sparkle Stories is offering a free story JUST for Mothering readers! Visit their page here to listen to one of their favorite tales for free. When Albert Einstein gives advice about intelligence, we take it seriously.
By Kathleen G. Auerbach Web Exclusive Are you pregnant or a new mother? If so, you’ll soon want to be in touch with professionals who can help you have the breastfeeding experience you desire. But because lactation consultants (LCs) are a recent addition to
The baby’s hold on your areola with her mouth is called “latching on.” Latching on properly will ensure that the baby gets enough milk without hurting your nipples. Follow the steps below to help you and your baby latch on: 1. First, get comfortable.
Why is breastfeeding the feminist issue of our time? Let’s start by defining feminism. According to Merriam Webster, feminism is “the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes;” the first known use of the word feminism was in 1895.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that protection from whooping cough wanes quickly after the final dose of the vaccine is administered to children around age seven. Most children whose parents chose to follow the recommended schedule receive the
In this week’s episode, we talk about how our first week of schooling went, finding balance between being out exploring and being home, and all about Tidal Homeschooling. Some links from this episode: History Odyssey Timelines Tidal Schooling Links Into