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
All illustrations © Durga Yael Bernhard. Please do not reproduce! ___________ About a year ago, I accepted a commission to illustrate a book about books. Make Way for Reading: Great Books for Kindergarten Through Grade 8 (Michaelmas Press, 2012), compiled and edited
A Marlin, Texas elementary school teacher has resigned after the Principal of the school, Wes Brown, refused to provide her with time away from her classroom to pump breastmilk. Anna Johnson-Smith requested teacher’s aids to cover her classroom for short durations during the day so she could
This week I did something that may sound a little crazy. I took the Amtrak train from Washington, DC to Milwaukee, WI. I had to make the trip for a work meeting, and I wanted to see if I could do my part to lower my
Focus FOLATE! And where do you find folate? In foliage! Dark leafy greens! If you’ve never tried this Americanized version of bibimbop for breakfast today is the day. Especially if you want to have strong steady energy all day long. When I have