Last week, my take on young girls, high heels, and bikinis generated a lot of dialogue - ok, mostly disagreement - from my fellow moms. So it seems worth it to dig into this topic again. Here’s a sampling of what other moms wrote: “Call me a mommy buzz kill, but I am way DOWN with mini-heels (I'm looking at you, Suri Cruise...)” “My 4 year old daughter still wears SPF 50 … [Read more...] about We Have to Stop Clothes-Shaming Teens for Showing Too Much Skin
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As an expectant mother, you probably daydream about the moment you will actually meet your baby for the first time. What he or she will look like? How will it feel to hold that tiny miracle in your arms for the first time? Pregnancy is a journey whose big finale is birth, that sacred experience when you meet your baby for the first time - hear their cry, smell their tiny … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Birth Facility
We're all used to Elisabeth Hasselbeck tackling political issues on the popular talk show “The View,” and we've seen her many a time get heated during discussions on hot topics. But this week we got a glimpse of the “sporty chick” side of Elisabeth Hasselbeck and co-host Sherri Shepherd. Sherri and Elisabeth came out on Monday wearing Oklahoma City NBA jerseys - a … [Read more...] about What’s Up With Basketball? Get “The View” On The NBA Lockout
Morning routine: kids demand breakfast. Mommy complies to the demands with some negotiation of fruit mixed in. Mommy empties the dishwasher while preparing and serving breakfast. Kids are seated and eating at the table. Mommy jaunts down the hall to throw some laundry in the washing machine, while trying not to trip over objects that have already made their way to the … [Read more...] about My Kids Can’t Afford Me!
After the kids are asleep, she corners Michael in the kitchen and says, “About the puppy.” “Heather,” he says, “there is no need to make any rushed decisions. We have the whole weekend.” The whole weekend, she thinks. That’s nothing. In fact, 2010 somehow rushed by like a month in a childhood summer. 2011 is almost over. “Would it be cruel to deprive them of growing up … [Read more...] about ModernMom Chronicles: Chapter Twenty Two