Back in the first few weeks of June, as the #BlackLivesMatter movement ebbed and flowed through social media and spilled out onto the streets in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, my head began to spin with a combination of shame and confusion. I’m a white woman with immense privilege and all the hallmarks of power. I am late and I have much to learn, but I want to do the … [Read more...] about Legislators: Our Tools For Change
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When I first returned to work after maternity leave, I wasn’t sure which was scarier: returning to work or worrying about the caregiver for my child while I was at work. My working mommy friends and I have more than our fair share of war stories - - from nannies who never showed up for their first day of work leaving us stranded on Monday morning to au pairs who were so … [Read more...] about The Working Mom’s Ultimate Childcare Provider Rulebook
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) once again reminded parents with children ages 2 and under that they should not be allowing their little ones to watch TV or other screens (like computer screens and smartphones) - something that 90% of parents currently allow! Why not? The doctors’ group said such exposure can have “more potential negative effects than positive … [Read more...] about Pediatricians: Absolutely No TV For Little Ones!