If you want the best version of employees, then it’s time to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. Have a workplace culture that encourages both parents to provide care. Moms in the office already had it tough- 82% of working moms cite barriers keeping them from leadership roles. 78% say they have to prove themselves more in the workplace. 42% of women worry motherhood will … [Read more...] about Employers: We’re Not Asking Anymore. We Demand You Support Us.
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As we mark the 5th anniversary of Sandy Hook, it’s a critical time to examine how schools have evolved in implementing security upgrades. Parents often wonder if their school is doing everything it can to keep their children safe. The school office can often feel like Grand Central Station at times, with a revolving door of kids, parents, vendors and volunteers coming and going … [Read more...] about Keeping Our Schools Safe
Organic food, once regarded as part of hippie culture, is quickly gaining in popularity and commanding larger sections in local supermarkets. Even big business wants a part of the "green" as they race to create products that are more environmentally and health-friendly. The advantages of organic food are many. While some consumers might buy organic food strictly for its health … [Read more...] about Advantages of Organic Food
Yes, we often emphasize how mommies need their “me time.” But, of course, family “we time” should never be overlooked. It’s so important to spend time together as a family, whether you have one kid or 10! Here are seven ideas to get you started on your path to family fun. Remember, a family that plays together stays together! 1. Have a “Picnic and Play” Day Whether you go … [Read more...] about 7 Cheap Ideas for Family “We Time”
What do I think about autism conferences? Well, I really believe that both parents and professionals should get themselves out, from time to time, and attend some autism-related conference if your child is on the spectrum. I didn't do this at first. Early on, my husband and I focused on helping our child. We read books and talked and learned from the therapists in our … [Read more...] about Another Autism Conference