Mammo M.O.

Mammo M.O.

Getting screened for breast cancer is a great way for a mother to love her children — to make sure with early detection, she’ll be there for them for the duration. It used to be, though, when you’d go in for a mammogram, you had a long wait while...
Hocus Pocus Focus

Hocus Pocus Focus

The average attention span is now 8.25 seconds, down from 12 seconds as recently as 2000. That’s a  statistic with profound implications for educators, bloggers, moms and . . . LOOK! A SQUIRREL!!! Just kidding. But it is very important for moms and dads to help...
Vitamin Mom: Preventing a ‘Hair On Fire’ Bad Morning

Vitamin Mom: Preventing a ‘Hair On Fire’ Bad Morning

It was my own fault, of course. Everybody had gotten up late, couldn’t find their shoes, forgot to have me sign their permission forms, and by the time we piled into the car to rush to school to beat the tardy bell, everyone was really stressed out – especially me....
Culturing Children, Like Pearls

Culturing Children, Like Pearls

Did you know that pearls are simply the animal’s response to the irritation of a grain of sand? Layer by layer, the beautiful pearl substance is laid over the irritant so that the animal isn’t bothered any more.   In the same way, we “culture” our children, for...