Online Class Bonanza!

Dear Mommybites Moms, Since we have so many free online classes coming up (in fact, it's a downright bonanza!), we thought we would put a little color on them, since it's sometimes hard to know what they are about from the title alone. Breastfeeding Basics on 3/4 This class will provide tips to overcome some of the most common breastfeeding issues, such as mastitis, engorgement and milk supply concerns; help moms prepare to return to work as a breastfeeding mom; discuss how your... read more

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Why Mannies Matter

I didn’t get into the Manny business to make a load of money. I saw a need, and I wanted to meet that need. It wasn’t attention that I was seeking for self gain, but rather I knew my story … read more

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What About Rewards?

So what do you think about rewards?  I have friends who swear by charts and tokens and beads. I am not so sure. Thoughts? Here are the questions that I ask when folks bring up rewards: When do the rewards … read more

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Tween Basics – How To Let Tweens Be Tweens And Still Live With ‘Em! Teleclass Re-cap

Urban Dictionary humorously defines a tween as, “a girl/boy about 9-14…too old for toys, but too young for boys/girls. Very easy to market to, will usually follow any fashion trend set for them, will most likely go through the phase … read more

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What You Say To A Child

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Ms. Lopez, Vidal and their inspiring story shared via Humans of New York. Since that time, they raised over 1 million dollars, gained national and international media coverage and were invited to the … read more

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Cold Weather Care

Whether it is walking to school or play dates or just walking to the car, it is so important to dress properly in the cold weather. This winter time of year, children can get quite cranky from being stuck indoors … read more

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Grandchildren Teaching Grandparents

This is an unabridged version of a column I wrote for GRAND Magazine. I hope you enjoy it! After watching her eight-year-old grandson, Mickey, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), Grandma Lee commented that it sure looked like a fun thing to … read more

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Kicking Endless Gadget Time with Fun Time

Childhood looks so much different now than it did some thirty years ago. Gone are the days when parents have to beg their kids to come back inside for dinner or leave the playground – with the promise that “we … read more

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