Screens and technology are huge aspects of children’s lives nowadays – read up on this informative column from Dr. Gramma Karen about excessive screen time in grandchildren!
As a new mom up to your ears in diapers, feedings, schedules, and generally just trying to figure it all out, you may long to do something “normal” again. Like go out to a restaurant. On the other hand, you’re probably worried about your little one. Germs. Changing station availability. Crying (maybe yours?).
My four and a half year old son began kindergarten at a NYC public school last September. While I knew that this would be an adjustment for him, I naively underestimated its magnitude. Despite our preparations throughout the summer, his first few days were extremely tearful, anxiety-ridden and overwhelming. Following his repeated requests-turned-pleadings not to […]
Whether you’re a working mom or a stay-at-home mom (which, by the way, is still considered a working mom because, well, being a mom is work), it’s often difficult to find that magic balance between the different aspects of your life.
Dr. Gramma Karen brings in the New Year with an awesome interview about GLAM – a platform to help young girls learn advanced math! Join Karen in learning more about GLAM from its founder, high school sophomore Tessa Wayne.
Sadly, over time we have become more uncomfortable with setting limits and being consistent with our daily routines or general rules. Parenting is a difficult job – the most difficult and demanding job I have ever had. Our children need us to be the parent, even when it’s uncomfortable and ugly.
Ask any new parent if their sex life has changed postpartum. If they answer with a quick and cool “not really, why?” they are lying to your face. Or at least hiding something. Because babies. Change. Everything. It’s fairly common for new parents to struggle sexually—at least for a little while. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?
Technology has improved everyone’s lives in many ways, but it also has its drawbacks. Over the last decade, exposure to smartphones, tablets, handheld video games, and laptops have become unavoidable. Mommybites acknowledges that “older” parents may not be as tech-savvy as younger generations. This results in many older parents being very cautious when it comes to their children using technology.