sick days 

Amazing Moms: Joan Blades and Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Joan Blades and Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner bring mom issues to the forefront. Credit: Susan Rosner Photography
Amazing Moms: Joan Blades and Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, authors of The Motherhood Manifesto: What America's Moms Want and What To Do Abou...

Obese kids miss more school

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University finds that being overweight is the best predictor for school absenteeism. Researchers say that elementary school kids who are obese miss more school days than their normal-weight c...

Portrait of a Working Mom: Mom's Sick Day

I've been home sick this week. Cute, but snotty two-year-olds look innocent enough, but they are walking petrie dishes of germs. Here's how this working mom's day goes when she's outta comish. 6:30 AM: Alarm goes off. Ugh. There's a jackhammer going ...


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