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The Best Parenting Advice Kathy Buckworth Ever Received...

Kathy Buckworth is a Mississauga, Ontario humourist, author, blogger and (extremely busy) mother of four children: Nicholas, 7, Bridget, 10, Alexander, 16 and Victoria, 18. She has penned four books about the joys and annoyances of parenting, includi...

About 25% of Married Moms Become Stay-At-Homes

One in four married moms stay home to raise their kids, according to new U.S. Census data. Credit: jupiterimages
New census figures are calling into question the notion that professional women are opting out of the work force to raise their child...

Working Moms' Kids Are Less Healthy, Study Says

Moms who work outside the home don't have time for a healthy lifestyle, study says. Credit: moriza, Flickr Get your boxing gloves out, ladies, there's a new salvo being fired in the Mommy Wars -- a study out of Britain reveals that kids of wo...

AOL Great Place For Working Moms (We don't wanna brag, but...)

If we're blushing today, it's for good reason -- AOL was included on the Working Mother 100 Best Companies 2009 list. While we normally don't like to toot our own horn, we're setting modesty aside to tell you just why Working Mother magazine t...

Babies of Working Moms Get Just as Much Cuddle Time

Cuddle time is a big part of a baby's day. Photo: ScaleOvenStove, Flickr
Babies of working moms get just as much cuddle time as babies of stay-at-home moms, says a new report out of Australia. Researchers followed parents of 3,000 babies between...

Water Safety, Cardboard Cribs, and Working Moms - Links We Love

Spend a safe and fun summer with your kids. Photo: sxc.hu
Don't let kids waste beautiful summer days in front of the TV or video games. Here are five ways to keep the whole family active and healthy this summer. -- Health.com
One of those ...

Dr. Laura Schlessinger on Working Moms

Dr. Laura feels sorry for working moms. Image: Amazon.com
Just in time for Mother's Day, Dr. Laura Schlessinger has released a new book titled "In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms." In this, her sixteenth book, Schlessinger urges mothers to eschew car...

Tori Amos, Barbie Abuse and Embarrassing Moms - Links We Love

For some girls, Barbie's just a science experiment. Image: Brani's Fashion Dolls on Flickr
Partridge family mom Shirley Jones is thinking of posing for Playboy. At 75. If she's looking to get noticed, that'll do it. -- MomLogic It's all fun ...

Hula-Hooping Baby, Rick Springfield, and More - Links We Love

Tired of children's books who always show Mom doing domestic tasks? Mommy Track'd has a list of books for the modern family. Nothing's cuter than a hula-hooping baby, except a baby who does it without the hoop. -- The Daily What Bottles are goi...

More Mothers Are Returning to Work

With families finding it harder than ever to make end's meet, many SAHMs are returning to work sooner than they would like. The kids are alright, but moms are struggling. I always knew that being a full-time mommy was a temp job. From day one, new...

Inauguration Cupcakes, Marley and Me, and Mom Car Syndrome - Links We Love

Are you celebrating the ushering in of a new administration with an inauguration party? Nothing says "Yes We Can" like Obama cupcakes. -- AlphaMom They say we're the helicopter parent generation, always hovering, never willing to let go. Maybe we ...

The Return of the 1950's Housewife

There was a time when stay-at-home moms looked to be on the verge of extinction. After being told that not only could they have it all, but that they should also want it tall, more and more women left their families and went out into the workplace to...

Moms in Politics

Do mothers have a place in politics or do they have too much on their hands to be able to handle such an important task? Are we better off choosing public servants who can devote their whole lives to their task or can the government be run by people ...

Working Moms More Likely to be Depressed

A friend texted me the other day: "I spend my days taking care of everyone and everything," she said. "But who takes care of me?" It's a modern mom's lament. And it's more serious than a pity-party. Consider these statistics from Working Mother: ...

Michelle Obama - Mom-in-Chief and so Much More

Her husband is poised to become the next leader of the United States of America, but did you know that early on in his career, Michelle Obama was actually Barack Obama's mentor? What's been lost in the post-election discussion about the future Fir...

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