Category Archives: Mommy Notes

RI rings in $8 minimum wage, paid family leave – News Local Rhode Island – Boston.com

Woot! Woot!

RI rings in $8 minimum wage, paid family leave – News Local Rhode Island – Boston.com.

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break

Yay!  Tax breaks for nursing mothers!

Nursing Mothers Granted Tax Break.

When Health Deductibles Rise, Men Delay Emergency Care – NYTimes.com

Didn’t I just blog about this? Is the NYTimes copying me? LOL!

When Health Deductibles Rise, Men Delay Emergency Care – NYTimes.com.

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows // News // Research at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame

I think we have done pretty well on these factors in parenting.  Interesting research for those who have small children.

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows // News // Research at Notre Dame // University of Notre Dame.

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com

Not exactly a big surprise, but worth noting.  BTW, eat yogurt!

 

Risk of Adult Anxiety Seen in Children’s Stomachaches – NYTimes.com.

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states

Finally, some good news!

CDC: Childhood obesity rates falling in many states.

Originally posted on Therapy with Kiersten Marek, LICSW:

Katrina reads to Beanie, our 17 year old cat.

The illustrator, Katrina Marek, reviewing her work.

We got in a big delivery of books today, so those who have requested it will be getting your copies.  Local friends:  if you would like me to bring a copy to you, let me know!  We are also beginning plans for a publication party in late July or early August, so stay tuned!

And for you folks who aren’t local, the easiest way to get a copy is through Lulu.com:

Support independent publishing: Buy this book on Lulu.

Don’t forget to use the 20% off discount code CHASE.

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The Radical History of Mother’s Day | NationofChange

Enjoying the day here with the family, and thought this post was a good one for remembering the true intent of the holiday. Happy Mother’s Day to all!

The Radical History of Mother’s Day | NationofChange.

What Happens To 3 Out Of 4 Girls After Leafing Through A Fashion Mag For 3 Minutes?

In following up on Nancy’s post about unequal pay for women, here is a good video for considering the question of how to get more girls and women into leadership roles.  What Happens To 3 Out Of 4 Girls After Leafing Through A Fashion Mag For 3 Minutes?

Black and White Twins

This is an interesting story of how one family in England dealt with racism and ostracism when they had a very unique set of twins — Daniel and James.  Black and white twins | Life and style | The Guardian.

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