Archive for January, 2013

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“One For All” – Teaching Kids to Be Helpers

Founder and CEO of The Mother Company, Abbie Schiller, talks about “looking for the helpers” during tough times and how she inspires her own children to become the helpers–helping themselves and others in need.

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Helping Kids with the Death of a Pet

Losing a beloved pet can be brutal for anyone, but especially tender-hearted young kids. Lauren Rosenfeld, parenting coach, shares ways to guide our kids through their grief.

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Tips for Multi-generational Living

As a parent with your own children, can you really go home again? Dr. Susan Newman, author of “Under One Roof Again,” gives some doable tips about how you can live happily together in a multi-generational home.

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Three Generations Living Together

We love our parents. But living with them? That’s a whole other story. Not for the Carrejos. Hear from Grandma, her son, and his wife, about the pros of sharing a home.

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Teaching Compassion for Disability

Most parents have experienced the awkwardness that can occur when their child asks about a person’s disability right in front of them. Dr. Bettie Youngs shares ways we can teach our children to be compassionate about disability and difference in general.

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Mompreneurs – VIDEO

Watch this exciting new video detailing the passion that drove the MoCo Mamas to start The Mother Company and how they achieve a work-life balance as busy Mompreneurs.

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Zach Wahls & “My Two Moms”

Zach Wahls electrified the internet with a three minute YouTube video. It was a recording of Zach, testifying in front of the Iowa House Judiciary Committee on behalf of full marriage equality. His book “My Two Moms” takes a personal look at what it’s like to be raised by two beloved mothers.

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Teaching Manners to Kids

Did misbehavior drive you nuts over the Holidays? Many of our children clearly revealed their need for a little manners tune-up! Check-out what kinds of manners our 3-6 year-olds are capable of learning from Sheryl Eberly, author of “365 Manners Kids Should Know”.