Posts in category "Go to Mommy"

The hide and seek game no parent wants to play

The hide and seek game no parent wants to play
Before I became a parent, I had so many opinions on what parents should and shouldn’t do, and what I’d make sure I always did once I became a mom. Over the last two and a half years, my perception has changed completely. I guess that’s why people don’t like to take advice from people... Read more »

Graco announces largest seat recall in American history

Graco announces largest seat recall in American history
Today, Fox News Chicago (among other media outlets) reported that one of the most popular brands in baby gear has recalled 1.9 million infant seats after previously recalling more than 4 million toddler seats earlier this year. Apparently several of Graco Childrens Products’ infant seat models are having similar issues with the buckles jamming, making... Read more »

No child left behind....in a hot car

No child left behind....in a hot car
Each summer, we begin to hear stories about small children dying from heat strokes after being left in hot cars by parents or other relatives. In most of these cases, the adult claims to have forgotten the child was traveling with them. I can’t say that I don’t believe at least some of them are... Read more »
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I've never met a toddler whose hair is always on point....

I've never met a toddler whose hair is always on point....
Sooo, the world is still buzzing about Blue Ivy Carter and her hair care regime, or lack thereof as some people claim. What bothers me the most about this, more than the fact that it’s none of our business, is that I’ve never seen a toddler who always, always always has her hair freshly combed.... Read more »

The bitter moms who steal Father's Day....

The bitter moms who steal Father's Day....
Here we are in the month of June, where there’s a special day to honor the male parent in our lives who who often receive a lot less credit, and way more bashing than us moms. Now, of course there are a few guys who don’t deserve the title of being a dad simply because... Read more »

The tiger formerly known as Mr. Rogers, Care Bears and more blasts from the past

The tiger formerly known as Mr. Rogers, Care Bears and more blasts from the past
As a child, I remember sitting in front of the television each day to tune in to an episode of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. The ever-so-friendly guy with the monotone voice and closet full of sweaters captivated my attention with his daily routine. He started each show with the “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” song while... Read more »
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Letters to a new mom: all advice isn't good for you...

Dear New Mom, First and foremost, I must say congratulations and welcome to the wonderful world of motherhood. While it’s not always all bells and whistles, it’s the most amazing role you can ever take on. I’m sure by now you know that there’s nothing anyone could have told you, or warned you about to... Read more »

Generation Z: The Making of Materialistic Monsters?

We live in a world where children aren’t quite how they used to be, how we were when growing up. I’m sure our parents, and their parents before them had the same to say about our generations. I’ve read many articles and even seen insights that suggest that us, the millenials, have a false sense... Read more »

Are public school systems setting minority students up for failure?

Are public school systems setting minority students up for failure?
The media is buzzing about the recently released findings from the U.S. Department of Educations’ 2011-2012 Civil Rights Data Collection survey. Based on the results, it appears that not only are minority students more likely to be expelled/suspended than their general market counterparts, but are also more prone to receive inexperienced and less dedicated teachers.... Read more »
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Black mothers are...

Black mothers are...
I read an article today on Huffington Post titled, “Black Mothers Are The Worst?,” it’s title came from the author typing “Black mothers are” into the Google search engine and coming up with “Black mothers are the worst” and “Black mothers are abusive,” as the top two search results. Of course out of curiosity, I... Read more »