For the first half of Spring Break the boys and I chose to visit Marco Island Florida. As a bit of a back up, I usually allow them to bring their Playstation - with limited playtime for evennings when we’re winding down or....
During a particular tough day to-
wards the end of my pregnancy,
I sent my husband the follwing
text message: "I don't want to cloth
diaper at all." Then I realized, that
in my sweaty, swollen, cranky
whale state, I'd actually sent the
I find them everywhere.
In the creases of Baby Dude’s neck.
Stuck to the front of my shirt.
Tickling my arms and elbows.
On Baby Dude’s changing table.
On my pillow.
What you may ask? Strands of
Lots. Of. Them.
As a nursing mom, the article 25
Historical Images That Normalize
Breastfeeding resonated with me.
The photos depict nursing mothers
before breastfeeding in public was
considered scandalous, offensive
or weird. None of the surrounding
folks scowled at the mothers and
babies. No one gawked, pointed or
ridiculed. The mothers’ faces aren’t
flushed with embarrassment or
hidden in shame. The moms weren’t
judged as obtrusive or insolent.
They were simply captured feeding
their hungry children.
Celebrity Chef Maxcel Hardy
talks nutrition, a new cookbook
and bringing the culinary arts to
inner city schools.
“When I was in high school I saw
a lot of students come to school malnourished. It’s right in our back-
yard. I find it amazing that we live in the
richest country and this is happening.
'One Chef Can 86 Hunger' aims to
raise funds to get into the inner cities
and let people know what we can do."
NEW YORK — The 2014
American International Toy
Fair this week ushered in a
collection of the hottest toys
due out this year — from a
Siri-like teddy bear and an
augmented reality bedtime
story to a board game
that teaches coding to pre-
schoolers — but scattered
within the shiny and new is
the bizarre and wacky.
Annie is an upcoming American musical
comedy-drama film directed by Will Gluck
and produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith. It
stars Quvenzhané Wallis in the title role
and Jamie Foxx in the role of Will Stacks,
an update of the character Daddy Warbucks.
It is a contemporary adaptation of the musical
of the same name, which in turn is based upon
the 1924 comic strip Little Orphan Annie by
Harold Gray. This is the third film adaptation
after the 1982 theatrical film and the 1999
made-for-television film. It began production
in August 2013 and will be released on
December 19, 2014.