Long gone are the days when kids got off the school bus and played outside until Mom called, Dinner! Whether you work from home, outside the home or are your household’s CEO—moms are very busy these days—and so are our kids. Today’s children have numerous after-school activities, and parents must coordinate these in what I call [...]
As an elementary school teacher, at the beginning of each school year, I’m always hopeful that parents will take an interest in their child’s schooling. I hope they’ll come to Orientation Day and introduce themselves to me, or send a note that tells me just a little bit about their child. Small actions like these [...]
Have parents succumbed to the same pressure as schools—to push students to get good grades and test scores at all costs? A Time magazine editorial suggests that while more and more parents are paying kids for good grades, they may want to think twice before pulling out their wallets. Fundamentally, writer Suzanna De Baca asserts, [...]
Every mom knows that back to school is an exciting and expensive time of year. Books, clothes, supplies, and fees can add up to quite a hefty sum. This infographic from Parenting.com and Citi’s Women & Co. offers an interesting breakdown of moms’ back to school spending habits across the country. It’s especially great to [...]
Who says guys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses? This fantastic how-to video gives you easy tips for looking fab in your glasses. It’s the perfect back to school makeup tutorial (and these looks work just as well without glasses too!). For more fantastic MamiTV videos and content, visit Mamiverse!
Seventeen of the eighteen states that have enacted a state sales tax holiday have held theirs over the past few weeks; Texas has it slated for the weekend of August 17-19. Are you kicking yourself because you missed your window of opportunity to save on back to school supplies? Don’t! Tax-free sales weeks are not [...]