“We call our little girls bossy. Go to a playground: Little girls get called ‘bossy’ all the time, a word that’s almost never used for boys. And that leads directly to the problems women face in the workforce. When a man does a good job, everyone says, ‘That’s great.’ When a woman does [...]
Earth Day is a chance to show you care, as Tweens should—about our environment If you’ve known me for an hour, you probably know that all things earth and environmental are dear to me. Hence the tacky yet true story of my getting married on Earth Day to an environmental engineer—it’s totally true! [...]
Mother’s Day, 2009—My husband is in Maryland visiting his very ill grandmother. My toddler is with my mother. Our plans for brunch were canceled. I’m in the emergency room of the local children’s hospital with my tween Maddy. The pediatrician had called an hour earlier to follow up on our visit to her [...]
As children go through the tween years—between the ages of 7 and 12—the Easter bunny’s job gets harder and harder. Pre-packaged baskets just don’t cut it any more. They aren’t unique in any way and that’s PRECISELY what a tween is looking for in just about anything. Everything needs to ‘scream’ their personality. A more [...]
Carlie Rae Jepsen’s smash hit Call Me Maybe has spawned numerous cover versions and spoofs. This version sung by Traci L. for the Hotel Transylvania movie is sure to be a hit with moms and kids alike. For more fantastic MamiTV videos and content, visit Mamiverse! Read Related: Adult Music Your Kids Will Love Too!
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We love that this creative little girl is into crafts and recycling. This video gives easy step-by-step instructions for making a fabulous soda can tab bracelet. Once you’ve mastered the technique, you can move on to belts, rings, and brooches—the sky’s the limit. For more fantastic MamiTV videos and content, visit Mamiverse!
For most of us, sex is a private act. We probably cringe at the thought of anyone witnessing those moments in which we are totally vulnerable and responding to our most primal instincts. This is particularly true when it comes to our children catching us “in the act.” What should you do when your children [...]