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|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on September 19, 2013 at 5:20 AM||comments (0)|
The world has been watching the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's journey into parenthood and eagerly awaiting to find out what kind of Nanny they would hire for their first born, the 3rd in line to the throne, born in the land of the Nannies to a family whom have hired Nannies for generations. We waited eagerly to find out what kind of Nanny they would hire and I am sure most assumed they would ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on August 1, 2013 at 3:50 AM||comments (0)|
Five years ago, on a Saturday afternoon, I received a call from a NYC Mom of infant twins in tears. She has been on maternity leave for 18 months working with her Nanny looking after her twin girls who were born prematurely, only to have her suddenly leave the day she went back to work. The Mom said she cannot afford to take more time off and need a Nanny to start on Monday. I thought of two applicants for her right ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on July 31, 2013 at 4:05 AM||comments (0)|
Did you know working mothers are now the sole breadwinners for 40% of US families? This is a dramatic cultural shift brought about by a record number of married women out-earning their husbands and more women bringing up children alone.
The number of "breadwinner moms" has soared in the past five decades, up from just 11% in 1960, according to an analysis of US census dat...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on July 28, 2013 at 9:25 AM||comments (0)|
Six years ago, I had a dream, just like Martin Luther as he said in one of his speeches :
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, bu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on May 28, 2013 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
Elisabeth Rohm, Actress, Author and Activist with her daughter Easton
Growing up, I imagined when it came to the time I decided to have a baby, nature will take its course and a baby will simply just pop out 9 months later. However, it was not meant to be as my first pregnancy ended in a c...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on April 30, 2013 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
When I was 5 years old, and my sister 3 and my brother just 1, BOTH my parents moved to England, UK, leaving us in Sri Lanka with relatives and Nannies. During the five years my parents were away, 2 of us were hospitalized at 2 different hospitals. We were without either parents and we were just fine! When I became a Mom myself this is when I asked my Mom how she could leave her babies and go. Her response was...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on April 23, 2013 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on April 15, 2013 at 10:40 AM||comments (0)|
Now that I got your attention with the headline, please read through my analysis on the disparity in post partum care in the US versus other countries:)
Home visits after childbirth by health-care professionals are provided in all northern and western European countries.
FRANCE : Slate writer Claire Lundberg lives in France, and rec...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on April 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM||comments (0)|
It is a gross misrepresentation of facts to claim an individual can be checked out ONLINE!
Hiring a trusted caregiver for your child in the United States can be one of the most daunting parenting tasks. In a market driven by referrals, it is very common for parents to hire someone recommended by a friend, a neighbor, a co-worker or a doorman. Parents are also tempted by the low cost online Nanny ag...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on March 21, 2013 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Mom to Moms is always on the look out for amazing Moms and Dads who seem to juggle parenting with a demanding career, actively get involved in the local community, follow their interests outside of their family life and career and still make time to be hands on with raising a child - in the most fast paced town in the world - New York City:D We are proud to have interviewedRead Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on December 11, 2012 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
At a recent cocktail party for parents of my 6 year old twins, a Dad of two sons, explained how different his two sons are. He said the environment has remained the same when the younger son was born and both boys live with both parents and nothing has changed in their approach to parenting with the second son, but he said they are as different as light and day. So, I asked him, how does he explain the differences and he said 'Nature and Nurture'. I also shared with him that I am tryin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on November 14, 2012 at 12:45 PM||comments (0)|
When 'The Moms' sent me an invite to attend 'Annie' on Broadway, I was thrilled to bits as it is a childhood favourite of mine and my 6 year old twin boys who were so very excited. Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and th...Read Full Post »
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on November 7, 2012 at 12:10 PM||comments (0)|
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What did Mothers Day mean to you? Did you get what you expected? When I was growing up, Mothers Day did not exist. I was brought up to show respect and appreciation to my Mother every minute, every day, although it does not mean I di...
|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on February 22, 2012 at 8:45 AM||comments (0)|
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|Posted by mumtomumsadvisor on January 25, 2012 at 11:10 PM||comments (0)|
Is your toddler ready for Kindergarten? In Manhattan, a parent has a wide range of options - public/private or gifted and talented? So, you moved to a great neighborhood years ago assuming since you are zoned to the best schools, your child would get one? Not quite so, getting a Kindergarten spot involves a process, like everything ...Read Full Post »