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Unequal Protection for Youth Sports

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My 10-year-old son Drew suffered a concussion this year. It was a freak accident when he was snowboarding - and he WAS wearing a helmet. This experience made me much more aware of the growing problem of concussions in youth sport.

Posted on 07/01/2015 | Continue Reading

Blog in Your Voice and Be Your Brand


I've known Beth for many years now, and some of my fondest memories blogging are because of her and/or her role as the owner of Role Mommy. And yet she's another virtual friend who I have yet to meet in person. While I attended many exclusive live events and gained from online opportunities, Beth and I connected more deeply because we both have PR (public relations) background and we're writers (authors) at heart. Beth was actually instrumental in my getting featured on Fox News during the first months transitioning out of business blogging and into mom blogging.

Posted on 04/08/2015 | Continue Reading

Five Tips to Encourage Your Fashion Designer-in-the-Making

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Various TV shows and access to the Internet have made fashion one of the most desirable industries to pursue a career and the talent who are entering the field are showing an interest at younger ages. Deyrmenjian provides tips on ways parents can grow their aspiring designer passions.

Posted on 04/04/2014 | Continue Reading

Top 10 Family Night Activities

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I overheard my son talking to a friend the other day about our family game nights. The other kid asked, "What's that?" I told my son later I had overheard the conversation, and I really liked his patient response to his friend who really didn't understand the concept of a family getting together to enjoy each other's time.

Posted on 02/04/2014 | Continue Reading

How To Celebrate The Holidays As A Singleton (Or With Your Ex)


The holidays can be the most stressful time of the year, and unfortunately a time that no one will admit to being this way because they're also supposed to be the best time of the year for most. Not many people will admit they're struggling at this time of year but if you are spending your first Christmas holidays as a singleton it can be hard to know how to work things out.

Posted on 11/25/2013 | Continue Reading

Peer Pressure Impacts Parents Too


We all warn our kids about peer pressure. Sadly, we parents don't always take our own advice to heart. Somewhere inside every parent is a 16-year-old who wants her friends to think she has it all together. If you have a teen that pulls good grades, excels in sports and goes on mission trips to third world countries during spring break, you have done well. If you have a teen that gets a lip piercing, sings for a grunge band and spends as little time as possible at school, you have, well, obviously created a flawed human being.

Posted on 11/18/2013 | Continue Reading

10 Things Every Girl in Her 20s Should Own


The 10 Things Every Girl in Her 20s Should Own...Advice for your daughters, nieces, or even yourself!

Posted on 10/03/2013 | Continue Reading

Why You Shouldn't Tell Your Children to Make Good Choices


You've heard it over and over. If you're like me, you've probably even found yourself saying it from time to time. It's a refrain that just about any children living today have heard from their parents: "Make good choices!" It's usually accompanied by a smile or assertive nod as the children rush out the door to catch the school bus or participate in any activity that will not involve the parents' supervision.

Posted on 09/30/2013 | Continue Reading

5 Ways to Teach Your Children to Love the Outdoors


In an increasingly technological world, children spend more time glued to computers, video games and social media. There's a growing disconnect between children and the natural world, and it continues to increase. Fond memories of building forts in the woods, swimming in lakes, and star gazing on the grass have been replaced by florescent-lit classrooms and glaring screens of computers. It's important that we teach children to appreciate and interact with nature and the outdoors, especially while they are still young. Free-play outdoors will benefit their health and will peak their creativity and curiosity about the natural world they live in, an interest that could grow into an attitude of life-long learning that will benefit them for many years. Playing outdoors is also a great way to teach children how to relieve stress and stay active. Here are some ideas on how to teach your children to love the outdoors.

Posted on 01/14/2013 | Continue Reading

Take Back the Kitchen with Alma Schneider


Here's a banana bread with a sweet and salty twist, perfect for cold wintery days ahead! Banana Bread with Salted Caramel Topping : Dry Ingredients: 1 cup White Flour 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour (if you don't have ,...

Posted on 11/07/2012 | Continue Reading

5 Goodies Kids Should Avoid to Maintain a Healthy Set of Teeth

Parents want nothing less than the best for their kids. They do not want their kids to make the same mistakes that they did when they were younger. Parents get monstrous when another kid in school hits their baby. They curse the first boy that broke their little girl's heart. The list goes on, and that list includes having healthy, if not perfect set of teeth. Hence, parents resort to different tactics for how to make their five-year-olds brush their teeth before bedtime, to avoid eating candies, and to find trips to the dentist enjoyable-- the last one being the hardest among kids of all ages or people of all generations.

Posted on 09/10/2012 | Continue Reading

Ford Cars Amazing Innovations


Connect with Your Teens founder Jennifer Wagner went on assignment for Role Mommy at Ford Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, where she got the inside scoop on all the amazing innovations headed our way from Ford

Posted on 07/07/2011 | Continue Reading

Is Your Daughter Ready for Summer?


Guest contributor and Bonding over Beauty Author Erika Katz shares tips all moms should know to prepare their tween daughters for summer... With the summer months approaching us, it is time to clean the closets and pull out those great...

Posted on 06/25/2011 | Continue Reading

Denise Jonas Chats with Role Mommy

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NYC Single Mom Linda Grant and her daughter get to meet pop superstar Nick Jonas and his amazing mom Denise... Ever wonder what it's like to be the mom of one the most famous groups in the world? Well, I...

Posted on 06/14/2011 | Continue Reading

Fun Games to Keep Your Kids Occupied on Rainy Days


Connect with Your Teens editor Jennifer Wagner offers some great options for your kids when rainy summer days keep them inside... Ages 5-7 and up Zhu Zhu Princess: Carriages and Castles - A new game in the Zhu Zhu line...

Posted on 06/11/2011 | Continue Reading

Summer Safety for Kids

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Ross Ellis, founder of Love Our Children USA shares important tips for keeping your kids safe this summer... Summer is a time for school classrooms and hallways to empty and the awaited anticipation of our children's fun and play time....

Posted on 06/06/2011 | Continue Reading

Mothers Day: The Gift that Keeps on Giving


Guest contributor and author Libby Gill shares the Gifts she Cherishes Most from her Children With Mother's Day upon us, I can't help but reflect on the handprint paintings and paper towel roses I've received over the years. Though I'm...

Posted on 04/29/2011 | Continue Reading

The Real Cost of College: Interpreting Financial Aid Award Letters

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Introducing a new contributor to Role Mommy, certified education consultant and college admissions guru, Carolyn Cohen who shares the inside track on admissions and financial aid...

Posted on 04/15/2011 | Continue Reading

Six Tips for Forgiving Yourself


Role Mommy guest contributor and motivational coach Libby Gill reveals that sometimes, the hardest person to forgive is ourselves. Have you ever noticed that while you're perfectly willing to forgive other people for their shortcomings, giving yourself the same consideration...

Posted on 03/21/2011 | Continue Reading

How to Draw a Comic Strip

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Bob Weber, Jr. draws pictures for a living. He draws the children's comic, "Slylock Fox and Comics For Kids," and he also writes the jokes for the daily strip, "Oh, Brother!" Role Mommy asked Bob Weber, Jr. to share his advice and best practices with any budding cartoonists out there, and this is what he had to say

Posted on 03/08/2011 | Continue Reading

Older Entries

02/03/2011: Celiac Disease: Your Questions Answered

12/20/2010: Jessica Alba Interview "Little Fockers"

12/16/2010: 3 Tips for Avoiding Weight Gain Over the Holidays

11/12/2010: Tips for Easing the Transition Back-to-School Online

10/18/2010: Money Matters by Susan Hirshman

10/18/2010: 10 Tips for a Green Halloween

10/12/2010: Five Ways to Create and Manifest Positive Change

09/27/2010: Money Matters from the Author of Does This Make My Assets Look Fat

09/02/2010: Donating Pre-Loved Stuffed Animals

07/31/2010: Keeping Kids Occupied with Mind Games

07/22/2010: Give Your Toddler A Job by Wendy Toone

07/15/2010: The Waiting Game: Tips to Keep Kids Busy

07/01/2010: Avoiding the Summer Reading Slump

06/27/2010: Teaching Kids How To Surf

06/20/2010: Are Crunches Making You Fat?

06/18/2010: 10 Things I Learned When I Became a Father: Guest Post Corner

05/31/2010: Hawaii Family Vacation Tips

01/14/2010: The 02 Diet with Guest Contributor Keri Glassman

10/06/2009: Guest Post Corner: Sissy Biggers

09/29/2009: Guest Post Corner: Author & Dad Barack Levin

09/18/2009: Guest Post: How to Write Your Own Life Story

09/10/2009: Introducing The Guest Post Corner

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