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Mom's best advice

In honor of Mother's Day, here are some thoughts that our moms have shared with us over time, to help us become better individuals - and hence better mothers, wives, sisters, daughter-in-laws etc.

So here's some precious advice that you all kindly shared -

'Never judge the action of other people or their children because you dont know when you may be in the same situation'

Akanksha…
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Added by NewportMommy on May 11, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Handwriting or Keyboarding?

In the world of emails, digital research, texting and typing, research debates the importance of handwriting versus teaching keyboarding. I recently read a blog post that posed this question: Do we really need to teach elementary age children handwriting, or should we focus more on keyboarding so that children have the computer literacy skills they will need?

I felt it necessary to respond then and I will share my belief here; handwriting and writing skills should…

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Added by Stevens Cooperative School on March 26, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments

How does SHE lose weight so fast?

From Nagina at MasalaBody.com

Dear Newport Mommies,

So irritating! After my first pregnancy, I still carried an extra 12 pounds a few months after. A few moms that had…

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Added by Nagina Abdullah on March 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Are Chores a Chore?

As Head of School at Stevens Cooperative, recently families have asked me my thoughts on if, when, what and how they should give household chores to their child(ren). My answer is yes! Household chores are a great way to teach responsibility, collaboration and how families care for one another and their homes. It also gives families an opportunity to have discussions about values and what's important to them. An…

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Added by Stevens Cooperative School on March 10, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments

Thinking of Returning to the Workforce?

Its the time of the year when companies start hiring - so gear up to take advantage of the time.

A few opportunities that I highly recommend as an HR professional:

- Join Mom Corps University - MomCorps is a prominent staffing and placement firm for Moms and has recently started an online portal through which you can avail of interview coaching,…

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Added by NewportMommy on March 6, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

How do I lose my pregnancy weight around my tummy area?

From Nagina at Masalabody.com

 

Newport Mommies – I received a huge response from you when I posted here last week. To answer your questions, I'm planning to do a Q&A post here regularly, starting with today. Send in any other questions you have to me right away so I can answer them.

 

Sign up for my email list at www.masalabody.com to receive more tips and recipes directly to your…

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Added by Nagina Abdullah on December 2, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Homework: The Debate Continues - By Jill Singleton, Head of School

Homework: The Debate Continues

Ask three educators whether they think homework is a valuable tool for promoting academic…

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Added by All Saints Episcopal Day School on November 27, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

Choosing the Right Preschool For Your Child: A Parent's Perspective

Choosing the pre school that’s right for your child can be a nerve-wracking affair, especially when it’s your first time. This decision is intensely personal and may even differ for each child in your family. Some steps you can take to ease the process are:

  1. List your priorities:…
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Added by Schools 'N More on November 22, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments

I thought I would never lose my pregnancy weight

I'm a busy working mother that lost 40 pounds and now feel so much more energy and strength.

 

While I was pregnant with my son, I questioned if I would ever be able to lose the weight I was putting on.

 

Once I gave birth to my son, I had put on over 40 pounds, and the thought of being able to button my old jeans up over my expanded stomach seemed almost impossible. I didn't want my stomach to stick out every time I wore a  going…

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Added by Nagina Abdullah on November 17, 2013 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Don't Let-go this Wonderful Work of Art (Reviewing Lego Art Exhibit in NYC)

My nephews, 6 and 9, started building with Lego some four years ago. They started and never let it go. Till date, their eyes sparkle at the sight of Lego. Some new Lego on the block, is always on their wish-list, and all their earned points at home go towards procuring more Lego sets. Their house is full of the most outlandish Lego creatures, which the boys nurture with utmost possessiveness. Afterall those multi limbed rocket…

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Added by Nidhi Thakur on November 11, 2013 at 11:24pm — 1 Comment

Small but Mighty- The Beauty of Small Schools

Jill Singleton

Head of School

All Saints Episcopal Day School

 

Those of us lucky enough to lead small schools often refer to the “magic” or “enchantment” of school schools.  I am always inspired when I attend the Small Schools Conference in Falmouth, Massachusetts.  Over the course of three days, heads of small schools from around the country are able to share stories and recharge our excitement about our unique school communities.  While many small schools are…

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Added by All Saints Episcopal Day School on November 11, 2013 at 4:33pm — 1 Comment

Fun and free events by the Department of Recreation

Mark your calendars for some free or subsidized events by the Department of Recreation- Our thanks to Mayor Steven Fulop.…

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Added by NewportMommy on September 6, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Teaching Math and making your child love it.

I am not a blogger but I definitely like paying forward – Think I will begin with sharing what I experience every day as a parent – the desire to instill the love of Math in my 5 year old Montessori schooled, independence loving kid.

 

I am sure a lot of you will relate to the feeling of fearing…

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Added by NewportMommy on September 6, 2013 at 4:07pm — 4 Comments

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