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No Kids Allowed: Is the ''The Brat Ban'' Good For Business?

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On July 16, McDain’s Restaurant in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, made headlines when the management banned children under 6 from dining at the establishment. Owner of the casual bistro, Mike Vuick, sent an email to his customers, which read:…
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Latina Optimism Can Save America

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My family and I were recently driving past a row of stately homes on the Connecticut shore. Now and then, my husband and I would comment on the architectural details we liked, like eaves, fish scale shingles, and fairy-tale turrets. In the…
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Mother-Daughter Relationships and Spirituality

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I am not a mother. But as my own mom slips inexorably into the oblivion that is Alzheimer’s Dementia the opportunities are rife for me to consider motherhood from the perspective of daughter. Through my blog about caring for my mother,…
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Should You Stay at Home or Go Back to Work Post Baby?

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Exclusive excerpt from The REAL COST of LIVING (Perigee/Penguin) by Carmen Wong Ulrich. Weighing the costs of staying at home vs. going back to work should be personal. Weigh your sanity and happiness against and alongside the financial…
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A Super Woman's Worth: Alexis Tirado

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This is the first in a series of stories on Daughters We Love. If you would like to nominate a daughter you love to be featured on Mamiverse, tell us about her. Alicia Keys sought to hire a special someone with spunk, who was also smooth…
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A Guide for Single Moms Raising Boys

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I'm a single mom to a ten-year-old boy. My son’s father is one of those “fun” dads that kids see mostly on the weekends- you know, the kind who is really great at playing video games and teaching the kid to beat-box, but not so great…