Parenting

Conversation with a Step Mom

Parenting

by Beccastone Editorial

Janice, 55-year old ex-stepmom to 2 children (grade school, teens) from a previous marriage and current stepmom to 3 children (middle school, college). In both cases, the children had/have a regular visitation schedule with their dads.

Q: You have established and maintained close relationships with all your stepchildren, including the ones whose father is no longer …

Conversation with an Interracial Family

Parenting

by joshua@remotesocial.com

Conversation with Leslie Lewis, a former teacher and mother of two adult children, a son, 32, and a daughter, 23. Leslie lives in Washington, D.C., is Jewish, and is married to an attorney who is black.

Q: How long have you been married?
A: I first met my husband in 1970 when we were both in college.. …

Conversation with a Working Mom

Parenting

by Beccastone Editorial

Beccastone talks to Marsha R., Washington, D.C., married, mother of three (2 girls, 17 and 14, and a boy, 8); business school graduate and senior executive at an international banking organization.

Q: What do you find most challenging about being a working mom?
A: There are lots of challenges, and this may sound trivial, but one of …

“I’m Hungry!”— After-school Snacks

Parenting

by Beccastone Editorial

When our children come home from school, often they are hungry before it’s dinner time. Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RDN, CDE is founder of SuperKidsNutrition.com, where she helps grow healthy families and communities through national partnerships. She talks with Beccastone about leftovers as after-school snacks, recipes for our children and different nutritional needs for boys and boys.

What are …

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