Where I’ve Been

It's been a busy few days. Last week I went out of town and then returned to pages and pages of unanswered emails, thus the slow down in posts on Mommy Too! However, I have been blogging about social media and mom blogging over at my personal blog, Jennifer James. I decided on a whim… Continue reading Where I’ve Been

books, news, reading, women

Edwidge Danticat Wins Genius Grant

I always love when the MacArthur Foundation Fellows are announced each year. It's probable that I will never be gifted with such a prized honor, but reading the work and accomplishments of those who do win gives me the extra push to continue working as creatively and diligently as I can doing the work that… Continue reading Edwidge Danticat Wins Genius Grant

children, news, Parenting

Calling All Proud Parents With Cute Kids

Well, it's that time again. Gap's annual nationwide casting call for babies and kids is now underway in search of the next faces for babyGap and GapKids. And to make the casting call even more exciting Gap has partnered with to offer great prizes and even more chances to win with its first-ever America's… Continue reading Calling All Proud Parents With Cute Kids

babies, news, nutrition, toddler health, toddlers

YoBaby Turns 10 — You’re Kidding Me!

When I hear things like "YoBaby Turns 10" I am reminded how old my daughters are now. Sometimes I ache for the days when they were younger with chubby thighs and pudgy cheeks. Now they're 11 and 8 and aren't babies anymore. Sigh. I'm starting to fret about college these days instead of trying to… Continue reading YoBaby Turns 10 — You’re Kidding Me!

health, news

Easy Breathing Tips for the Fall for Allergy Sufferers

I didn't know allergies were such a big problem in the fall, but apparently they are. I thought allergies were just a springtime nuisance, but ragweed is known to give people fits during the autumn months. practitioner, Dr. Wahl, DAc, LAc, CH, is a Doctor of Acupuncture and herbalist who specializes in the treatment… Continue reading Easy Breathing Tips for the Fall for Allergy Sufferers

babies, children, demographics, education, families, history, in the news, news, research

Is Your Baby Racist?

Just as some believe we are on the cusp of turning the corner to a post-racial society a new study comes out to negate those lofty dreams. A study conducted at the University of Texas at Austin and written about in this week's Newsweek in Nurture Shock: Is Your Baby Racist? says children as young… Continue reading Is Your Baby Racist?

children, hair care, news

Just for Me! Fosters Child Protection

Soft & Beautiful's Just for Me!, the leading brand of hair care for black girls, is continuing their Milk and Cookies promotion in Baltimore and Atlanta this month. At participating Walgreens, Just for Me! will have tents set up where your children can enjoy milk and cookies and also receive a kid ID card with… Continue reading Just for Me! Fosters Child Protection