Earlier this month we had the privilege of interviewing Lindsay Kellar-Madsen, author of The Lovely Haze of Baby Daysand to participate in her virtual book tour. We loved The Lovely Haze of Baby Daysbecause it felt like an honest take on early motherhood. It was such a treat to get to speak with Lindsay to learn more about the process for her.
It is winter outside and we are still in the mists of lockdown #3 in the UK. With so many people stuck inside with their little ones, we've decided to start this series of craft and cooking ideas to keep you and the kiddos entertained.
Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorful illustrated portraits of real women who have made historical impact on the world. Illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and words by Emily Kleinman introduce children to these important people in history with images that are fun for youngsters and also realistic. The Board Book Set includes 4 mini board books (Pioneers, Artists, Leaders, and Activists.)
With protests over the violent deaths of black Americans dominating the news, it’s understandable that many kids are feeling scared, confused or angry about the situation. How can parents, many of whom are struggling themselves, help children process what they’re seeing and manage their feelings?
There’s no one right answer. That said, there are a few guidelines parents can keep in mind to help kids deal with troubling news about race and violence.
Becoming a parent is a radical experience, almost overnight people go from being non-parents to parents and undergo a seismic identity shift. Not only have they seen their selves merged into another self in the creation of their children – and hopefully into an enduring relationship – but they have also seen their sense of self revised by the appearance of offspring in the taking on of a new role/identity – that of parent.