Generational Profiles of the Mobile Woman: A BlogHer Infographic

When BlogHer conducted our first Women & Consumer Electronics Study in 2012, we found that mobile devices were nipping at the heels of our beloved computers as our most can't-live-without technology tool. Just one year later, that transition is a fait accompli, with mobile device ownership ubiquitous, and most women favoring that device over any other....more
This is good to know, for both personal and business reference. It's amazing how quickly ... more

Why My Seven-Year-Old Doesn't Make a List for Santa

It's that time, again. Christmas time. It's the time of the year when other parents and kids start introducing my children to the proverbial Santa's gift list. Of course, my kids don't know what anyone is talking about, because my kids do not write out a wish list for Santa. Once or twice my son asked me about it, and I just told him that he does not need to ask Santa for gifts -- Santa is all-knowing and aware of what all kids like. ...more
"I don't use Santa's name to get my kids to behave; I use God's influence for that." Very well ... more

When They No Longer Believe

"Mom, there's something I have to tell you..." Says my fourth grade son, very seriously, today after school. The deep breath and pursed lips told me this was going to be big. “I know you put my presents under the tree.” “What are you talking about? We don’t even have a tree yet.” “At Christmas, before, I know you’re the one that puts my presents under the tree. Matthew said.”...more
It's bittersweet. My oldest is in fourth grade and he too already knows we do it all. He's even ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your November Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily November NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
I'm not sure if I'm supposed to link my daily posts? Either way, I'm writing for two blogs, my ... more

Should I Look Over My Kid's Homework?

Dear Mouthy Housewives, My son just started 5th grade and I noticed that when I check his homework, he is making many more mistakes. Should I be correcting them? I feel like if I say "look at number 8 again" that signals to him that there's a problem. Isn’t that like cheating?...more
I agree with some parts. I do feel that I shouldn't be doing my child's homework, but if I see ... more