GC4W Motherhood News & Advice

How to Teach Your Child to Love Reading

By: Abby Freireich and Brian Platzer The pressure you feel about your children’s reading is wholly understandable. Pediatricians and educators are constantly telling parents to prize literary skills. And with good reason: Early reading has been associated with a host of positive outcomes, not only academic, but social and emotional, too. So when kids falter as readers, parents often feel…

10 Kid-Friendly Movies to Watch During Black History Month

By: Betsy Bozdech of Common Sense Media Race, like many other big issues, is something that comes up again and again in movies, from inspiring stories about unforgettable leaders to wrenching documentaries about civil rights. Whatever your family’s racial background, you can use movies like the ones below to begin or continue conversations about race. Movies can help underline key messages like…

Yoga Benefits Are Endless For New and Expectant Mothers

By Rachael Coopes From the moment a woman finds out that they are pregnant they arrive on a new, foreign battlefield. Long before the ‘terrible twos’ and ratbag teenage years, there is a smorgasbord of emotions and challenges new and expectant mothers must face with warrior strength. Like the mythological yoga heroes that have gone before them, pregnant women need to…

Self-Care Ideas For Valentine’s Day: You Deserve Every Ounce Of Love!

By: Christy Piña With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, the fact that February 14 is just another day may slip your mind, thanks to all the hype surrounding the “most romantic day of the year.” While some may consider V-Day a day to plan the most romantic evening of the year for their SO, others use that mid-February day to focus…