June 24, 2017

The One Part of the Hilary Rosen Mom Debate I Take Issue With

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By Julie Samrick Every so often the temperature spikes on the issue of working outside the home mothers versus stay-at-home moms.  Last week the topic was brought up once more when DNC advisor Hilary Rosen said Ann Romney,”has never worked a day in her life.”  I’ve mostly heard people defend stay-at-home moms since the conversation… Read more

Mom’s Job Description

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by Ann Van De Water My college alumnae directory editor has contacted me through postcards and email three times to update my personal information.  I filled out most of the form, but have not finished.  What’s holding me back?  I am trying to come up with something better than “homemaker,” which is what I put down… Read more

The Dr. Laura Interview is Here

Julie Samrick Live Interview on Dr. Laura Schlessinger

As of November, 2011, Kid Focused is a regular contributor on DrLaura.com. Scroll to her “Stay At Home” section to see our latest posts… First, how it all started…From last June…. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in to my Dr. Laura radio interview, it is clickable below in its entirety. What a… Read more

The Importance of Support Groups

By the time I had my fourth child I had outgrown my mothers’ club, the same mothers’ club that quickly became my lifeline when we first moved to this area eight years ago. My involvement in it mostly consisted…Read more about support groups at Sacramento Parent