Working Mother: 25 Working Moms Who Ruled The Oscars

by Vivian Manning-Schaffel


Whether working the red carpet, claiming their statue or simply sitting up front and center to support their kids, the 2014 Academy Awards proved, without doubt, to be the year of the mom! Here are 10 working mothers sure to be the talk of the town this week.

Edited by by Vivian Manning-Schaffel


Working Mother: 25 Mothers of Reinvention

by Vivian Manning-Schaffel


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It takes a lot of gumption to revise and revamp yourself professionally, especially if you’re in the throes of (or anticipating) motherhood. To inspire all moms who dream about reinventing themselves in 2014, we spotlight these hard-working women who went for it—and reaped the benefits!

Edited by by Vivian Manning-Schaffel


Brain, Mother

by Vivian Manning-Schaffel


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A Field Guide To Urban Early Literacy

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 New York provides abundant opportunities for your child’s burgeoning synapses to string letters into words like popcorn onto a garland. Early readers are constantly faced with an onslaught of linguistic stimuli; a seemingly infinite barrage of letters and numbers swoosh by as inky shadows through transient subway platforms. But for the parents or caregivers of these fired up young minds, urban life can require a refined hair-trigger creativity when it comes to definitions.