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The Mom Vivant

Wow, is this a worthwhile article. We Moms are on the front lines of the dance around technology. Yes, technology is a boon in many ways. I love that I can google a recipe for dinner and that I can actually read my son's research paper if he has done [...]

2012-05-23T15:40:28+00:00May 23, 2012|The Mom Vivant|0 Comments

Must read for kids!

The following are excerpts from a piece in the Washington Post about Eric Schmidt's graduation speech at Boston University. They might be worth mentioning to your kids at the dinner table. Could be an interesting conversation. ●Among those who text, girls ages 14 to 17 sent a median of 100 [...]

2012-05-23T15:01:10+00:00May 23, 2012|Civics for Kids|0 Comments

Easy is good at this time of year!

Pasta with peas and parsley-walnut pesto From the pantry, you'll need: garlic, walnuts, fresh black pepper, kosher salt, extra virgin olive oil, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, pasta, onion, wine you'd be happy to drink. Serves 3-4. Ingredients For the pesto:1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves2 Tbsp roughly chopped walnuts1 large clove of [...]

2012-05-23T14:54:34+00:00May 23, 2012|Whats for dinner|0 Comments

Tough Love

Progress sometimes comes in quietly. Or as they say in North Carolina, on kitten's paws.  Other times it's a dramatic, "Wow!" "Wow" is what I have to say after reading about Mia Love. What's not to love about her story? The daughter of Haitian immigrants who arrived in the United [...]

2012-05-23T14:34:23+00:00May 23, 2012|General Interest|0 Comments

Debbie’s “Encharitos”

In a large glass bowl, combine shredded, cooked chicken, a small can of chopped green chilis, a cup of grated colby jack and 1 cup of salsa. Combine and spoon into flour tortillas, roll and place on cookie sheet. Cover with salsa, cheese and crumbled corn chips. Bake at 350 [...]

2012-05-10T16:32:23+00:00May 10, 2012|Whats for dinner|0 Comments

Only in New York! Kids draw the News

Kids Draw the News: The Case of the Missing Manholes By ANDY NEWMAN Liam, 11, Burundi, Africa Our colleagues at The Times’s City Room blog have a new feature called Kids Draw the News, where they assign the 12-and-unders in the audience a current article about New York City to [...]

2012-05-10T16:09:21+00:00May 10, 2012|Civics for Kids|0 Comments

Timely topics

Wow, it has been an interesting season for Moderate Moms. I just got back from North Carolina where voters voted overwhelmingly for a constitutional ban on gay marriage. North Carolina is such a beautiful state and in some ways, it is quite progressive. It's a state that likes to keep [...]

2012-05-10T17:06:13+00:00May 10, 2012|General Interest|0 Comments
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