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Attn SnAP Recipients in Michigan | March & April Benefits Update #motownmoxiemom

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Long-Term Effects of Parental Favoritism via @MetroParent #motownmoxiemom #detroit #mommyblog

Do you ever play favorites among your kids, or know parents who do? The impact of parental favoritism, good and bad, may run deeper than you think.

Long-term effects of parental favoritism

Effects of parental favoritism, left unchecked, can be long lasting. A 2010 study titled Mothers’ Differentiation and Depressive Symptoms Among Adult Children found siblings who sensed that their mom consistently favored or rejected one child over another were more likely to exhibit depression in middle age.

The study, published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, also revealed that these possible outcomes can affect both the favored and unfavored child.

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Detroit Homework Hotline Arrives for Public School Kids / via @MetroParent #motowmmommusings #detroit

The service is offered by the Detroit Public Schools Community District thanks to a grant. Here’s the scoop on the Detroit homework hotline.

Detroit homework hotline

Most parents know the feeling: It’s an hour before bedtime, dinner dishes are piled in the sink and you can’t move on with the night because you’re staring at a math equation that has both your child and you stumped.

Blame it on Common Core or the amount of homework today’s kids bring home, but many parents are either unable to help with kids’ homework or simply unavailable for hands-on help during prime homework hours after school.

One new solution? A free homework hotline. The Detroit Public Schools Community District launched its homework hotline in February 2019, Fox 2 Detroit reports.

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It’s March – Celebrate Reading Month with a Family Reading Challenge: Learn A Skill From A Book #motownmoxiemom

Click here to go to Amazon’s How To Section and find a book there to challenge yourself.

or find a great fiction book and learn a skill from there?

Either way, find a book that will challenge yourself to learn a new skill and then come back and let us know!

Want to support Michigan Authors? Check out their books at Amazon

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3 Ways Reading Will Make You a Better Person #motownmoxiemom

We need to read more! While women read slightly more than men, the average American reads only about 17 min/day.

We’ve been preached to about the importance of reading for most of our lives. Rightfully so, because a swift reader who can effectively comprehend written material will have a significant advantage over those who cannot. However, most of us simply lose time and interest as we age. Sure, we read on our phones and skim articles throughout the day, but how many of us actually take the effort to carve out time dedicated to reading?

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This Way to Motown —->Motown Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding via @BMBFA May8th-10th #NormalizeBfing


Motown Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT
Friday, May 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM EDT
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Courtyard Marriott
333 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
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Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association, 19750 Burt Rd Rm 205, Detroit, MI 48219





5 Self-Care Tips for Moms with Newborns — When Women Inspire

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Take time for YOU, mentally and physically, during this busy time in your life. Self-care tips for moms with newborns include healthy eating.

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