The Recession’s Front Line: Our Schools

The day after our SVmoms conference call with Katie Couric about Children of the Recession, the NYC Department of Education (DOE) announced system wide cuts to the New York City public schools. The official amount was 5%, but at my daughters’ school it was about 15%. This is on top of the fact that our […]

Am I a Bad Mom for Not Worrying About Swine Flu?

Today a fellow mom in my daughter’s class told me that her doctor husband wanted to keep their daughter home from school. She’s not sick.  No one at the school is sick.  Our school is nowhere near the schools that have been closed.  Yet, the cloud of Swine Flu mania hovers over the city.  The […]