Eva Mendes didn't want kids before meeting husband Ryan Gosling
Eva Mendes didn't want children until she met Ryan Gosling.The 'Place Beyond the Pines' star admits she wasn't keen on having kids until she "fell in love" with the Hollywood actor and it worked out perfectly for her career.Speaking to Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa, she said: "I am [ready to go back to work], now that they getting a bit older but I really feel like, I never want to send the wrong message to young women out there, it’s not an either/or situation."I was lucky enough to work my bum off for 20 years and then, I never wanted babies before until I fell in love with Ryan, and it kind of ...
This teacher uses the didgeridoo to help kids get through online classes, one breath at a time
SEATTLE — Beth Anderson, a mother of two, suddenly found herself back in middle school music class this fall.When school started, her sixth grade daughter Catelyn sat by her side while they learned and worked at the kitchen table. For the most part, Beth, an administrator at Seattle Colleges, tuned middle school out.But she couldn’t tune out Cuauhtemoc Escobedo, a 30-year Seattle Public Schools (SPS) veteran who teaches music and band at Eckstein Middle School. Through his virtual classroom, the tone of his voice, one that Beth said makes you sit down and listen, caught her ear. And “now I’m p...
The Seattle Times
Ex-etiquette: Find common ground for Halloween
Q. My ex insists on some sort of Halloween trick-or-treating with the kids, but with COVID looming I think we must be cautious. That, and the fact that we never really designated who the kids should be with on Halloween, and they are scheduled to be with me on the 31st. We are now butting heads and normally, I would find a way for them to see each other, but with COVID, I don’t think the kids should go house-to-house. My ex says he’s getting gipped out of a holiday and is being very uncooperative. What’s good ex-etiquette?A. This is a perfect example of where two people have backed themselves ...
Tribune News Service
545 Migrant Children’s Parents Missing
Lawyers in the US have reported that the parents of some 545 migrant children cannot be traced.It would be recalled that migrant kids were separated from their parents in 2017 and 2018 under President Donald Trump’s administration.The administration’s “zero tolerance” border policy during 2017 and 2018 saw the separation of at least 4,200 children from their parents.And the lawyers tasked with the responsibility of identifying and reuniting the families, have stated that they are yet to identify the parents of the 545 kids.A Tuesday, October 21 court filing from the American Civil Liberties Un...
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From mobile business to transporting kids, there's a cargo bike for that
With sales booming nearly everywhere in Europe, you may have noticed cargo bikes becoming a growing trend in urban centers. Whether for carrying people or goods, there are options out there to suit all kinds of needs.Family transportationPopular with city dwellers who want a pollution-free way to get around town (while also saving money), a cargo bike is a simple means of transportation for families. One or several children can can sit in the box of a front-loading cargo bike -- or at the back of a longtail bike -- while an adult pedals everyone from A to B. That could, for example, be practic...
Dubai police spread happiness among inmates’ kids
Dubai: A new initiative by Dubai Police brought joy to 51 children of female inmates in Dubai this year, an official said on Monday.Called ‘Asaadtumoni’ (You Made Me Happy), the humanitarian initiative was carried out by the Children and Women Protection Section at the Human Rights Department of Dubai Police in collaboration with the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department. The initiative featured distributing toys, clothing and food coupons to the inmates’ children and families.Lt Colonel Jamila Al Zaabi, Director of Female Prison at Al Awir Central Jail, said Dubai Police was keen ...
Montclair Recreation Invites Kids to Create Halloween Poster or Dream Catcher
Montclair’s Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs invites kids to create a funny, spooky, or festive Halloween/Fall poster or dream catcher. The contest is open to all Montclair children up to age 17.All artwork will be judged and prizes awarded in three age categories; all participants will receive a special treat.Posters/dreamcatchers will be displayed in the windows at the Montclair Municipal Building.Please bring your creative artwork to:Montclair Recreation Department, 205 Claremont Avenue by no later than October 29, 2020.Please call 973-509-4915 when you arrive. You will be asked ...
Judy Ann Santos shares ‘new normal’ parenting tips for healthy, happy kids
Judy Ann Santos shares ‘new normal’ parenting tips for healthy, happy kidsMANILA, Philippines — Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo may be one of the most sought-after and recognized Filipina actresses of her generation, but at home, she’s just like every mom. She always wants the best for her kids, and she also worries for their health and safety, especially in this pandemic-ridden world.But despite the tough situation we’re all in, mom Judy Ann makes sure that her kids, especially her youngest Luna, grow up to be healthy and happy.In an email interview with Philstar.com, she shares her best-kept paren...
Eva Mendes' acting 'ambition' is returning as kids get older
The 46-year-old Hitch star has taken a break from the public eye to raise her two daughters with partner Ryan Gosling, but while promoting an upcoming event for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, she told Australia's Sydney Morning Herald she's thinking about getting back to work."I feel like, as far as my ambition, it didn't go away, it just shifted onto the children," she said. "I applaud and look up to those women who can do it all, but I'm not one of them - and, thankfully, I have a choice not to work and I realise how fortunate I am that it's even a choice."I've been so happy to be able...