What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

ON THE BLOGROLL: TOUGH COOKIE MOMMY

     Home  >  Articles  > BLOGS
by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: moms in media, moms who are teachers in new york, parenting tough love,


The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.

Blogging From: Bronx

Beneath the hard exteriors of tough cookies, are delectable gooey chocolate chips; sometimes it just takes a little bit of research and intuition to get there. Though on the outside, Tough Cookie Mommy, Maria Castro, is a middle school Language Arts teacher, a social media guru, and a mother of two boys. On the inside, she is a caring mother who wants the best for her sons and all of the other families out there, whether they are nuclear or not.

On her blog, Castro reviews products and movies, discusses her personal triumphs and fails, and asks for readers’ feedback on a number of internal conflicts she experiences throughout her life. She states “I have been through it all, and I will get through it all, God willing.” After reading her blog, you won’t doubt that she will. Castro is not the type of woman to stand aside and let fate have what it will with her; she is the type of woman to speak up in the playground when things have gone too far. 

Find insightful discussion, things to do with your kids, women product reviews, and simply a role model in Tough Cookie Mommy. — Holly Tucker


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More BLOGS Articles

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Kids Are Weird, Multitasking, and Work-Flex Benefits

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Max Gamer, an Accessible Icon, and Celebrating Small Milestones
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Sunny Days, Family Vacations, and The Good Mother Myth
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Avoiding Meltdowns, Embracing Broccoli, and Just Enjoying a Hot Cup of Tea
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Falling for FitBit, a Birthday Surprise, and Judging Mothers

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local BLOGS Sponsors

Aptekar, Doris M., PhD
School Psychologist/Bilingual Psychologist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
NY
516-484-6351
It's your life; choose a goal and make it yours. G...

House of Orthodontia
122 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn Heights, NY
718-852-4414
...

Landmark Preschool
11 Burr Road
Westport, CT
203-544-8393
Landmark of Ridgefield Academy is an independent s...

Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St.
Flushing, NY
718-886-3800
Calling all young gardeners, ages 5 to 12! The HS...

Westport Urgent Care
1045 Post Road E.
Westport, CT
203-557-8200
The next time you or your child needs a physical, ...
See Our BLOGS Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE