Contributed Post: Becoming a mother is one of the most wonderful experiences in life. Bringing a new life into this world to love, cherish, and guide through life is a feeling like no other. However, with all of this comes the responsibility of becoming the sole carer of a brand new life, and that can […]
There’s research for everything and now a researcher, Sandra E. Black, a professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin, says that the oldest child is often more successful than their siblings. A disclaimer: In my family, the youngest child is the most successful so I’m already looking at this report with several side-eyes. Can […]
Hey mommies and mommies-to-be start packing. You should pack your bag at about 35 weeks. If you haven’t yet packed your labor and delivery bag for the hospital, don’t get overwhelmed. There’s tons of information out there but if you feel clueless to what you’re going to need then you’re going to want to review […]
Depending on where you live, the summer months can be brutal. Heat and humidity collude to dehydrate the human body, potentially posing a health risk. You may not even know that you’re dehydrated, but you can check for tell-tale signs here. For pregnant women, staying hydrated could be trickier than it is for others. Hormonal […]
As a soon-to-be mom, you are making a lot of decisions about how you want to care for your baby, including choosing if you want to breastfeed. How you decide to feed your baby is a personal choice. Breastfeeding can be extremely rewarding and special. It can also seem overwhelming. Whether you’ve already made the […]
Baby showers are a wonderful way to welcome the newest member to the family. I believe in empowering children while they are still in the womb, as soon as they can hear your voice. The baby shower is no different. Let your child know they are great by throwing them a royal baby shower or […]
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