Having a baby is hard on a marriage! There I said it. OK, we’ve all heard the research that – counter to popular belief – having a baby often decreases marital satisfaction (at least for the first few years anyway). Lack of sleep, finding balance and feeling overwhelmed, all while living in the often chaotic […]
Improving your child’s literacy skills is one of the key skills that will benefit your child future education and adult life.
A Mommybites reader asked, “What should I do if my child is a sore loser?” It is important to teach a kid how not to be a sore loser, as well as how not to quit things because they are difficult. Luckily, Dr. Sarah Klagsbrun has come up with some helpful tips to help children […]
There’s always trouble with the in-laws, but what do you do with relationships when there’s a new baby on the way? Dr. Gramma Karen has all the advice you need to deal with these tough family conflicts.
Does your tween or teen often find themselves in trouble because of anger or react to situations and later regret how they behaved? Does her anger cause problems with other people, or does he express that he is tired of letting anger control him? It is important to understand that anger is a natural feeling […]
There are some nights when your child feels sleepy and easily surrenders to bedtime, but other nights, you might as well be putting the Tasmanian devil to bed. Under these circumstances, it’s beneficial to incorporate some relaxing nighttime activities into your routine to get your child ready for bed.
Pregnancy is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting times of life. If you’re pregnant, you’re probably busy furnishing a nursery, creating a birth plan, choosing a name, and picking out baby clothing. However, pregnancy is also a very sensitive time for your health. After all, your health now affects your child’s health! So […]
Pain and/or swelling in the feet and legs during pregnancy is a common complaint for many expecting moms. Here are some great tips to help ease this discomfort and to ensure that you are living healthily to naturally ease the pain.