While breastfeeding may come easy for some, it doesn’t for all moms. And no matter the journey or its length, nursing and pumping take tremendous amounts of time, energy and commitment. Here are five tips for successful breastfeeding to help aid you in the journey: Nurse as Soon as Possible After Birth. While nursing right […]
I have not seen my grandkids for ten months. My son-in-law teases me, scolds me, and even assaulted me once by jerking an iPad from my hands. I emailed my daughter about it and she doesn’t believe me. He does it when she is not looking. My daughter ignores my emails. I am worried because […]
I want to head into the new year feeling less, well… MAD all of the time. I find myself frustrated and angry, and I do not want to parent this way. I get this. The new year always brings about self-reflection. This is a great question and many will probably want to follow in your […]
Every parent wants a happy and healthy child, but chronic illness or a disability might be worrisome. Check out some ways you can make sure your child’s needs, and yours, are met.
When you first met your significant other, you probably spent a lot of time finding new ways to have fun together. There were endless opportunities for dates, long talks and adventures just for the two of you. Once you have kids, those opportunities get much more limited. Instead of going to wine tastings and new […]
In my 8 years as a co-parent, I’ve found that caring for children between two households requires my ex-husband and me to mind lots of details. A shared parenting agreement helps manage the logistics, including who pays for what and where the children will live at different times, including holidays. But what such agreements typically […]
Thinking of making a change to your diet for this year’s resolution? Try these easy nutrition swaps now to eat well and still get the best tastes.