The Future of Infertility and Low Birth Rates

The Future of Infertility and Low Birth Rates

Governments and researchers call it the ‘global fertility crisis,’ but what does that even mean? Is there a crisis, or are women in control of their reproductive systems for the first time? One thing is clear: today’s global average fertility rate is just below 2.5 children per woman, which is less than half of the global fertility rate from 50 years ago when the average woman had at least five children, if not more.

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What is the Difference Between a Nanny and an Au Pair?

What is the Difference Between a Nanny and an Au Pair?

If daycare just isn’t your thing, you’ll need to find a caregiver to come to your home to take care of your kids. When it comes to deciding on a full-time care provider for your kids, your two main options are a nanny or an au pair. And in New York City, you’ll see plenty of both. While these two types of child care providers are similar, they’re not the same.

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7 Gender-Neutral Alternatives to a Gender Reveal Party

7 Gender-Neutral Alternatives to a Gender Reveal Party

While gender reveal parties are a staple of many pregnancy journeys, you may be looking for a new alternative to an old tradition. Though these parties only recently sprung up in popularity, they tend to uphold outdated gender roles. Pink and blue are lovely shades — but many people become wrapped up in assigning traits, personalities, and even colors to babies based on their sex. Gender is more about personal expression, making the name ironically inaccurate from the start.

Busy Parents Will Love These 8 Fast and Easy Recipes for Kids

Busy Parents Will Love These 8 Fast and Easy Recipes for Kids

It’s a lot to handle, which might make food the last thing on your mind — or it would be if your kids hadn’t learned to ask what’s for dinner every day around 11 a.m.

In those moments when you can’t imagine finding time to cook a big meal, try one of these eight fast recipes for busy parents. They’ll only take a few minutes of your time so you can get back to loving your kids.

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Toddlers and Technology: Smart Tips for Parents

Toddlers and Technology: Smart Tips for Parents

With the influx of technology, parents have more decisions to make than ever before. Once, decisions regarding play revolved around when their child was old enough for toys with small pieces, and decisions regarding learning centered around whether or not they would choose to send their children to preschool. Now, they must decide if – and more likely, when – they will first expose their children to technology.