Being a new mom is extremely exciting and rewarding, but it also comes with it’s challenges. It can be confusing figuring out how to add the responsibility of caring for your child into your life, and you’re going to ask a million times over, am I doing this right? Here are some postpartum tips for helping new moms ease into the whirlwind of motherhood.
Four years ago you gave me some advice regarding my then-fiancé’s stepfather, George, who was inappropriately physical towards me. I thought you might like to know what has happened since then. I currently belong to a support group for expectant first-time moms. A couple of weeks ago we decided that each of us would write a “gratitude journal,” and share it with each other.
Postpartum Depression a misunderstood condition that can be cripplingly debilitative, sending new mothers into a deep despair during what should be one of the happiest times of their life. If you think you might be suffering from postpartum depression or are worried about a loved one, look out for the following signs:
Your instincts as a parent help keep your kids secure and content. But, childproofing a home is more complicated than you might expect.
It’s why the old saying: “If you want to get something done, ask a busy mom” is tried and true. It also tends to mean that, in order of priority, moms tend to put themselves last. So while everyone else’s needs are taken care of, day in and day out, theirs tend to fall by the wayside.
Looking for a Valentine’s Day recipe that doesn’t contain food dyes? Make these delicious and nutritious pancakes for your kids. This recipe is a great way to incorporate beets and have little ones try them for the first time.
I received several comments about my column, “Aunt Needs Help Dealing With Loss.” Several readers said they were not expecting the focus of my response to be what it was. Other readers shared their personal experiences about the loss of a sibling.
Love it or hate it, winter rolls around every year. For families who live in colder climates, it brings with it several things that can adversely affect the wellness of you or your children. Keeping the following advice in mind and taking preventative steps will help ensure your family spends the wintertime in good health.