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Embarrassing Questions We Have To Ask Your OBGYN

Pregnancy is a combination of some of the weirdest, craziest and awesome experiences you’ll ever feel in your life. I’m sure you’ve heard some of the scary stuff too, and that’s why it’s important to know what questions you should ask your next doctors appointment. ...

Pros & Cons of Raising Kids

When it comes to raising kids, not everyone is cut out to be a parent. How many times have you watched a parent do something so completely out of character for any parent that you wondered why they even had kids? While it is true that every parent has a day from time to time that is not their best, on ...

Make The Most of Maternity Leave

Get organized early. When you’re at work, it’s important to discuss with your boss about how you can ease your transition when you leave. You may be asked to get a replacement that you can hire, and train temporarily, so that your job will be covered when you leave. It’s important to tie up loose ends ...

Allergy Free Lunches

If you have kids with food allergies or who attend schools that are “food allergy free zones” packing food allergy free lunches can be a hassle. While more and more kids these days are developing a wide variety of food allergies from tree nuts and dairy to wheat and preservatives, finding ...

America’s Least Family-Friendly Cities

10. Jacksonville, Florida The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 5.9 percent and at the time schools were rated, there was only 11 schools out of the 69 schools in Jacksonville that rated higher than 8 out of 10. ...

Simple Strategies to Finally Get Organized

Strategy #1 Show kids how to help It’s important to give your children specific instructions on what to do rather than vague directions, because it’s overwhelming for them. You want to be direct when telling your children what to do: “Please pick up your blocks and put them in the blue bin.” Make sure ...

Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

Stack-a-Lantern These silly-faced jack-o-lanterns may look rather precarious, but they’re actually held up by a fence post which is nailed to the ground. You’ll first want to pound a steel U-post to the ground. Before you start carving your pumpkins, carve a 4-to-5 inch wide hole in the top and bottom ...

Halloween Safety Tips for Teens

When the kids are little Halloween can be a fun time for parents. We set off in the early evening with our costumed tykes and bask in the joy of watching them scream “trick or treat” and giggle amongst themselves at how clever they are in their costumes. Best of all it is all over by aroun ...

Screentime Issues And Our Kids

A child’s brain is way more sensitive to electronics than parents may realize. In fact, in doesn’t take too much of electronic stimulation to throw a still-developing brain out of whack. As parents, we think a little TV for our kids may be a good way to de-stress and relax. The hyper-arousal interacti ...

New Mom Stress – 5 Clues From Your Body

While a new baby in the house may bring joy, it can also mean new mom stress for everyone and stretching your coping skills to the limits. Yes, hormones are surging that make you want to just put everything but your baby’s wellbeing on the backburner. Unfortunately for most parents of a newborn, ...