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Want Your Kids to Listen?

3 Ninja Mom Tricks for Reducing Yelling and Getting Your Kids to Listen the First Time! Most parents I know feel like their kids don’t listen to them, at least not the first, second, or third time they ask them to do something. Our children are our mirrors for the...

Should You Let Your Daughters Color Their Hair

There may come a day when your daughter asks to change the color of her hair. Be forewarned that this might inspire feelings of shock and sadness in the very core of your being. After all, you created this perfect human with the mousy brown hair. Why would she...

7 Calming Techniques for Children

When most people think of anxiety, they picture how it effects adults and possibly themselves. For a long time, anxiety was thought to only be an issue adults faced. Did you know children experience anxiety too? Even if your child is not diagnosed with anxiety based disorder, it is extremely...

When are Kids Too Old to Sleep with Mom and Dad?

Oh Boy! Co-sleeping, often referred to as bed sharing, is one of those hot button issues that receives as much hostility from those defending their position as breastfeeding does. And for most parents, even those who swore up and down that they WOULD NOT allow their child to sleep...

War Stories Of Common First Time Parent Mistakes

When you have your very first baby it’s exciting, exhilarating, wonderful, amazing – and terrifying! So very, very terrifying!! You’re suddenly responsible for this tiny little person and have no idea what the hell you’re doing. You think about everything that can go wrong and all the mistakes you...

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Buying A Breast Pump

First of all, congratulations on your pregnancy! Secondly, congratulations for deciding to breastfeed. Without a doubt, choosing to breastfeed is by far one of the most important first decisions you'll make in your child's infancy. The benefits of nursing are countless and miraculous and your child will thank you...

Having a Child Alone – Difficult Yes, but Not the End of the World

In 2010, having a child alone is not something that is typically gawked at. We no longer ship single, pregnant mothers off to secret destinations where they can deliver in private, escaping the scarlet letter of scorn. Still, even with all the advances in the women’s movement there is...

Morning Sickness

Pregnancy isn’t all fun and games. Even the hopes and dreams of having a child can be overshadowed by serious bouts of morning sickness that make food poisoning seem pleasant. At least it is short lived, whereas for many pregnant mothers morning sickness can last 3 months or even...

Summer School – Help your Kids Improve their Grades

If your child is in summer school, chances are they feel pretty darn bad about the whole thing. While other kids are enjoying sleeping in and spending lazy days pool side, your child is stuck in a classroom. Most kids who attend schools sanctioned summer schools are there because...

Allowing Your Daughter to Go on the Pill

Yep, it seems like just yesterday you were watching a school play that featured your little blue eyed blonde angel as Snow white…now you are lying awake at night trying to decide whether or not you should be allowing your daughter to go on the pill! Times do change! The...

Crib Safety – Is your Baby Safe at Night?

Because babies spend a lot of time in their cribs, whether asleep or awake, crib...

Five Common Issues New Moms Face with Breastfeeding

Everywhere you look today, there is evidence and encouragement to breastfeed your baby. Truth is,...

A Child’s First Bed – The Transition from the Crib

It is a momentous occasion when Junior gets to bring home his or her first...

Importance of Naps for a Baby

When it comes to raising a baby, one of the most trying endeavors and struggles...

Buying Sleepers – Keeping your Baby Warm at Night

It is hard to walk through the baby aisle of your favorite store without stopping...

Preparing To Adopt

The choice to start a family, whether you are going to have children biologically or through adoption, is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. For many people, preparation to adopt a child can be overwhelming. Most...

Adoption – What you Need to Know About Adopting a Child

Each year, there are thousands of families that choose to adopt a child. These aren't always childless or infertile couples, as many adoptive parents simply feel they have an immense amount of love to share with a child in...

Pregnancy Before Marriage – Unplanned Pregnancies

Pregnancy before marriage is considered a destructive social ill so the US government has stepped...

My Teenage Daughter is Pregnant – It’s Not the End of the World

It is something that every parent worries about. Even if you don’t know for sure...

Discovering a Bully in the Household

You’ve probably suspected it for quite some time now. It’s a difficult fact to face...

Being Open, Honest and Fair with Your Teenage Daughter

It is really difficult to detect the actual moment that ‘it’ actually starts. Some mothers...

Giving Teenagers Some Freedom

Imagine for a moment a three year old who has never tasted candy. Now imagine,...