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Longer Paid Family Leave Helps Moms Fight Postpartum Depression

Longer Paid Family Leave Helps Moms Fight Postpartum Depression

Moms who have just given birth and hold a full-time job are often put in a position to have to choose between caring for their baby and going back to work. Some companies offer generous leave policies, while some moms barely take a week off before they head back to […]
Parenting Trends That Will Be Making Headlines In 2020

Parenting Trends That Will Be Making Headlines In 2020

Remember when nobody had heard of the term “helicopter parent”?  And now there is a name for every genre of parent! Every year a new trend seems to inexplicably catch hold of the parenting population, while another quietly fades away.  New trends can be exciting, scary, or surprising, but we […]
A New Study Reveals Hope For The Traditional Family

A New Study Reveals Hope For The Traditional Family

With traditional family values under constant attack, it’s no wonder the foundations of the family unit are crumbling. This agenda has caused significant changes in the ways the newest generation of adults view marriage and having children. But there’s good news on the horizon, proof that the pendulum may be […]
Here’s How You Can Fulfill Christmas Wishes For Underprivileged Kids

Here’s How You Can Fulfill Christmas Wishes For Underprivileged Kids

  Every Christmas season many children make a list of gifts and toys they long for Santa to bring – and sure enough they end up experiencing the joy of opening presents each Christmas. Not that Christmas should be focused around presents – but one can’t help and smile at […]
PTSD From Losing A Child Is Real And Misunderstood 

PTSD From Losing A Child Is Real And Misunderstood 

  When people think of PTSD they usually picture a war-torn veteran, struggling to adjust to civilian life. While this picture is not wrong, it doesn’t encompass the whole population of sufferers. Mothers who have lost their children experience a kind of grief that is lingering, relentless, and often debilitating. […]
How To Set Boundaries With An Emotionally Draining Friend 

How To Set Boundaries With An Emotionally Draining Friend 

Most of us all have “that friend” who always seems to be in a crisis or under emotional distress. Maybe she’s the type that keeps you on the phone for hours, telling you all about her horrible boss or in-laws, never letting you speak a word. Or perhaps she even […]
A Much-Needed Program For Moms May Be Coming To A City Near You

A Much-Needed Program For Moms May Be Coming To A City Near You

It seems that traditional values – even basic manners – are falling by the wayside in our society. Men would hold the door open for women or offer them their seat on the bus, but with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it seems some of this has been […]
Missing Out On Sleep By Choice?  You’re Not Alone

Missing Out On Sleep By Choice?  You’re Not Alone

When a woman joins the ranks of motherhood, their life changes in a momentous way. Never did you think you could love so deeply, and on a more lighthearted note, you finally understand that moms share another common bond – we are tired all the time. Studies and research have […]
This May Be The Most Important Talk You Have With Your High School Graduate

This May Be The Most Important Talk You Have With Your High School Graduate

So you’ve made it through twelve years of school, and your “baby” is graduating and ready to embark on adulthood. It can be a confusing and scary time for both parents and kids, whether they’re starting a new job right out of school or heading off to college. But while […]
8 Animals That You Didn’t Know Were Dangerous For Your Kids To Touch

8 Animals That You Didn’t Know Were Dangerous For Your Kids To Touch

In the yard lives a rich array of critters big and small. It may be the worms in the ground, the birds in the trees, or an even more diverse ecosystem of organisms. Children love exploring nature’s playground, discovering all sorts of animals and insects that you didn’t even know […]