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The Ever Annoying Mom Shaming Trend

This is getting out of hand. I either need to stop reading articles, stop reading comments, or stop caring about what I read. Last...

What Am I Sheltering Her From?

“Hey sexy lady” boomed from the speakers of our local indoor inflatable play facility while a Dance Revolution digital dance screen gyrated largely on...

Tips to Keep Baby Cool and Comfy this Hot Summer

Long, hot summer days can be miserable for adults.  However, they can be even more unbearable for babies who don’t perspire as effectively as...

Feeling Guilty Because You Want a Life Beyond Parenthood? Tips How to Relieve Mother Guilt

Each mother has a different motherhood. There are no prescriptions or judgments, yet we feel there are. Expectant Mothers When some mothers find out they’re pregnant...

Midsummer Doldrums

I walked into Walgreen's yesterday to buy another tube of Jergen's Natural Glow moisturizer to add another layer of fake tan to my fair,...

The Amazing Transformation to Toddlerhood

A mother recently told me how easy-going and quiet her baby had been all during his first year. He slept well, cooed gently, and...

Gender Roles Have Opened, But Only For Girls

The other day, I watched two little girls, decked out in Princess t-shirts and tutus, pantomiming to each other through a window. I motioned...

The Magic of Pre-Speech – Enjoy Your Babies More By Understanding How They Learn

There are many research findings about babies before they learn to speak that have to do with moral behavior, infant-mother attachment, language, and other’s...

Why Do Parents Worry?

Child development experts have believed for many decades that when a mother does the worrying, children are able to take on the challenges they...

Did You Say Something? Understanding A Baby’s First Words

One of the most exciting changes in language development is when babies start using words to communicate. I have to admit; I too experienced...