Are You Growing an Anarchist without Even Realizing It

Are You Growing an Anarchist without Even Realizing It?

Maybe your parents were strict disciplinarians. Or, maybe you resent certain aspects of your upbringing. That’s why you’re determined to raise your child differently. But are all your free-thinking resolutions leaving you with your very own anarchist? Rebellion is 100% Normal Children will rebel. It’s part and parcel of growing up. As parents, you have […]

8 Ways to Support Your Child’s Emotional Development

8 Ways to Support Your Child’s Emotional Development

Many people were raised with authoritarian parenting methods. And basically, all this means is that the parents’ choices were fear-based choices, instead of love-centered choices. It means that there was a lot of coercion instead of openness. Because of this upbringing, many of us don’t know how to support our child’s emotional development. Without realizing […]

Obstacles You Have to Face When Adopting a Child from a Different Race

8 Obstacles You Have to Face When Adopting a Child from a Different Race

A survey from the Department of Health and Human Services reported that over 40% of adoptions in the United States are transracial. But even though this multi-cultural family model has become more prevalent doesn’t mean it’s not without its fair share of challenges. While adoption, in general, poses some obstacles for parents and families alike, […]

What’s Your Baby’s Point of View During Pregnancy

What’s Your Baby’s Point of View During Pregnancy?

All over the world, mothers share their pregnancy experiences. And we get to understand everything about their morning sickness and how they feel their babies moving around inside.  And even though there’s this little person in your growing belly, it’s hard to know what his or her experience of pregnancy is. What’s it like for […]

What to Do if You Don’t Like Your Child

What to Do if You Don’t Like Your Child

The birth and arrival of your baby is surrounded by pastel colors, baby showers, decorating the nursery and gift registries. It’s a time of excitement and anticipation. So, when mothers don’t actually like their baby, their feelings can seem completely out of place. Many mothers are ashamed of, and hide these feelings. Instead of feeling […]

Talking to Your Kids About Sex - When & How?

Talking to Your Kids About Sex – When & How?

There are many opportunities for children to learn about sex before you’re ready to explain everything to them. Between music, internet, social media and television shows, they’re likely to find out sooner or later. As a parent, you might not know how to navigate conversations about sex. How do you really talk about the birds […]

13 Best Parenting Books for New Parents

13 Best Parenting Books that New Parents MUST Read

Having your first child is a huge learning experience. So, why not get some tips and insights from experts and fellow parents? Whether you’re looking for scientific information, reliable advice, a good laugh, or just some help to get you through your new and busy lifestyle, we’ve got you covered. Here are thirteen of the […]

Dating as a Single Mom - It Doesn't Have to Be Hard!

Dating as a Single Mom – It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard!

Having fun or rediscovering intimacy isn’t just something for carefree, childless women. Single moms want to enjoy their time with someone special, too. But are these sorts of escapades off the table if you have your own child? Luckily, the answer is no. Single moms can date, and here are some ways to navigate the […]

What You Need to Know About Post Birth Depression

What You Need to Know About Post Birth Depression

You survived pregnancy and childbirth. Your baby’s strong and healthy. It’s time to celebrate, right? Not necessarily. Unfortunately, the time following birth can be incredibly difficult for some mothers. Not only do they need to adjust to being a mother, but fatigue and shifting hormones can lead to clinical depression, called Post-Partum depression. What’s a […]

What is Better: Breastfeeding or Using Baby Formula?

What is Better: Breastfeeding or Using Baby Formula?

When you have a baby, perhaps one of the biggest decisions you make is how to feed your baby. Even though you only have two choices – breastfeeding or formula – it’s not always an easy decision. How do you decide what’s best for both you and the baby? Let’s take a closer look at […]

The Hidden Problems with Child Athletes

The Hidden Problems with Child Athletes

Top athletes like Tiger Woods and Wayne Gretsky started out as toddlers. These, and other examples of early athletes, make many parents believe that the younger their children are involved in specialized sports, the better. After all, it’s a competitive world out there, and if practice makes perfect, childhood athletes definitely have an advantage over […]

10 Reasons Why You Lose Sex Drive After Having Children

10 Reasons Why You Lose Sex Drive After Having Children

Becoming a new mom means so much more than just giving birth to a new baby. Your entire life changes. You’ll experience countless joys and many stresses, all in one day. It’s no wonder your sex drive takes a back seat during this crazy transition. If you feel like you’ve lost your libido, don’t take […]

Do You Know What Makes Your Child Hyperactive

Do You Know What Makes Your Child Hyperactive?

If your child is hyperactive, your first thought might be ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It’s a common diagnosis given to thousands of children throughout the United States. And medications are often necessary to help these kids function normally and comfortably in diverse social settings. However, this medical condition, along with other diagnoses, might not […]

How to Give the Best Nutrition to Your Child

How to Give the Best Nutrition to Your Child

Good nutrition is necessary for your child’s physical, cognitive and emotional growth. This is where you step in as their parent. Are you feeding your little one important foods, like good fats and lots of vegetables? Or, do you give in when it comes to processed foods, like sugary cereals and snacks? Good nutrition is […]