Everything You Need to Know about Your Baby’s First Steps

Everything You Need to Know about Your Baby’s First Steps

Once your baby starts crawling, you know it’s just a matter of time before he or she wants to spread their little wings and start walking. It’s an exciting time for parents and little ones alike. And to help support them in this developmental milestone, here are some key points to keep in mind. When […]

What to Do if Your Child Catches You Having Sex

What to Do if Your Child Catches You Having Sex

Tonight’s the night. You tucked your children into bed. You made sure they had everything they could possibly need. You shut the doors, and thought “Finally!” Finding time for sex is already a big accomplishment when you’re a busy parent. But what if with all your precautions, your child catches you doing it? Most of […]

33 Ways to Child-Proof Your House as a First-Time Mother

33 Ways to Child-Proof Your House as a First-Time Mother

Babies grow so quickly. And it’s very exciting to watch them move around on their own and explore. And even though the point of having kids is to help them become independent individuals, babies and toddlers are not quite ready for your adult pad. In fact, your everyday set-up can actually be pretty dangerous for […]

When Should You Introduce Technology to Your Child

When Should You Introduce Technology to Your Child?

Did you decide that your child would only play with battery free toys and have limited television time? Whether you realize it or not, your child has probably gotten plenty of exposure to technology, even with your good intentions and resolve. Our daily life is full of technology, which is why it’s important – now, […]

Diverse Family Structure: How to Connect Kids from Different Families

Diverse Family Structure: How to Connect Kids from Different Families

Families are amazing and diverse social structures. Even traditional structures come with their normal challenges and joys. No matter what, biological children will get along and fight. And it’s up to you, as parents, to help them love and accept each other as they grow. The same goes for remarriage and stepfamilies. And if you […]

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 […]