Because my baby girl, you come from a proud line of loving, nurturing, loud laughing, often giggling, deeply feeling and wonderful women with curves who have been wounded by other people's aesthetic expectations and cheated by their own understanding of perfection. I want you to see me love myself for all the gorgeous, nurturing mamas that came before me.
To all new and expecting mothers Tara encourages you to: "Get connected. Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to carry a mother so don't be afraid to reach out to someone walking the same journey. We can walk together because our children need us to be the best mothers that we can possibly be."
Being a mom is a hard job and it is one that you have for life. The ups and downs are challenging enough and on top of that you have to deal with unsolicited advice and some very rude questions from "well-meaning" strangers.
Getting pregnant isn't always easy. In fact, one in eight couples have trouble getting pregnant. This can be caused by a
Unisex baby names have become increasingly popular among parents -- just take a look at Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds naming
If you live with a toddler then you know they are constant noise machines. Whether they're playing or watching a video, these
For first-time parents, it can be hard to figure out a good regimen to maintain your baby’s delicate hair. According to Babble.com
Wandering aimlessly through the hallways of a mall, down a street, or even through a museum, while pushing my baby stroller
As we reflect on Canada Day, we can be very proud of the role we play globally in maternal child and newborn health. Thousands of doctors, nurses and field workers contribute daily across the globe supported by hundreds of thousands of Canadian volunteers and donors.
Many moms are wakened on Mother's Day by an ominous clattering in the kitchen: your loving-hearted children preparing to surprise you with coffee or hot chocolate in bed. There's also that cinnamon toast or oatmeal positively doused with sugar. What many moms don't realize is that such meals usually come courtesy of a whole crew of children.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, an award-winning lawyer held unlawfully in Evin Prison since 2010, is on her third day of hunger strike. To show their solidarity with this incredible woman, human rights and online activists have organized a "Tweet Storm" for Friday. The online event is an urgent call to take action for her release.
Everybody deserves to have friends, a person or people who love and care about them. For a special needs child, this can be the biggest challenge of all.
Jan. 1 has come and gone. The membership to that expensive gym has never been used because you had the flu, the no-carbs diet was impossible and your kids are still eating in front of the TV even though you promised yourself that would stop. How can you really make changes, not just for you but for your family?