It's that time of year when we all think about setting our intentions for the year ahead. Wouldn't it be great if we could
Seven words: DO NOT FORGET THE ABSORBENT BRA PADS.
My job, for however long it took, was to watch Chloe. It took 11 hours. And the whole next day. Needless to say, but I will
We’re told that it’s all instinct, but that isn’t always the case.
We are at the end of our breastfeeding journey and I’m really conflicted about it. On one hand, I can do things again like
So this is what a natural birth looks like. This is how it was meant to be... this is what the midwife meant when she said it was all natural... no medication, no support, no help, nothing... just pure unadulterated pain!!!
So, it is 11 AM and my wife is keeled over, holding the bed with one hand and her tummy with the other, in obvious pain. It is quite obvious that the labor has kicked into another gear from even a few minutes ago and that we are getting closer. "It is time to go", she says.
So you've done the classes, you've read the books... you've talked to and listened to all the people around you offering their advice. You think you are prepared. But are you really?
Things don't always go to plan. I learned that about a week after you came home. Since you were my third child, I had an idea or two of what to expect. Yet, you were nothing like the others.
Home & Living
As the partner in chief (and probably silent observer here), I am a bit torn. I want to have all of the above handy and readily
The one thing that I am exceptionally good at is producing very head strong offspring. The one thing I really had to work at was learning to parent them.
If you've ever tuned into VH1's popular show "Love & Hip Hop: NY" then you know there is never a dull moment.
Home & Living
And so, at these showers, rather than the hot models you see on TV and in the music videos, you have happy mummies and wives
While we walked the beaches and waded in the shallow waters of the ocean, we thought about the upcoming changes in our lives
Have you ever noticed the little things that appeared when you became a mom?
When I was 3 years old, I knew my ABCs. Unfortunately, I didn't learn the rest of the alphabet until I was in high school.
"My momma was a race car driver..." My boys used to trot that phrase out whenever they wanted to impress a new friend. And, although unusual for small boys, they were telling the truth.
All my children are big now. My first born graduated from high school last spring and is half way through his freshman year of college. The girls are teenagers. And the baby? The baby is ten years old.