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Baby Brain and Mommy Brain A Dynamic Pas de Deux

Understanding Breastfeeding
Knowing how to breastfeed should be as common as knowing how to brush your teeth.

Understanding Breastfeeding The Compleat MotherThe Family Bed Defended
I wonder why they are concerned with my families sleeping arrangements.

Adoption vs Home-Grown
I lived in the small town of Springville when I brought my son home from the adoption agency.

The BIG Decision
One of the biggest decisions a woman ever makes is when to stop having babies.

Female Circumcision. Male Circumcision. Is There A Difference?
Circumcision in the U.S. was started at the end of the 1800's in a vain attempt to stop or lessen masturbation which was blamed for dozens of diseases with unknown origins at that time.

Financial Planning For Women A Must
Women who stay at home to raise their children are often penalized for taking care of their families.

Addicted to HPT's (Home Pregnancy Test)
My husband calls from the shower and asks me for the shampoo. I'm still in the process of hiding the tests and I call back to him, my mind still in an addictive fog, "Shampoo! What shampoo?"

Talking to Your Children About Sex
Some parents fear that by discussing sex with their children, they are condoning it.


Raising "Advantaged" Kids - (An everyday, ordinary mother and her guide to teaching)
by: Beverly Jean Ballard
As a mother of 2 - a 4-year old and an 18-year old, it was important to me that I give my my children all that I have to offer as far as education (I don't have much...a high school diploma and 1 year of college).

Declutter Your Home in 11 Easy Steps
by: Maria Gracia
Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of organizing your home? Start on a smaller scale instead and it will be a whole lot easier.

Who Says Life Doesn'T Repeat Itself?
by: News Canada
There is a growing awareness that children who witness family violence experience severe emotional and behavioural problems.

How To Reduce Crime In Your City
by: by Barbara Hall (courtesy of News Canada)
In each city there was a serious crime problem, a focused response and a substantial improvement in both the reality and the perception of safety.

Preparing The Perfect Birthday - How To Make Planning Quick And Easy
by: News Canada
Birthdays rank as the most important date of the year for many young children.

by: David Leonhardt a.k.a. The Happy Guy
Each day my daughter, pushing one year old now, amazes me with the lessons she teaches me.

Birthday Party Themes That Put Little Girls Centre Stage
by: News Canada
The mere thought of planning a birthday party fit for a princess can cause parents to panic - but there's no need to stress because with the proper theme, your little girl's party can be a huge success.

The Family Cycle (I) - Euphoric and Dysphoric Cycles in Marriage
by: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
Despite all the fashionable theories of marriage, the narratives and the feminists, the reasons to engage in marriage largely remain the same.

Consignment Shopping Pays Off
by: Rachel Paxton
Is your closet full of clothes you never wear? You can bet there are a lot of people who have a closet or dressers full of clothes they never wear. I did too, until I started consignment shopping.

Preparing For the Holidays: Ho Ho Ho... or Bah Humbug!
by: Kathy Paauw
Some of my clients dread the holiday season because it often represents stress, pressure, expectations, guilt, disappointment, pain, loneliness, exhaustion... and the list goes on.

Business Partners & Marital Partners, Will the Marriage Survive? (Part I) With today's economy, and the layoffs occurring as a result of these economic conditions, more and more people are opting to start their own business. Due to the low start up costs, the prevalence of...  Author: Chuck & Sue DeFiore

Business Partners & Marital Partners, Will the Marriage Survive? (Part II) In the last article, we concluded by saying that keeping your business and personal relationships separate is very important to the survival of both your business and your marriage. 
Chuck & Sue DeFiore

Make a Budget to Help Your Dreams Come True
A budget is a very important tool when you are trying to meet financial goals. It helps you to see where your money is going and therefore helps you determine where you can cut back.
Author: Monica Resinger

Make Lemonaid from a Lemon
About 2 months ago my family grew by one more. When we had our baby, the reality that we could no longer fit our family into a car hit us. Our back seat simply would not fit 2 carseats and a carrie...
Author: Debra Vaughn

Family Night Equals Family Unity
Holding a regular Family Night is the perfect way to build unity in your family. If you have a young family, and you don't currently hold regular Family Nights, then starting them might be a little ...
Author: Brandie Valenzuela

Teaching Kids the Value of Money
My husband and I have a 12-year-old daughter who wanted to go to a winter retreat with her church youth group last year. Price of trip -- $45. I told her I'd talk to her dad about it. "HOW muc...  Author: Rachel Paxton

Your Financial Future Together: What To Do Before Saying 'I Do'
(ARA) - With countless hours spent planning for your big day, wedding preparations can be daunting for both bride and groom. Unfortunately, amidst the whirlwind of decisions to be made, many overlook...  Author: ARA Content

When Household Products Turn Deadly
(ARA) - With all parents have to worry about with their kids, who would have thought that household products would be one of them. Yet kids, sometimes as young as nine or ten, are getting high by usi...  Author: ARA Content


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