Motherhood

How Moms-to-Be Can Prepare for the Amazing Journey of Motherhood

Having a baby is an extraordinary experience, and chances are your little one is already continually on your mind. Contemplating what she’ll look like, how she’ll act, and the things you’ll do together is such a joy! Along with those happy thoughts, it’s also a good time to consider some basic preparations.

Fresh and Budget-Friendly Easter Basket Ideas

Fresh and Budget-Friendly Easter Basket Ideas

When you’re putting together your child’s Easter basket this year, why not consider some healthy alternatives to traditional candy bunnies? Instead, think about giving your child treats which are just as fun, but promote her well-being. Here are some fresh, budget-friendly ideas for assembling a basket full of goodies that are not only enjoyable, they are also good for your kid.

Parenthood: A Rewarding New Challenge

Life changes in the blink of an eye when you find out the stork is en route. That’s a fact for all parents, and all parents have to get themselves and their homes ready for the arrival. As a person with a disability, there are a few extra steps you can take to help you tackle the challenges of parenthood, since children don’t slow down for anyone.

Stress and Digestion: Could The Way You Eat Be Adding To Your Stress?

Stress and Digestion: Could The Way You Eat Be Adding To Your Stress?

In our modern times and fast-paced lifestyles, most of us feel “stressed” at least some, if not a majority of the time. If you take a minute to think about all the things in your life that can promote stress you might come up with things like: tension in relationships, deadlines at work, family obligations/ expectations, school assignments, a traffic-filled commute, financial worries or your feelings when reading political posts on social media. These are some examples of stressors that are obvious to us. When we are stressed because of them, we actually feel the stress. We feel anxious, worried, rushed, pre-occupied or upset. We know for sure that certain situations or people can spike our stress levels. But what about the stressors that we cannot see…the “hidden” stressors?

Sunup to Sundown: Your Activities Affect Your Sleep Routine

Sunup to Sundown: Your Activities Affect Your Sleep Routine

If you lay awake tossing and turning half the night, you’re not alone. There are more than 70 recognized sleep disorders that affect 40 million adults in the US each year — 20 million more people have occasional issues with sleep. It’s not just the 18-plus crowd either. Children are not immune to sleep issues, and this lack of slumber has dire consequences.