When I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed my son. Ideally, I wanted to breastfeed for a year. But things rarely go according to plan, especially in motherhood. For many women, breastfeeding doesn’t come easily or naturally. During the eleven months that I was able to breastfeed my son, I dealt with a poor latch, low milk supply, and mastitis (twice). Very little … [Read more...] about How to Cope When Your Newborn Feeding Plan Doesn’t Work Out Like You Hoped
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Are younger moms more likely to be single? I came across an issue of The New York Times that featured the results of a study which found that, among women under age 30, a majority (53 percent) were unwed when they gave birth. The article went on to cite studies which say that offspring of single mothers “face elevated risks of falling into poverty, failing in school or … [Read more...] about New Research: Twenty-Something Moms are More Likely to be Single
If you're like many people, you've put spending time with your family at or near the top of your New Year's resolution list. Now you're wondering how you can possibly do it--you're over-extended, overwhelmed, and exhausted most of the time. You mainly just want to get through what has to be done today. It doesn't take much to fall short in the resolution department--a request … [Read more...] about Spending More Time with Your Children: A New Years Resolution You Can Keep
We’re one month into autumn. School and work and life schedules have reverted to some sort of “normal” structure. Sweaters and suits have come out of closets to replace bikinis and sunglasses. Leaves are changing from green to red, gold, and brown, or, depending on where you are, have already begun to fall. There’s a heavy note of regularity in the air, a feeling of going back … [Read more...] about Fall is the New Spring
Juggling the responsibilities of a job and your brand new baby may seem impossible, but even harder is finding a new job or a new revenue source. Whether you are navigating to find additional revenue streams or landing a new primary revenue stream, here are some tips that may help you while you have a small baby at home. First, create a schedule and see how much time you can … [Read more...] about How To Find A New Revenue Source When You Have A Small Baby At Home