As a mom of two, my daughter 24 and my son 18, I have experienced the journey of raising both a boy and a girl in an ever changing, more chaotic world where digital media reigns supreme and kids, whose calendars are as busy as their parents’, are being pushed to reach a rising bar of success. Kids are measuring their self-worth more and more by their test scores, achievements … [Read more...] about Tips For Raising Your Son Into A Kind, Compassionate Man
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When you're having problems conceiving, you're willing to try anything--even having someone stick needles all over your body. Acupuncture for fertility is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that uses needles and, sometimes, electricity to rid your body of energy blockages. It's a way of treating your body as a whole rather than treating just the symptoms of your … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Fertility
While jokes abound about the rhythm method, it can be a reliable method of natural family planning that prevents pregnancy effectively. Modern knowledge about fertility patterns and signs can help you to make good choices about when to engage in sexual activity and when to abstain when you are using the rhythm method. To know when is the rhythm method of birth control safe, you … [Read more...] about When is the Rhythm Method of Birth Control Safe?
Over the summer, my son and I flew a red eye to the East Coast. I had taken several red eyes over the last few years, and my son had even taken one with me. I find red eyes are less expensive and I take them because I don’t fly well, which means I won’t sleep the night before a flight anyway, so I figure I might as well take that time to be in the air. How did my son … [Read more...] about Autism and a Red Eye
I am raising three teenagers. Their behavior frustrates me. The risks they take terrify me. But a new Federal survey conducted among 50,000 teenagers shows that I’m dead wrong to be so amped up. Because today’s teens are actually far more mature and responsible than I was at their age. Here’s the good news for 2017. American teenagers today Have sex less Drink … [Read more...] about How Concerned Should We Be About Our Teens