Anyone looking for a light, breezy read today might feel the urge to click elsewhere when I mention that September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. But wait! If you stick with me, you’ll soon see that this is an article about health, hope, and happiness — and how you can achieve each of those things for yourself and your family. _________ Earlier this year, I … [Read more...] about How to Be a Superhero (Magic Not Required)
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July may be National Anti-Boredom Month (?), but today’s modern mom is anything but bored. The latest Motherly State of Motherhood Survey shows that moms aren’t feeling weary because we’re not interested in our activities. Instead, we’ve got too many activities going on, and we’re feeling weary from sleep deprivation! According to the survey, nearly half of moms report … [Read more...] about Are You Bored? Because I’m Not.
Breasts are significant features of the female anatomy. Girls may start to develop breasts as early as 8 years old, but breast development may not start until the early teens. Most women's breasts are fully developed by the time they reach their early 20s, and breast size will remain fairly stable, though it may fluctuate due to overall weight gain or pregnancy. Average breast … [Read more...] about The Average Breast Size of a Woman
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?
Combine a little bit of math and a little bit of mystery and you'll be able to determine your baby's due date. You can use several ways to calculate your due date, but much like adults, babies have a way of arriving on their own schedule. A typical pregnancy takes 40 weeks, less time if you're pregnant with multiples. Even if your baby comes early or late, knowing your due … [Read more...] about How to Find a Pregnancy Due Date