As mothers, we often teach our young children about “Stranger Danger” and how to deal with the creepy man down the street. We instruct them on how to react to the man in the car who offers them candy or what to say to the person on the other end of the phone asking if their mommy or daddy is home. If our children are older, we are confident they will tell us if something is … [Read more...] about Protecting Kids From Sexual Abuse
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One of the most pressing issues for pregnant women today is diet and nutrition. With the availability of pre-processed foods and fast-food restaurants, it’s easy to unconsciously do harm to oneself by making poor food choices. It is a well-known fact that a significant percentage of the foods that we eat (especially the processed food items that are easily available on any … [Read more...] about Making Healthier Meals During Pregnancy
Celebrating Mother’s Day is a really special time. It’s the one day of the year where the focus falls to the mama and all of the family’s appreciation is expressed. Sure, it would be nice to hear how awesome she is on the reg, but don’t worry, moms are realists. If you’re looking into last-minute Mother’s Day gifts, you’ve come to the right place. We’re covering a bunch of … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Gift Guide – 2016
How many times have you said to yourself, "things sure have changed since I was a kid"? We say that too, and we think of our childhoods as having been a bit more carefree than our kids' are today. By this we mean that even at a young age, saying goodbye to your parents in the morning and not returning home until dinner time was common. Did our parents worry? Were they … [Read more...] about When it Comes to Parenting, How Much Should You Hover?
When I was pregnant with my son, so many of those infamous, big parenting decisions kept me up at night: Should I breastfeed? Work full-time? Try a “flex schedule” like some of my other lawyer friends? Should we stay in the city? Buy a house in the ‘burbs? And while all of these are important, life-defining questions, the one that had me staring at the ceiling for hours on … [Read more...] about Who’s the Right (Legal) Guardian for Your Baby?