So you have done it. You have personally been responsible for keeping a child (or children) alive. That in itself is an amazing feat since just a few years prior you could barely even be held accountable for doing your own laundry. Now your kids are begging and begging (did I mention the constant begging?) for you to get a puppy. Although you may not be thrilled about the idea, … [Read more...] about Why Puppy Rearing Is More Difficult Than Raising A Child
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How often do you find yourself simultaneously tending to your child and work? According to a newly published study in the American Sociological Review the answer to the above question would be, quite often. Most moms are spending more hours multitasking and it’s making us grumpy! The Los Angeles Times reports that U.S. dads are now contributing more to household chores, … [Read more...] about Why Do Moms Feel More Stressed? Multitasking!
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday that Target has recalled roughly 13,000 Circo Children’s Task Lamps. The lamps run the risk of over-heating, which can cause the adhesive in the lamp socket to melt into the bulb socket. This makes the bulb difficult to remove without breaking, posing a laceration hazard. The lamps were sold at Target stores … [Read more...] about Circo Children’s Task Lamps Recalled by Target
Many moms dream of returning home from the hospital with their new baby and slipping right back into their skinny jeans. This dream, while understandable, is far from reality for many moms. In most cases, the process of returning your body to it's former glory is a long one that will not take place overnight. If you have been fighting the battle of the bulge since the birth of … [Read more...] about Difficulty Losing Weight After Pregnancy
Tackling difficult topics with your child can prove to be tricky. While you likely know that you need to broach topics that are potentially challenging, such as sex, drug use and deaths in the family, doing so can be uncomfortable, to say the least. To make your talks about these important yet difficult facts of life more effective and less painful, employ some techniques to … [Read more...] about How to Talk With Children About Difficult Topics