The thought of someone harming your toddler is enough to give you nightmares, and you do everything you can to protect your little one. Sadly, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that approximately 80,000 events of child sexual abuse may not be reported each year. This makes it incredibly important for you to know as a parent that any case of … [Read more...] about Signs That Your Toddler Has Been Touched Inappropriately
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If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. –Albert Einstein What are your favorite childhood memories? In our family, we built forts and rockets to the stars, wrote plays and danced in our own musicals, and spent a good deal of time running, climbing, laughing, and believing we … [Read more...] about Fairy Tales Where Different Is Powerful
If you’re a seasoned mom who woke up one morning and suddenly wondered, OMG, how did I get here? and then cringe, you just might be experiencing what is commonly referred to as “Empty Nest Syndrome.” To summarize it in a simple sentence: not only is your nest (home) empty of your children, you’re now feeling a type of perpetual emptiness or loneliness often associated with … [Read more...] about Helpful Tips for Empty Nest Moms
Yes! That’s what you want to hear, right? Well, I can’t give you a black and white, yes or no answer because it’s different for everyone. In order to assess this conundrum, you must first accept the true elements of health. To determine what the answer is for you, be sure to take the time to confidentially respond to the questions at the end. You may be surprised at what you … [Read more...] about Can you be Overweight and Healthy at the Same Time?
This post is sponsored by Twin Sisters and Independent Lens. This is a guest post by Randi Poole from A Lucky Ladybug. I wasn't sure how to start this review so I'm going to start at the beginning before kids were even an idea in my head. Growing up, I was told I would never have children of my own because of my health. So in turn I never wanted them. I put it in my head that … [Read more...] about Family Bonds and “Twin Sisters”