Like a lot of families, our summer vacation plans were canceled due to COVID-19. We are looking forward to the days when we can travel again. When we are able, our next vacation will be a home exchange. We got started home exchanging three years ago, and now, it's our favorite way to vacation! So far, we have swapped homes with families in Copenhagen, Ottawa, and Barcelona. … [Read more...] about Why A Home Exchange Is a Great Family Vacation
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Learning you are pregnant can be great news. Adjusting to the thought of becoming a new mother can have you walking on clouds one moment and chewing your fingernails in distress the next. Not only is your body changing right under your eyes, your baby is rapidly getting ready for life outside your womb. Like many mothers, you may want to begin keeping track of your child's … [Read more...] about Baby Stages During Pregnancy
“I felt like people treated me differently when I was overweight; they didn’t take me as seriously or respect me,” says Jennie, describing her weight loss transformation. Now she says, “I feel alive. I have my confidence back!” A year ago, Jennie weighed almost 200 pounds — and she needed a change. “I totally hated taking pictures. I would always be the one with the … [Read more...] about How These Moms Won Big Bucks for Losing Weight!
It seems like every week there’s a new teen sexting story making headlines. Last week, a sexting “ring” involving roughly 100 high school students in Canon City, CO, revealed that these kids were not only trading nude images of themselves, but were – GASP – hiding them behind vault apps, which password protect and hide images and videos behind seemingly innocuous apps. While … [Read more...] about Teen Sexting: Why Parents Shouldn’t Wave the White Flag
I read a post back in December about a woman who was harrased by a Target employee for breastfeeding her child while out Christmas shopping. I remember being annoyed by the way this was handled by the employee and the company and sympathetic to the mother who was only trying to feed her child. At the time, I was only a couple of months pregnant with my second child and … [Read more...] about The Social Stigma of Breastfeeding in Public