The following is a guest post by Jennifer Degl, author of From Hope To Joy: A Mother’s Determination and Her Micro Preemie’s Struggle to Beat the Odds Thankfully, most new parents have no idea what the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) is. They probably heard the word and then put it out of their mind because premature deliveries happen to other people. No one gets … [Read more...] about My Daughter Was Born At 23 Weeks
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When I found out I’d get to interview Academy Award nominated screenwriter and (fabulous) actress Nia Vardalos, I actually let out a girlie squee. This wasn't just because she’d written and starred in two of my favorite movies - My Big Fat Greek Wedding and My Life in Ruins. Mainly, I knew we’d get along because of three things: 1. We are both Libras 2. We both love Imagination … [Read more...] about Nia Vardalos on Adoption and Becoming an “Instant Mom”
Women like Kate Hudson, Natalie Portman, Selma Blair, and Christina Applegate are all pregnant, but what else do they have in common? They're also unmarried. This trend is and has been happening throughout Hollywood, but it hasn't stopped there. The rate of unwed mothers in the United States has more than doubled since the 1980s. Let the stats speak for themselves. Nearly … [Read more...] about Dramatic Increase in Rate of Unmarried Mothers in U.S.
Women deal with pregnancy issues throughout their lives. Either you worry about getting pregnant when you are not ready, or not getting pregnant when you finally want a child. Working women today might delay childbearing until they reach 40 and then that find getting pregnant can be work -- mixed in with some pleasure. The Fertility Slope You are born with all the eggs you will … [Read more...] about Difficulty Getting Pregnant at Age 40
I’m on my way to a 12 hr commercial shoot for a new beauty product. I can’t say what it is yet, gosh this business is so secretive until projects go live! It feels so good to be working a lot already this year. 2010 is off to the right start! And well over due after 2009!!! When it rains it pours for me and that is just the way my life has always been. A … [Read more...] about Big News