The good ol’ sex talk. If you are like most parents I talk to you are either dreading it or you are desperate to do a better job than the very lacking sex education you received but you have no idea where to start. Society has created such a shame and taboo around sex that we no longer know how to talk to our kids about their bodies, their pleasure, and their relationships. … [Read more...] about Talking Sex with Your Kids – 5 Things Every Parent Should Know
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Autism’s Sneaky Trick (This is not a Halloween post!) I sometimes get lulled into a sense of “normalness” with regards to my son. I forget. My son is very high functioning (yes, I’m using this term here). Now at age sixteen and a junior in high school, I’ve noticed myself beginning to take things for granted. “Can you feed the dog?” He does it. “Is your school … [Read more...] about Autism’s Sneaky Trick
This article was written by Kelly McNelis, founder of Women For One Be honest with your children instead of sugar coating or avoiding hard topics Our kids are watching us all the time. If they see us avoiding hard topics, or backing away from the things that make us uncomfortable, we teach them to play it safe and stuff their feelings down. It’s our … [Read more...] about Tough Conversations with Kids: Honesty is Key
We recently published an article - "The Trouble With Labels: What Do You Call A Stepmom?" - on the tricky situations that can arise in blended families. In the words of one step-mom: "I get uncomfortable when the other children at [my stepson's] school refer to me as his mom. I'll enter the classroom to pick D up, and all the children start saying, 'D, your mom is here.' … [Read more...] about What Should Kids Call A Step-Parent?
What to know about your symptoms after taking hCG injections during IVF You have been dreaming of this moment since you were a young gal. Meet the perfect guy, enjoy married bliss and eventually it's time to start a family of your own. You are so excited. You dream about how you will dress your bump, when you will have your shower, and you read every book on the shelf. You … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Pregnancy If HCG Injection Is Taken