So many mothers-to-be have told me just how unprepared they were for the emotional side of pregnancy. The physical effects were obvious enough, but apparently not everyone knew that the crazy hormone cocktail the pregnant body is continually swilling can momentarily propel even the most relaxed, jovial mommy-to-be into states of belligerence, hopelessness, or fury over things … [Read more...] about How to Handle Hormone Hell During Pregnancy
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The following guest post is by Miriam Levine. For as long as I can remember, my wardrobe represented my stage in life. When I packed up to go to college, I filled large duffel bags with skinny jeans and baggy cotton sweaters from the Gap. I lived in slip-on suede moccasins throughout all seasons and occasionally dressed up in a slinky printed dress for a frat party. When … [Read more...] about Why I Embraced The Mom Uniform
When screenwriter Graham Moore accepted an Oscar for The Imitation Game in Hollywood on February 22, he made a touching plea to teenagers not to commit suicide. “I would like for this moment to be for that kid out there who feels like she’s weird or she’s different or she doesn’t fit in anywhere,” Moore said during his valuable minutes on stage. “Yes, you do. I promise you … [Read more...] about Surprising Stats: Teen Suicide
Reader Unhappily Married writes: After years of unhappiness in my marriage, including fights, lack of communication, and feeling that my husband does not value me, I am strongly considering divorce. In my mind we have tried everything, including more than one attempt at couples counseling and reading self-help books. My husband tells me this will harm our children, now 2 and … [Read more...] about Will Divorce Screw Up My Kids?
The following post is sponsored by Ragú®Put a fun new spin on a classic recipe and make a New Tra-Dish! This one comes from Jaime, founder of Mom's Test Kitchen, who whipped up some absolutely delicious Chicken Cacciatore Sliders.Check out her post below:Chicken Cacciatore gets a new twist with these easy to make Chicken Cacciatore Sliders! All the flavors you love … [Read more...] about New Tra-Dish: Chicken Cacciatore Sliders