Remember that sex is for you and your enjoyment. Rather than thinking about it as one more chore on your to-do list or one more thing someone wants from you, think of it as your time! Share the load Speaking of chores, if doing more than your share of them is what’s exhausting you, have a discussion about sharing the load more evenly with your partner. Think about … [Read more...] about 20 Things A Tired Mom Can Do To Have More Passionate Sex
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It’s one of the most startling, and at times most delightful, biological gifts of parenthood: when you unexpectedly see yourself, or your beloved, or Grandma Ellie, reflected in your own child. Maybe it’s a talent for taking apart a car engine, the ability to dunk a basketball, the resurgence of one of your mother’s mannerisms you never thought you’d see again. There is an … [Read more...] about Do Parents Pass on Our Neuroses to Our Kids?
Every year several thousand babies die unexpectedly in their sleep, the cause of death unknown. These deaths are the result of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, a condition that doctors have yet to explain. While the nation’s top researchers have worked persistently to better understand SIDS, doctors have not yet determined an exact cause or a way to prevent this silent … [Read more...] about 5 SIDS Risk Factors Parents Need to Know
I got into an argument with a guy recently concerning the reasons why it feels so disorienting to do a somersault when you get older. I know, I’m “that” dinner party guest. He claimed it had to do with the aging process of your ears and the crystals that inhabit the ear canal. I agreed that his claim had adequate standing, but only as a consequence of a deeper root cause, … [Read more...] about Risky Business: Getting To The Core
When my husband was diagnosed with a rare liver disease, I made an astonishing discovery: the risks I took at my job actually helped me manage the ordeal. As a professional ski patroller, I carry explosives, start avalanches, hike in chest deep snow, and haul heavy toboggans carrying gravely injured skiers. We women patrollers do this side by side with the men. While some might … [Read more...] about Risky Business: Why Women Excel In Dangerous Careers