One of the big moments of this season’s The Good Wife was when betrayed political spouse Alicia Florrick decided to do a TV interview in which she said she forgave her politician husband for straying. Her interview was considered to have sealed her husband’s bid to recapture the state’s attorney’s office. This week, real political “good wives” and what good (or harm) they can … [Read more...] about The Constant, Constantly Changing Demands of Political Wives
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Dear Buddy, I feel like I owe you an apology. Other moms that I have interacted with on the internet have expressed that I may have made one or many wrong decisions, basically from the moment you were conceived. For these decisions, I owe you an apology. From the beginning, I apologize that I got an epidural during your birth. Though I didn't really want one, I was weak … [Read more...] about The Internet Demands an Apology. To You.
Parenting is not an exact science. Parents often learn as they go, making the decisions they feel are best for their children. Your parenting style may have an influence on the way your children behave. The parenting style descriptions established by Diana Baumrind in 1966 are still often used today. A fourth category describes less involved parents. You may fall into one … [Read more...] about Types of Parenting Styles
My first son was born after a difficult 36 hours of labor. The labor was hard and fast, with protracted contractions 2-3 minutes apart and no more than 4 minutes apart for 30 hours.By contrast, labor with my second son was a mere 4 hours from start to finish. And my third son was again, only 5 hours long. The flip side of short labors though, is that they are very … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Having a Better Birth
Celebrating Mother’s Day is a really special time. It’s the one day of the year where the focus falls to the mama and all of the family’s appreciation is expressed. Sure, it would be nice to hear how awesome she is on the reg, but don’t worry, moms are realists. If you’re looking into last-minute Mother’s Day gifts, you’ve come to the right place. We’re covering a bunch of … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Gift Guide – 2016