I love summertime, especially when that includes fun in the sun with family and friends. Where I live now, this also means pool, lake or beach get-togethers. This is all great, but I have one big, big request that you PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE SUN.
“I need me time!” This is a lament that I hear a lot from my younger friends who are moms of young kids – and older ones too. It is hard to get alone time with children running around.
Surprise: You and your daughter arent speaking the same language!
If someone says PARTY, I am there! I love getting together with old friends and making new ones, when I can.
Once upon a time, I was a Labor and Delivery Room (L&D) nurse at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. It was probably one of my most favorite places to work because I truly loved supporting moms (and dads or other significant family members) through their birth experience and felt that each baby born wa
Missing your period is a scary thought for some mothers who believe their childbearing days are over. However, not all missed periods are due to pregnancy. Before you freak out, you must know that there are many reasons why women miss their periods.
If you ask a young woman whether her mother spoke with her about puberty and preparation for starting her period, she might say, No, I learned from my friends. More then likely, when you ask her mom if she had the talk with her daughter, she will say Yes. Often, the reason is that unless there was something momentous about the occasion; it may not have been memorable enough for the daughter to recall.
The Oscars illustrious “boob song” didnt really affect me, but I did think it seemed rather juvenile, until I saw a click through to the best celebrity breasts. I started thinking about what the BEST breasts meant, beyond who has them and what shape they are in.
I am a blogger who is also one of the health experts on beinggirl.com, so I answer questions from hundreds of girls who write to us every month. It has been an eye opening experience that has helped me understand the concerns that many teen girls have today. One of the things that I have learned from the questions asked, is that teens would rather ask a stranger a personal question about their life or health than their mother. What can be done to make the dialogue more open between teens and their mothers?
There is nothing better than hugging and snuggling our children – it is an easy way to show your love for them.