What you may not know, or want to know about body after baby “I am a post-pregnancy, gas passing, panty tinkling, flabby blob.” Okay, if we all thought that might happen after giving birth, there would be lot less pregnancies. While it might seem like a whole lot more doom and gloom than most women experience (thank goodness), after birth can cause a few uninvited and … [Read more...] about Post-Pregnancy – How To Feel Better Inside and Out
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. While the sun is our friend, the National Institute of Health (NIH) reports that reducing unprotected exposure to the … [Read more...] about Keep Your Skin Healthy in the Summer 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. Take for example my daughter, a mom of twin six-year old girls and a four-year old son, who inspired this post. Along with being a parent, she works part time and goes to school part time. … [Read more...] about 8 Creative Ways for Moms to Get Some Much Needed “Me Time”
Surprise: You and your daughter aren’t speaking the same language! Actually, that's only a surprise if you believe that you and your daughter understand each other all the time. Quite simply, there are times when your daughter says something and you totally misinterpret her intent. Communication can be compromised when you don’t respond in the way she intended you … [Read more...] about Are You and Your Teen Speaking Different Languages?
If someone says PARTY, I am there! I love getting together with old friends and making new ones, when I can. But while I am confident enough to move to the middle of the room and chit chat with anyone or everyone, I know that some people have a harder time being social without feeling anxious. Not everyone is an extrovert, some people prefer smaller social settings to … [Read more...] about Party Survival Skills for Wallflowers