Many expectant parents are excited to find out whether they are having a baby boy or a baby girl. While some enjoy the surprise of finding out their baby's sex at birth, others are anxious to find out their baby's gender as early as possible. There are many old wives' tales that are quick to offer a prediction of your baby's sex, but with today's scientific advancements there … [Read more...] about At What Week of Pregnancy Can You Tell if it’s a Girl or Boy?
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13 Reasons Why. I have so many thoughts on this new Netflix phenomenon and while you may not agree with me, I feel the need to share them anyway... just as Hannah shared her 13 reasons why with others that didn't agree with her feelings and her choice. And, when I say her choice, I say that lightly. Meaning I never have, and never will, believe that suicide should be an … [Read more...] about Why My Kids And I Will Be Watching ’13 Reasons Why’
It's a universal truth - there is no sweeter sound in all of creation than one's own name. Unless of course, it isn't. Tom, Dick or Harry; Peter, Paul or Mary; your name is your identity. It distinguishes you from some people and binds you to others. To you, you are unique. But did you know that your name and your personality might be related? So says Lewis Lipsitt, … [Read more...] about The Name Game: Can Your Name Affect Your Personality?
Not all home pregnancy tests have the same level of sensitivity to hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), the pregnancy hormone, so some will show a positive result early in a woman's pregnancy, and some won't register positive until up to a week after a missed period. What the majority of tests do have in common is that positive results doesn't always last long enough to show off … [Read more...] about How Long Does a Positive Result Last on a Home Pregnancy Test?
As my 46th birthday approaches, in many ways I feel healthier than I did when I was 22. No, I can't stay out till 4am and go to work the next day. Nor can I eat whatever I want and weigh 10 pounds less than I do now. Yet despite being healthier in many ways, I've been getting some bug or another every year for the last few years -- and it knocks me out for days. This after … [Read more...] about 10 Minutes to Uber-Immunity!