Lately, we’ve been on the birthday circuit. Today was a 2-year-old’s Thomas-the-Train celebration, tomorrow is a 3-year-old pony riding extravaganza, and next weekend 6-year-old twins are celebrating with a gymnastics party. I love birthday parties. When Ava gets invited, it reassures me that she is popular and I can look forward to eating the piece of cake she decapitates by … [Read more...] about $50K For A Three-Year-Old’s Birthday Party!?
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Years ago, a neighbor with two young daughters, ages 6 and 8, went through a divorce.I remember thinking how busy I was at that precise moment.I was working fulltime and taking care of three children under age 10.I didn't have time to get divorced.I didn't have time to even think about getting divorced.I didn't want to get divorced, which helped.But now, eight years later, it's … [Read more...] about When Divorce Becomes Part of Good Parenting
The following is a guest post by Alice K. CrisciWhen I met my son for the first time his eyes were wide open. His little eyes locked onto mine with such love and intensity, I knew then the concept of “my life would never be the same” was now a reality. My heart exploded with love, gratitude and joy, permanently captured by this 7 pound squishy baby with such long hair it could … [Read more...] about Cancer Forced Me To Take An Unlikely Path To Parenthood
Not surprisingly, recent headlines about free birth control really caught America’s attention. A St. Louis research team tracked more than 9,000 women, many of them poor or uninsured, from 2008 to 2010. The women were given their choice of contraception at no cost - from birth control pills to foolproof, long-term options like the IUD or implants. The effect on teen … [Read more...] about Bowl of Condoms in My Bathroom?