When becoming a mother for the first time, I started having flashbacks to my painful childhood. Then, when my son was diagnosed with autism and my mother reacted with coldness and anger, I had to finally face the truth; I had grown up with an emotionally absent mother. This is how I began to heal.
Humans have so much in common with the oceans—much more than we care to admit at times. If you're looking for water, sea, or beach-related names, here's a list of baby names for boys and girls inspired by the ocean.
Doing these six simple things right before having your first baby can make the first few months of motherhood a little bit easier.
Giving birth truly can be beautiful. If you do the research, seek out the positive stories, find a childbirth method, and know the facts ahead of time, you too can have the pleasant memories from your children's births like I do. Here, I offer you some information to help you along your journey.
Going against everything we know about early childhood education, preschools today have become more academic than ever. Youngsters are now guinea pigs in an experiment that may prove to be highly detrimental to their futures.
Moms are busy, but taking time for yourself is important. These seven ideas are simple, easy, and fun!
Too tired to do anything, even be a good mom? Not true. Here's how to be a good mom even when you're super worn out and overwhelmed (Hint: You're trying too hard).
Little league baseball coaches, here are a few fielding drills to keep your baseball practice plans fun and productive along with some tips on arm soreness and field prep.
High conflict ex-wives frequently use the children as weapons by withholding visitation. This article outlines what you can do when it happens to you.
Self-absorption, bitching and moaning, extreme negativity, an inability to plan ahead...these are characteristics of teens that drive us parents nutty. But, if we appreciate that their brains are still developing and their behavior is normal, we can relax, stop worrying, and enjoy their teen years.
A natural playground contains elements from nature, such as trees, grass, rocks, sand, and water. It's a great place for both active play and creative play.
We now see the effects less play has on children with higher rates of depression and anxiety. What can we learn from other countries so American kindergarten becomes developmentally appropriate, joyful, and creative once again?
The main issue in most Christian families is the neglect of Bible principles. This article encourages Christians to alleviate problems and improve happiness in four basic areas, including awareness.
If you are looking for baby names that can't be shortened, then here is the list for you. You'll find over 275 boy and girl names. Included are biblical ones, famous people, fictional characters, and the most popular ones from 2017, in addition to a list of almost every name you can think of.