As parents, we all dream of lifelong friends for our children. We hope they will meet very early on (in Mommy and Me group, for example) and grow up as close as siblings, spending long afternoons at each other's homes, holding hands as they enter kindergarten, and supporting one another through those tough middle- and high-school years. So what do you do when they start to influence each other in the wrong way?
Whether you think, "yes please" or "no thanks" to bedroom action, our trimester-by-trimester guide will keep you and your partner happily connected for the next nine months and beyond.
I have learned there is no way to understand the heartbreak of miscarriage if you have not experienced such a loss first-hand. I have known women who have had miscarriages, and I rather fear that my responses were sub-par. But if you are trying to support a couple who has just miscarried or lost a child before birth, based on my short experience so far, here's a list of my suggestions for what not to say and what you can do instead.
Everyone likes to reveal that they're pregnant in a different way. Some people blurt it out, others write it on a cake, and some get especially creative. But I think we can all agree that the reaction is the best part. Whether it's a husband or mother in law, the reaction is every woman's favorite part of revealing that she's going to be a mom. Check out this primo reaction to the happy news. Caution: it gets loud.
People do a lot of kooky things when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth. But these post-baby rituals really take the cake (not that you’ll want to eat cake (or anything) after reading this list).
Pregnancy is a magical time for a woman. But it's also a time of bodily changes, awkwardness and discomfort. Why would you want to pile on more awkwardness by saying something foolish? That's right, you wouldn't. So read on and learn the nine things that you should never, ever say to a pregnant woman.
Music calms even the most savage of beasts…babies! Check out these seven cuties rocking out to their favorites tunes in the car. If they don't make you laugh and melt your heart, we can't help you.
Is your child heading back to school? Parenting conventional wisdom suggests you keep a level head to help them succeed. Here, 11 great tips for success in the classroom and tranquility at home.
Parenting is all about instilling values and lessons in your children. But have you ever noticed what they can teach you? Here, a roundup of marriage, relationship and life advice from an unexpected place... toddlers!
We have answers to the awkward pregnant sex questions that you might not be comfortable asking.