If you're like us, chance are you're chronically sleep deprived. As a mom, it isn't easy to get enough shut-eye. Kids wake up at all hours of the night and most are notoriously early risers. Plus, the quest for a little "me time" often keeps moms up late at night.
There are a lot of things people don't tell you about what happens to your body after you give birth. One of the biggest surprises can be changes to your pelvic health. "It's normal for your pelvic floor to feel a little different after having a baby," says Andrea Joyce, founder of afterbabybody.com.
As parents, we don't want to make like the Grinch and steal all the Christmas cheer, but we don't want our children to get hurt during the holidays either. Unfortunately, holiday hazards can creep up where you least expect them. Here are four surprising holiday health hazards and how to protect your children from them:
Moms-to-be are often bombarded with information about what happens to their bodies during labour and delivery, but many are surprised by what happens to their bodies afterwards. To help prevent post-childbirth surprises, here are the top five things most new moms don't know:
Preschoolers are amazing little people, but they can also be oppositional, impulsive, self-centered, inflexible and illogical – especially when upset. If you feel as though you and your toddler are speaking different languages, here's how to communicate on their level: