Has your relationship been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Your relationship with your partner is the foundation upon which your entire family is structured–so if your marriage is strong, your whole family will be strong, you’ll be a better parent, and you’ll be a happier person. Here’s how to reconnect with your partner:
Despite our best efforts to protect and nurture our children, life outcomes for North American youth are worsening, especially in comparison to 50 years ago. Ill-advised practices and beliefs have become commonplace in our culture, such as the use of infant formula, the isolation of infants in their own rooms or the belief that responding too quickly to a fussing baby will “spoil” it say researchers.
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: