Cloth Diapers

Cloth Diapers: A Beginner’s Guide

Cloth diapers are awesome, and I am truly addicted. However, it hasn’t always been this way! When Monkey was born, we were too overwhelmed by the vast choice of modern cloth diapers that we ended up skipping them altogether. By the time his little brother arrived, however, we were ready to start dipping our toes […]

benefits of breastfeeding

12 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mother and Baby

For some mothers, health problems or essential medications make it impossible to breastfeed. However, if you are capable of breastfeeding your baby then it is important to know that there is a huge amount of evidence that shows that breastfeeding is best for both you and your child. There are significant physical and psychological health […]

Baby Reading Book

Teaching Children Literacy Through Reading Programs

It’s hard to dispute the importance of reading skills in a child’s education.  As part of your child’s educational force, it’s essential that parents understand how important reading is in all subjects your child will face throughout their educational career.  Without reading skills, children find it hard to understand even the most basic of subjects, […]

types of contraception

Types of contraception, what are the choices?

Sex is an important part of any healthy relationship and contraception is perhaps one of the most thorough discussions that a couple will have, as it affects several aspects. Not only will different methods of contraception affect the pleasure of sex, but they will have a direct effect on you, as a woman. So what […]

baby shower gift ideas

Creative Gift Ideas for a Baby Shower

If you have a good friend or family member in the process of starting their family and welcoming a little bundle of joy, then you’ve probably spent hours roaming stores and shopping online for a quintessential baby shower gift that will show them how truly excited and happy you are for them. The problem is […]

morning sickness

7 Natural Morning Sickness Remedies

One of the earliest symptoms of pregnancy is morning sickness, which can occur at any time of day or night. This poorly named affliction affects most pregnant women during the first trimester and gradually fades after the 10 week mark. Not everyone is so lucky, however, and some will suffer from nausea and even vomiting […]

breast cancer research

Donate for Breast Cancer Research Efforts

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women. But if detected early, breast cancer can be treated successfully. That is why it is important to donate for breast cancer so that there is enough awareness created. Awareness among women is the key to beating breast cancer. Symptoms and Signs of Breast Cancer […]

Crying Baby

8 Reasons to Avoid Sleep Training Your Baby

All parents have limits. Even the most patient, connected, attached parents can reach the point when they are ready to hurl themselves out of the window from sheer sleep-deprivation-induced insanity. Anybody who has me on their facebook friends list will know that recently I have been dealing with some serious nightwaking, and I admit that […]

Homeschooling Benefits

What are the Benefits of Homeschooling?

More and more parents are deciding to educate their children at home rather than sending them to public school. Parents might not feel that public schools can teach their child everything that they want them to know, either that or there are certain things that parents don’t want their children to learn in public schools. […]

Gentle Sleep Solutions For Babies

Gentle Sleep Solutions For Babies

If your baby is having trouble sleeping and you hate to hear him or her crying into the night, there is another way. Gentle sleep solutions will ease your child into a deep, relaxed sleep, which will help to ensure you have a happy, healthy baby. Gentle sleep solutions are becoming increasingly popular with parents […]

Child with Anxiety

Helping Children with Anxiety

Helping children with anxiety is so important. They cannot free themselves from their fears without your help and support. Researching the different ways of helping children with anxiety is the first step to making the necessary changes in your household to alleviate – then eliminate – your child’s anxiety. If your child is suffering with […]

Children Learning

From Homeschooling to Mainstream Education

So, as you probably know by now, we have always planned to be a homeschooling family. I believe in homeschooling, and it seemed to be a sensible option to best meet the needs of my highly sensitive child; a child who sometimes struggles in social situations, especially in large, noisy groups. However, times seem to […]