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Tips in Choosing the Best Underwear for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is both wonderful and unpleasant. You do get the perks that come with it — attention and pregnancy glow. Some expecting woman, receive a different kind of attention and certainly NOT the pregnancy glow. One thing that could ease the discomfort is wearing the best underwear for pregnancy and it is easy to see… Read More »

Is It Safe To Get a Facial When You Are Pregnant?

Many expecting mothers who are looking forward to that pregnancy glow may have been disappointed at one time or another. Some might have already realized (after their first or second pregnancy), that not every pregnant mom will be fortunate enough to have that radiant shine as their belly begin to grow. However disappointing it may… Read More »

Proper Way To Wear A Maternity Belt

Your body continues to adjust to the growing baby inside your belly while you are pregnant. This is most especially true with the ligaments that surround and support your womb or the uterus. One of these ligaments is called the round ligament. It connects the front part of the womb to the groin. This is… Read More »

Grownups Are So Confusing: 10 Ways We Mislead Our Children

Childhood is confusing. If we rational, mature grownups are stumped by parenting choices and styles, just imagine how confused kids feel. They are constantly stuck in between the sharp ends of non-sequiturs and conflicting messages; messages that they are just supposed to take at face value, even when face value makes no sense. Here are… Read More »

Dear Dad,

I’ve never lived in this world without a dad before. I haven’t gotten the hang of it yet and I’m not sure I want to. All I want to do is call you to talk, but I don’t think they bother with phones or even language where you are. We’ve talked almost every day for… Read More »

Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones, But Facebook Can Kill Me

Shy, dorky, pre-teen me was somehow able to befriend the most popular girl in our seventh-grade class. Fantastic! A new friend and a rocket launcher to popularity, right? No, not so much. In reality, my new BFF was a cunning sociopath who schooled me in the ways of deceit, manipulation, tweaked emotional control over another… Read More »

The Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny are the last to go.

Santa Clause is definitely under suspicion, but the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny are hangin’ tough. Last year I saved the Easter Bunny by pointing to a regular bunny hopping across the yard after an Easter egg hunt and proclaiming “there he is!!” This year, the Tooth Fairy came into question, but I saved her, too.… Read More »

Time Warp

Yesterday held some odd convergence of time for me. While I was enjoying every spectacular moment of the present day, the past sidled up next to me. I became the middle of the Oreo cookie, with today on one side and years of history on the other. Seventeen years ago, at this time of year,… Read More »

The Balance Between Protection and Independence

When I was six I befriended a homeless man. I met him on a park bench next to my house and thought he was the greatest person ever. I visited him often and tried to convince my father to let me take things to the man on the bench. Food, money, house plants, it didn’t… Read More »