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Sex During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Sex During Pregnancy and Postpartum

“Will I hit the baby if we have sex? Why is she not interested in me as much as before the pregnancy? She’s not pregnant any more, so why is she not interested in me now?” Find out the answers, and more!

The Three-Gift Christmas

The Three-Gift Christmas

It became apparent on Christmas morning last year that something needed to change. We were definitely overdoing it. We looked at a few ideas on Pinterest, but then we discovered this one… and it changed our thinking completely.

Having a Family Game Plan

Having a Family Game Plan

What’s your game plan for parenting? Do you have one? Are you intentional about what you are doing? Having a family game plan is vital to maintain a winning season. Here are some tips that you may find helpful.

SeaWorld Made Simple with Small Children

SeaWorld Made Simple with Small Children

SeaWorld, like other theme parks, is filled with roller-coasters and rides and LOTS of great adventures for older kids. But what about the younger kiddos? Here is a guide especially for the tiny tots.

Egg Allergy: For Some Kiddos Eggs Can Be Rotten

Egg Allergy: For Some Kiddos Eggs Can Be Rotten

Who knew a tiny amount of egg could be such a big problem? Zeroing in on my son’s food allergies, and becoming an educated parent, has been a long, tedious and sometimes scary road.

Infant Swim Lessons

Infant Swim Lessons

We started each child in infant swim lessons shortly after they learned to crawl. They learned to float as infants and then swim-float-swim as toddlers.

Beauty Trends to Follow in 2015

Beauty Trends to Follow in 2015

2014 was certainly the year of innovation in the beauty industry, and we’ re predicting even bigger and better trends for 2015.

10 Simple Tips for Positive Parenting in 2015

10 Simple Tips for Positive Parenting in 2015

If you are like me, resolutions are not a good fit. Here are some tips I will be following to help me – and I hope they may help you too – if you find yourself struggling in the

Do you recommend co-sleeping?

Do you recommend co-sleeping?

I do not recommend co-sleeping. I do agree that when humans slept in caves, newborns slept with or on top of their mothers. I also recognize that babies sleep their best on their mother’s belly.

Tips to Make Meal Planning Simple

Tips to Make Meal Planning Simple

In all honestly, I can cook. I just didn’t grow up learning the art of cooking; and it truly is an art. Here’s my take-away on how to make meal planning simple.

Moms Judging Moms

Moms Judging Moms

The worst critics of moms are (drum roll please….) other moms. (I) wish that moms could quit judging other moms and instead be supportive of each other, recognizing that no one way works for all families all of the time.

Love Her, Respect Him…

Love Her, Respect Him…

Realizing that an artificial-turf marriage wouldn’t last, this couple learned a key strategy: Love and Respect.