Good news for moms serving in the US Army. There will be no more pumping milk in the bathroom! On November 10, 2015 they released an update for their new policy regarding breastfeeding soldiers.
It was only September, of this year, that the Army came out with a breastfeeding policy, making them the last service branch to do so. The original policy made strides to help nursing soldiers but left a lot to be desired. It specified that soldiers be … Keep Reading!!!
Are you making a move soon? Whether it’s for professional or personal reasons, making any type of move can be a stressful endeavor, but it’s also a time for renewal and a fresh start. No matter if you’re going to a new house across town or packing up to move across the country, these tips will help you make the transition as smooth and problem-free as possible.
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If you’re still on the hunt for a … Keep Reading!!!
When Rebecca, a mother of 3 from St. Catharines, Ontario, took her one year old to see Santa he got a little cranky waiting in line. As any nursing mom would do, Rebecca started nursing her son to comfort him. She joked that she should see if she could nurse him through the pictures. When the photographer and Santa were completely on board they went for it.
When it comes to renovating and decorating the home, everyone needs a little guidance, right? Well, when it comes to your home, there are a large variety of flooring that you could go for. There are pros and cons to all of the different types. There are also reasons to choose one material over another, depending on which room you are choosing the flooring for. So I’m sharing today a little guide today, to help you on your way (yes, … Keep Reading!!!
One of the basic needs of the human body is fresh fruit and vegetables. Yet, we tend to pop into the local supermarket or deli to buy our daily needs.
We easily forget that we have a perfect environment in our home that can produce delightful fresh, organic food. By growing your own vegetables and herbs, there are many added benefits that can improve our health and way of life.
Creating an indoor garden is not that complicated and does … Keep Reading!!!
File this under the “completely backfired” category.
Earlier this week Hannah Hawkes Photography posted a preview of one of her recent family Christmas photo shoots. The image feature a mom and her 2 daughters bound in Christmas lights with duct tape over their mouths. Behind them crouches dad and their son. Dad held a sign saying “Peace on Earth”.
It didn’t take long for the photo to spread like wildfire. Hannah Hawkes began receiving hateful comments and messages and people … Keep Reading!!!
Breastfeeding is a wonderful journey: creating a deep bond, providing security and comfort to your child and giving them the best nutritional start at life you can. However, if you’re nursing you’re probably going to encounter a clogged duct or two along the way. There’s all sorts of advice on how to clear them but it takes time and it can be so painful while you wait.
Anyone who has tried to balance parenting and being a student can tell you how hard it is. Figuring out childcare, finding time to study, time to be a present parent – it’s a lot of work. The stress of a babysitter canceling right before a big exam is one of the worst case scenarios. This is exactly what happened to Monica Romero, earlier this month.
Monica is an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) student at the University … Keep Reading!!!
When raising children, we often forget that little pitchers have big ears, as the old saying goes, and far too often we say things in their presence that might be better left unsaid until the adults are alone. In a world where there is altogether too much fighting and too many verbal disagreements, it’s important to teach our children to be moderate in their speech to, and around, others. What they learn now will stay with them throughout their lives … Keep Reading!!!
Just as we were all getting into the ugly sweater trend it’s out, passe, so last year. A new trend is emerging. Taking it up a notch to ugly Christmas pasties. I would recommend this trend remain in warmer climates, though.
It’s not just women who are saying Merry Breastmas.
As fun as these look, I think I’ll stick to a plain old ugly sweater for now.
Written by: Nikki Waring
Typically, styling a little girl’s hair has been a mom’s job. It’s a skill we learn by doing our own hair over the years. And it’s a skill many fathers envy. Single father, Philippe Morgese was one of those dads but taught himself to style his daughter’s hair like a pro. He worked hard at it and has become quite skilled. Figuring he wasn’t alone, he started sharing his new found expertise with other fathers. He even started holding free … Keep Reading!!!
Singer Emily Mills turns Adele’s ‘Hello’ into a hysterical spoof about motherhood titled “Hello from the Motherside”. As if the song wasn’t good enough on its own, the video brings it to a whole other level. This may be one of the most relatable parenting parodies to date.
This is what we’ve been waiting for!
Written by: Nikki Waring