Attempting to Prepare for Twins
I’ll admit it, I found it very hard to be excited about my twins while I was pregnant. I had moments but most of the time it was sheer terror about what was coming our way. Previously, I wrote about some of these struggles; It’s Okay to Not Be Excited About an Unplanned Pregnancy. As my July 20th EDD approached this fear only intensified and I was 50/50 wanting them out because the pregnancy … Keep Reading!!!
I have always just fallen into the natural parenting category. Not to fit in anywhere, not to feel superior, just because it’s what felt right for our family. I got so offended by people saying “crunchy” parents were nuts or weird. That is until the experience that made it dawn on me, and made me blue. A local cloth diaper “expert” made a facebook post on her business page demanding her clients back her up on fighting against the use … Keep Reading!!!
When children are invited to be a part of a wedding ceremony, most can bet that they will stir up the plans and add in their own perfect imperfection.
But when a toddler did not want to play flower girl at the beginning of her walk, this dad took matters into his own hands.
The world’s coolest billionaire has stepped up his game again. The CEO of Virgin Group has added a year’s paid parental leave to benefits his employees receive. This means dads can enjoy the first year with their newborns as well.
All employees can take up to 12 months and be assured their job will be waiting when they return, but those who’ve been employed with Virgin for more than four years receive 100% of their pay for that time. Those … Keep Reading!!!
By Nikki Waring
In 2011 Heather Hironimus signed a parenting agreement agreeing that if Chase were to be circumcised the father would pay for it. Fast forward 3 years, Chase was a healthy and happy young boy when Dennis Nebus (Chase’s father) decided their son needed to be circumcised. When Heather refused to allow it at 3 years old Dennis started a lengthy court battle.
Dennis, claims that, at 3 years old, there became a medical need for it. After … Keep Reading!!!
By Nikki Waring
Early mornings suck – Daily battles to get dressed and fed during said early mornings sucks worse.
Enjoy your sick days – No stress about falling behind or extra homework to catch up. Especially since most homeschoolers work through the summer, those few sick days won’t even be a blip on the map. Relax and heal!
Learn in comfort – Some days are just good days to stay in your PJs and not comb your hair.
The … Keep Reading!!!
The Rademachers were expecting twin girls, but none of their friends knew until they came to visit the happy family in the hospital. They capture the reveal on video and it is pretty fun to watch all the reactions from their loved ones.
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor (and Resident Nerd)
Renowned YA author and professional nerd John Green had a blockbuster movie based on one of his books rake in $124,872,350 last year. But the Indianapolis resident and father to a four year-old and a one-year old shares the same mind-numbing experience familiar to all parents: watching the same ****ing movies over, and over, and over again.
As such, he decided to reinterpret the hottest four kids movies right now, as seen … Keep Reading!!!
There’s a million things I swore I’d never do once we had kids, most of which I now laugh about. Some things we stick to our guns on and some are still very important to us. Some went out the window faster than my days of getting 8 solid hours of sleep.
I didn’t swear it off completely but I swore not one single bite before 4 years old. I didn’t want my kids to be addicted to … Keep Reading!!!
Featured Image: Son Cradling Elderly Mother
“Unconditional love is hard to compete with.”
― Abbi Glines
1. “Rana and Sommayeh”
Sommayeh Mehri’s husband poured a bucket of acid over his wife and daughter Rana while they slept. Sommayeh is now fighting to keep her child feeling ‘normal’.
“[Sommayeh’s] main concern remains treatment for her daughter Rana. ‘She doesn’t understand yet what has happened to her,’ Mehri told an Iranian news agency. “That’s why she’s still playful and happy. But … Keep Reading!!!
In todays day and age, internet usage has become an integral part of everyday life for people of all ages. Parents in particular, are one of the major demographics that are hopping online. While each parent uses the internet differently, many are discovering new and innovative ways the web can help them parent better and easier. From connecting with their children on new social platforms to researching things like new recipes or home remedies to try, the internet is opening … Keep Reading!!!
Image by IANtB staff. Text by Elizabeth Grattan.
Look, I get it. It’s natural. It’s beautiful. It’s some sort of biological norm. But all this indecent exposure has got to stop. So, here, to settle the controversy once and for all is the definitive list of why you breastfeeding nuts need to cover up.
1. Breasts are private parts. They are just like men’s dicks. Sure, they aren’t classified as genitalia, but what difference does that really make? Women … Keep Reading!!!