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.
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!!!
Getting the right nutrition is necessary before and during pregnancy. Since there are a number of brands in the market today, it is essential to read through the fine print to better understand the content and the ingredients of your batch of prenatal multivitamins. In the following section, we have compiled a list after consultation with experts as to the right composition to look for in your multivitamin selection. So, without further ado, here we go.
Folic acid … Keep Reading!!!
‘Tis the season to fake your own death! Or so a German supermarket chain thought when making their holiday commercial. The video features an elderly man saddened that his children no longer make it home for Christmas. Naturally, he figures faking his death will trick them into returning.
The point is to spend time with loved ones before it’s too late but the internet is ablaze with debate over whether this is sad, funny, or just plain dark and twisted!… Keep Reading!!!
Kids are fragile and naive in nature – but they should never stay that way forever.
It’s totally understandable when parents go nuts when their kids stumble and fall (literally or figuratively). Parents are naturally protective and defensive of their young. Even in the animal kingdom, this is undeniably a rule of thumb. However, even animals know how to prepare the young ones to face the big world. Although we, human parents, want to provide the most comfortable life for … Keep Reading!!!
With the onset of pregnancy, a series of unforeseen physiological changes kick in a woman’s body. From changes in hormonal levels to physical developments- such a woman undergoes myriads of changes in the next 10 months! Regardless of race, ethnicity or body type, a pregnant woman needs to intake vital nutrients for proper fetus development during various stages of pregnancy. These nutrients can be consumed both through foods and supplements. Folic acid is among these vital nutrients a woman’s body … Keep Reading!!!
Of towels shopping: how kids can become a tad bit responsible when involved in buying decisions
Parents are always worried about inculcating the habit of responsibility among their children but they always fail miserably because of wrong or boring approaches. We have a very weird experiment for you and the kids, which might help in igniting the fire of responsibility in your offspring.
After watching Banksy’s “Exit Through the Giftshop” with her family, 10-year-old Gracie insisted she was going to be a street artist. Torn between supporting her creativity and passion, and not encouraging vandalism her dad came up with an idea. Together, they started painting rocks that they could leave around town. They had so much fun doing it that they expanded to other materials, as well.
When Ashley Kaidel‘s son got hungry, while they were at a restaurant, she did what mother’s do – she fed him. Of course, because she did so with your breasts people start staring. Rather than feel shamed she decided to stare right back. This is when her dining partner took a photo of her, a photo which she posted to Facebook along with a post about normalizing breastfeeding. The statement she made, both within her writing and her photo … Keep Reading!!!
Your child’s birthday is coming soon, and you want to celebrate yet another beautiful year with your little bundle of joy. But how can you throw the perfect kids birthday party that each and every one of your guests will enjoy and that your son or daughter will never forget? Continue reading for a few tips to get started.
If your child’s birthday is in the summer, there’s no better time to host the party in … Keep Reading!!!
Eleven-year-old Catilin Burke found herself acting as midwife for her baby sister’s birth, earlier this month. Her mother’s labor started as she was getting ready for school. Caitlin called an ambulance for her mom, Tara Knightley, but her little sister was in a hurry to meet her.
With some guidance, Caitlin caught Elsa-Monet, at 7:17am, as she entered the world. Caitlin then unraveled her sister from the cord, which she was wrapped in, and handed Elsa-Monet to her mother. … Keep Reading!!!