Family Blogs

When we become mothers we think about what we will tell our children - and what we won't. Margaux Bergen was having a rough few months when she faced these questions head-on. In the span of a few months she was newly divorced with three children, was dealing with her alcoholic father's death, and her son was diagnosed with a learning ...

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There's a lot of business advice floating out around there for women, but one piece of career advice might surprise you: the advice for women to get pregnant immediately after college graduation. A doctor from Midland Fertility Clinic in the United Kingdom recently offered up her advice for professional woman to try to aim to get pregnant ...

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Ever wonder what compliments mean the most to the women in your life? I want to go straight to the source and asked 11 women just that. And their answers? Are perfection. ...

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Sure, you might be prepared to start saving your child’s college tuition or stockpiling diapers like they’re going out of style, but are you prepared for the causes of the (gasp) hidden costs of pregnancy? ...

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Of course you can stick with the standards -- "Twinkle, Twinkle" and "Hush, Little Baby" still work just fine -- but sometimes it's nice to try something a little different. Heck, the secret to calming my oldest daughter's colicky screams was repeated refrains of the Oscar Mayer songs (My baloney has a first name ... AND Oh, I wish I were an Oscar ...

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Confession: I love plants. It's seriously bordering on an obsession. They just make me so happy! I have plants in nearly every room of our home, a garden in our backyard, potted herbs, flower baskets on the front porch, and then some. One of my favorite places to go is our neighborhood plant store where they all know me by name. My love of my ...

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If you’re planning a home birth, you’re probably a walking encyclopedia on the stages of labor and different birthing positions, but here are three things they don’t put in the childbirth books. ...

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If you're trying to conceive and haven't started your family yet, you may be hearing all sorts of comments from the peanut gallery. When it comes to having babies, it almost feels like everyone thinks that they get an opinion. It starts before you even add a baby and it honestly never stops. ...

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Let's chat about being pregnant in Florida--because I've done it twice. Down here, we only have a small respite from the hot weather during December, January, and a small bit of February. My daughter was born in late February, so luckily, I was enjoying cooler months during my last trimester. The first time? I wasn't so lucky. My son was born ...

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It happened on October 29th of 2015. My daughter NovaLeigh was 6 weeks old at the time and still exclusively breastfed. I entered my local CVS with my fiancé, Michael, and my 3 children to receive my flu shot from the pharmacy. ...

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