This Is Us sure loves doling out its revelations in bite-sized pieces, doesn’t it? Tuesday’s episode answered one major question about Randall’s mother, Laurel: Sadly, she’s no longer alive, having passed away in 2015. Make no mistake: That news is a huge blow, both to Randall and all of us who mocked the story loophole but still […]
Consumption of human placenta products poses risk to moms, babies: Health Canada
Health Canada is cautioning mothers and others who may be consuming human placenta preparations about potential risks for themselves and their babies.
How moms and babies rooming together can help combat opioid dependency
Canada’s opioid crisis extends to society’s very youngest: About 2,000 newborns are born with opioid exposure. But more and more, hospitals are trying to minimize the impact this has on new mothers and their babies, but allowing them to stay together in same room as they undergo treatment.
Smoke alarms with mom’s voice wake kids up faster, study says
“The thing that was most remarkable to us was to see a child sleep five minutes through a very loud high-pitched tone, but then sit bolt upright in bed when their mother’s voice sounded through the alarm,” says study’s lead author.
Europe's Home Birth Capital Sees Moms Opt for Hospital
Not so long ago, healthy pregnant women in the Netherlands who wanted to give birth in a hospital, rather than at home, were rare. They were usually foreigners who didn’t trust or understand the medical system. Now, says Amsterdam-based doula Maartje Bruning, a “vast majority” of her clients don’t plan to give birth at home […]
Furious moms unleash on Target and Walmart over ‘hooker style’ shorts for kids (TGT, WMT)
Target Target is being accused of selling “hooker type shorts” for teen girls in a parenting Facebook post that has since gone viral. A mother of a teen girl took to social media to vent her frustration at not being able to find suitable clothing for her 10-year-old daughter at Target. The post has been flooded […]
One Dad, Two Moms and Two Babies … Born the Same Day
She was a good girl. I was a bad dude. Her family had money. Mine didn’t. And, unsurprisingly, her family hated me. We started dating when she was 15 and I was 17. We were high school sweethearts and I, really, owe her my life. Literally. She was with me when I was accidentally shot […]
Mom’s Facebook post to man who publicly shamed her son with autism goes viral
On June 10, Ashley Wright took her two kids to the Riverview Park and Zoo in Peterborough. Wright’s 13 year old son Logan is on the autism spectrum and has other disabilities. “Why do people bring kids like that out in public?” a man yelled at her.
18 Work at Home Jobs for Moms (Well-Paid, Flexible and Fun)
Wouldn’t it be great if you could have it all – be with your kids as much as you want but still have a fulfilling job that you enjoy? It sounds a little too good to be true. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, approximately 21% of employees work from home on an average […]
13 Ways Working Moms Can Balance Work and Family (And Be Happy)
Working moms have it tough. Being committed fully to work and family is an impossible task that working moms have to take on. It can be exhausting and thankless, being perceived as not fully present as an employee or a mother. But it doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to pursue a […]