When my doctor suggested marijuana as a treatment for morning sickness, I was floored!
When we are dating, we find ourselves looking up our astrological compatibility with our mates. So why not do that with our kids?
For a few short nights, we had our baby sleeping between us, all swaddled up. But I was paranoid. Above everything, I feared having a child in our bed each and every night for years to come.
I have always felt like being a mom is harder than any job I have ever had -- and I have had some tough bosses.
I find that, as a mom, it is really hard not to be totally influenced by celebrity moms. If you look at any blog or magazine, you see pictures of them slender, traveling and breezing through what is a really hard time in life: motherhood.
The death of a parent is a profound loss at any age. But children often have trouble realizing that the loss is permanent, and they can't organize their emotions the way an adult can.
I was a little shocked when I found out that my friend's son is not allowed to have toys with batteries. But my friend shared with me that there had been a lot of research done on this, and the bottom line is that batteries inhibit a baby's imagination.