This article talks about a very disturbing DIY trend in insemination. This is VERY, VERY dangerous territory, legally, emotionally, and otherwise, for mother and child. The author glosses over a major point, "What if the donor claims custody?" The issue of health concerns is also great, if a donor conceals health problems. The tests for [...]
I was a big proponent of swaddling to keep my son calm and quiet as an infant. I had no idea of the dangers of swaddling too tightly. Fortunately my son does not have any hip problems due to swaddling. Hope this helps for other moms who swaddle. Incorrect Swaddling Related to Increase in Infant Hip [...]
Author's Note: In case you have not heard of HubPages, it is a great outlet for writing about topics you know while making a little money too! HubPages Announces Contest, Helps Educate Community on Online Writing Skills SAN FRANCISCO, Calif (March 31, 2011) -- HubPages believes that while publishing has moved from an offline to an [...]
I always appreciate a good social media campaign, especially one that helps needy kids, so I am proud to participate in the Kellogg’s and Action for Healthy Kids event.
For two days before the Oscars in Hollywood, they are getting primped, pampered and adored. No, not the nominees, but their little ones, at the Pre-Oscars Studio hosted by Jayneoni Moore. Each year before the premier award shows, the style expert and children’s wear designer, known as “the Baby Lady of Hollywood,” hosts [...]
Great article from Parenting.com, and the best part is the 700+ positive comments following the one initial negative that lead off the conversation. Thanks Parenting! http://www.parenting.com/article/same-sex-parenting#comment-108691.
One of my son's favorite songs is by Raffi, beloved children's singer from the 1970s. The lyrics (see below) are about sharing, which is an important topic for three-year olds. It’s mine but you can have some With you I’d like to share it ‘Cause if I share it with you You’ll have some too Well [...]
10,000 Readers! This morning I got my blog readership data from Wordpress, and I earned a "WOW rating!" More than 10,000 readers visited my blog in 2010, up from last year and growing! Thanks! Go Figure My opinion of my best-written pieces didn't necessarily match up with the most-read. Though I think it was well-written, I would [...]
More on yesterday's adventure on The Talk. Despite being preempted by President Obama, my parents actually figured out how to watch the show online at cbs.com. Mom called last night to tell me I did a great job, though I did look bigger than I really am. "I know!" I said," "You know, the camera adds 50 [...]