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We Want to Know -- What is the Worst Gift You've Ever Received?With the holidays just about behind us, we got to thinking about the gifts we've received AND about those presents we simply must return, donate -- or dare we admit, re-gift!
Hanukkah - Festival of LightsAre you ready to light the first Hanukkah candle tonight? If so, Happy Hanukkah!
I would be upset. AndI would be upset. And disgusted. Beauty and appearance aren't synonymous. What a child does, their personality make them beautiful, not their appearance. As you looked back through the photos, how would a kid feel knowing that their "normal" appearance wasn't good enough? I'd rather my preschooler knew that I loved and accepted her just as she is.
Airbrushed Preschool Picture Angers MomWould you be upset if a school picture photographer took it upon himself to "improve" your child's appearance by removing a birthmark from her picture? How about furious?
or you can do none of thator you can do none of that ... get married and find out a few weeks later, you're pregnant. i guess it happens when it's supposed to.
U.S. preterm births hit new low - still work to do!The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
Making time to grieve.Pregnancy and infant loss is never easy. The passing often takes with it shattered hearts and dreams of a future far different than the reality. Having to go through this process while still being called on to serve others -- whether that role is bearing work responsibilities, as "mom" for other children, coping with deteriorating health of parents or in-laws, or simply juggling your relationship with your partner -- 'overwhelming' doesn't even come close.
Ah... the things kids say!Dh was amazing last night. No -- *THAT* isn't what I am talking about!
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