I am stepping into my 7th month of pregnancy and to be honest I just hope that it can quickly be over. I wish to know when it the delivery and everyone tells me that hypnobirthing would help... talk to your baby through your heart and he will hear you...
A paradox of stay-at-home motherhood is that while you're busy practically every minute of the day -- caring for kids, entertaining kids, picking up after kids -- the day can drag, leaving you feeling lonely, isolated, angry and depressed.
To help ease my kids into a leaner, meaner daddy, I pull out a favorite children's book called Beryl's Box. This out-of-print gem, written by Lisa Taylor and illustrated by Penny Dann, tells the story of Penelope, a girl with a bedroom stocked to the gills with toys.
I am going to talk about ways to support your marriage that may substitute a tiny bit for time with your child. I am writing this as an antidote to all the literature on how to be the perfect parent. The current high standards for parenting leads to low standards for marriage.
A crying baby was never part of our idyllic vision, so this takes us by surprise. But the fact is, all babies cry at one time or another. Understanding why and responding effectively can help you get through this phase. Use the list that follows as a guideline: