Belly-casting and painting have been around for a long time. It seems that parents are getting more creative these days. Here's a new fad that's considered fun, quirky and a way to celebrate a pregnant woman's growing belly.
Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream! If it were up to this group of parents, that chant would be silenced in their neighborhood.
Some parents are asking for signed waivers or liability releases before allowing other people's children into their home for a playdate or birthday party. This new trend takes the "play" out of playdate.
Bought prenatal vitamins today. I already take fish oil supplement once a day, which I love. Talked to my mom about trying to make it happen. Haven't totally explained to my dad the situation, but I think he gets that living with my husband might lead to a baby. Def didn't tell brother anything. I don't want to hear it from him, whatever he has to say about it.
Sad that I can't be planning this at home, but maybe the next one? ;)
Calling doctor in the morning to get a pre-conception visit in.
Parenting advice usually focuses on the challenges parents face, mistakes to avoid and effective skills we can use. But every parent and parenting "partner" deserves a pat on the back for doing something positive, even on a small scale, that means a lot to a child. I want to make sure we do that here, now and then.
Child abduction is a growing concern, especially with what we've been seeing in the news lately. It's good to know that there are simple precautions you can take to help safeguard your children.
When a couple has a baby, it is a profound transition in their lives. It is the most important change in their adult life. How becoming a parent affects each of them as individuals and as a couple is still not well understood in our culture.