All new mothers know how hard it can be to get a good night’s sleep… after a baby is born. It is also important for new moms to get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can affect decision-making, lead to depression, and cause problems in relationships. It can also affect a new
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Written by: Jyl Johnson Pattee
My little brother, Mark, was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was 16 years old. But his struggles began shortly after birth when he nearly died from a rare disease and later suffered from ADHD and learning disabilities all throughout school. I watched as my mom, a mother of …
As a work-at-home mom, do you find it difficult to take care of your kids while working…? Playing, fixing meals, feeding, bathing, and taking care of children can be a full-time job in and of itself. It’s hard to find much time to do anything else let alone find
Whether struggling with family, friend, or work relationships, adults are used to the sting of rejection. However, many, in their parenting years, have forgotten how often kids also experience rejection—and just how hurtful it can be. Just as parents need to help their kids develop physically…, they also
Just as adults need to develop and refine their communication skills, kids need to be taught effective and healthy ways to share their feelings, process emotions, and get across their points.
Diagnosing Anger-Management Issues in Children
When my 11-year-old son was 6 years old, I started noticing
I was 18 and moved away from home… for the very first time; a whole state away. I wasn’t worried, though; I was brave. Or so I thought. After the excitement of the first few nights wore off, I was ready to go home and sleep in my own bed.
The gym saved my life as a new mom. I’ve always been an exerciser and gym lover…. I exercised throughout my entire pregnancy. The night I went into labor, I was on a spin bike earlier that morning.
Exercise is part of my routine, and I’m big into
Mother’s Day is special day set aside to make sure moms know they are loved and appreciated…. I remember as a child, my mom always did things for my siblings and me before she ever did anything for herself. If we needed something, she took care of it. I
Becoming a mother is one of the most wonderful blessings a woman can have. Some women are able to have children on their own while others might have to consider other options. The Sacred Thread is a true story about a woman who finds her own unique path to motherhood…
Being a mom, and being the best mom she can be, is a passion of Heather Ledeboer’s. She is the proud mother of five children, “four on earth and one in heaven,” and, like Jenny Eckton and Loralee Choate…, who have also survived the loss of a child,