Family

breastfeeding

Have Baby, Will Travel:

Breastfeeding Tips While on the Go By Merril Bainbridge Founder of Peachymama   Breast milk is the best and the safest food a mother could ever give her child. It contains all the nutrients infants need for their growth and development without the risk of contamination, when done directly. Breast milk has antibodies which cannot […]

balance

Little Soul Highs

Moments of connection are our soul’s gifts to us. By Kirstin Rochford   As a parent, we are always looking for ways to pass along wisdom to our children that has sometimes taken us a lifetime to learn on our own. Have you ever thought, in a moment of clarity, “wow, if I had known […]

balance

Moms…you rock… never forget it… never… This year I decided to say Thank you a whole lot more. I could complain about money, clients, films, boyfriends, girlfriends, family… and yet I am grateful.. Today I… made a full breakfast for my kids, eggs (I tried to make them shaped like hearts…epic fail BTW), Toast and […]

Busy Mom

Hey Mom, it’s cool to be “un-cool”

I’ve decided I’d rather be an uncool Mom than perpetuate racism, bigotry and downright meanness. By Betsy Chasse So many times, I’ve lost count, I’ve heard the phrase “Oh they are just teasing, it’s just boys being boys, it doesn’t mean anything, I’m just kidding”. Heck even our President has gotten away with saying things […]

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How To Stop Resenting Your Kids!

Yep, all moms have been here! By Sayeda Habib   I wonder what your first response to the title of this article was. Did you get a bit angry that I would even insinuate that any mother, let alone you, could feel even the slightest bit of resentment towards your kids? I wouldn’t be surprised, […]

communication

Don’t forget your partner during the holiday madness.

The holidays can be such a busy time! Don’t forget your partner! By Lori Ann Davis   You know, all the children’s activities, spending time with the relatives, cooking, shopping, and cleaning.  The holidays can be a whirlwind of activity. During all of this madness, how to you find time for your partner. They need […]

diversity

Raising a happy Muslim child in the West today

Helping our children rise above hate and bigotry and learn to thrive in their diversity By Sayeda Habib I inherited my lovely daughter three years ago when I married my husband and moved to the USA. Not only is learning to parent a huge challenge, but I have to parent in a different way given […]

Adoption

Every Baby has a Story

One mothers journey to create a family through Surrogacy. By Christy Amireh I never thought I would have a family of my own. I found out that I was 38 and infertile before I married my husband, Haseeb. I was terrified to tell him when we started discussing marriage and settling down. He always wanted […]

betrayal

Healthy relationships require boundaries.

Boundaries are a really healthy thing, especially after you’ve been burned.   I’ve noticed a few people in my world who have, shall we say, acted in ways unbecoming of a “friend”.  We didn’t really speak for a few years, actually they spoke, sending nasty emails about their opinions about me, my life, my parenting, […]