Month: January 2017

The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Pregnant Women

The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Pregnant Women

Yoga is a perfect exercise for pregnant women. The ancient discipline achieves good health through stretching, toning, proper posture and breathing. Yoga can help the body stay in alignment, which alleviates tension in muscles and joints. Breathing exercises can be very helpful for pregnant women, as can stretching, since women […]

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How Much Sleep Does Your Child Need? National Sleep Foundation Introduces New Guidelines

How Much Sleep Does Your Child Need? National Sleep Foundation Introduces New Guidelines

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF), after input from a multi-disciplinary expert panel, has issued a new report with updated recommendations for appropriate sleep durations throughout a person’s life. The results take into account developmental changes and create wider sleep ranges for most age groups. The NSF’s recommendations are based on […]

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Don’t Let Smartphones Ruin Your Relationships: Tips to Maintain Good Communication

Don’t Let Smartphones Ruin Your Relationships: Tips to Maintain Good Communication

Mobile phones are no longer just for making telephone calls. We use our smartphones for directions, to send text messages, to take photographs, as an alarm clock, to socialize and to play games. According to tech experts, the capability of smartphones today is just scratching the surface of what phones […]

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Marriage Communication After Baby: How to Handle Parenting Style Clashes

Marriage Communication After Baby: How to Handle Parenting Style Clashes

Let me give you a common scenario: before you and your husband have children, you discussed your parenting philosophies and even did some research on the newest parenting methods and theories. You agreed on things like what to do when the baby cries, whether you wanted to practice attachment parenting, […]

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Diapers and Their Alternatives: Finding the Best Choice for You

Diapers and Their Alternatives: Finding the Best Choice for You

Statistics claim that you will change about 7,000 diapers during the first three years of your child’s life. Disposable diapers were invented in the 1970s in order to make parents’ lives easier. The problem is that the plastic diapers are not biodegradable. That means all 7,000 of those dirty diapers […]

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6 Ways to Naturally Induce Labor: Do They Work?

6 Ways to Naturally Induce Labor: Do They Work?

The first thing that all pregnant women learn about pregnancy is that it is not “nine months” long. Instead, the pregnancy is a 40 week process. Talk about false advertising! That means doctors don’t consider you technically “overdue” until you are past the 38 week mark. The weeks between 36 […]

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