The doctor’s confirmation of my pregnancy triggered an onset of worry. I had no clue how to be a mother. How was I going to help this child thrive and survive this world? I wasn’t even sure if I was capable of properly carrying a baby full term. The constant worry and questioning led to […]
Planning a party, potluck, or play-date? Try these tasty little Cauliflower Pizza Bites for a fun and filling snack stuffed with veggies and a hearty meat sauce. Is there anything riced cauliflower can’t do? With its mild taste and crispy texture straight out of the oven, cauliflower has become a star as a crust for […]
Low Carb Keto Meal Planning made easier! Low Carb Keto Meal Planning Was your New Year’s resolution to do more meal planning? If so, have you discovered it can get challenging when family activities or unexpected trips to the doctor happen. I’ve been there and know all too well how difficult it can be to […]
You are a gift and a blessing in every way. I love you more and more each and every day. Describing the love parents feel for their young child is almost impossible, but Sandra Magsamen’s, Lots of Love Little One (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky, 2018), a rhyming Valentine to the youngest is a sweetly charming way to try. […]
As America faces an opioid crisis epidemic, some clinicians are looking to combat dependency and help mothers use alternative pain treatments, particularly after cesarean sections. In Denver, Colorado, more moms are using a non-opioid pain relief method and feeling much better for it. The American opioid epidemic is one that is multi-faceted because often, dependencies […]
Work Hard, Play Harder, Mamas To you working mamas out there, why is it so hard? I actually like to work, and there’s no doubt I’m better at working than I am at being a stay-at-home mom, but more than two years later, and I still struggle with this whole career thing. I never once […]
65% of women have “disordered relationship with food,” according to a study by the University of North Carolina, in partnership with Self magazine. This means they suffer from “unhealthy thoughts, feelings or behaviors related to food or their bodies.” Another 10% meet the criteria for anorexia, bulimia, or binge-eating disorder (i.e., an eating disorder). I don’t […]
Recently, my both my kids had some sort of sleep regression – i.e., they basically decided that sleeping was totally out of style, and that it was better to stay up all night and drive their parents batshit bonkers. Maybe it was the fact that they were adjusting to the shorter, less active days of […]
My wife, Lauren, went away for the weekend with her mother, ostensibly for some R & R at a spa in Pennsylvania. She might have just gone to her parents’ house and hid there for 48 hours. I wouldn’t blame her if she did. This left me alone with the children from Friday evening through Sunday. Expectations were low […]
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People like to joke about PMS, but unfortunately it’s a real thing! Every month, hormones shift around right before your period. Sometimes nothing happens at all, but other times, you’ll become a pimply cranky monster who craves cake and yells at pigeons. Aren’t hormones fun? Watch Madge the Vag chat with Dr. Tessler all about […]
A local education expert shares her top picks for the best learning games (that are both fun and mentally stimulating) for families to play together The post Best Learning Games to Play with Your Child appeared first on New York Family Magazine.
A 10-year-old boy with a medical condition was bullied relentlessly — and his parents say it ultimately led to his death Tami Charles came home from a brief grocery store trip last Saturday to every mother’s worst nightmare — her 10-year-old son, Seven Bridges, dead of apparent suicide. Now, she and her husband are grieving […]
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There are all kinds of rumors out there about fertility. Does an orgasm help you get pregnant? Do yams get you twins? Do you have to hang upside down after sex to get the sperm in there? Madge the Vag asks fertility specialist Dr. Makarov from New Hope Fertility Center all these pressing The post […]
Stop begging for clicks! Whether you’re new to blogging or have been at it for a while, this is the post you need to read! Learn the secret to writing a blog people WANT to read! This post focuses on the three steps to write blogs posts with viral potential that get return readers. I’ve included affiliate […]
Sex should be fun…but sometimes it hurts! In this episode, the intrepid Madge the Vag investigates the causes and cures of painful sex. Everything from dryness to endometriosis to emotional trauma could be the underlying issue, so if you’re experiencing pain during intercourse talk to your doctor! The post Painful Sex: The Burning, Stabbing and […]
Fertility has been on your mind a lot lately, because you’re dying to get pregnant right now. But here’s the thing: You’re probably going to have to work at it a bit. In fact, there are only six days a month that you can get pregnant. On average, most couples will conceive a baby within the […]
Plug your ears, parents everywhere, because we’re entering Baby Shark Overload If you thought you could escape the “Baby Shark” song simply by exiting out of your YouTube app, think again, parents of young children everywhere. Because a television show based on “Baby Shark” is coming to Netflix. The YouTube sensation that has been viewed more […]
Airport unions warn that government shutdown is causing grave safety concerns The government shutdown has stretched into its 34th day, with no end in sight and 800,000 federal workers living without their paychecks. We’re already seeing the heartbreaking effects of this shutdown – from workers struggling to buy diapers for their children to domestic violence […]