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When Are You Most Fertile?

People Images / Getty Images When are you most fertile? If you’re trying to get pregnant, you’ll ask yourself this question at some point. The good news is that it’s pretty easy to figure out, assuming that all of your parts (and his!) are working properly. It really comes down to timing; there’s a certain window […]

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Cockroaches Can Trigger Asthma?!

Cockroaches Can Trigger Asthma?! My son’s chronic cough led us to a trip to the allergist for allergy testing. During our appointment, I was shocked to learn that on a list of 30 environmental allergens, cockroaches were the ONLY insect on the list along with grass and trees. This promoted me to do further research […]

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5 ways to block porn on your kid’s devices

Here’s the thing: Porn is all over the internet. You can’t totally get rid of it. Still, most parents want to do what they can to prevent kids from seeing explicit content. But here’s the other thing: You can set all the blockers, filters, and parental controls in the universe, and not only will your […]

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Choosing And Preparing For High School

Choosing And Preparing For High School I am not emotionally prepared for my first born to go to high school, so thank you, readers, for humoring me as I process this life changing stage through the writing of this post. Most importantly, I thought I was doing the right thing by letting my son have […]

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Symptoms and Remedies for Thrush

Is your baby irritable? Is he or she crying and fussing during a typical feeding session? Your baby may have thrush, an infection in their mouth. And while your first instinct as a mother is to worry and panic, thrush is actually pretty common and very treatable. What is thrush? Thrush is the most common […]

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Is Tech Stripping Kids Of Life Skills?

Is Tech Stripping Our Kids Of Life Skills? As an eighties-baby, I started my childhood tech-free, ended elementary school in ‘95 addicted to Oregon Trail, and made it through freshman year of college with a landline! 😱 Being forced to call someone, make plans, show up, and cross your fingers they show up as well, […]

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Bath Time is His Deal

There’s sort of an unspoken rule at our house. If my husband is home, he’s the one giving the kids a bath. I should say that there are usually at least a few nights a week he’s not here for the dreaded witching hour (hours?), but when he is home, bath time is his thing. […]

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Should I Forgive (or Just Forget) My Terrible In-Laws?

Hi Amy, I have questions about what to do about my in-laws. My husband and I are expecting our first child. The problem is from when his parents came to visit. Before they arrived, my husband told them about me and by all accounts, they loved me. The day I met them, I brought them […]

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How to Teach Persistence to Your Toddler

Toddlers can be described in many ways, but patience and attention span are not usually words included in that description. Patience and attention span are important ingredients in having the ability to persevere. Persistence is sometimes an innate quality in young children, but sometimes it needs to be taught or reinforced. You may be a […]

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