Lifestyle. Daily Living and Work

On Your Feet All Day During Pregnancy

Is it safe to be on your feet all day during pregnancy? ... read more »

Do You Need Life Insurance?

As soon as you learn that you are pregnant, you should begin thinking about obtaining life insurance. Life insurance will ensure that you, your partner, and your children are financially taken care of in the event of death. ... read more »

Is Chocolate Safe to Eat During Pregnancy

When the holiday of romance rolls around, how much chocolate is safe for a pregnant woman to consume? ... read more »

Parenting Styles

This page contains information about six of the most common parenting styles: authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, helicopter, positive, and attachment. ... read more »

Career Tips for Returning to Work After Baby

Money and career experts at US News & World Report offer these career tips for making life as a working mother easier to manage. ... read more »

Use 3 Piggy Banks to Teach Children Money Basics

A piggy bank is a common fixture in many a child’s bedroom but some financial experts say kids will become better money managers if they use three piggy banks instead of just one. ... read more »

Father's Day Celebrations from Around the World

The third Sunday in June is Father’s Day in the US, a day officially designated by President Richard Nixon in 1972 to celebrate the fathers in our lives. Fathers are celebrated around the world, too. ... read more »

Benefits of Pilates During Pregnancy

Pilates can be a wonderful way to prepare for birth. “A Pilates workout is one of the best ways to get that full body circulation going, particularly around your vital organs where you need it..." ... read more »

Shared Parenting Enriches Sex Life

Want to spice up your sex life? Make child care a 50-50 proposition. ... read more »

Juggling Job, Parenthood Easier with ACA

Since healthcare coverage is now available for part-time workers, many parents find it beneficial to juggle part-time jobs and parenthood without worrying too much about how to pay medical expenses. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Permissive Parenting

Permissive parenting is a term coined by Diana Baumrind, a developmental psychologist. Baumrind coined the phrase as one of three major parenting styles. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Helicopter Parenting

The term helicopter parenting is thought to have been originally used by college admissions offices to describe parents who played an overactive role in the admissions process. ... read more »

Cinco de Mayo Games for Little Ones

When planning your Cinco de Mayo party this year, include some fun-filled games for little ones and invite guests to bring the family along for a true celebration of life. ... read more »

Memorial Day Fun With Kids

Here are a few exciting, fun and friendly games to play at any Memorial Day party. All of these games are ideal for pregnant women and new moms. ... read more »

Tried-and-True Ways to Show Her Your Love on Valentine’s Day

Denny Ceizyk has experienced infertility from the male perspective and he shares his perspective in an endearing blog called Almost a Father. ... read more »

July 4 Menu: Red, White, Blue, Easy and Healthy, Too

Try these July 4 menu tips showcasing the red, white, and blue theme; some of them are easy, some are healthy, some are both. ... read more »

Indulge Yourself With a Babymoon

Remember that romantic honeymoon you enjoyed to celebrate thebeginning of your lives together? Got a baby on the way now? Maybe it'stime to jump into one of the hottest trends in the tourism industry -babymoon getaways. ... read more »

How to Feel Sexy When You Are Pregnant

Despite the changes your body is going through during pregnancy, you can feel sexy as long as you give yourself a little gift from time to time. ... read more »

Memorial Day Safety When You’re Expecting

With an extra day off and some [hopefully] clear skies, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer season. ... read more »

Easter Ideas for Parents and Kids

Easter is a great chance to bond with your child and introduce the celebration to other youngsters. From the traditional egg hunt to collaborative collage projects, spending the Easter holiday with your little one can be great way to get outdoors or learn together. ... read more »

Baby Shower Foods: How to Keep it Safe and Fun

Typically a baby shower takes place during the latter weeks of the pregnancy. When planning a baby shower, it is important to keep the pregnant women and her health in mind. ... read more »

Cinco de Mayo Foods for Pregnancy and Fertility

Common staples of Mexican cuisine include beans, tortillas and rice, all of which can provide healthy nutrition for pregnant women. ... read more »

How to Create Romance at Home for Valentine’s Day

With an ever-growing tummy and difficulty moving around, what is the best way to stay romantic and comfortable at the same time? ... read more »

Ways to Take the "Labor" Out of Labor Day During Pregnancy

Being pregnant on a holiday can seem like a lot of work, both physically as well as emotionally. There are a few things you will want to think about to help make Labor Day easier on you. ... read more »

Pregnancy and Memorial Day Boating Fun

You can expect an influx of boats on the waterways, so generalboating safety is extremely important ' but there are also other thingsto consideration if you'll be spending time on the boat while pregnant. ... read more »

Budgeting for Baby One Trimester At a Time

The financial wizards at Money Magazine suggest approaching a baby budget like a pregnancy, one trimester at a time. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Authoritative Parenting

Authoritative parenting, as described by developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind, is considered a democratic approach to parenting children. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Authoritarian Parenting

The authoritative parent tends to be highly demanding, but offers little love and nurturing; this can lead to prolonged social implications. ... read more »

Valentine’s Day Activities That Are Safe for Pregnancy

Despite the long list of unsafe activities during pregnancy, you canstill have tons of fun on Valentine's Day if you're pregnant. ... read more »

How to Make Your Pregnant Wife Feel Sexy

While some women maintain a healthy, sleek body throughout pregnancy, not all women will look like a supermodel with a basketball under their shirt and she might need help feeling sexy. ... read more »

Budgeting for a Child: Common Mistakes New Parents Make

Having a child is an exciting and life-changing experience, but the hectic nature of the preparations can leave some parents in the dark about the actual costs of raising a baby. ... read more »

Mothers and Fathers Just Not In Sync With “Home” Time

If men and women now work the same number of hours, isn't it safe to expect they spend the same number of hours at home? ... read more »

Job Interviews During Pregnancy: To Tell or Not To Tell?

Here’s what some career consultants and pregnant job applicants have to say about if, when, and how to disclose your pregnancy during the job interview process. ... read more »

Parents: Put Down Your Devices

A pediatrician and a psychologist fear our children may pay the ultimate price of tech-savvy parents. ... read more »

SAHM: Time for a New Label?

The term "stay-at-home mom" is outdated according to Ester Bloom, a contributor to the Slate magazine. She's not enthusiastic about housewife, either, preferring instead the word homemaker. ... read more »

5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Hubby

If you want to move beyond the same old, same old Valentine's Day gifts this year, it pays to be creative in your approach to give your husband a memorable gift that will touch his heart. ... read more »

How to Celebrate Labor Day When TTC

Trying to conceive (TTC) can seem like a life-consuming goal that you and your partner are working together towards. For many couples, holidays are difficult for a number of reasons. ... read more »

New Year’s Fertility Resolutions: Leave Behind Bad Vices

It is common knowledge that drinking alcoholic beverages or those that are high in caffeine, smoking, and taking herbal remedies are frowned upon while pregnant or nursing. These substances can have a negative impact on your baby's growth and development. ... read more »

Tips For Valentine’s Day Babymoon Romance

Romantic couples-only escapes called babymoons are becoming an important part of pregnancy but they often involve travel. ... read more »

Help or Be a Helper: Which Word Choice Motivates Kids?

A team of psychologists says choosing the right word when asking for help from a child makes a difference. ... read more »

Parenting Styles: Positive Parenting

The idea behind this parenting style is to raise children who listen, accept constructive criticism and respond to expectations and discipline with attentiveness and open conversation. ... read more »

Are Water Skiing or Boarding Safe During Pregnancy?

Can I water ski while trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Household Cleaning Products and Pregnancy

There are so many cleaning products out there, it is difficult to make a specific statement about them or on their pregnancy impact. ... read more »

See a Dentist During Pregnancy

Seeing a dentist while pregnant and having dental care during pregnancy is not only normal, but important for the health of mom and baby alike. ... read more »

Your Fitness During and After Pregnancy

You will have a lot on your plate with the newborn, your recovery, and trying to get back to that pre-pregnancy body, so what sort of post-partum fitness routine should you look to? ... read more »

Breast Exam Lying Down

The lying down breast examination involves an exam of the breasts while lying down. ... read more »

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