Co-Parenting After Divorce, Birth Affirmations, and More

Are you a parent co-parenting your kids after divorce? Moxie of Ask Moxie and LOD of Laid Off Dad — divorced parents of two who share joint physical custody of their boys — have started a new blog together called When the Flames Go Up. Check them for an inside and honest view of divorce and co-parenting.

A big part of managing pain during childbirth is managing fear. LilSugar has a long list of birth affirmations, positive statements to say to yourself to help ease anxiety and raise confidence about your upcoming labor and delivery.

Rod Stewart, 65, is expecting his seventh child, his second with wife Penny Lancaster. The couple said in a statement, “We were thrilled and delighted to be able to tell Alastair that he was going to be the big brother to a little baby, expected just before Mummy’s 40th birthday.”– Momformation

A new study suggests that personality traits that develop as early as first grade are carried throughout a child’s life — meaning that if your first grader is shy or impulsive now, you can expect them to be in adulthood as well.  How do you feel about these findings? — MSNBC

Former model Brandi Cochran is claiming that The Price Is Right producers discriminate against pregnant women.  She’s suing producers for calling her “wide load” while she was pregnant with twins and for being insensitive following a miscarriage. — The Stir

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