Have you ever wondered how people with bad parents go on to be good parents themselves? Where do they learn to be loving and responsive, to laugh, wrestle, or comfort after a skinned knee if their mom and dad never did? For decades, psychologists have studied how parenting style transmits through generations.
I feel like I am always sick. If I’m not recovering from some sort of cold then I feel like one is coming on. This constant cycle of sniffles and sneezing began around the same time my daughter was born. Coincidence? It appears, if I believe this new study by researchers from the University of […]
You don’t need me to tell you that being a mom is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Tack on a job outside the home and you’re basically talking about super-human strength just to make it through the days. And yet, it’s how a majority of women are making ends meet within their […]
When stay-at-home mom Holly McCall’s application for a Target credit card was denied last fall despite the fact that she has a high credit score and a household income that exceeds $100,000, she was outraged. McCall was shocked to learn that she and many others that do not work outside the home are ineligible to […]
Worry about being a perfect mother is not a new thing, but the wild world of social media has added some new fodder for the wringing of hands. Back in the day, a mother might have been concerned about her ability to create a gorgeous, spotless home. But if she didn’t, who would know? Only […]
Whether you’re a stay at home mom, or a mom who works from home with her kiddos in tow, you know that being at home with your child all day can be both a blessing and a curse. Pretty much every day, you have the whole day laid out in front of you as a […]