Motherhood

This section has the best tips, most useful facts, and the latest science on pregnancy and parenting. Feeding, illness, emotional management, conflict resolution, communicating with your teenage children… Anything you’ve ever wondered about motherhood is here in this section.

Being a Single Mother: What Awaits You

It’s not easy being a single mother. However, there have been single mothers since time immemorial. These amazing women raise and educate their children on their own or with little help. There are millions of single mothers who have raised happy…

How to React When Children Bite

It’s common that children bite during a phase that occurs between two to three years of age. This occurs when they start to have emotions they didn’t have previously (such as anger, frustration, or jealousy) and don’t know how to…

Two Diets for Children with Obesity

Over the past few years, the number of children with obesity has increased dramatically. Many parents are looking for dietary solutions for their children to prevent future heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and even social discrimination. To help with this, today we’ll…

What to do about Disobedient Children

Disobedient children can be a headache for parents. Childhood is one of the happiest and most challenging times for every parents. There are many stages, challenges and changes that they must face together. Meanwhile, they must try to maintain the…

Signs of Attention Deficit Disorder in Children

Attention deficit disorder in children is one of the greatest causes for worry among parents. However, due to its complexity, it is difficult to get an accurate diagnosis when you first notice its early signs. Children with ADHD (attention deficit…

Teach a Child What to Do if They Get Lost

Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. Whether it be in a public space or in your own neighborhood, it’s a situation that no family should have to go through. However, it happens more than we would like to…

Iron-deficiency Anemia in Children

Iron-deficiency anemia in children is a condition that comes from a deficiency in iron. This mineral is an essential part of hemoglobin, a protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood to keep your body’s tissues functioning optimally. This disease…

Why Babies Sleep Best Next to Their Mothers

“Why does my baby sleep only when he’s next to me?” many new mothers ask, tearful and tired after several nights of poor sleep. The answer is simple. It’s natural: babies sleep best when they’re close to their mother.  After spending nine…

Four Problems of Being an Only Daughter

From birth, an only daughter may become spoiled at home and become mom and dad’s little princess. As a result, her parents may be overprotective. They may also make an extra effort to take care of her needs, since she’s…

6 Common Diseases during Pregnancy

The changes that a woman’s body undergoes while nourishing the life of another human being also expose her to certain common diseases during pregnancy. These problems usually are resolved after the birth of the baby. While many women suffer from…

7 Tricks to Relieve Baby Colic

Baby colic, also known as infantile colic, is the name given to a number of symptoms which appear in the first weeks of the baby’s life up until the age of about 3 or 4 months. They include long periods of…

Can You Still Get Pregnant With a Progestin Implant?

Science is forever advancing and developing safer forms of contraception. However, there is still no 100% effective method of protection. A progestin implant is a very reliable method, but just like other forms of contraception, its effectiveness depends on how it’s…

Five Exercises to Promote Speech in Children

Although very young children don’t know how to talk, they can express themselves through crying and body language. It’s vitally important that they develop their verbal abilities, however. One way to do this is to perform some exercises to promote…

Couple Life After Having a Child

“It doesn’t seem that hard.” Many couples think this when they meet a newborn baby. However, when the time comes for them to taste what life after having a child actually is like, the little changes begin to disrupt the…