Are You Dieting Yourself Fat?

The most popular message we all get about weight loss from just about every source of information is that the way to lose weight is to diet. But what if this was not really the case? In fact, our bodies require calories to function. And if we provide fewer calories than it needs, the body […]

11 Valentine’s Day Gifts Pregnant Women REALLY Want

A creative list of Valentine’s Day Gifts for a pregnant significant other. The article takes a humorous and unique approach to exploring various gift or thoughtful gestures that can make life easier for an expectant mother. Suggestions include breakfast in bed, a good night’s sleep, a “pregnancy pamper session,” a good robe and comfy pajama […]

5 Realistic Ways to Reduce Stress While Trying to Conceive

Infertility is a real struggle that can be very stressful. Even when everything else is going well in your life, there is still an underlying stress that colors how you think, how you feel, and how you react to others. What can you do? It’s important to talk to others struggling in the same way, […]

Prenatal Factors May Raise Child’s Risk for OCD

There are constant reports about what you should and shouldn’t do when you are pregnant. But, the best part of these reports are to protect you and your baby. A new study shows that certain pregnancy behaviors and certain childbirth complications may influence a child’s risk of OCD or obsessive compulsive disorder. Specific reasons for […]

Cinnamon: A Super Spice

Cinnamon is one of the world’s oldest used spices having been utilized in culinary traditions of both the East and the West. Chances are you have cinnamon in your kitchen right now. You probably know about the warm and comforting taste, but you might not know about all of the health benefits that this versatile […]

Caregiving Is Forcing Women 50+ To Leave The Workforce

Two out of every five adults, we are talking tens of millions of Americans, are caregivers. 60% of the caregiver population is women, though men are taking on that responsibility more and more. After studying 18 years of data from the University of Buffalo and UCLA; chances are significantly lower that women in their 50s […]

What Weight Loss Should Really Look Like for New Moms

Post-partem weight loss can be very challenging for new moms. The life of a new mom is very difficult with the added challenges of taking care of a new baby, lack of sleep, and the busyness of the new life adjusting to a baby. Although these are not actual weight loss strategies, new moms would […]

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8 Ways to Keep the Spark in Your Relationship Lit During Pregnancy

When it comes to keeping the spark in a relationship lit, there is a wide and vast array of many different ways in particular that you can choose to keep the spark in your relationship lit during pregnancy. Eight of these particular ways to keep the spark in your relationship lit during pregnancy includes going […]

Financially Frail Boomer Women

Today’s women baby boomers are doing poorly in comparison with women of the same age in the 1990s. The question is, Why? One reason is that they have more debt. Bigger, more expensive houses bought with smaller down payments mean larger mortgages. Also they are more financially illiterate, with no plan for retirement, more service […]

I Didn’t Need You to Take Care of Me After My Miscarriage, I Needed to Take Care of Myself

After a miscarriage a friend of Lori Garcia’s did not need anyone to take care of her, she needed to take care of herself. A particular friend of hers had just suffered a miscarriage and she stopped by to console her and hold her hand. Lori wanted to tell her friend about her own miscarriages […]