Category: Parenting

Tattoo Pain Chart | How Much Do Tattoos Hurt On Different Body Parts?

Tattoo Pain Chart | How Much Do Tattoos Hurt On Different Body Parts?

Inking your body is one of the most beautiful ways to express yourself. Not only can you tell stories through tattoos, but you can catalog memories that will last a lifetime, all right there on your skin. But as appealing as tattoos are, they can be prohibitive for a couple of reasons. For one, tattoos […]

How To Make Soap From Scratch: Easy, Step-By-Step Recipe

How To Make Soap From Scratch: Easy, Step-By-Step Recipe

Soap is one of those things in life that is both a necessity and a luxury at the same time. It removes dirt and stains while also smelling sweet and fresh. And let’s be honest: Bar soaps have come a long way. From what was once a household item we might associate with Grandma to […]

Are You Ready For A Baby? Here’s What To Consider

Are You Ready For A Baby? Here’s What To Consider

Maybe a close friend recently announced their pregnancy or plans for adoption. Or one of your greatest joys is being an aunt. Heck, maybe it’s like that scene in Baby Mama when Tina Fey pictures everyone with cute little toddler faces. Whatever the reason, you can’t help wondering lately, “Am I ready to have a […]

Is ‘The Chair’ Season 2 Going To Happen? Everything We Know So Far

Is ‘The Chair’ Season 2 Going To Happen? Everything We Know So Far

It’s always a treat to watch Sandra Oh (of Gray’s Anatomy and Killing Eve fame) star in literally anything. It’s undoubtedly one reason why Netflix’s The Chair created so much buzz when it premiered in August 2021 on the streaming network. And, true to form, Oh was phenomenal in the series’ freshman season. Also phenomenal? […]

10 National Best Friends Day Ideas To Celebrate Your BFF, The Real MVP

10 National Best Friends Day Ideas To Celebrate Your BFF, The Real MVP

There are some things they don’t tell you in pregnancy books, leaving you to discover these things on your own in parenthood. Among them? Just how vital your best friend will be when you become a mom. Were your friends important to you before having kids? Of course. But there’s something about being in the […]

What Is A Gaslighting Parent? How To Identify This Toxic Behavior

What Is A Gaslighting Parent? How To Identify This Toxic Behavior

You’ve probably heard the term gaslighting by now – after all, it’s been a buzzword for the last few years. What you may not have realized, though, is that gaslighting doesn’t just apply to the dynamic of a romantic relationship. Whether you knew it prior to this point, you may have grown up with a […]

5 Things You Can Do To Make Sure Your Child Feels Zero Shame About Wetting The Bed

5 Things You Can Do To Make Sure Your Child Feels Zero Shame About Wetting The Bed

No one likes a wet bed – let’s just get that out of the way up front. Whether you sleep cool or hot, or prefer a soft or firm mattress, one thing literally everyone agrees on is that we like to be dry (even waterbeds went out of style in the late 80s!) So if […]

How To Help Your Kid Navigate This Milestone

How To Help Your Kid Navigate This Milestone

You probably remember when you got your first period, as it was likely a pretty life-changing experience (for better or worse – cramps and period blood stains, we’re looking at you). But somehow, all of your knowledge about first periods has flown out the door now that it’s time for your tween or teen’s first […]

Effects Of Eating Black Pepper On Babies During Pregnancy

Effects Of Eating Black Pepper On Babies During Pregnancy

The tastebuds can drastically change during pregnancy. As such, those women who may not have liked spicy foods before expecting may have cravings for them constantly. Because of this, the desire to have everything from jalapenos, pepperoncini, curry, and black pepper, and more on every snack and entrée may exist. Because of this, women may […]