What Is A Doula, And How Can They Help Pregnant Mothers With Their Birth?

What Is A Doula, And How Can They Help Pregnant Mothers With Their Birth?

Motherhood is one of those universal cornerstones of societies big and small. Pregnancy can bring a variety of trans-formative and life-altering experiences that shape mothers from all different cultures and backgrounds. The rites of motherhood can vary in different places, but expectant mothers throughout the world all share a desire for help and communal support….

The Pros And Cons Of Having A Second Child, Should You Go Again?

The Pros And Cons Of Having A Second Child, Should You Go Again?

Okay, so you’re sitting staring at your toddler/pre-teen and feeling proud that you were able to raise such a wonderful being. You’re seriously thinking about going down that road again. Oh, the joys! Those stubby arms gleefully reaching for you, that lovely baby smell, those wet kisses, those toothless, gummy smiles, the outstanding book report. …

Have Kids, Still Travel: Affordable Vacations The Entire Family Will Enjoy

Have Kids, Still Travel: Affordable Vacations The Entire Family Will Enjoy

What becomes of wanderlust once baby makes two, three, four or more? Are those strong desires to boldly traipse the world packed away – sealed in a box labeled ‘before the kids’ along with your weekly nail salon appointments and stiletto heels? Despite the popular expectation that a passion for travel should be extinguished or…

Should You Post Pictures Of Your Baby Or Child On Facebook And Instagram? One Woman’s View

Should You Post Pictures Of Your Baby Or Child On Facebook And Instagram? One Woman’s View

It’s a digital world and most of us have gotten used to capturing moments of our lives on social media. From relationships to work to friends and family, we share all this information widely, especially on Facebook and Instagram. However, there’s a growing concern regarding parents posting pictures of their kids online. Is it right?…

10 Steps To Dealing With The Mother-In-Law And Living Harmoniously

10 Steps To Dealing With The Mother-In-Law And Living Harmoniously

The relationship between mother-in-laws and their daughter-in-laws can sometimes be tense, to say the least. You’ll often hear married women telling each other horror stories of their unpleasant experiences with their mother-in-laws. With such kind of information floating around, most black women expect the worst from their in-laws even before they say I do. Well, this…

How To Adopt A Child From Africa, Overview And Additional Resources

How To Adopt A Child From Africa, Overview And Additional Resources

If you’re thinking of adopting a child, whether as your first child or to extend your existing family, adopting from Africa might be something you’ve considered. Some African American individuals or couples have made the choice to welcome a child into their home and lives forever, and maybe you might follow in their footsteps. In…