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Two Young Boys Lying Down On A Bed Reading A Book
Two Young Boys Lying Down On A Bed Reading A Book
Two Young Boys Lying Down On A Bed Reading A Book

Encouraging Your Child to Read More

I remember when I was a little girl, my grandparents would bring me books every week. My grandmother was a teacher, and I lived with them for long periods of time. During the summers, Nanny would bring home piles of books, and ...
 
Recipes
 
Fried chicken on a skewer
Fried chicken on a skewer
Fried chicken on a skewer

How to Roast the Perfect Chicken at Home

Don’t feel like you have to have attended Cordon Bleu to be able to produce a beautiful meal for your family. Cooking is a lot easier than you think, if you approach it intuitively. There are, of course, a lot of complex ...
 
Expecting Twins
 
difficult pregnancy
difficult pregnancy
difficult pregnancy

Managing a Difficult Pregnancy

Some women breeze through pregnancies with no trouble at all, or at least they weather the symptoms with few complaints. Some women, however, have a harder time of it. There are many reasons why you could have a difficult pregn...

 
For Moms
 
Sibling rivalry
Sibling rivalry
Sibling rivalry

How to Defuse Sibling Rivalry

“He took my toy!” “She pulled my hair!” “I hate the baby! Can you please put her back?” The cries echo through your home, each syllable grating on your nerves. At first, you try to be sweetly reasonable…but as the fighting, bic...
 
Parenting
 
Girl children twin sisters.
Girl children twin sisters.
Girl children twin sisters.

Major Mistakes New Moms of Twins Make

If you’re like me, when you found out you were having twins, it was both a complete shock and a major adjustment to your life. My family size went from a comfort 4 (mommy, daddy, daughter, son) to a very crazy and gender-...
 
Twin Facts
 
Male twins with hands over eyes.
Male twins with hands over eyes.
Male twins with hands over eyes.

Fun Twin and Twin Pregnancy Facts

Moms and dads of twins think their kids are awesome and special, and the general world is fascinated by the subject. As the mom of a set of fantastic little fraternal boys, I thought, in honor of their upcoming birthdays, IR...

 
Expecting Twins
 
Boy twin brothers sitting together.
Boy twin brothers sitting together.
Boy twin brothers sitting together.

The Multiple Pregnancy: How to Deal

Having twins is a big responsibility. For many moms, it’s also a complete shock–and they’re dismayed and worried about how to deal with a multiple pregnancy.
 
For Moms
 
sex after baby
sex after baby
sex after baby

How to Get Your Groove Back

I know. It’s late, you’re tired, you’re wearing scruffy old clothes..heck, you may even smell funny, because you’ve been postponing your shower since “something” always comes up at the last m...