Pregnancy can be a very stressful time in your life, and that stress is usually not good for you or your baby. If you've been feeling stressed during your pregnancy, here are nine ways that you can destress. 1. Work remotely If it's possible in your profession, see if you can work remotely. Although working remotely can sometimes create difficulties, 82% of telecommuters … [Read more...] about How can soon-to-be-moms reduce stress during pregnancy?
Podcasts are like having a BFF in your back pocket whenever you need to feel like someone gets you during the crazy-Mom-or-Mom-to-Be-experience. Am I right? I love the positive aspects of technology!! Here's a quick list with hyperlinks to each one. Check them out and tune into the one/ones that catch your eye (or your ear). The Birthful Podcast Pregnancy … [Read more...] about Popular pregnancy podcasts
I've been using the word "overwhelm" much too often over the last year. Do you feel overwhelmed often, too? I was recently listening to "You Are a Badass Every Day" on Audible by Jen Sincero. She has a series of "badass" books that I highly recommend! She mentioned overwhelm and how "our attitude steers the wheel of our life." I think we can all feel overwhelmed at … [Read more...] about Stop overwhelm in its tracks!
Eighty-two percent of children born each year are born to millennial mothers. That’s five out of every six babies. And their parents — let’s call them “parennials” — are challenging all sorts of commonly held beliefs about the American family. Source: The Parennials Are Here - The New York Times … [Read more...] about How do you feel about being called a “Parennial?”
It's no secret that the United States has one of the lowest voting rates in the world at 56% for Presidential election years. Unfortunately, the average for young people 18-29 is even lower at about 34% followed only by the next older tranche of folks 30-44. Voting has been an older person's game for quite some time because they have free time to go vote during a working day … [Read more...] about New mamas: Your vote matters. Vote!