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A Car, an Accident and a Loss

A Car, an Accident and a Loss

Stacy Pelander  01.22.2016
Nearly every day I load my 11-month-old into the car and drive from point A to point B on some errand, my head filled with lists of what...
Walking Down The Aisle When You Really Don't Want To Marry

Walking Down The Aisle When You Really Don't Want To Marry

Laverne H. Bardy  01.22.2016
When I walked down the aisle the first time, I could barely drag my feet. The weight of the universe was bearing down on me. The dread...
This Spanish Politician Took Her Baby To  Parliament.  She’s Not The Only One.

This Spanish Politician Took Her Baby To Parliament. She’s Not The Only One.

Sara Elkamel  01.21.2016
Carolina Bescansa, a member of parliament for Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos, garnered international headlines and her opponents'...
Reclaiming Our Bed

Reclaiming Our Bed

Britta Eberle  01.21.2016
My husband and I never intended to share our bed with our children but we didn't really try to stop it from happening. We don't have any...
Adorable Baby Gives Away His Last Biscuit And Immediately Regrets It

Adorable Baby Gives Away His Last Biscuit And Immediately Regrets It

Kimberley Richards  01.21.2016
Giving your pet dog a taste of your baby biscuit sounds like a good idea at first, but when you realize it's your last one ......
My View For Today

My View For Today

Leyna Juliet Weber  01.21.2016
I want to fast-forward; then I want to rewind. I don't know what the hell I want.
Breast Isn't Always Best: My Case for Formula Feeding

Breast Isn't Always Best: My Case for Formula Feeding

Eileen Vincett  01.20.2016
My baby was born healthy but did not take to breastfeeding. I tried every position possible and read every article I could find. I was...
The Majority of Stillbirths Occur in Africa But How Does A Mother Deal With The Loss?

The Majority of Stillbirths Occur in Africa But How Does A Mother Deal With The Loss?

Toyin Ojora-Saraki  01.20.2016
Nigeria suffers a rate of almost 43 stillbirths per 1000 births, whereas Iceland has a rate of only 1.3 per 1000 births. How can Nigeria...
These Were The Most Popular Girls' Names Over The Past Century

These Were The Most Popular Girls' Names Over The Past Century

Nameberry  01.20.2016
Since the Social Security Administration began tallying the popularity of baby names dating back to the late 1800s, only ten girls’...

Climate Change This Week: Future Major Power Disruption, Clean Energy Pays, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte  01.19.2016
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes...
Lucky Mom Catches Her Baby Girl's First Steps On Camera

Lucky Mom Catches Her Baby Girl's First Steps On Camera

Kimberley Richards  01.19.2016
Parents never forget the first time their baby takes their first step. Luckily for this mom, checking her e-mail helped her capture...

Astoria Characters: The New Father

Nancy Ruhling  01.19.2016
Kyle Marshall is still new at this father stuff, and he wants to make sure he's doing a good job.
How to Make a Diaper Cake

How to Make a Diaper Cake

Liz Cleland  01.18.2016
On Pinterest, at Baby showers they are just these fun creative bundles of AWESOMENESS!! When I first saw one I just about fell over. Who...
Maternal Monday -- What Was Your Moment of Obligation?

Maternal Monday -- What Was Your Moment of Obligation?

Toyin Ojora-Saraki  01.18.2016
As we embark on 2016 and the beginning of the Sustainable Development Goals, I would like to express my gratitude to all our partners and...