You’re so excited about your growing belly that it’s easy to forget about your shrinking wallet.
Think first, buy later When you first learn you’re pregnant, it’s easy to get carried away. Everything is so cute and tiny and new that you find yourself wanting to buy everything in sight. Erica Sandberg, a money and credit … Continue reading →
Getting a grip may help protect the long-term health of you and your unborn child.
For many mamas-to-be, pregnancy is a roller coaster of emotional, physical and situational changes, and it’s natural for this time of life to challenge even the coolest of cucumbers. But dealing with your personal worries and applying positive solutions can … Continue reading →
Take a trip solo or with your sweetie, score some much-needed R&R, and celebrate your growing family with a babymoon.
I never used to fully relax on vacations. To me, the more adventure-packed the trip, the better. I was the girl first off the boat to swim with whale sharks in the Gulf and could be found at the front … Continue reading →
The real deal on why time passes slowly during pregnancy.
“How far along are you? Eight weeks?” a friend of mine asked. “Almost 10,” I said. She was surprised: “Wow, doesn’t time fly?” I muttered something appropriate in reply, but what I thought was more along the lines of “No, … Continue reading →
Even if you have a memory of steel, it’s impossible to recall every single special moment of your pregnancy. Use these tips to help remember the experience forever.
Nine months can seem like an eternity when you have a bun in the oven. You might think you have plenty of time to record every one of baby’s tender moments in the womb but in actuality, the time will … Continue reading →
While your healthcare provider can arm you with knowledge about your health and that of your burgeoning bump, there are plenty of other things that may require outside support. From hotlines to online communities to nationwide organizations, there is a … Continue reading →
It’s a well-known fact that sex does a body good, so why is it so difficult to make time to get your groove on? We help you find time for the fun stuff.
Despite your new found supermom powers, when it comes to making time for sex, sometimes you just can’t swing it. Between babies and work (or working with babies), time for romance is seemingly not on your side. But finding time … Continue reading →
Manage your many prebaby to-dos before your mothership blasts off into orbit.
Before conception Even when baby’s nothing but a preconceived notion, you can begin to prepare for her future well-being … by taking care of yourself. Before you try to conceive, start taking a daily prenatal vitamin. The folic acid will … Continue reading →
Get your money matters squared away early so you can focus on new-baby fun after the stork stops by.
Financial planning isn’t exactly a barrel of laughs, but alas, it must be done. And you’ll sleep easier at night (when baby doesn’t have other plans) knowing certain tedious to-dos have been crossed off your list. Insure thing Health insurance … Continue reading →
The thought of lounging around in your pj’s all day while someone caters to your every beck and call might sound appealing initially, but for expectant moms who have been placed on mandatory bed rest, the downtime is anything but … Continue reading →