If I could ban one word from mom lexicon it would be the word "back" as in, "I'm back to my pre-baby body!" Or, "When will I fit back into my pre-pregnancy jeans?" The word itself contains a lie that things can be the same as before. That once you grow a fully-formed human being and then squeeze all eight pounds of him out of your birth canal, that you can just go "back" to the way things used to be.
From PMS to pregnancy to menopause, hormones those messengers of womanhood can affect everything from your complexion to your mood to the size of your midriff. Here are at least 9 things you can blame on hormones.
We all love our moms, but it took becoming a mom for me to realize just how many sacrifices my mother made for us and how hard she worked. Now following in her footsteps with three kids of my own, I'm looking back and thanking her for the ways she showed me love and the things she taught me about motherhood.
My daughter is two-going-on-crazy and, while I do my best not to raise my voice at her, I frequently find myself yelling the most bizarre things. And inevitably, after I yell something like, "Pickles don't go in my bra!" She looks at me and asks, "Why?"
We all know kids won't understand cassettes and eight-tracks, but what about the technology we grew up with? How much of what we know will be completely lost on our kids? Here are 12 pieces of technology that confound and befuddle my two-year-old.
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