Can You Afford to Stay Home?

One of the biggest issues to tackle during pregnancy is the decision of whether to work or stay home after the baby is born.  There are many factors that weigh into the decision, but one of the biggest factors is finances.  If you give up your income, can you afford to stay home? The first […]

Simple Life Hacks to Make Your Routine Easy and Kids Happy

Here are a few little tricks you can try to make life a little simpler without spending any money. Laundry basket in the tub. When your little one is not big enough to move around the bathtub to catch his runaway bath toys, try placing a laundry basket in the bathtub.  You can place the […]

Work from Home: Fast Track to Team Beachbody Success

It is such a privilege to be able to work from home and spend time with my kiddos. Are you hoping to work from home, but not quite sure where to start or what type of business to pursue? Have you considered a fitness business, but are a little nervous about generating enough income to […]

More mothers are choosing to give birth at ‘home’

Births started in homes, moved to hospitals and are now moving back to homes, at least in the developed world. More parents are choosing places that aren’t hospitals for giving birth — and that presents new risks and complications. A conversation on Oregon Public Radio’s Think Out Loud. Visit site: More mothers are choosing ‘home’ […]

New advice encourages more home births

"More women should give birth at home, advice suggests," reports The Guardian after draft guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommended that women with a low risk of complications in childbirth should be encouraged to either give birth at home or at a midwife-led unit. The guidance has been […]

Spotted: 10 perfect polka dot designs for your home

by Michelle Rothmeier posted in Life & Home I love pattern in my home. Whether it’s a striped pillow, a floral rug, a geometric piece of art… I love it all. And one of my favorite patterns to see is the polka dot. Critics might disregard the polka dot print as outdated or juvenile, but… […]

Home HIV testing kits now legal in UK

“Kits allowing people to test themselves for HIV at home can be bought over the counter in the UK for the first time,” BBC News recently reported. The UK government has amended the law so “do it yourself” home testing kits for HIV are now legal to be sold over-the-counter.   Can go I out and […]

Work from Home – Tips to Being a Highly Productive Mama

I love to take these two crazies out for a jog mid-day. One of the many benefits of a work from home scenario. So you want to work from home. But, how will you “balance it all” and still be highly productive as a work from home mom? I get this question on a daily basis […]

This Week in Medical News: Anger, HIV ‘Cures,’ and Home Births

(MedPage Today) — Popular culture has long believed that emotional outbursts are triggers for heart attacks and strokes, but last week saw perhaps the best evidence yet that it really happens, as described in a story by Todd Neale. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

Are home births ‘unethical’ and ‘dangerous’?

“Home births could be as dangerous as ‘driving without putting your child’s seatbelt on’,” The Independent reports. The headline is based on a recently published narrative review that looked at home births and future risk to the child following birth, such as going on to have a disability later in life. The researchers argue that home […]

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