I am a nurse but not an OB nurse. However, friends who have had c-sections have told me the following when it comes to vaginal birth after a c-section: There are criteria that your OB will use to determine if it is safe for you to deliver naturally after a c-section. This information leads to (more)
I have heard many babies named some of the older and traditional names, such as Abigail and Henry, but they may not be unique. Friends who had babies of late had some cute names for the little ones, such as: Brooks Kadence Lorelei Mina Elina Emerson I was also surprised to see my grandmother's strange (more)
This is such a devastating experience for your friend. I agree with the acknowledgement that a real loss has occurred and that there are no words that can make this feel right again. The idea of attending the home with a care pack of food and self care items like a candle and plant are (more)
You only have to look at some of the wealthiest people in the world in the last decade or two (Bill Gates, Steve Jobs etc.) to realise that a college degree is not the only route to job satisfaction and a financially rewarding career. In many instances, vocational careers that allow you to start your (more)
Both ideas are great. We have 529s for our kids and are constantly encouraging our family to contribute there instead of buying more toys, etc. Have you looked into a "round up" savings option? Some personal savings accounts offer this service or you could use something like Acorns. But basically, the program "rounds up" your (more)
We review Growing yourself up and The book you wish your parents had read, which help you address the emotional immaturities you inherited from your parents and allow you to experience more emotional connections in your family relationships.