Moms tend to take care of everyone else before they take care of themselves. While managing kids' schedules, work, home maintenance and everything else, moms' own fitness and wellness goals can fall by the wayside. Luckily, products like the Fitbit Flex can make it easier for busy moms to keep track of daily activities.
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An Arkansas woman was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with endangering the welfare of a child after breastfeeding her baby while drinking a beer.
Charges against Tasha Adams, a 28-year-old mother of three, have been dropped over lack of evidence that she had endangered her child.
Any mom will tell you that once she has kids, fashion takes a back seat to nursing bras and comfort. Juggling work and family, she has little time to focus on fashion. Just fitting in a daily shower can be a chore, let alone getting dressed in something besides yoga pants.
"I love when someone who's pregnant with her first child tells me, 'I have a plan,'" says Tracy Beckerman, the humorist behind the popular parenting blog, newspaper column and book Lost In Suburbia (Perigee, 2013). "It's like in quotes: 'The Plan: After the baby's born, I'll be home for two months, then hire the perfect nanny and go back to work.' … I love 'The Plan' because there is just nothing you can factor into 'The Plan' that makes any sense when you first have a kid. The whole experience is so unpredictable.
Have you ever seen a child severely choke? In a flash of a second, small children can get food or toys lodged in their throats. As a mom, you know how utterly terrifying this moment can feel for both you and your child. Since little ones very often put things in their mouths, it's not only smart to learn CPR, it's vital! An organization in the Washington, D.C. area is bringing instruction directly to moms by having them host parties so they don't have to spend time away from home.