Tis’ the season! It’s just about that time of year when we start hitting the stores and tackling our holiday shopping. I don’t know about you but one thing our kids put on their list every year without fail is always LEGO Duplo. Zoe and Max have had their eyes on a couple of the
In many cases, the color of a person’s urine can indicate whether or not they are drinking enough water. Clear urine often indicates proper hydration. In some cases of clear urine, however, a person may be too hydrated or have an underlying condition that causes them to urinate more than usual. This article contains more
One of the neatest things about having a large family is witnessing the different dynamics and connections develop between members. I grew up in a family with sisters who were five years older than me, and always buddied up together. When I was still playing pretend and rocking baby dolls, they were hanging out with
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Is your due date quickly approaching? Do you have everything ready? If you plan to deliver your baby in a hospital or birthing center, you will want to have a bag packed and ready to go with everything checked off
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that cuts or blocks the vas deferens, the two tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the urethra. The procedure stops sperm from getting into the semen in order to prevent pregnancy. After a vasectomy, an individual can still ejaculate and produce sperm, but the body reabsorbs the
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Unfortunately, bullying in schools has become a frequent occurrence among students in our schools today. Many students do not realize the harm it causes. Bullying is intentional tormenting whether physically, verbally or psychologically. It can be in the form of
An accidental discovery in mice may lead to a cure for one of the world’s most deadly infections. Share on PinterestResearchers have identified a bacterial species in the gut microbiota that protects against highly contagious rotavirus (pictured). The World Health Organization (WHO) estimate that each year, 215,000 children worldwide under the age of 5 years
Cherry Healey and Jenny Scott (Founder of Mother’s Meeting) talk the perfect baby shower!
Image: Shutterstock Norway has a unique naming pattern. In ancient times, it consisted of three parts – given name, patronym, and address. But as society evolved, so did the Norwegian naming scheme to feature fixed surnames. Some of the most common surnames ended with ‘-sen,’ or ‘-son,’ ‘-datter’ or ‘-dotter,’ meaning ‘son of’ or ‘daughter
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. The first time your baby sleeps through the night, you may wake in a sheer panic thinking something is wrong because the silence is deafening. You check the monitor, bassinet next to your bed or even feel your baby to
Image: Shutterstock Mexico is the most populous Spanish speaking country in the world (1). This is probably the reason that most Mexican surnames are derived from Spanish, and several have their origins in Spain. Mexicans have two surnames. The first name is the father’s last name and the second the mother’s last name. This way,
Women experience many significant physical and emotional changes during pregnancy. Third trimester weight gain is an important part of later pregnancy and is not usually a cause for concern. Many women will experience rapid weight gain during their third trimester. This is because the fetus typically gains the most weight in this time, according to
The author with her daughter. Photo: Sounds Like Yellow Photography I was sitting on the floor of the nursery at 2 a.m., trying to hold my three-day-old baby girl gently rather than in a vice grip that would betray the excruciating pain I was in trying to breastfeed her. No matter how many beautiful platitudes
If people are feeling nauseated, just the thought of food may make them feel worse. However, it is important to fuel the body and settle the stomach. People may feel nauseated for a variety of reasons, such as: Getting plenty of rest and drinking fluids can help manage nausea, but so can eating certain foods.
Scientists have highlighted a possible link between infection with rotavirus and an increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Undergoing vaccination against the pathogen may be an effective way to prevent the condition. Could a routine childhood vaccination reduce the incidence of type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition. The exact reason
This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Being a parent means learning to juggle lots of things. Multi-tasking becomes second nature for parents, especially as they learn to juggle nap times, meal times, daycare and school drop-offs, you name it. Parents do this on the daily while still having
Milia are small bumps made up of keratin trapped under the skin. One lesion is called a milium. They can appear anywhere but tend to develop around or under the eyes. Milia frequently occur in newborn babies, though they also occur in children and adults. It can be easy to mistake milia for acne spots
Photo: President’s Choice As of October 13, 2019, Loblaw Companies Limited has revised a former recall on President’s Choice brand Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula, which was pulled from the marketplace due to possible Cronobacter spp. contamination. The mistakenly recalled product, which is sold in 900 gram containers and contains the expiry date of August
Pregnancy acne is a common condition. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause skin breakouts. By knowing how to treat acne lesions, a person can often prevent scarring and minimize their emotional distress. Acne is one of the most common skin changes that occur during pregnancy, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).