Christmas decorations and toys — they seem harmless enough, with nothing but festive moments and good intentions behind it all. Sadly, from Christmas lights to garlands to toys, they are not as innocuous as they may seem. Many contain heavy metals like lead, flame retardants, and other
By Jessica Williams for kidsinthehouse.com If you and your partner are struggling with fertility, consider the Y-Chromosome factor! There are various aspects of male infertility and this Kids in the House video by Dr. Daoshing Li, D.O.M., L.A.C., Ph.D., Dipl. CH, outlines some of
There are so many different mothers and children and so many different situations and lifestyles and choices and preferences that it is quite difficult to make any generalities about mothering. What might be right for one wealthy mother with a host of nannies in Beverly
The Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) has undoubtedly been on the minds of many this week, as Republicans angle to defund the newly instituted program with a government shutdown. In an ultimate display of irony, their latest ploy is using children with cancer who
In the 3 years prior to conceiving my daughter, I spent 7 months on clomid, did what seemed like endless months of injections and ultrasounds through failed IUI’s and IVF’s, had 4 early miscarriages, and had 3 surgeries just months apart on my
The year was 2006, and we had been trying to get pregnant for a couple of years, and unbeknownst to us at the time, we would still be trying for over a year before we would find success. My period was always irregular, but
Ernest Hemingway was having lunch with several writers when he bet them he could write an entire novel in just six words. He friends scoffed. Hemingway asked each of them to put $10 in the pot. If he was right, he’d win the money.
Whenever I watch the reality TV show Giuliana & Bill, I tell my husband: “Their lives parallel ours!” (Well, except for the minor details that they are rich, famous, and beautiful.) She wants to live in L.A. He wants to live in Chicago. They
Beth, our yoga instructor, took a dry erase marker and wrote a word I’d never seen before on the board: citta. “Citta. Anyone know what it means?” she asked. She pronounced the word chitta. I was attending an all-day fertility yoga workshop, and there
When it finally dawned on me that I was having trouble conceiving, I knew one thing: I wanted to restore the hormone imbalances in my body naturally. I searched…and searched…and searched for a holistic fertility center in the Washington, D.C. area (where I live).