I print out and mail three 'pdf' pamphlets when I hear that someone's pregnant:
"Congratulations, It's A Boy!" -- from Circumstitions.com
"Does Being Born A Healthy...
Maybe suggest an article on explaining circumcision to intact children.
That's the only question I dread answering to my children:
"Why does cousin's penis look like that?"
I plan to say something like:
Wow. . . I didn't know about the vaseline part.
When mine were small, I had a special 'lubricant' I bought to take their rectal temperatures.
Vaseline is a petroleum by-product.
That would be like putting mineral oil on a...
I gotta disagree.
It's the advertisers they don't want to offend!
Just imagine if they put in an article stating that all you need is a sling, a carseat, a bedrail and breasts.
"Dear Pop-Culture Parent,
You don't need...
I know of several women who have kept their first husband's name when they remarried after being widowed.
My neighbor--in her late 70s--doesn't even use her second husband's name at all, but then, he and her first husband were best...
Did you check Lands' End maternity clothes?
Otherwise if you're looking to really save $, check local consignment shops that specialize in infant/maternity stuff.
You'd think there'd be a business that rented formal maternity wear...
Hmmmn. . .
I'd offer a compromise.
Wash only silverware, plates, bowls, cups, etc. in the dishwasher when it is completely full--pots, pans and other cookware gets handwashed.
(DP will need to either assist with washing or with...
If you are breastfeeding on cue (hopefully you are, but lately, one never knows here!), you may find that your body doesn't respond as it used to until your menstrual cycle resumes.
If you are experiencing decreased natural...
<<I'm sure glad I have a little boy, all those girl parts sure are complicated!>>
That's absolutely true.
There's a lot more to cleaning an intact little girl than there is to cleaning an intact little boy!