Finding the “Me” in Motherhood

Life & Beauty Weekly: Happy You   Finding the “Me” in Motherhood By Elizabeth Hurchalla for Life & Beauty Weekly Whether you’re a mom or not, at some point you’ve likely put yourself on the back burner while turning your attention to the needs of those around you. But moms know this feeling better than anyone: With kids, life isn’t only about you anymore. That can be an amazing thing, but if you’re losing yourself in the process of raising a family, it’s time to refocus. “When a woman has a baby she tends to focus all of her attention … Continue reading Finding the “Me” in Motherhood

Should Obese Children be Removed from the Family Home?

Well at first I wasn’t going to write about this until I seen this absolutely ridiculous response to this question on Google+. Stephanie Moram – As a social worker for Child Services, we are there to protect children from harm! I think that if a child is at risk whether it is from malnutrition or over nutrition the authorities should be involved in some form, either to educate the parents and rectify the situation or if that doesn’t work use other measures to help the child. And each situation is different so of course each case should be evaluated individually! … Continue reading Should Obese Children be Removed from the Family Home?

Out of the Mouth of Babes – A Heartwarmer

Stories that warm your heart. I thought I’d share it with you on this very hot Tuesday in July. My once 6-year-old son, who is now 14, was experiencing stomach pains for quite sometime. I took him for a check up and everything was fine. It started bothering him again when we went to our hometown for Christmas. After big meals and lots of Xmas treats, he was literally crying from the pain. Upon returning home, I decided to take him to emergency to ensure that all was well. After several hours of waiting we were led through the waiting … Continue reading Out of the Mouth of Babes – A Heartwarmer

Is it OK to Have Two Beliefs about Breastfeeding in Public?

I’ve been back and forth all weekend with this note. Should I write it? Should I just keep the beliefs of many individuals quiet because of a human right? In the end, I do believe this note has nothing to do with Human Rights but the human respect we show to our children. This weekend, I found myself at a crossroads in my beliefs. After reading the article, posted below, and having a friend endure an incident at the local Walmart, I’m at odds about when and what is respectful in terms of breastfeeding. I have chosen the word respectful … Continue reading Is it OK to Have Two Beliefs about Breastfeeding in Public?