A teacher is at home full-time this summer with a toddler and an infant, and each morning dreads the super long intensive daylight parenting hours ahead of her. Is there more to this than just the new summer schedule? Amalah thinks maybe.
A mom needs help making a career decision that will impact how she spends time with her kids and outsources some caregiving duties. She turns to Amalah for advice.
Graduation is almost here, and so are all of the feelings that accompany it. Time to make a to-do list and focus on that, I guess.
A mom will be separated from her toddler while on a business trip for the first time. She can’t seem to put out her concerns and fears, about being away from her child, out of her head. What can she do about this parental separation anxiety?
Kids will experience a myriad emotions growing up and it’s our job as parents to help them learn how to cope.
The preteen years can leave parents struggling to connect with their sometimes emotional, unpredictable child. But focusing on your child’s passions might be the key to a closer relationship.
A SAHM is on the brink of cracking and needs some immediate advice on how to get some relief and help with her very young and attention-seeking children.
A newly pregnant reader is having a hard time connecting with and wanting to share news of her pregnancy with nosey acquaintances.
One of my teens learned a hard lesson about not always getting the apology you deserve, and I realized I have a long way to go in this area, too.
A first-time expectant mom asks how she can tell whether the mood swings she has been experiencing lately are normal . Or it is prenatal depression?
The preteen years can come with a roller coaster of emotions. I’m learning how to handle my unpredictable child and find the sweet moments too.
In support of yoga practice for single moms or any moms for that matter, and how being alone and focusing on nothing can help us better focus on everything.
How do you help your middle schoolers deal with their roller coaster of emotions and experiences?
Amalah chats with Jonniker about colic, reflux and other things that turn your perfect newborn into a terrifying hellbeast.
Answer: YOU DO
That first time, I clung to that six-week no-sex window for as long as I could. The second time… not so much.
Coping with regret, sadness and the sense that you’re being ridiculous when you don’t get the birth experience you dreamed of.
It’s not always just the blues.
This week, Amalah and Alexa discuss preemies, extended hospital stays, casseroles, stupid relatives and Google University.
Postpartum is NOT one-size-fits-all. Even if you’re the only “all” we’re talking about.