Do You Have a Pre-Menstrual Type? Decode Your PMS

Do You Have a Pre-Menstrual Type? Decode Your PMS

by Crystle Harcar -  I am a board certified Nurse Practitioner, working in women’s health for the past 14 years.  I am passionate about my work in reproductive, prenatal, and postnatal health care. As a nursing educator, I aim to help shape the minds of our future healthcare providers. I have been married to my husband [...]

Anti-Poverty Mom: Raising My Voice & My Kids

Anti-Poverty Mom: Raising My Voice & My Kids

by Cynthia Changyit Levin Cynthia Changyit Levin is a volunteer activist who writes the Anti-Poverty Mom Blog. She is also the author of the upcoming book, "From Changing Diapers to Changing the World: Why Moms Make Great Advocates and How to Get Started". You can visit her website at http://www.changyit.com. My daughter and I leaping [...]

Starting a New Career is Tough Business

Is Starting a New Career Tough Business? Put plainly, nothing worth having is easily obtained, and starting a new career is no different. If you thought that starting a new career was going to be tough business, then you are at least starting out with the right mindset! The truth is, no one likes to [...]

Why is it Called Missionary?

Why is it Called Missionary?

My husband and I were laying in bed last night, post-coital bliss, and we had the weirdest thought. "Why is the missionary position called Missionary?" Then he fell right asleep. The researcher (that'd be me), was left awake in bed for hours trying to look this up. This one image kept replaying in my head, [...]

What’s Your Epic Mom Fail?

What’s Your Epic Mom Fail?

The average week as a parent has its moments, of clarity and insanity, which inevitably leads to epic mom fails. Add in a lack of sleep for days on end and there's bound to be some catastrophic tails of how we failed our children and ourselves. Case in point, a charcoal hoo-ha! If that's not [...]