Everyone Has An Opinion

Everyone Has An Opinion

When I was pregnant, I worked with immune-comprised and very frail seniors. As a recreation therapist, I worked closely with my clients before my pregnancy. However, once I was pregnant, I had to be extra careful for exposure to shingles or pneumonia. Just when I...
Maternity Leave: Fact Or Fiction

Maternity Leave: Fact Or Fiction

At some point during every working woman’s pregnancy, the concept of “maternity leave” will eventually come up. Ah maternity leave – that blissful period where mother and child rest, bond, and begin to form a lasting, lifelong relationship with one another. It sounds...
When Are You Due To Give Birth?

When Are You Due To Give Birth?

High tech equipment takes the guess work out of uncertainties such as when am I due to give birth? Is my baby a girl or a boy? Am I having twins? State-of-the-art gadgetry can sort this out and put your mind at ease but occasionally even medical equipment misses the...
What They Never Tell You

What They Never Tell You

Before I got pregnant with my first baby, I read all the books and magazines I could get my hands on, but there were still things that surprised me when I experienced them. I was expecting some surprises the first time, but you would think by the third time, that I...
How To Deal With Sibling Rivalry

How To Deal With Sibling Rivalry

There are many things you can choose in life, but siblings is not one of them. If you had a brother or a sister growing up, chances are that the two (or 3 or 4) of you got into some heated disagreements from time to time. Bickering with your sibling comes like second...