Study Links Occurence of Autism Spectrum Disorder to Feverish Pregnancy

A Columbia University study discerned a strong connection between elevated risks of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children and mothers who complained of fever during their pregnancies, especially during the second trimester. The study, comprising the medical reports from pregnant mothers of over 95,000 Norwegian children born between 1999 and 2009, found that pregnant mothers […]

The Ins and Outs of a Family Budget

Marriage is a magical time in most lives, but it is also the beginning of a very expensive adventure. Getting married usually results in having children, unless a couple already has children in which case, marriage results in an extra expense. Carrying the weight of a budget that never seems to multiple but rather divides […]

Couple Celebrates 70 Years Of Marriage

John and Pearl Green, who live in Tulsa, Oklahoma, celebrated 70 years of marriage on June 8, 2017. They met while they were teens. They both attended a youth group. They were married on June 8, 1947 at First Christian Church.   John and Pearl are the parents of three children. They have two daughters […]

Your Marriage After Having Kids

We all enter into marriage with the hopes and dreams that everyday will be a literal fairy tale. Even if you’re planning on eventually having children together, you might not necessarily be prepared for what kids can and will do to even the strongest of marriages. Kids put a lot of strain on a relationship […]

It Takes Time

Raising a family takes complete dedication, and sometimes that means parents need to skip lunches and coffees and dinner parties and other social activities with friends they may have once had more time for before they had children. The front page of Huffington Post’s Marriage section showcased this incredible perspective from a married couple that […]

The Most Important Aspect of Saying No When Raising Kids

Most of the world’s religions advocate for the family unit. The concept of household gets attributed to a father, mother, and children. While the family tree deepens as we take a wider angle in relations past the immediate blood relations, stability and influence to one’s life are mostly associated with the immediate family. The family […]

Open Marriage Request? Here’s What to Do

In a recent article for Brides magazine in the Huffington Post, one author addressed the controversial concept of open marriages. This article goes through the steps of how to make an open marriage work, with the first being mutual agreement. If both partners are not whole-heartedly committed to the lifestyle, feelings will be hurt. The […]

Mom, Dad and the Picky Eater

It happens to many parents. Mom or dad cook a meal. Protein, starch, and a vegetable. A child sits at the table and asks, “What is that?” with a disgusted look on their face. “Broccoli,” you reply. “I don’t like that,” they respond. “How do you know? You’ve never tried it before.” They fuss, so […]