Life & Relationships: Infant, The First Years

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Relationship and Pregnancies

Hello Mommas and some Daddies, I have an issue I have been struggling with. I am planning on taking the plunge into the dating world after a 7 years(roughly) hiatus. My issue isn't with dating its what could possibly come after. I'm not exactly opposed to being pregnant again but I'm not busting down doors to get there either. My issue is with the idea of getting pregnant. I have a son who I was single when I found out I was pregnant with and well lets just say it wasn't an enjoyable experience for me (on top of being alone and pregnant...


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Advice on Having a Baby W/o Insurance

My husband and I are talking about having another child. There are a couple if issues. Starting over would be difficult, but could be managed. We don't have health insurance like we did the first time. And, I'll be 38 in December. It's kind of a now or never feeling. The first time around we had excellent insurance which translated to excellent care. Can anyone tell me how to do it without insurance? I've read adds from Healthy Start saying "pregnant? we can help" But I kind of feel like that is for the younger low income women who are...

Preparing Dad

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Best Pregnancy and Baby Book

Hi moms, What are the books you thought were helpful to prepare you for/during your pregnancy, and when you had your baby? Many thanks!


Working while Pregnant

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"It's the Mommy's Job"

So I have heard this countless times from my husband. Some days are just not so good with him. On his days off he feels that he should get time to do whatever he wants to do instead of helping care for our 6 month old. It's crazy because he LOVES our son sooo...much, but he has selfish tendencies that come out sometimes when I ask him to alter his schedule to suit our son's naptime. He is a surfer so I have asked him to surf while our son naps and that way when our son wakes up my husband will be home either before or shortly after our son...