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February 2020

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Keys in the fridge and other signs you might have pregnancy brain

Keys in the Fridge and Other Signs You Might Have Pregnancy Brain - After morning sickness and bizarre cravings, pregnancy brain might be one of the most common experiences that veteran moms warn pregnant women about. “Get ready for your brain not to work the same way.” “You’re going to forget things.” If those kinds of foreboding predictions have your blood pressure rising, hopefully you can find some comfort in the real experiences of local moms (including me).

Helping your child take medicine

Learning to take medicine can be hard for kids. Sometimes the pill seems too big, or there is a funny taste or smell. But if your child is prescribed a medication, it is important they can take the medication as advised by their health care provider. Here are some ways to help your child learn to better take medication:

Your baby’s sign

Babies are born looking like their mother or father. Although, sometimes a stray great-great grandparent’s genes will surprise their way to the top of the gene pool because genetics are weird like that. As the baby grows, the toddler emerges and a personality forms. The personality may be up to genetics – or not. Some personality traits may be a learned behavior.

Mom consoling daughter

Rules of divorce: Easing the transition for your family

Every year, thousands of children experience the divorce of their parents. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association, between 40 and 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce.