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Nutrition during pregnancy is of prime importance due to the special needs associated with the physiological changes. The nutritional requirements increase tremendously during pregnancy as the… 375 more words


On Solutions for Isolation and Discrimination | Parent Artist Advocacy League for the Performing Arts

by Rachel Spencer Hewitt
PAAL Founder

One of the dominating obstacles for parents who are artists in the theatre is the sense of isolation that arises as they increasingly tackle caregiving responsibilities. 678 more words

Third Trimester Support

Oh, this trimester is one heck of a trimester. Fatigue and heaviness is the one thing that I know everyone is familiar with during this trimester. 191 more words


When you give your kid a weird name

I’ve never had a name people could pronounce. “Vaela” got me Vay-ee-luh, Vee-ay-luh, Viola, Vale, Val, and other bizarre pronunciations that made absolutely no sense. I remember growing up, every time I met someone new, they would ask me how to say my name, and then say “That’s so pretty,” and it was an instant conversation starter. 951 more words

The Handmaid's Tale (2017)

A few months ago I mentioned in my review of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale that I was hurrying through the book to be able to watch the new series on Bravo. 310 more words

31 Weeks

My lil babe is growing and kicking like crazy. He is roughly 3 to 3 and a half pounds now and enjoys keeping me up all night moving my belly constantly. 459 more words

Pregnancy Journal