Linnie von Sky
Because my baby girl, you come from a proud line of loving, nurturing, loud laughing, often giggling, deeply feeling and wonderful women with curves who have been wounded by other people's aesthetic expectations and cheated by their own understanding of perfection. I want you to see me love myself for all the gorgeous, nurturing mamas that came before me.
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To all new and expecting mothers Tara encourages you to: "Get connected. Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to carry a mother so don't be afraid to reach out to someone walking the same journey. We can walk together because our children need us to be the best mothers that we can possibly be."
Being a mom is a hard job and it is one that you have for life. The ups and downs are challenging enough and on top of that you have to deal with unsolicited advice and some very rude questions from "well-meaning" strangers.
Getting pregnant isn't always easy. In fact, one in eight couples have trouble getting pregnant. This can be caused by a number of factors ranging from medical conditions, like low sperm count, to som...
Unisex baby names have become increasingly popular among parents -- just take a look at Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds naming their baby girl James. Let it be known, there are fantastic choices other...
If you live with a toddler then you know they are constant noise machines. Whether they're playing or watching a video, these little tots are just non-stop. So naturally, the most alarming sound you c...
For first-time parents, it can be hard to figure out a good regimen to maintain your baby’s delicate hair. According to Babble.com, baby hair tends to curl more easily than adult hair because it’s th...
Wandering aimlessly through the hallways of a mall, down a street, or even through a museum, while pushing my baby stroller, I've come to notice the unwelcome gazes and size me up stares I now receive...
As we reflect on Canada Day, we can be very proud of the role we play globally in maternal child and newborn health. Thousands of doctors, nurses and field workers contribute daily across the globe supported by hundreds of thousands of Canadian volunteers and donors.
Many moms are wakened on Mother's Day by an ominous clattering in the kitchen: your loving-hearted children preparing to surprise you with coffee or hot chocolate in bed. There's also that cinnamon toast or oatmeal positively doused with sugar. What many moms don't realize is that such meals usually come courtesy of a whole crew of children.
TORONTO - An upcoming Toronto conference on child and maternal health in developing countries, that will bring together international leaders, experts and philanthropists, will help keep the world foc...
Nasrin Sotoudeh, an award-winning lawyer held unlawfully in Evin Prison since 2010, is on her third day of hunger strike. To show their solidarity with this incredible woman, human rights and online activists have organized a "Tweet Storm" for Friday. The online event is an urgent call to take action for her release.
Everybody deserves to have friends, a person or people who love and care about them. For a special needs child, this can be the biggest challenge of all.
Children born to women who had low levels of vitamin D during their pregnancy are more likely to have language problems, a new study suggests. Insufficient levels of vitamin D during pregnancy have b...
Pregnant women who take antidepressants may slightly raise their offspring’s risk of developing high blood pressure in the lungs, new research suggests. Even if antidepressants are to blame, however,...
The passenger cabin of an Air India flight to Toronto turned into a delivery room on the weekend when a baby was born at 11,000 metres. The mother and child are safe and sound and on the ground now —...