In case you weren’t aware, May 15 is International Day of Families every year since 1993. This year, we at Thanks Mama would like to […]
So… buying stuff is all fine and good for Dad when considering what to get Mom this Mother’s Day, but what about the children? THINK […]
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate Mom and all she does for your family. Thanks Mama wants to give you 5 of the most […]
Children especially need all the rest they can get for their growing and changing bodies but a lot of them have difficulty sleeping, like many adults.
Making sure that all the electric sockets are covered, there are no exposed wires, the whole ordeal needed to make sure that our bundles of joy are safe.
Whether you’re eagerly expecting your new arrival or just now deciding to put together or remodel a nursery, you might be a little overwhelmed by the number of options you have and have a few questions. These tips can help!
Women have a variety of options when it comes to the childbirth process. Natural and drug-free, IVs and epidurals, hospitals or home. Birth centers are worth considering because they offer the best of both worlds.
Hormones play a huge role in pregnancy. They take over your body and make it grow a baby, with weird side effects like bigger boobs, “pregnancy brain” and the manipulation of your mood. Sometimes the smallest thing can cause a waterfall to burst from your face, and interestingly it often involves food.
Did you know that the United States is the only developed country on the planet that doesn’t have guaranteed maternity leave? Unfortunately that’s only the beginning. There are many things about how we handle the childbirth experience that need to change in this country.
Birth can happen anywhere at any time, with labor beginning often unexpectedly and sometimes in a very inconvenient place. Of course, if you don’t know you’re pregnant, labor is always unexpected! That’s the surprising situation Ada Guan found herself in when she gave birth on a plane headed toward Tokyo!
When you’re a mother, your world is full of worry, uncertainty and stress. You want to do everything right and you question things far more than you probably should. Sometimes a quick, reassuring note is all you need to pick yourself up and understand you’re doing a fine job, and that’s why Sarah Wells developed […]
Sometimes even if you’re mentally willing to have a baby, your body doesn’t want to cooperate. Many women opt for fertility treatments and hormone therapy, but there are a variety of natural options to consider first. This article from Mama Natural describes 17 things you can do to help increase your chances of conception. Read […]
Being told you have to stay in the hospital on bed rest until your baby is born is a nightmare situation, but unfortunately it happens and sometimes it feels like there’s nothing you can do but follow your doctor’s guidance. This comprehensive article featured at the Pregnant Chicken is full of helpful suggestions from a […]
Parenting is a full time job with no pay and no real instructions. Obviously no parent is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, and usually they’re innocuous to laugh about later. An entertaining sequel to “The Big Book of Parenting Tweets” has recently been published, accurately titled “The Bigger Book of Parenting Tweets.” You’re sure to […]
Baby’s first year is usually all about budgeting and cutting costs. Since your baby can’t walk, you never need to buy him shoes. Socks, on the other hand, are a priority. Unfortunately many baby socks have a habit of falling off and disappearing. Unlike the others, these adorable socks made by the Cheski Sock Company […]