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My Baby Is 6 Months Old!

My little man...Please excuse the wrinkled sheets... Hi guys! I can't believe it's already been six months since I had my little boy! Where has the time gone! Although it went by super fast that's not to say there weren't some lovely memories along the way, here is an update 6 months postpartum. Where do I begin? It's been crazy! Not crazy bad; crazy beautiful, crazy funny, crazy cute and beyond all...crazy with a sprinkle of sweetness and a dash of love. It's been challenging too, but like all challenges it only made me stronger and more sure of myself as a mother. There have been lots of tough times, times when I really doubted myself. But I was always able to overcome it the moment I looked at my beautiful children and reminded myself that 'I brought these children into this world and I'm doing a pretty good job of keeping them warm, fed and healthy!'  That's the most important thing right? So where are we now? My li

How to Protect Your Kids From Sexual Abuse

Child abuse is one of the hardest topics to discuss and one of the hardest situations to be in, whether you are parent or child. But unfortunately we cannot continue to brush it under the rug and pretend it doesn't exist. It does and it is a mean, ugly monster but one that acts friendly and sweet only to trap you in it's arms and leave your physically and emotionally bruised. It is your responsibility, as a parent or guardian to be vigilant and to protect your children from abusers, here are some tips recommended by psychologists and police officers regarding this issue. Communicate with your child Have an open line of communication between yourself and your children from a very young age, ask them about their day, what they read, what they drew, who they spoke to, who they are friends with. Anything that is on their mind. Don't interrogate, rather be curious. Make it a habit to pull them aside every day after school but be sure not to scold or judge them and ma