Category Archives: Family

Life Events and Its Effects on Families

With my area of expertise being natural childbirth, the majority of the information shared and discussed tends to naturally revolve around newborns and the birthing process.

Let’s expand the focus to include talking about topics and life events that families deal with and experience once they bring their new baby home.

Many parents become the caregivers to their parents. Between caring for your own children and caring for your parents, it can feel overwhelming, especially when they are suffering from a disease such as Alzheimer’s.

Who is My Favorite Child?

Rhondda with Flowers

Rhondda with Birthday Flowers

Recently, I celebrated my birthday. It was a lovely intimate celebratory dinner with a gathering of my sister, my children, their spouses and my grandchildren. We were missing a few, sadly, but as the young ones get older and the older ones get committed to careers, it is harder and harder to get everyone together. Add to that the large family we have become.