Prenatal development is the process in which an embryo and later fetus develops during gestation. Prenatal development starts with fertilization, the first…
Even though my children are all grown with families of their own now, I am so happy that we never put materialistic things in front of family. If we ever did anything right with our kids, I am thrilled to know we did that right as well as our love for our children was and still is unconditional. Praise God!
The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.
I am angry that mothers must carry so much weight. We carry the literal weight of pregnancy and all of its life-changing complications. We carry the scars of delivery. We carry fear and anxiety over birth. We carry the knowledge that we are responsible for shepherding these tiny babies through childhood and into adulthood. Worse, we are responsible for getting them through middle school. - Liz Boltz Ranfeld