7 Facts About Labor Day You Didn’t Know

Labor Day is one of the least recognized, forgotten-about-until-around-the-corner holidays of the year—one that we seem to appreciate only after realizing it affords us a three-day weekend come September. Here, seven tidbits you probably never knew about the holiday. THE FIRST LABOR DAY CELEBRATION WAS SEPTEMBER 5, 1882 IN NEW YORK CITY. On that Tuesday, 10,000 citizens…

12 Breastfeeding Tips For Rookies

When I was pregnant with our first baby last year, I wasn’t schooled on the mystery of breastfeeding. But I thought, since it’s the natural way of doing things, surely it must be pretty simple, right? Wrong. I thought you just give the baby your boob and they know exactly what to do. Nope. My…

Why the Library Is Your BFF

You know me. I’m old fashioned. We practically grew up in the local library. My mom took us to the library every week and we absolutely love, love, loved it! My brothers and I would play until the librarian would make that dreadful announcement: “Attention readers, the library will be closing in…” Nooooooo, we want…