Diagnosing Autism in Women — and Thriving Afterward

Most depictions of autism in the media show young boys and men struggling with the diagnosis. In well-known movies like “Rain Man” and “P.S. I Love You” as well as shows like “Parenthood,” “House,” “Boston Legal” and even “Arthur,” autists featured are exclusively male. While it is a major victory to see real and fictional autists in the media, it is disappointing that the diagnosis is seen almost entirely through a masculine lens. In truth, autism manifests differently in girls and women. It … [Read more...]

Preparing Yourself to Protect Your Loved Ones and Your Home

Violence against women presents itself in many ways. After the recent #MeToo campaign, it was estimated that as many as 80% of American women have been either sexually harassed or assaulted. At present, homicide is rated as the fifth most common cause of death of women between the ages of 18 and 44 with more than 50% of these deaths occurring at the hands of a current or previous boyfriend, husband or intimate partner. Taking these harrowing figures as well as the prevalence of home invasions … [Read more...]

How to Throw a Memorable Baby Shower

If there is someone special in your life who is about to bring their own little bundle of joy into the world, you might be considering throwing them a baby shower. Whether it is a friend, sister, wife or girlfriend, you will want the occasion to be memorable for them. If you have never been to a baby shower, however, you may not know the first thing about how to organize one. We have put together a short guide that should help you along the way. Pick a Date This may sound like obvious … [Read more...]

Travelling Pregnant: Will Your EHIC Cover Giving Birth In Europe?

Travelling can be a very stressful time, but going abroad whilst pregnant can make you feel a little apprehensive. Whether you are three or eight months pregnant, the worry that you may miscarry or, if you are in the later stages, give birth, due to the flight, may be stopping you from taking to the air. We are going to put your mind at rest, while we help you to prepare for flying pregnant, in addition to posing the question whether your EHIC will cover giving birth in Europe or not. Be … [Read more...]

How to Match Your Prom Dress to Your Skin and Hair Color

Prom is a special occasion in the life of a high-school girl, the dress is a huge part of that night. People often say that you should not be spending too much money on something which you will probably only get to wear once or twice, but that’s precisely what makes the prom dress so special. Everything valuable in this world is rare and unique, therefore, the very fact that you won’t be seen in that dress too often is part of what makes it so special. Now, getting everything right and finding … [Read more...]

Divorce/Child Custody in Singapore – Things you Need to Know

Divorce is a universal concept that is familiar across the globe, and one that can also have an incredibly destabilizing impact on families (and particularly young children). There’s even evidence to suggest that this may be a growing concern in Singapore, with the total number of marital dissolution having risen by 2.9% between 2014 and 2015. In this post, we’ll focus primarily on the issue of child custody during a divorce while looking at the key considerations for parents as they go … [Read more...]

Making Your Christmas Shopping Plan

In life, when it comes to Christmas shopping, there are two types of people. There are those who plan well in advance to save last-minute rushing around and those who do exactly that, leave it to the last minute! The date of Christmas never changes and so there are no excuses not to set a plan as this will not only ensure you are organised come Christmas day, but it will also ensure that you are more effective in your Christmas purchases, that you don’t overspend and you will probably even be … [Read more...]

R.E.S.T. Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser – SEPT 22 in Brampton

R.E.S.T is having it’s first annual walk-a-thon to raise awareness on youth homelessness, specifically in the city of Brampton, ON. A Walk In My shoes will advocate for the need of developing supports to aid those who fall in between the gaps, especially in the city of Brampton where there are no current long-term supports for this population. This fundraiser will be an experiential walk where those who participate will receive front-line knowledge on youth homelessness, and gain first-hand … [Read more...]

A list of Recommended Typing Games for Your Kid

It is without doubt that the world has tremendously changed in terms of technological advancement in this century. One of the greatest inventions that man has made is indeed the invention of the computer. We now have computers with us almost everywhere and they have formed part of our day to day operations. Having basic computer for any individual living in this age indeed is vital. This is why it is imperative for modern day parents to take a keen interest in ensuring that their kids learn … [Read more...]

How Long Does Breakthrough Bleeding Last?

When a woman has breakthrough bleeding, she’ll get worried that something is wrong with her baby. Thankfully, breakthrough bleeding is nothing to be concerned about and it can happen to any woman. How Long Does Breakthrough Bleeding Last? The main issue with trying to pinpoint the length of breakthrough bleeding is that it doesn’t occur in every woman. In fact, breakthrough bleeding can occur when: * A woman gets pregnant. * A woman is on birth control or other forms of … [Read more...]

4 Ways To Get Back In Shape After Giving Birth

Having a baby is a wonderful thing, but it can have a huge impact on your body both during and after your pregnancy and, of course, the birth itself. Many women find that they put on a lot of weight, and some even have to go up a size or two in shoes as well, which they want to shed as soon as possible after their baby is born. To start with, you do need to let your body rest and recuperate, but once that is done, there are some easy ways to get back into shape. Here are some of them. Start … [Read more...]

How To Stay Safe During The Summer

As fun as summer is, it doesn’t come without some health risks. Many people adopt a carefree attitude as the sun begins to shine, and some safety precautions can be forgotten about in the heat of the long days. However, you must make sure that you’re not one of these people, and that you continue to stay safe throughout the summer months. Staying safe this summer will, for the most part, involve common sense and recognizing danger around every corner. With this said, you should enjoy summer and … [Read more...]

What Should Mothers Teach Their Daughters?

Being a mother to a daughter is a beautiful thing to be, but it can also be challenging. It is essential that, as a mother, you are able to teach your daughter the things she will need to know to grow up to be a successful, happy, healthy individual who can be her own person and who can go through life with all the benefits she can. Here are some of the most important thing a mother can teach her daughter – this education starts early but continues into adulthood, and will never be … [Read more...]

Reproductive Medical Tourism in Ukraine

Reproductive medicine in Ukraine functions in a distinctive environment. This environment was formed due to the rapid development of the medical industry in Ukraine, liberal legislation and the fact that the reproductive medical tourism in Ukraine tends to attract third parties, such as the agencies. Third parties who work in this environment usually takes care about choosing egg donors or gestational carriers for the infertile couple. The fundamentals of the reproductive medical tourism in … [Read more...]

What is an Ultrasound Technician?

An ultrasound technician is responsible for creating images of your organs and other internal structures using clever technology which utilizes sound waves. Ultrasound is most commonly associated with pregnancy; it is the only method by which the classic image of a child in the womb can be produced, however, ultrasound has a varying number of medical applications. Ultrasound imagery is used to diagnose and monitor medical problems and an ultrasound technician works closely with other medical … [Read more...]

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