Parents make better entrepreneurs

There are a number of ways that being a parent can actually make you a better entrepreneur.

Conventional wisdom says that parenthood and entrepreneurship simply don’t mix. Being an entrepreneurand being a parent are both such all-consuming pursuits that it’s apparently impossible to do a good job of both. This idea is further reinforced by the stereotype of successful startup founders as young, single twenty-somethings.

 

 

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Father’s who sleep closer to their children experience a drop in testosterone

Fathers who co-sleep with their children may be more responsive their children’s needs.

Mothers and fathers both are biologically adapted to respond to children. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that dads who sleep near their children experience a drop in testosterone. Previous research from humans and other species suggests this decrease might make men more responsive to their children’s needs and help them focus on the demands of parenthood.

 

 

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Joy of Parenting a Fantasy: Cost of Children Forces Parents to Convince Themselves It’s Worthwhile

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Bringing up a child in the 21st century is so expensive parents have no option but to tell themselves it is all worthwhile.

Most parents say they wouldn’t have it any other way. Children cause them financial hardship, eat up their time and cause untold worry… but mums and dads insist they are worth every penny, wrinkle and grey hair.

 

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Utah Mother Pregnant With Two Babies Who Aren’t Twins

 

 

Video Courtesy of KSL.com

 

A Utah woman is pregnant with two babies. It wouldn’t be that unusual, except that these babies aren’t twins. Hard to believe? It was for the mother.

Angie Cromar’s first ultrasound revealed something shocking to her and her doctor.

“Angie and I both had the look of surprise,” said Dr. Steve Terry, with Cottonwood OB/GYN in Murray.

What they saw were two separate babies at slightly different stages of development!

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Do Children Need To Be Raised By A Mother And Father To Do Well?

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The family type for children has stable, responsible and committed parenting

The presumption that children need both a mother and a father is widespread. It has been used by proponents of Proposition 8 to argue against same-sex marriage and to uphold a ban on same-sex adoption.

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What Will Tech Savvy Moms Be Using In 2009?

What Will Tech Savvy Moms Be Using In 2009? 

Today’s time-starved, multi-tasking mothers are using more than band-aids and paper-based calendars to manage their hectic lifestyles and growing families. Mothers, now more than ever, are using technology such as video, blogs and wireless devices to multi-task through their busy days, using more than 5 separate technologies daily. 2009 stands to produce a record number of tech-savvy mothers bridging devices together to create everyday solutions.

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