US Olympian Medals 17 Months After Giving Birth! Top Parenting News Stories - August 12, 2016
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US Olympian Medals 17 Months After Giving Birth! Top Parenting News Stories - August 12, 2016

by Martha Scully

August 12, 2016: here’s the past weeks top parenting news brought to you by, including the story of U.S. Olympic swimmer and brand new mom, Dana Vollmer, who has already won 2 medals at the 2016 Rio Games.

photo credit: nbc sports

These Olympians Stories of Motherhood Add To Their Awesomeness - Ever heard of a woman winning a medal 17 months after birth, how about 2 medals? American swimmer, Dana Vollmer has just done it! — The Federalist

What Made Two Republican Women Back Hillary Clinton - Jennifer Pierotti Lim, founder of Republican Women For Hillary and Meghan Milloy explain why they’re supporting Clinton instead of Trump. —

Modest To Majestic: A Look At Hillary and Bill Clinton’s Homes Over The Years - a look at some of the places democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, has called home over the years, noting their rise from middle class to millionaires. —

Ways To Shed Extra Weight Post Menopause — helpful tips for women to use to lose weight after menopause. — Femina

Pregnant Zoe Hardman Urges Women To Consider Freezing Eggs In Their 20s - The British actress encourages women to freeze their eggs while they’re young as she reveals her fertility struggles. She compared having a low egg count to a ticking time bomb. — Mail Online

How Successful Business Women Are Redefining Modern Feminism - Working professionals are a silent force in the feminist movement. How so? Adriana Lopez contributor explains. — Forbes

Are Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Actually Good for Your Child? — Recent studies imply that thumb-sucking and nail-biting will actually stimulate your child’s immune system in positive ways that can help them out when they’re older. —

How Rising Child Care Cost Are Impacting Families — a look at the rising cost associated with professional child care in America —

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About the Author
Martha Scully
Martha is the founder of Martha has been featured as a Child Care Expert in hundreds of publications across Canada including The Globe and Mail, CBC, Today's Parent and The National Post, She lives in British Columbia with her husband and two daughters.