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Baby’s First Not-So-Scary Halloween

Baby’s First Not-So-Scary Halloween

Halloween is a holiday of thrills and chills. Frightening decorations and scary haunted sites amuse and entertain the little kid in all of us. Somehow, they are not so entertaining for actual little kids. Babies, too young to understand why being scared is sometimes a good thing, might be especially affected by seemingly harmless costumes […]

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What the Childbirth Experts Don’t Tell You

Re-Posted from the HuffintonPost.com We live in a world where information about having and rearing babies is everywhere. Go online, and if you can’t find answers there, there’s always your doctor, parenting group, favorite mom friend or well-intentioned-but-meddling-mother-in-law ready to weigh in. But what about the information that, for one reason or another, people neglect to […]

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Nursing in Public, emotions and lessons learned

Nursing in Public, emotions and lessons learned

Re-Posted from the HuffintonPost.com It was 99 degrees out when we visited Disneyland last week. Have you ever tried to nurse a 4-month-old baby in 99 degree heat? It feels like your face is melting off. My chubby, sweet boy slid across my chest as his cheeks burned a brighter red than mine. His thin […]

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A message to stay-at-home moms – stay true to you

It’s entirely too easy to immerse yourself in motherhood and forget who you are when you’re a stay-at-home mom. You’ve entered a whole new world full of dirty diapers, bottles, tiny clothes and brand new responsibilities. The first few months of a baby’s life are demanding while you both adjust to this new world together. […]

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The mommy journalist

Writing down your feelings regularly is a great way to get rid of stress, tension and anxiety. Sometimes it may seem that the only way to give your mind a rest is to record your thoughts on another source. Creating a baby journal is also a great way to record your thoughts and your baby’s […]

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Soothing your crying baby

If you are a parent, you have been there. Your darling sleeping baby has somehow morphed into an angry force to be reckoned with. Calm breathing has been replaced by screams of anger, fear or even worse for a breast-feeding mommy, hunger. This sudden change is enough to frazzle the nerves of even the most […]

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