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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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Rethink, reuse, reward

By now, I’m sure you’ve noticed the amount of empty containers and boxes left over from disposable diapers and wipes thrown away every week. Or perhaps you have zipper bags that once housed your baby’s bedding and curtains. Oh, and let’s not forget the number of clothes your baby seems to outgrow daily. Ever wonder […]

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Meditation and you

There will be many times when you marvel at the quiet, content infant in your arms. You’ll feel love, joy and a sense of awe at the peacefulness surrounding you both. Take advantage of this serene moment with a quick meditation activity that can help you relieve any built-up stress. Before you begin, safety first. […]

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Decorating your child’s room

One of the most thrilling activities on the journey to preparing for your baby is decorating the nursery. There are endless possibilities when it comes to the latest trends with colors, fabrics and themes. However, before you dive head first into picking out furniture, consider the energy given off by each color when putting it […]

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