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Acceptable Gifts Or Over The Top?

An unofficial gift ranking system For who’s who in your Child’s life   By Laura Klacic   From even before our children are born people are starting to give them gifts to celebrate them coming into the world. They will continue to receive gifts from the people in our lives for years to come. Some […]

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Checking Boxes: How To Combat Postpartum Depression

By: Danielle Dunne I am the type of person who loves to write lists. I started a registry before I was even pregnant because I knew it would go fast and I wanted to be prepared. I created an Excel spreadsheet of names, gifts, and amount of guests to invite to the shower and checked […]

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Going From One Kid To Two

By: Kayla Becker I thought my life was perfect. My beautiful daughter just turned 2. She was so smart and learning so much. She was the light of our lives. A few months later is when everything changed. I found out I was pregnant again. We already had 2 miscarriages before. I was so scared. […]

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How To Overcome The In-Law Tirade

Advice from your in-laws can be overwhelming. When you are a new mom it can be irritating and make you extremely annoyed. The first 6 months of my baby’s life I felt annoyed every time my sister-in-law and mother in-law would suggest that I needed to start my child on formula or start pumping more […]

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NICU Mom

By: Mikayla Davis   Pregnancy to parenthood is supposed to be a special time. Unless you are a parent who had your baby in early gestation.   Did you know one in ten babies in the U.S. are born prematurely. Did you know that if your baby is born in early gestation, they go to […]

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My Plastic Freak Out

By Monica Casañas   I created a checklist while pregnant. Get the baby room organized, completely clean the car, get my hospital bag ready, tour the hospital – take a birthing class. I was 6 months pregnant, other than the morning sickness I had in the first trimester, it was smooth sailing.   The baby […]

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Signs That It Is Time To Fire Your OB

Your OB has a very influential role in your life during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. Having the wrong person at your birth can literally make or break your vagina! Unfortunately, sometimes the doctor or midwife you choose turns out not to be as great as you thought and that is okay. It is crucial that […]

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Dos & Don’ts Of Pregnancy

Soon after you find out your pregnant you will be up at 2:00 AM googling “Is it safe to get a mani/pedi while pregnant?” I promise you. It’s like all of the sudden your brain switches to mommy mode and you have to know everything you can and can’t do. The best advice I got […]

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Old Wives’ Tale

For parents wanting to know the gender of their baby, the anticipation of waiting to find out is almost painful. Is it a boy? Is it a girl? Even if you have agreed to wait until delivery to find out the gender, you can’t help but wonder! Until the big reveal here are a few […]

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Breastfeeding Secrets I Wish I Knew

*Disclaimer* Breastfeeding is a sensitive topic, especially for mamas that wanted to but for whatever reason couldn’t or didn’t feel like it was the best option for her personally, and felt shame because of her decision. I want to stress that this a judgement FREE zone. On our site we want to educate and help […]

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