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Everything I Need to Know About Parenting I Learned in the Delivery Room

There are many parenting experts. Doctors, nurses, midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, teachers, ministers, your mother, and your mother-in-law all fire information at you. Go to the park one morning and listen to how many moms offer free advice and play expert when it comes to other people’s parenting! So much information is available. It is …

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Are We There Yet? 5 Fun Games to Play in the Car with Kids

Summer means much needed family vacations, weekends at the beach, and long road trips! Long road trips sound fun, but if you’re a parent, your current understanding of “road trip” is probably very different from what you envisioned in your college days! Road trips with children can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be that way! The …

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Disciplining Your Child Begins Right Now

When your little bundle of joy is first placed carefully into your arms it’s hard to imagine him speaking back to you disrespectfully, rolling her eyes behind your back, or sneaking out of your house to meet friends you disapprove of, but somewhere between that sperm meeting your egg and your child moving out of your house something amazing happens. He develops …

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Newborn to Teen: 10 Real Life Ways to Have Fun With Your Child Without Spending a Lot of Time or Money

New research shows that during pregnancy, an unborn child will shed cells that work their way into his mother’s bloodstream. The baby’s cells then actually become part of the mother’s body. In fact, if you’ve been pregnant even for a short while, your brain will carry your baby’s cells for the rest of your life. While it’s …

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5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Yourself this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and moms everywhere are hoping to celebrate! Maybe you long for pitter pattering feet scampering down the hall to present breakfast in bed. Maybe you envision homemade cards and flowers pulled from carefully cultivated gardens or plucked from cracks in the sidewalk clutched in chubby little fists. Maybe you look forward …

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