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For many women, the best part of pregnancy is going nine months without a period. And even after pregnancy, your period can take a long time to return, particularly if you are breastfeeding. However, many first-time moms do not know that all women experience postpartum vaginal bleeding called “lochia” after giving birth, regardless of the […]
Do you love being outdoors? Do beautiful mountains and bright blue oceans inspire you? Whether you love hiking or traveling, these baby names help you connect with nature. There are many nature baby names, but we chose 152 of the best nature boy names and nature girl names for you to choose from. You can […]
Lots of us had childhood diaries or journals where we wrote our innermost secrets: our fifth-grade crush, our first kiss, that time we were so mad at our parents that we were absolutely, 100% running away (and got as far as the end of the street). As it turns out, the act and benefits of […]
Working Moms Day is on March 12, which makes it a great time to start a conversation on setting healthy boundaries. Uncomfortable as it may be, your mental and physical health will thank you for it. Achieving work/life balance means implementing things that are non-negotiable and staying firm on what’s most important. According to National […]
No, you can’t have two cookies before dinner. And, no, you can’t play with sticky slime on the new, fluffy, shag statement rug I just bought. You absolutely cannot give your sister, yourself, or anybody (including the dog) a haircut. Maybe it’s time for us to consider having a yes day. As tired as my […]
Bringing home your new baby is a time you’ve looked forward to all pregnancy and a moment you will never forget. Getting home and figuring out your new routine as you heal and bond with your baby is a whole other adventure. This is especially true if your baby has colic. This fussiness and what […]
Learning to tie their shoes is an important life skill your child will need to know. Many shoes have laces, while other things may have string or rope that needs to be tied. It can take some time for children to learn how to tie shoes, but that’s normal. If you’re unsure where to start […]
There has been a lot of buzz in the last couple of years about “lazy parenting.” You may hear the term lazy parent and think of a mom lying around in her pajamas all day, drinking Diet Coke, and letting her kids run amok while she binges Netflix. That may sound like a dream life […]
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With so many diapers on the market, you might wonder how much variation there is from one brand to the next. They all get the basic job done, right? After doing a deep dive into an assortment of popular diaper brands and testing some of the most raved-about ones ourselves, we’re here to tell you […]
You know nutrition is essential for proper postpartum healing and optimal breast milk supply and can help decrease the risk of postpartum depression. So, cue a new mom’s saving grace: postpartum freezer meals. From around-the-clock feeding schedules to changing dirty diapers and soaking up all the snuggles, life can get busy while caring for a […]
Life can be overwhelming sometimes. With appointments, play dates, and school, how do you keep track of it all? Many people might use their smartphones to track events or to-do lists. While this can be helpful, I often forget they’re even there! Sometimes it’s difficult to see everything you have coming up in your schedule […]
Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience. The simplicity of your day fades into a distant memory as you navigate life with your new little one. And while you wouldn’t have it any other way, there is no denying that parenting can be challenging, particularly if you struggle with lack of sleep. You may need […]
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You may have heard of it before, experienced it yourself, or been around a mama-to-be with strict food preferences to prevent feelings of sickness, also known as pregnancy food aversion. Food aversion can be described as an intense dislike of a specific food caused by the look, smell, or taste. Someone may have such a […]
As time passes, things change, and this is especially true when it comes to naming babies. What once was popular has been replaced by hip and trendy names. We see fewer “Johns” and more “Arlos.” There are so many influences on baby naming, and it shifts often. My boys have some of the most common […]
Spring is on the horizon, and with it comes Easter! This is a great time to celebrate with friends and family. It is also an occasion to start wearing your pastels and seersucker fabrics again. Dressing for the warmer weather is so much fun, and there are many cute Easter outfits to choose from. We’ve […]
After doing your research and seeing all the amazing benefits breast milk offers your baby, you decide you will exclusively breastfeed. Way to go, mama! But now your doctor recommends you give your baby supplemental vitamin D when breastfeeding. You’re thinking, “Why? I thought breast milk was all my baby needed.” Don’t worry; breast milk […]