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Parenting Myths

All the advice and opinions you receive won’t stop flooding in once you have had your baby. This is to be expected, as most people have their own ideas about how to raise children. However, not all of these ideas are true. While these untrue ideas about parenting may not be necessarily harmful to your child, they can have less than ideal consequences for both you and your child. These eight ...

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Five Ways To Have A Beautiful Holiday Party On A Budget

Preparing for your baby doesn’t mean you have to skip throwing a holiday party. Beautiful gatherings don’t have to be expensive or overly difficult to arrange. Your holiday party can be as glowing as you are, with these five simple tricks:     Invitations: Ditch costly snail mail invitations for electronic invitations. They allow you to send your guests invitations as wel...

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Ways to Save on Baby Supplies

While babies are the most important things in our lives, they’re certainly not the cheapest. The cost of baby supplies can rack up quickly, and each and every one is a necessity for the best life for your child. Here are some ways you can save on baby supplies.   Buy Used It’s incredible how much money can be saved when you buy used versus new. You can see what kind of things y...

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When Your Baby Is Born With A Disability

Having a child is often one of the most beautiful experience in life. Although stressful, the thought of bringing a new life into the world is exciting and awe-inspiring. However, when the new life enters the world with a disability, there is a whole new element added to the experience. Nothing can really prepare you for it. There will undoubtedly be a more obstacles to overcome but caring for a b...

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Returning to Work After Having Your Baby

There’s a good amount of adjustment that a parent must undergo when they’re ready to return to work after having a baby. Here are some of the things you can expect to happen when you decide to return from maternity leave.   New Routine When you’re due back at the office, make sure you have a tried and true plan already set in place. If possible, arrange for your child car...

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Top Tips for New Mothers

As an expecting parent, it wouldn’t hurt to receive some pointers from fellow parents who are seasoned veterans. Take some of these tips from one parent to another to help make your parenting experience as blissful as possible.   Calming Sounds If your little one is restless, try running to the bathroom and running the fan and sink on low. It’ll bring them down a couple pegs, c...

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Bassinet, Cradle, or Crib?

One of the most important decisions you have to make as a new parent is what your baby will sleep in. You’ve probably heard of bassinets, cradles, and cribs but have no idea what the differences are and which one is right for you and your baby. While safety and price are certainly the most important factors to take into consideration, some things will just depend on personal preference. Here...

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Where to Find Free Infant Car Seats

One of the more expensive baby necessities are car seats. They are also one of the most important. You need to have one before your baby is born but may not be able to afford it. Because car seats are so vital to your baby’s safety, some will provide mothers in need with a free one. These are the five places you are most likely to find one.   Police Stations & Fire Departments Bo...

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Diapering

We know you love your baby from their head to their toes. And that includes their little baby bottom!     A lot of times, baby’s develop diaper rash which is both uncomfortable and painful for your little one.  Here are a few tips to prevent and treat diaper rash.   Change your baby’s diaper often! Since disposable diapers tend to trap odors and wetness chan...

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Motherhood Guilt

From the time you discovered that you were pregnant, you were bombarded with messages about what a mother should and shouldn’t do. Expectations undoubtedly came flying at you from every direction before you even had a chance to prepare. They didn’t stop when you had your baby, either. They actually seem to have gotten worse! Of course, you can’t meet any of these expectations bec...

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