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Signs and Ways to Fight Post-Partum Depression

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I really wish I wasn't writing this article. I hate that postpartum exists. I hate that I experienced postpartum anxiety with both of my children. I hate how I felt during those months. I...

Don’t Judge a Mom If She…

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My husband has always said that motherhood is the most competitive sport out there, and in a lot of cases he is right. We compete with ourselves and others all the time, sometimes without...

One Day Changed A Family Forever: Lincoln’s Birth

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I knew early on that Lincoln was going to be born by cesarean section due to the fact he was in the breech position and didn't seem to be budging anytime soon. My OB...
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Prepping Your Little One for Baby #2

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As parents, I think we tend to stress about every.single.thing. being perfect. Like, all the time. For some things, it's totally irrational (i.e. my kiddo's first birthday party, which they surely wont remember). For...

3 Reasons Why I Still Like Pamela Druckerman’s Book Bringing Up Bébé

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Reasons Why I Still Like Pamela Druckerman's Book: Bringing Up Bébé I only read one parenting book while pregnant with my first child and it was Pamela Druckerman’s 2012 best-selling book, Bringing Up Bébé: One...

Annoying Things People Tell You When You are Pregnant…That Aren’t Even True!

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If you are pregnant right now, whether it's your first, second, or third (if you're on more than your third, I've got nothin' for ya. Three is all I know) and you are feeling downtrodden by...

Benefits of Music Exposure: Prenatal

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Some of my earliest memories revolve around music. I remember sitting on my living room floor, surrounded by records (yes, I’m that old!) and asking my dad to please put on The Go-Go’s album. Again. I...

Pregnancy + Smart Devices… What To Know To Protect Your Baby

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Behavioral difficulties in children are becoming more common these days, little did moms know this could start as early as pregnancy and they only had to look as far as their smart devices. As...
10 Things No One Tells You About Pregnancy | Austin Moms Blog

10 Things No One REALLY Told You About Pregnancy

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Don't take this blog the wrong way - I am OVERJOYED that I am creating a little human inside me. Seriously excited. BUT the negatives of pregnancy are strong right now and I COMPLETELY...

Cloth Diapering: The Pros and The Cons

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Babies need diapers.  There is really no way around it, unless of course you are in the camp that practices Elimination Communication, in which case I applaud your ability to predict your baby's  cues....