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new moms

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    Advice New Mom Relationships

    Dear Friends and Family

    So your daughter in-law, best friend, daughter, son and/or sister just had their first baby.  Congrats to them!  Here are a few things for you to remember as the one that you love braves…

    March 16, 2017
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    New Mom

    The Balance Factor

    Balance is something I pride myself on. Albeit, it’s not always successful, but I always give it the old college try. I’ve been known to effectively balance work, fitness, friends, family, cooking meals, having…

    March 6, 2017
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    Mom To-Be

    What Kind of Mother Will I Be?

    This question is one I’ve always asked myself. I always knew I’d make a great mother, but what kind of mom would I be? There’s always the type of mom we wish to be,…

    February 16, 2017
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    Advice Parenting

    Over Protective

    One of my first memories is a hazy one. Not hazy as in “I barely remember,” more like hazy as in “the air was filled with cigarette smoke.” I couldn’t have been more than…

    December 12, 2016
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    Advice New Mom

    Surviving The Night With A Newborn

    Let’s talk “Night Shift”. Seriously, It’s hard enough to wake up a few times a night (or up all night for some of the unlucky ones- Yikes!), so let’s make the dreadful Night Shift…

    November 21, 2016
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    Advice Parenting

    Just Say Congrats

    My son Dylan was born on August 2009 with Down Syndrome. Before his birth we had no idea. Fast Forward to 48 hours post-delivery, and my ugly-crying had finally stopped. I went into mama…

    October 28, 2016
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    New Mom

    First Day (Home) Jitters

    Your first day home on your own is overwhelming and scary, and that’s totally normal. You’ll desperately miss the magical midnight diaper changes that happened and the experienced nurses who told you exactly when…

    September 26, 2016
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    Pregnancy

    Belly Touching Etiquette

    Touching a pregnant belly is kind of like petting a stranger’s dog- you just don’t do it without asking. It can be lovely for all parties involved, or someone can end up getting their…

    September 7, 2016