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Wednesday, Aug 27th 2014
This morning my 1-year-old had a tantrum because I wouldn’t let her eat toilet paper. So when I came across this hilarious mock Facebook feed from mandatory.com I literally laughed out loud.
If our Facebook feeds were run solely by tots, it would look something like this:
Wednesday, Aug 20th 2014
Roughly 80 percent of Americans have stretch marks, yet we try with all our might to hide them or make them disappear. A new Instagram account is hoping to change that and teach women to love their bodies, just as they are.
Thursday, Aug 14th 2014
Is she too hot? Tired? Have a fever? Wouldn’t it be great if your baby could just tell you what was wrong? Now she can. Sort of.
Tuesday, Aug 12th 2014
It's happening: The kids are going back to school. Whether you can't wait for them to get out of the house, or you dread the more regimented days ahead, there's one thing you can count on: Back-to-school is a big transition.
Now's the time to get organized. Sure, you need to get pens and the most awesome backpack. But sparkly notebooks are useless without these four things many moms forget to do.
Tuesday, Jul 08th 2014
by Colleen T. Fay, LMT, CIMI
Most new parents know that touch is an important way to bond with their newborns, but there's even more you can do. Infant massage goes beyond just a generic inventory of consecutive strokes and has proven benefits.
It involves mindfully engaging with the baby, recognizing nonverbal communication and creatively adapting touch to support the child's sensory needs and capabilities.
Monday, Jun 30th 2014
You're pregnant! Congratulations! During your 40-week journey, you'll come up with lots of questions, some valid and some silly. To make sure the valid questions get the attention they deserve, I want to make sure you're aware of these three very important topics. Take note—and happy growing, Mama!
Tuesday, May 06th 2014
If this headline surprises you, you're not alone. Preeclampsia, a rapidly progressive condition characterized by high blood pressure and the presence of protein in the urine, is commonly thought to only occur during pregnancy. That's not that case. This condition can occur up to six weeks postpartum.