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Wednesday, Sep 17th 2014
by Jenna Birch
It seems everyone has something to say to new moms about postpartum life. Opinions and "wisdom" abound from friends and family, but the person you turn to most often? Mom. Sometimes, she knows just what to say—and her words of wisdom turn out to be spot-on. But other times, you might raise an eyebrow at some of her advice.
Here are a few things moms always told us. We asked an expert if mom was right.
Thursday, Sep 11th 2014
As parents, we often worry about whether our children are getting the essential vitamins and nutrients they need to stay healthy and active. Eating a well-balanced diet definitely helps.
Thursday, Sep 11th 2014
School's only been back in session for a couple weeks but a new bully is already wreaking havoc. EV-D68, a new respiratory virus, has hit children hard. It causes symptoms similar to the common cold, allergies or asthma—just with more intensity.
Tuesday, Sep 09th 2014
Wednesday, Sep 03rd 2014
This is my favorite age.
Sure, I've been saying that for the past 12 months, with each new developmental gem. But I really do love my 1-year-old toddler's thirst for knowledge. I'm sure I'll be uttering the same words next month. For now, this is my favorite.
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.