womenTALK: Notes from the Nursery

Wednesday, Dec 10th 2014

Are You an Elephant Mom or a Tiger Mom?

authored by Vera Sizensky

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Thursday, Dec 04th 2014

Teaching My Daughter to Say “Vagina”

authored by Vera Sizensky

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Wednesday, Nov 26th 2014

Quadruple Amputee Mom Grateful to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Her Family

authored by Vera Sizensky

I always give thanks for the same things every year: family and friends. I’m still thankful for those things–of course!—but this year I’m inspired to give thanks for something I take for granted: my health. 

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Sunday, Nov 09th 2014

What Children Can Learn From Losing

authored by Lindsey Metrus

Everyone needs to learn how to lose. Just as you teach your children the ABCs, to say "please" and "thank you," and to ride a bike, you should teach them how to lose.

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Sunday, Nov 09th 2014

One of the Craziest Birth Stories EVER

authored by Vera Sizensky

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Friday, Oct 24th 2014

Survey: Having Kids Makes You Happier

authored by Vera Sizensky

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Tuesday, Oct 21st 2014

Let’s Stop Using the Term “Advanced Maternal Age”

authored by Elizabeth Battaglino, RN, CEO of HealthyWomen

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Wednesday, Sep 24th 2014

Your Toddler Understands More Than You Think

authored by Vera Sizensky

I knew my daughter was smart. Just not this smart. Turns out the average tot learns an average of two to five new words every day. And, according to a new study led by University of Missouri researcher Judith Goodman, we can encourage our children's language development further by altering our teaching methods as they grow. 

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Wednesday, Sep 17th 2014

Mom's Postpartum Advice: True or False?

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.

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