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If you're a mom, you know all about the different emotions that vacation planning can put you through. You will plan the trip, pack all the things for the trip, organize the ...

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When moms talk about their favorite parts of pregnancy they often describe the first ultrasound. The first fluttery kicks. Or the joy of watching their body change and grow ...

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Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication of childbirth and may have devastating consequences for a woman and her family. It is estimated that 10 to 20 ...

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For Mother's Day this year, I did something a little crazy for myself. I did something that I hoped would transform my life for the better. Something that would give me back ...

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There are some staple items for a baby registry that even first-time moms would know to ask for, but as a seasoned mom of three, I compiled a list of items that may not have ...

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One of the best parts of having a baby is getting to choose the name. Some parents have family names selected before they even get pregnant while others wait until their baby ...

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One of the worst moments of my parenting life happened about two years ago. I had recently welcomed our fourth baby. I was still in the foggy postpartum phase of basically ...

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"Hello." "Can you hear me?" I asked. She couldn't hear me. She was so focused on that beautiful baby. She was just staring at the baby's tiny, soft toes. She began to ...

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There is still a lot that we don't know about postpartum depression. What exactly causes it, why do some women get it more than others, and what is the best way to treat it? ...

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Preparing for a new baby is exciting for every parent, but it may not be so exciting for an older child who is used to having mommy and daddy all to themselves. ...

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