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Safe pregnancy headache remedies

Safe pregnancy headache remedies

One of the hardest things a woman goes through while pregnant is pain. Safe pregnancy headache remedies are here, however. Don’t suffer needlessly. The number and types of pregnancy headaches vary between moms. So does the level of pain expecting moms will endure. Some women are stoic while others are wimps. I was a wimp. …

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Valentines Day for Kids

Gift ideas for kids on Valentine’s Day

When we are young (or single) Valentine’s Day tends to be a day that we focus on romance, or intimacy. As parents we are painted a whole different picture. To get that intimate dinner it’s finding a babysitter, to whom you have to pay. Get the kids ready for the sitter, ensure they are taken care of food, etc. Then maybe it is a little bit of alone time. But, you have to have the babysitter home at a decent hour, so no late night movie.

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Water Fight

Sibling rivalry is good

As a mom, there are times that I want to walk up and tie my kid’s hands together – and tape their mouths shut. Anything so I don’t have to listen to them bicker. But sibling rivalry is good precisely because it is teaching them how to resolve conflicts. After spending several years trying to …

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Baby Excercise

6 exercises for mommy and baby

Forget the gym. Forget dieting. Having a baby is your ticket to weight loss – and we’re not just talking about getting back to your pre-pregnancy weight. A specific regiment every day, between breastfeeding, changing diapers, soccer practice, cooking dinner, and cleaning up at night, means you can climb into bed at night and feel …

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benefits to breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is not a Science

Everyone tells you that there are tons of benefits to breastfeeding your little one. There are benefits to both mom and baby. Throughout your pregnancy, you have been told all of the reasons that you should breastfeed. So many times we just half listen to those statement or throw away the paper that you are …

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Why cursing in front of a child is good

Why cursing in front of a child is good

A lot of us moms play video games with our kids and get fired up. Part of that emotion might result in cursing in front of a child.

Our culture is one that inhibits emotions. A generation ago we were taught to speak only when spoken to and hide your emotions under that sleeve. But that's a lot of baloney. Demonstrating emotion in front of children is healthy and natural. That's what cursing in front of a child is good – it teaches them that momma is human, too.

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The Junk Food Compromise

The junk food compromise

I went on a change-your-diet-change-your-life kick, limiting all the snack, sweet, fast food, or junk foods from my family’s diet. It was easier for me than you’d think because I was the only one buying groceries. I just didn’t buy it anymore. Just because something isn’t available doesn’t mean people won’t miss it. I thought …

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