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5 Simple Ways to Help Dad Bond With Baby

We’ve all been there. Screaming baby, chaos, and Dad standing there looking like a deer in the headlights. It can be difficult for a new dad to bond with your baby. He may feel like an outsider at first, and it’s easy for him to feel like a bumbling idiot …
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Baby Registry Checklist [Printable PDF!]

I was so clueless about what to buy before I had my first baby. I knew I would need a crib, a car seat, some clothes and diapers, but beyond that I had no idea what I would actually use! There are so many crazy baby products available now, and …
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How To Tell If Your Water Broke (…or if you just peed)

Having your water break is probably the most dramatic way to go into labor. It happens all of the sudden, it makes a huge mess and everyone around you kind of freaks out. My water broke before I started contractions with both of my girls. The first time it happened …
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201 Beautiful Old Fashioned Girl Names for Your Baby

I love old fashioned baby names for girls. They’re just beautiful. Some people have their babies’ names picked out from the very beginning. Either they were those people who sat around as teenagers dreaming up baby names in math class, or they have a family name that they plan on …
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7 Ways Becoming A Mother Changed My Life

I worked in child care a lot before I had kids, so I felt like there weren’t a lot of surprises for me when I became a mom. I was used to taking care of anywhere from five infants to 14 preschoolers by myself, so the two kids I have …
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Cloth Diapering 101

What are the benefits of cloth diapers? Cloth diapers are smelly, gross, and extra work for you. Disposables are quick, easy, and you can toss them in the trash without ever having to look at that poo again. So why in the world would you even think about cloth diapering? …
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Why Having A Doula Is Totally Worth It For Every Mom

Having a doula would’ve been totally worth it for me. I’ve had two babies now. Both of them were hospital births. I actually had a doula for my first birth, but then wound up having to have a C-section. I didn’t really get to experience the full benefit of having …
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What It Really Means to be a Good Mom

If you’re a mom, you’ve probably wondered at some point whether or not you’re a good mother. Motherhood is one of the most challenging jobs in the world, so it’s no wonder that we sometimes feel as though we don’t measure up. After all, a good mom would never yell …