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Surviving the Unimaginable

Somehow the wise words of a 5-year-old and his bear-hugging hug were all I needed to help comfort me through our loss.

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Why I Love the Term Rainbow Baby

“It was in the months that followed that I learned of the term rainbow baby—a name given to a baby born shortly after the loss of a previous baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or death in infancy. This term is used because a rainbow typically follows a storm, giving us hope for what’s to come.”

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Understanding Miscarriages: 7 Questions Answered by a Doctor

“The keys here are remembering that you are not alone in experiencing miscarriage, and that is normal and healthy to grieve your loss.”

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Sweet Dreams: White Noise & Sound Machines for Babies

Could one of these sounds machines and sleep aids be the key to getting your baby to sleep?

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I Wonder If She Knows

“There is so much I missed out on, thinking I wasn’t a good enough mama. There is so much I second-guessed about my decisions and how I was parenting.”

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To the Mom Parenting a Child with Aggression Issues

“I see your eyes, darkened with sadness, your cheeks, tear-stained from not just the physical pain but the emotional pain. I know your fear. I live it too.”

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Whelp. We’ve Made It to Christmas

“It’s the time of year where one’s heart should grow three sizes and goodwill should be sprinkled like the curse words you use while trying to find the last-minute gift that your child decided was the gift of the year that you did not buy.”

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Planning Your First Vacation with Your Baby? Read This First

From choosing the location to deciding between hotels and Airbnbs, Alejandra Tejada shares her favorite travel tips when you have a baby.

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Frankie Muniz & Paige Price

Frankie Muniz & Paige Price Are Expecting Their First Child

The couple announced the good news with a sweet video.

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Expert Prenatal Care Right in Your Own Home

Prenatal visits from home? Sign us up!

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36 Ways Your Kids Transform Your Mom Heart

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If we think we know a thing or two about life and love going into parenting, we realize the moment our child first rests in our arms just how shallow our roots of understanding. Which makes sense because…

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Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Announce Pregnancy After Two Losses

This baby will be the fifth child for the couple.

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Hilaria Baldwin’s Post About Her Possible Miscarriage Is So Important

It’s time to remove the taboo on this sensitive topic.

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Worried about Your Picky Eater? Here’s 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

We’ve compiled three questions to ask yourself to help figure out how to best address the “no food other than french fries” mantra.

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Immersive Museums to Visit NOW: LMNL and Museum of 3D Illusions

Journey into a whole new world at these two new museums that make you part of the art!

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Here’s How These Robot Ducks Help Comfort Kids with Cancer

A robotic duck can make a surprisingly lovable companion.

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3 New Collectibles to Watch for This Summer

We’ve found three new lines that’ll thrill your kids.

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Why I’m Loving (& Embracing) My Body After My Babies

I didn’t pull away. I let him see my squishy rolls and told him they were his first home.

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8 Valentine’s Day Art Projects to DIY With Your Baby

Craft a sweet heart-shaped memory or a homemade Valentine for the grands with these projects that your baby can help create.

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Back from the Brink

Occasionally, I wear a delicate golden necklace in the shape of a heartbeat, with a tiny heart accenting to the left. At a funeral, a friend lightly asked me whose heartbeat it symbolizes. I smiled and said my own, unwilling…

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5 Sanity-Saving Tips for Flying with Baby

Traveling with children can be difficult, especially if you’re flying. Most people cringe when they see a woman board a plane holding an infant. Actually, many Americans and up to 70 percent of Britons prefer child-free flights.
Every child behaves…

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New SIDS Research May Provide Answers

While the exact cause of death in SIDS has not been identified, this latest study may shed light on a possible cause.

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This Doll Will Help Your Child Sleep (Really)

photo: Lulla Doll/ Facebook
When you’re a sleep-deprived mombie you’ll try pretty much anything to get your tot to stop bouncing off the walls and just go to sleep. If that describes your current situation to a “T”, then you’re…

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A Letter to My Youngest

Photo: Lauren Corbett
To my youngest,
I am sorry that I don’t have a journal of my pregnancy with you or of your first year of life. I don’t remember if I had indigestion or the exact day you said…

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PND & Breastfeeding Grief: The Moment of Change

It was completely out of my hands when it came to the matter of feeding my son. I was born with Poland’s Syndrome which meant that my breasts didn’t form properly and my milk ducts were unable to be reconnected…

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Before You Turn 4: An Open Letter to My Triplets

In 4 days my triplets will turn 4 years old. This milestone, to say the least, is bittersweet for me. While I am excited at what new adventures three 4-year-olds may bring, I am also mourning the loss of my…

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I Wanted a Daughter, But I Needed a Son

Before this woman became a mother she made a grave mistake. Have you experienced the same?

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That Time I Forgot I Love My Husband

Photo: Simply Green Photography
I love my husband Gabe more than I thought it was possible to love anyone, but sometimes I forget.  I get swept up in our day-to-day life, managing the comings and goings of our tribe and…

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Soothing Stars: 8 Top Infant Swings

Don’t have an infant swing out yet? Let this round-up of our favorites sway you to the perfect baby-calming choice.

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Healing After Miscarriage

This topic is near and dear to my heart, so I’ve always had a hard time sharing or talking about it. But by sharing my story, I’m hoping it can help someone else. The topic I’m referring to is miscarriage.…

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Keeping Track of Milestones When You Have 3 Children

As a mother of a seven-year-old, a five-year-old and our youngest, who is 20-months, it’s important to keep track of all the notable events that have occurred during this enchanting period of young childhood. It’s tiring, for sure, but it…

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Families So Cool, We Followed Them Twice on Instagram

Follow these Instagram parents to see the best of both worlds from different perspectives.

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New & Cool: An App-Controlled Infant Seat

Proving the modern age is full of fun and helpful surprises, 4mom’s new mamaRoo is here. Here’s how to rock it without leaving your couch.

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Hear Your Baby’s Heartbeat Through Your Smartphone

What if you could listen to that pitter-patter whenever you wanted through a technology that fits in the palm of your hand? A new device and app makes it possible.

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New & Cool: 2 New Kids Albums to Rock Out To

If you tired of listening to the “Frozen” soundtrack two months ago, check out these two new albums debuting this month.

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