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Taking the (Parenting) Plunge

“Several years ago, we put our oldest in swim lessons. We thought this was going to be an easy process. Man were we wrong.”

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5 Clean Products to Use During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond

It took a little of combing through the shelves at Target and some trial and error to find things that were both clean AND effective but once I found these five staples, I have never gone back to my old stuff.

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These Must-Haves for Pregnancy & Postpartum Are Covered by Insurance

Every new mom and mom-to-be could use support, and not just the BFF kind.

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To the Moms Whose Kids Don’t Ever Sit Still

“Your house may need a few touch-ups at the end of all of this, but paint is a magical thing. In the meantime, Godspeed. Keep going, and remember this one truth: there is always time for a dance party in quarantine. Alexa, play some gangster rap, please.”

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New Study Finds That Your Kids May Be Wearing the Wrong Size Shoes

Shoes that are too small can cause foot deformities.

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Mom Guilt. From One Full-Time Working Mom to Another

“Because I understand that sometimes you show up to work looking like you were attacked by a flock of geese because the kids couldn’t find their shoes, you gave someone the wrong color bowl and then forgot to take Sleepy Bear to the babysitter.”

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The One Thing I Won’t Give Up During My Pregnancy

The one thing that has kept me sane for the past 34 weeks of my pregnancy and couldn’t imagine giving up? Dance! Dance! Dance!

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Jessica Simpson Opens Up about Her Difficult Pregnancy with Baby No. 3

What’s going on with Jessica Simpson’s pregnancy?

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Dear Husband: Here’s Why I’m Happy You Stepped in Poop

“In your head, let’s calmly review the reasons you’re seeing red before addressing your husband.”

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Beyonce Pens Powerful Essay about the Twins’ Scary Birth Story & Her Recovery

Beyonce opens up about her daunting childbirth experience in a powerful, candid essay for “Vogue.”

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20 Things You’ll Think During the Third Trimester

Everybody’s pregnancy is different, but some things are universal. Here are 20 things you’ll be thinking during the home stretch.

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There Is a Global Chocolate Shortage & Yes, We Should Probs Panic a Little

Changing weather conditions could send the cacao plant into extinction.

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Hot Mama: Why Being Pregnant in the Summer Is Awesome

Your swollen feet and overheated body may beg to differ, but here are 9 reasons why we swear being pregnant during the summer is awesome.

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How a Pregnancy Scare Taught Me An Important Lesson About Motherhood

Photo: Sarah Badat Richardson
I became a mother seven years ago. I very much enjoyed my pregnancy and I even relish the memory of giving birth (much easier to enjoy in hindsight) but it didn’t take me long to be…

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Having Baby #3, 12 Years Later

Back when I was basically a child (even though I thought I was SUPER mature, right?), I had two children. I happily welcomed them into the world, but to be honest 12 years later I only have bits of memories…

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I’m #TooStressed to Feel #SoBlessed

Let’s face it, some days are just easy and others are plain stressful. Unfortunately, I seem to be on a continued streak of those stressful days lately. So stressful that I’m having a hard time feeling that #soblessed vibe that…

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8 Things Moms Say They’ll Never Do vs. Reality

I’ll never be that mom who complains that she doesn’t have a moment in her day to even brush her teeth. 
I’ll never be the mom who doesn’t do anything for herself. I’ll always be sure to have “me” time. …

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15 Signs You’re in Your Third Trimester

Have a laugh about your new waddle and mismatched shoes.

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