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How You Can Restore Your Postpartum Core

By doing the right exercises (one of them is just breathing the right way!) you can safely re-engage your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles.

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18 Swimsuits You Can Order from Amazon That Are Perfect for Moms

Every body is a beach body and these suits will help you feel your best this season.

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This New App Is Like a Pediatrician in Your Pocket

Worried? You can chat with a board-certified doctor within 15 minutes thanks to this new app.

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My Son Is Teaching Me to Love My Flaws

“My son loves a part of me that I find hard to, and that changes the way I see it.”

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Fussy Baby? Maybe It’s Time to Go Goat!

Cranky baby? They could have cow milk sensitivity. Kabrita’s all-natural and science-backed goat milk products are a great alternative for babies and toddlers.

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Tummy Time Hacks by a Pediatric Physical Therapist

As a pediatric physical therapist and mom of two, not only have I been there, done that, but it’s actually my job to help parents and babies become tummy time masters!

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How I’m Winning the Battle against Self-Loathing

“Many days I still don’t feel great about myself, but there is one thing that has changed—and it is the little people who are looking at me to be their mirror.”

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Entertaining Tummy Time Activities for Baby

“Thankfully, tummy time doesn’t have to be a struggle for your baby. It can be fun when adding in these entertaining tummy time activities into your baby’s everyday life!”

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Just Because Newborns Are Exhausting Doesn’t Mean You Need to Suffer

Normalizing exhaustion with a newborn doesn’t help the parents that are suffering—here are ways to help adjust to life with a non-sleeping baby that will make life easier for everyone.

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The Day I Became a Mom

“Every step closer to my baby was filled with future boo-boos and band-aids and kisses and pool splashes and homework and Saturday morning cartoons and pajama days and movie nights.”

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Top 3 Cringe-Worthy “Talks” with Your Kids

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
The bathroom was a bloodbath. It seriously looked like someone was murdered in there, nasty. My poor daughter walked into—not once, but twice—the horrid crime scene of an undisposed pad/sanitary napkin/towel on the floor of a…

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Dec. 14, 2018

It’s time for some festive holiday tweets!

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Recall Alert: These 32 Baby & Kids Medicines Could Make Kids Sicker

Check your medicine cabinet for this important recall.

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Chrissy Teigen Made an Unforgettable Impression at Luna’s First Day of School

The supermodel mom of two had a bit of an…”incident” at her daughter’s school.

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Why My Breastfeeding Support Group Helped Me as a Mom

When I found out I was pregnant, one of the first things I decided was that I wanted to breastfeed. I read articles, browsed internet forums, and enlisted friends and family to help me should I need it. I read…

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There’s One Exercise That Could Make the Mom Pouch Go Away & We’re So Trying It

All you need is ten minutes a day to make the mummy tummy go away.

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This Pregnancy Announcement Featuring Toddler Bellies Is Too Cute

This expecting mama used her kids’ bellies to announce her pregnancy on Instagram.

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Here’s Why It’s Okay If Your Picky Eater (Mostly) Hates Veggies

There’s no getting around a picky eater conversation when you get a bunch of moms together. The common thread is always the lingering green vegetable on the plate, while your child’s fingers have obliterated everything else in sight. If your…

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Hey Warrior Tips to Helping Your Anxious Child

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I have received numerous emails and messages over the years from parents concerned about their child’s anxious behavior. This is a tough topic, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Karen Young from Hey…

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13 Signs You’re on Your Second Baby

When your second comes along, you get a little more realistic in your parenting goals. Here are a few signs you’ve loosened up a little for Baby #2. Sound familiar?

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A Mother’s Weight Loss Plan

Photo: Nicole Roder
I think we can all agree, motherhood brings with it some enormous changes. We’re learning to care for a tiny, helpless human being. We’re using our breasts to feed a person. We’re looking for nuance and hidden…

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Where Babies Come From, According to Kids

At one point or another, every parent must face the dreaded question: where do babies come from? For some lucky parents, avoiding the question is a little easier because their kids are already baby experts. Check out these hilarious quotes…

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10 Questions My Kid Has Asked Me That I Was Totally Unprepared to Answer

Here are ten questions my daughter has asked me that I was totally unprepared to answer.

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The 4 Benefits Of Married Sex You Didn’t See Coming

I meet my friend Geraldine at a hip, local eatery in the heart of Abbot Kinney in Venice Beach. Over our poached kale and egg salads with a side of chickpeas I notice my firecracker friend is uncharacteristically glum.
“I…

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How Good Came From Something Really Awful.

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Today is the day I took my youngest son to the hospital for follow up blood and urine tests, as well as a visit with the kidney specialist.
I hadn’t realized how stressed I’ve been about…

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No, My Baby Does Not Have Colic.

There goes the doctors favorite word to throw around while diagnosing babies, colic. Being a mother of two, I can definitely rule out different cries, I mean come on I’m an expert now basically. NOT.
I have two precious boys, and I…

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Finally! A Gluten-Free Version of the World’s Greatest Snack Food

This new snack food from Annie’s has all of the taste, without the gluten.

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Today Is National Ice Cream Day

 

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Today Is National Ice Cream Day

Aka, the best day ever.

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The only equipment you need to make ice cream is a freezer. Here’s how.

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Where there is ice cream, there should be toppings.

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Have…

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Having “The Talk” with a 5 Year Old

“Mommy, what is the sex?” Max asked, picking at the tag on his Batman pajama top.
“Um, well, it’s complicated.  We need to get to school.  Today you get to finish your Leprechaun traps!”
Thank God we’re running late.  Again.…

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A New Cooking Class for Future Chefs: Culinary U at Trummer’s On a Main

There’s a great, new cooking class for kids—Culinary U at the Clifton restaurant, Trummer’s On Main. Tummy growling yet?

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Tummy Time Tips

This post will highlight the importance of Tummy Time and offer some helpful Tummy Time Tips and Tricks to help make Tummy Time more enjoyable for all!
Let’s begin with some important questions:

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Why does my baby need Tummy…

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Today Is National Licorice Day

 

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Today Is National Licorice Day

You’re in for a treat.

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In the Netherlands, licorice is salty. No joke. Read up on the history of the world’s oldest candy.

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It’s a question that can divide a household…

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