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9 Universal Truths About Babies

Babies—they’re just like us! Only smaller…and cuter…and louder…and poopier. Right? Wrong....Read More
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  • Christina Antus

    Such is Love

    Such is Love It’s no secret that a few years into your marriage, and a couple of tax deductions later, quality time for you and your partner is a lot harder to come by....

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  • Elle Davis

    Low-Carb Peanut Sandwich Bread

    I’ve been eating low-carb lately and I really miss my bread. I did the happy dance when I came across this recipe for low-carb bread but I was also hesitant because I wasn’t sure how this would really turn out. Things can look s...

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    Lisa Carmody Doiron

    I Was A Child Thief And Now So Is My Kid

    When I was three, I got caught stealing a magazine from the checkout at the grocery store. I would have gotten away with it too had I decided to read it quietly in the back seat like I had planned. But my brother annoyed me so, instead of reading it, I rolled it up and gave him a good beating.

    When mom asked me where I got the magazine, I lied and said I found it. My brother promptly tattled on me, and I was marched straight back into the store and was forced to return it and apologize to the cashier. I was so humiliated; I never gave in to my sticky fingers again. READ MORE

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    5 Perfect Holiday Party Dresses

      The perfect dress will make you shine at your holiday parties! Here are a few we absolutely adore. Do you have a favorite “go-to” holiday dress? Post a photo in the comments!...

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  • Shannon Noel

    A Mother’s Prayer

    Dear Lord in Heaven, You have to help me out here. I am this close to an anonymous drop off at Cedar Sinai. How do people do it? I see other mommies that look like they have no problem, but I’m a wreck Lord, I don’t know what to do? I d...

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    9 Things Mothers Need To Know

    9.  You can do it.   No matter your age, your financial situation, your education, or your relationship status, you’ve got this, mama.  It’s what you were born to do.  Once you go through labor and have fallen in love with that...Read More
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  • Second, Third, and Fourth Guessing Your Parenting

    I’ve always been a thinker.  By ‘thinker’ I mean that I think things to death, play out every possible scenario, and plan for every contingency. This was certainly the case during the aftermath of the preschool zipper incident of...

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  • Kimberly Snyder

    How Travel Is Nutrition For My Soul… And Finding Your Soul Food

    Certainly not everyone would want to be on the road for weeks at a time–or years for that matter, as I have done in the past. It might be some peoples’ worst nightmare! Yet for me, traveling is something that is an important source of n...

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    Elle Davis

    10 Reasons Pregnancy Sucks… And Then It Doesn’t… and then it does… And Then You Just Want That Baby Out.

    Pregnancy is such a magical time. You start growing and growing and getting bigger and bigger. There’s some pretty wicked hormones running through your body that makes you cry over a candy commercial. Not just some crying with a light case of the sniffles… it’s the ugly cry.

    And before you leave the house, you’re a bathroom ninja and you check to see where the bathrooms are in the vicinity of where you’re going. I’ve already written about some things I experienced in the days and weeks following my daughter’s birth. Now, it’s time to tackle pregnancy. READ MORE

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    5 Great Love Letters Inspired by Letters to Juliet

    In this age of texting and email, Facebook pokes and packed schedules, romantic gestures like love letters have somewhat fallen by the wayside. An ‘I love you’ text is pretty great, but nothing beats a hand-written love letter f...

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  • Iris Arenson-Fuller

    Good Friends or Thorns?

    “Friends are the roses of life: pick them carefully and avoid the thorns.” – Unknown I have no idea who said the above, but I was thinking about this recently after the departure of some dear friends who had visited from another s...

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    Postpartum Depression: What Do You Mean, Every Mother Doesn’t Have Maniacal Thoughts?

    Women talk about the joys of becoming a new mother. The moment you hold your child for the first time. The tears, the joy, the overwhelming amount of love that oozes from every pore of your body, every part of...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    7 Easy DIYs To Cut Down On The Chemicals You Use In Your Home

    I try to be as eco-friendly as I can although I don’t always succeed. But with these DIY green recipes, it makes the gradual changes I’ve been making a lot easier....

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    The Best Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

    My best friend Carrie would’ve been an awesome mom. Beyond awesome. She was loving, exuberant, brilliant and sassy, and she had just the right dose of crazy mixed in. Maybe a little extra crazy, but in the best ways possible....Read More
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  • Beka Shane Denter

    Back To The Mat: Week 3

    I had the best of intentions this week—I really did. My goal was to attend two yoga classes; I managed to just barely make it to one.  As I grabbed my gear, I took a deep breath and tried to tune in to that blissful feeling I had during ...

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