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How to get Baby to Sleep

January 21, 2018

Sleep is one area of extreme frustration for many parents. Like breastfeeding, what you expect to come naturally is sometimes a struggle. There is a myriad of advice out there on how to get your little one to sleep, but for us, the only strategy that worked was the 5-10-15 Method. Why we chose this […]

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Inexpensive Cloth Diapering for Babies

January 21, 2018

Cloth diapering is known for its environmental and money saving benefits, yet it has become a major industry for those that prefer organic and natural products (read: expensive). While these are earth friendly products, they often negate the money saving factor. It is true that disposable diapering can cost as much as $3000 per child. […]

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How to Create a Set of Rules for your Child

January 21, 2018

There comes a point in your child’s life where they want more independence. Suddenly, their friends are more important then family game night. They want to stay out late and drive in cars with other teens. Their definition of “fun” is not what it used to be, and you’re kinda uncomfortable with it. So how […]

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Ultrasound Day

January 21, 2018

The second biggest day of your life has arrived; it is time for the ultrasound. Your biggest day of your life will be when the baby is born of course. This day is very special and amazing. You will definitely want your husband along for this; drag him by the ears if you have to. […]

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Sids – Yes

January 21, 2018

Security blankets are not meant for a baby to have while sleeping let alone while awake.  If they grow on to that one item they will become dependent on that one item and need it all the time. You shouldn’t let your child sleep with any items due to SIDS.  SIDS means Sudden Infant Death […]

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Reasons for Cesarean Deliveries

January 21, 2018

Emergency cesarean? Huh? I strongly feel that every expectant mother should be prepared for the possibility of a cesarean, regardless of family history. I was the first woman in my family to have an emergency cesarean. My older sister ended up getting an emergency cesarean with her fourth child. My first cesarean was unexpected. I […]

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Reasons for Todays Poor Parenting

January 21, 2018

Being a parent is one of the toughest gigs of adulthood. How to do it correctly is open to much speculation, if you ask just about anyone you’re doing it wrong. There are many tempting pitfalls a parent may fall into that could harm the way their children develop. Some parents are more guilty of […]

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Guide to the first Stages of Pregnancy

January 21, 2018

There several symptoms that clue a woman in that she is pregnant before taking a pregnancy test. Aside from the most obvious one of missing your menstrual cycle, there are the following symptoms: 1. Swelling and tenderness of the breasts: This can occur close to and during your menstrual cycle, but the swelling and tenderness […]

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Yelling and Discipline for your Child

January 21, 2018

Parents discipline their children in different ways. Some believe tine outs teach lessons while others believe discipline should be taught with tone or force. Each of these strategies have their means of working while each also have means of not. This article is going to take a look at how the effectiveness of yelling as […]

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A Fathers Guide on getting the Baby to Sleep

January 21, 2018

Everyone always thinks it’s moms who know how to get the new baby to sleep, but dad’s have some pretty good ideas of their own: Here’s my best ideas on getting your baby to sleep, based on years of experience with my own children. First of all, forget being irritated; babies can feel that and […]

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