Parenting and Religion
Mom & Dad - What's your religion? When people consider marriage, religion sooner or later comes into play. The old…
Fair Trade Shopping Buddy
Of all of the household responsibilities there are, for me, grocery shopping is the red-headed stepchild. I would rather…
Common Breastfeeding Questions And Problems -
The following questions represent only a few of the situations a breastfeeding mother may encounter or wonder about.…
Stay at Home Mom, Can I Do It?
Forty years ago it was almost understood that women would be stay at home moms. If they went to college, they might…
Common Breastfeeding Questions And Problems -
The following questions represent only a few of the situations a breastfeeding mother may encounter or wonder about.…
I Miss The Simple Days
I was just thinking about how wonderful it is when your kids are young and you get glimpses of life from their perspective.…
Motherhood Articles (95)
3 Potty Training Pointers That Really Work
Potty training your child can either be a frustrating or an exciting experience filled with lots of trial and error along the way. But you can rest assured that your child, any child, will be potty trained eventually. You don't see quite a lot of teens running around in diapers,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 30, 2011  
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new mother advice
If you are looking for some new mother advice, because you have just had a baby then congratulations! One thing you will find (as most of us do) is that everyone has advice for new mothers and while it is all well meaning, most of it is unsolicited and unhelpful.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Mar 29, 2011  
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Should You Avoid Certain Foods Whilst Breastfeeding?
In the early months of life, a baby is completely dependent on breastmilk to fulfil its dietary requirements. During breastfeeding many mothers find that it is possible to eat exactly as they choose, without suffering ill effects on themselves or their baby. Although highly seasoned foods, or foods with intense…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Aug 22, 2011  
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25 Ways For Mom To Shake Off The Day
Sometimes life gives you "those" days...You know the ones I'm talking about, right? Nothing is going right. You left your kid home with the babysitter and surprise surprise, they left a natural disaster in your house. There are twelve loads of laundry and a sink full of food encrusted dishes…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 27, 2011  
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Motherhood Advice From Other, More Experienced Mothers
It can certainly be said that there is no such thing as "one size fits all" motherhood advice. There are as many different ways of parenting as there are stars in the sky. Different women will carry different values with them, based on their own upbringing, based on their religious…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Feb 04, 2011  
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Benefits Of Breastfeeding - Birth And Beyond
There is an ever growing body of evidence supporting the benefits of breastfeeding from birth onwards. The results of a recent study by Oxford University found that breastfeeding for four months or longer is associated with fewer behavioural problems in children aged five and under. The survey was based on…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Sep 03, 2011  
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Mental Recovery After Baby
Do you have problems with the baby blues? It is something that will pass or something that has been lingering for days and months on end? Do you wish you could just sleep? I had a great pregnancy and an "undramatic" birth and then....I went crazy. My breast milk did…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Apr 27, 2011  
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Breastfeeding - Is The Pain Worth The Gain?
There is much conflicting evidence on the merits of breastfeeding, and the advantages that breastfed babies have over those who are bottle fed. Generally, it is agreed that breastfeeding is a positive thing, but there are those who question how much better off breastfed babies are in the longer term…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Sep 06, 2011  
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Sleep And How to Get it As A New Parent!
The one thing that is going to change beyond all recognition to a new parent is sleep.Getting enough sleep is not only important for a new parent it can feel like an obsession even a competition between you and your baby. The fact is you need to get a good…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jun 06, 2011  
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Breastfeeding Advice – What I’d Do If I Were to Start All Over Again
Do YOU want to breastfeed your baby, but certain obstacles are getting in the way? One mother almost gave up, but overcame them! Breastfeeding advice from research and experience: As a new mom or mom-to-be, you may already have encountered breastfeeding advice in some form. If you are like most…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 04, 2011  
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Emotions After Birth And Postpartum Depression
It is presumed that the instant joy at seeing your baby for the first time continues and quickly turns into a deep feeling of love for your newborn. For some new mothers this is true but for others the deep bond between them and their baby can take time to…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jun 07, 2011  
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Stress And Postpartum
So, what is contributing to your postpartum? Well, recent research suggests that postpartum depression is not just a case of unbalanced hormones. What? You say? That is ridiculous. I too thought that, especially after I could not produce breast milk. The prevailing wisdom, "back then" (12 years ago) suggested that…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 06, 2011  
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Baby And Water
Is very hard to get my baby to drink water. Everytime when he see me bring his water bottle from far away, hahaha... he is starting to "run away" (but he still learning to walk). When near to him he is starting yell and "pretent" to cry somemore. He don't…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Sep 06, 2011  
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Alternatives To Supplemental Bottles
This article offers a mother alternative methods to use for breastfeeding without having to revert to giving the infant a bottle. For breastfeeding an adopted baby (see an expansion of information on this topic in another article), a premature baby (see an expansion of information on this topic in another…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 28, 2016  
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Stay at Home Mom, Can I Do It?
Forty years ago it was almost understood that women would be stay at home moms. If they went to college, they might begin a career but always with the assumption that they would leave the working world once they were married and had their first child. For most women this…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Feb 15, 2012  
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Where to Turn When You Need A Caregiver In Dallas TX
If someone in your life is at the point where they need a little extra help, consider hiring a caregiver in Dallas TX. This is an ideal option for those who want their parents, grandparents, or other aging loved ones to live in a safe, protected environment while still keeping…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Apr 13, 2015  
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Common Breastfeeding Questions And Problems - Article Six
The following questions represent only a few of the situations a breastfeeding mother may encounter or wonder about. Therefore it will be necessary to present them in a number of articles continuing with this the final Article Six Make Time for Toddler We have a two-year-old and I'm nursing a…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Mar 26, 2016  
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Homemade Cleaning Solutions to Freshen the Home Without Chemicals!
When I was pregnant I started researching more natural solutions for everything in my life; from the food we eat, to the products we clean with and everything in between. Early on I decided to Exclusively breastfeed my son as long as he wants, start eating organically and as natural…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Dec 04, 2013  
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Bath Time Tips
And Now There is Bath Time Your Baby For first time mothers, there is a batch of new skills and activities to deal with. Many are reprieves of basic skills that you learned as a young child. As an adult you may be so used to using them that you…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 22, 2016  
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All You Need To Prepare For Giving Birth
Congratulations!! If you were interested enough to read this article, then most probably your due date is close, or you might want to be so happy with the baby that you want to know everything all together. Both ways, any mom to be must consider what to take in her…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Nov 15, 2011  
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Co - sleeping Basics
What is co-sleeping? Most people confuse the terms co-sleeping and bed sharing. Co-sleeping is when your infant sleeps in close proximity to it's parents, such as in a crib or bassinet next to the parent's bed. Bed sharing is when the baby shares sleeping space with the parents. Now I…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jan 13, 2014  
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Breast Feeding Good for Mother Too
We've talked about all the good things breastfeeding does for baby, now lets discuss the good things it does for Mother. Now not only is your milk best for baby, but breastfeeding is also best for you. You will feel drained of milk, of energy, and of patience when those…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Feb 05, 2016  
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The Silent Category: Why Studies Don't Like to Deal With Single Mothers
Several different pieces of legislation proposed this year have highlighted how the elected officials of the US feel about single parents, especially single mothers. One Congressman likened them to child abusers and suggested, strongly, that their children be removed from their care. Ann Coulter, often one of the most venomous…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Aug 23, 2012  
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Upsetting Foods In Breast Milk
This article provides a guideline for breastfeeding mothers to be able to determine if what she is eating is upsetting her infant. Mother-infant dining partners can enjoy a bountiful menu. But some babies are sensitive to certain foods in mother's diet. Upsetting foods can enter your milk and upset baby…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 13, 2016  
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Breast Milk Popsicle!
Wondering what to do with all that breast milk you have in the freezer that you don't want going to waste? Any breast feeding mom knows the extreme value of your breast milk and never want any ounce to go to waste. Now you may be thinking, well why don't…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Dec 16, 2013  
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Types of Mothers
Mothers Did you know that there are various types of mothers? It seems like an idea that one never thinks of, but once one starts thinking about it, one realizes - you know what, I already knew that. Shocked Moms These are women who defy their own expectations when they…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 29, 2016  
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Working Moms Are Healthier And Happier Than Stay at Homes: At Least Until School Starts
A new study might be pitting working moms and stay at home moms (SAHM) against one another in the age old battle of who does the most work and who does it best. That research, published in the Journal of Family Psychology, was completed after interviews with over a thousand…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Feb 18, 2012  
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Why Should You Consider Baby And Maternity Photography?
If you’re pregnant, or you just had a child, you have likely been doing a lot in order to make sure that you get all of the memories that you want to have. These moments are incredibly precious. Because of that, have you considered getting maternity photography in Los Angeles,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Apr 20, 2015  
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Ten Tips for Becoming Your Family's Nutritionist - Article One
Following are the first Six tips. You as parents have a nutritional window of opportunity in your child's first few years to shape their tastes into lifelong healthy eating habits. Here are the first five of ten tips that will give your infant a smart nutritional start. 1. Feed Your…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Apr 01, 2016  
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The Importance Of “me Time” When You’re A Mom
As a mother, do you feel like you have no time to yourself? Or worse, do you feel like you have no right to ask for time out now that you’re a mom? What most of us fail to realize is that “me time” is a right as well as…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 31, 2011  
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Becoming a Mother Becoming a mother is an emotional time. However you became a mother - after years…
About your newborn's feeding Somebody probably told you, but your baby's first few months will involve…
The following questions represent only a few of the situations a breastfeeding mother may encounter…
The following questions represent only a few of the situations a breastfeeding mother may encounter…
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Following are the next four tips. You as parents have a nutritional window of opportunity in your…

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