Motherhood - are you ready?
How well were you prepared or are you prepared to become a mother? What does it mean to be prepared to be a mother?…
What to Expect When You Are Expecting?
I recall 16 years ago, when I had my first baby, that was a great moment and i really cherished it. I really do not…
Sophie Giraffe Teething Toy
I'm sure most parents have heard about Sophie the Giraffe Teether from someone. I don't think I have heard a negative…
The Importance of Reading to Your Children
Helping Your Child Learn to Read Pre-Reading For those who are dealing with being new mothers - maybe you did not already…
Breastfeeding: Why And How Article 3
here is extensive information regarding this topic so this will be the third in a series of articles. Continuing on…
Vegging Out With Your Kids
Sometimes vegging out is the way to go. I do it a few times a day. Eating vegetables that is. We are lucky, very lucky,…
Motherhood Articles (94)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Won't Sleep At Night
So your baby is waking up at night? Join the parenting club! Baby night is very common, and truthfully it will happen to every child. There are several reasons for them waking up in the middle of the night and that can be a challenge to figure out what is…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jan 07, 2014  
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Reading for Mothers
The Divine Feminine If you are a mother, this entire article will seem one way to you. If you have friends who want to become mothers or have tried to and still are not then it will appear differently to you. In many religions, there is a mother goddess of…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 20, 2016  
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Young Skool Ol School Mom
I realize now that my mom spoiled me to death. Anything I wanted from her I got it. Now don’t get me wrong I didn’t have all the new clothes and shoes or anything. But if I finished my food before she did and I wanted some or all of…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Oct 10, 2011  
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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. I really miss those days. Now that they are all adults it feels like something is missing from my life sometimes. But I have the memories. The…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jul 15, 2012  
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Breastfeeding: Why And How Article 4
This will be the fourth and last in this series of articles covering the extensive information on this topic. I hope you have found them helpful. Continuing on with the Components of Mother's Milk Immunoglobulin - Infection-fighting proteins that circulate, like natural antibiotics, throughout the body and destroy germs called…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jan 30, 2016  
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Extra Virgin Coconut Oil For Babies
I'm sure we have all been hearing more about the great benefits of coconut oil, and not just for cooking. Coconut oil can be used for practically anything and has some immense health benefits if used properly and regularly. With the many ailments that can happen to our babies, we…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Dec 13, 2013  
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Medicines For Two:
Taking Medicines Safely While Breastfeeding At some time during lactation, most mothers will need medicines to deal with an illness. Besides wondering how the drug will behave in your own body, you now have another body to consider. Most drugs taken by the mother enter her milk, but usually only…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 08, 2016  
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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