Maryam Ling
My daughter Maryam Ling was born on May 22nd at 4am at St Marys hospital in London. She weighed a healthy 7 pounds…
Co - sleeping Basics
What is co-sleeping? Most people confuse the terms co-sleeping and bed sharing. Co-sleeping is when your infant sleeps…
Parenting and Religion
Mom & Dad - What's your religion? When people consider marriage, religion sooner or later comes into play. The old…
Homemade Cleaning Solutions to Freshen the Home
When I was pregnant I started researching more natural solutions for everything in my life; from the food we eat, to…
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…
The Origin Of Spry
The acronym {s.p.r.y} derived from a group of concerned individuals within the community who felt compelled to give…
Motherhood Articles (94)
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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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 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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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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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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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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Hyland Teething Tabs - are they Really Risky?
There is a lot of debate around Hyland's Teething Tablets regarding the risk of seizures and harm to children. This stems form the ingredient Belladonna that is in the tablets. Now let's be real, there are risks with any type of pain relief medicine and if you ask me the…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jan 05, 2014  
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Children's Stories
Age and Children's Stories The obvious is sometimes worth stating. There are excellent children's stories for children of all ages. They have been divided into the age groups because of how different a 3 year old is from an 8 year old. In this article I will shameless plug a…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 23, 2016  
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How Did I Get My Child To Sleep By Himself?
Long seven months had passed since I gave birth to my lovely first son Ahmed. He needed constant care which I was happy to provide for him, it is a blessing to care for such a tiny beautiful human being. I just had this one problem that was very stressful,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Nov 09, 2011  
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Why You Shouldn't Spank Your Kids
I want to discuss a very touchy subject in our society...spanking. How many of you have been spanked? Truth is probably a lot of us. I was, and so were many of my friends. Now you may think, well I was spanked and I turned out fine! Well yea, maybe,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Jan 18, 2014  
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Nine Unusual Things You May Not Know About Infants
Babies truly are gods miracle and they are born with some unusual traits (which you may or may not have been aware of). This little article will hopefully help to enlighten you. They Can't Taste Salt: Although babies are born with a well-developed sense of taste, they cannot taste salt.…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Feb 12, 2016  
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How to Put Up With Terrible Two's
Anyone with children knows that two is a super tough age. Not only is your child no longer a baby,but they are starting to understand how to to communicate and what no means. Then you have the introducing of the potty chair. They are at a very emotional stage in…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Apr 30, 2013  
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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 know, that there are a lot of learning steps that normally precede reading in young children. You can help your child learn to read at home. Most of…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 19, 2016  
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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, that our son is a natural vegetable lover. We started him early so he was conditioned to know that the green and crunchies were part…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Dec 20, 2013  
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Be A Scent - sational This Mother’s Day: Scents Any Mother Will Adore
It’s an understatement that mothers deserve a day for themselves; a day would be just bluffing. With all the caring, loving, monitoring, disciplining, shouting, arguing, teaching, cleaning, planning and tremendous responsibility involved, motherhood is not for the faint of heart. Because it’s a balancing act that challenges your wits, willpower,…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 05, 2015  
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Basics About Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding You may begin considering whether or not to breastfeed before you give birth. At the moment, I will introduce you to some of the basics. Breastfeeding is something that people can get mixed emotions and mixed messages about. It is normally best for the baby, for up to 2…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   May 31, 2016  
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A Mother
We all know having children means enduring headaches and heartaches but a mother never gives up, she keeps going nurturing and caring. There is a Spanish proverb that says “an ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy”. There are various meanings of a mother in the dictionary from…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Mar 31, 2012  
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Ten Tips for Becoming Your Family's Nutritionist - Article Two
Following are the next four 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. 3. Proteins are…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Apr 08, 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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Top 3 Organic Baby Toys!
Since becoming a mother, the importance of living a natural lifestyle has turned into an addiction. I have to admit it's pretty fun finding new websites and fun natural or organic products that aren't mainstream and filled with plastic and chemicals. I want the best for my baby and since…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Motherhood   Dec 06, 2013  
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Mother's day singular possessive, Mothers' day plural possessive or Mothers day plural non-possessive,…
About your newborn's feeding Somebody probably told you, but your baby's first few months will involve…
Omg now I'm a mother Maybe you are now pregnant with your first child or are just looking up information…
So your baby is waking up at night? Join the parenting club! Baby night is very common, and truthfully…
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