Buying a Stroller? 7 Tips for the New Parent

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When I was pregnant, registering for baby gear darn near gave me a panic attack. And of all the areas of Buy Buy Baby that really made my head spin with what-the-heck-am-I-doing panic was the stroller and carseat area. Um, why are there SO MANY choices? And how do you know what the heck is right for …
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Can You Regain Your Pelvic Floor Strength?

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When my first baby was born, I remember the maternity nurses telling me to empty my bladder often. They really emphasized it, and I wasn't sure why until I was waddling from my hospital bed to the bathroom and all of a sudden felt like I was peeing my pants. Turns out that a baby flying through your …
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Review: Tales from Another Mother Runner

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The book Tales from Another Mother Runner: Triumphs, Trials, Tips, and Tricks from the Road got our attention for a number of reasons: 1) The other Mother Runner books rock. 2) We can always use new running tips! 3) We're virtual buds with the authors --- and they are the real deal. 4) …
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6 New-Mom Beauty Must-Haves

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New moms and moms of little ones, I'm sure you can relate to this: "Beauty routine" kind of has a whole new meaning than it did pre-kids. I mean, before, showering was just a thing you did. Make-up was kind of fun. But now? Well, I don't know about you, but an uninterrupted long shower feels kind of …
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No Pockets in Your Yoga Pants? No Problem

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During pregnancy and the postpartum period, you become accustomed to wearing stretchy pants. I basically lived in yoga pants for the first few months postpartum --- and let's be honest, even now, almost eight months post baby three. Some of it is that I'm too lazy for real pants. But some of it is …
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How to Be a Perfect Parent in 5 Easy Steps, or Never

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Today's hilarious excerpt is from Una Lamarche's book, the title of which alone should make you want to pick up a copy: Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer. Any book that has a unibrow-ed girl as adorable as this on the cover is one I want to read. Particularly when it includes brutally honest …
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EverydayHappy Company: Gentle Products for the Fam

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First of all, when a company has a product name like EverydayHappy it's kind of hard to pass up a product sample. So how could I not want to try products when in addition, the company makes eco-friendly baby care goods AND offers to give me a hug? With three dirty kids, I knew I'd also be able to …
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My New Mom Must-Have: Boppy Diaper Bags

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boppy via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand, Boppy™ Bag Collection. Being a new mom is pretty much the best thing that ever happened to …
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