The Breastfeeding Experience I Didn’t Get the First Time

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I have nursed a child for a combined 10 months of my life --- about 7 months with my first, and I’m 3 months in with my second. And it wasn’t until recently that I nursed in a public place. In fact, I nursed in two different bars last week (don’t worry --- they were family-friendly establishments, …
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4 Best Pregnancy Exercises

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Sara Haley’s series on all things pregnancy continues today with her four favorite exercises for pregnancy! Remember to always talk to your doctor about which exercises you're approved for during your pregnancy because it can change as your pregnancy progresses. These moves are great to keep you …
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Goal Setting in the New Year: For Your Mind and Body

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If you failed to set a New Year's resolution --- or have already fallen off the bandwagon --- it's not too late to set a new goal. In fact, did you know that you can set a goal any time of year? I know, it's crazy but true. One of the goals I'm always setting and failing to keep is making meditation …
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I Wrote Down 15 Things I Love About My Body. Your Turn!

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When I was younger, with the flat-as-a-pancake stomach of youth, I was critical of my perceived bodily flaws. It seems foolish now, because as I've gotten older and so much wiser, I've come to feel comfortable in my own skin and accepting of my body --- appreciating it so much more for what it can …
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Getting Dog Ready for Baby: 7 Ideas I’m Trying

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When you're preparing for your first baby, there is SO much to do. Now that I'm just a few weeks away from being full-term (ahhh!), I feel like my husband and I have been so busy getting things ready for our little girl. There have been birth classes to attend, books to read, carseat checks, getting …
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Get Organized, Get Healthy

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The following get-organized tips are sponsored by eBay. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I spent one of the first days of this year cleaning my office. It's the most disastrous room in the house, mostly because it's a catch-all for stuff --- mail, paperwork, things in need of …
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How Are Your Resolutions Going?

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We're just over a week into the New Year so we're wondering: How's your resolution going? If you're having a tough time sticking with it, you're not alone. If you check out this infographic sent to us by CoachUp, you'll see the a whopping 25 percent of resolutions don't even make it through the …
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10 Dos and Don’ts of Gym Etiquette

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Many people join gyms at the first of the year to capitalize on their resolutions. But the gym can be intimidating, particularly if you've never been to a gym or are new to fitness. But have no fear --- the health club doesn't need to be a scary place as long as you know a few gym etiquette basics. …
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Ask the FBMs: How Can I Prepare for Pregnancy?

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Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2015 today with a reader question that we thought would help a lot of mamas-to-be. While this answer is applicable any time, we thought it would be especially helpful today as we all dive right into those resolutions! Hello ladies! My name is Tabytha. I'm …
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9 Tricks for Containing Toy Clutter

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We had an overflow of kids' toys before Christmas. Now, things are out of control. New gifts and toys have flooded our house, and I feel like I'm drowning in battery-operated gizmos and gadgets. Even though I feel toy claustrophobia, I have a hard time getting rid of things. It's a hoarder's …
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