23 Thoughts You Have When You’re 42 Weeks Pregnant

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The average length of a first-time mom's pregnancy is just around 40 weeks plus eight days, according to the research. But what happens when you go past that time ... well, I know from personal experience (went past 42 weeks myself!) that you go a bit batty. Okay, a lot batty. Here are 23 thoughts I …
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My Birth Story: Fast, Furious and Magical

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Guys, I wasn’t pregnant forever! Just days after writing this post and feeling like I would, in fact, break a Guinness World Record for longest pregnancy ever, my little girl made her debut into the world on 8:49 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Little Gwendolyn was 8 pounds, 7 ounces, 21 inches …
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Bottle Genius in Action — Plus a Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by Born Free. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Hopefully you were able to party with us last week during our Bottle Genius Twitter Chat. We shared some of our favorite time-savers and stress-reducers, and you moms had such good ideas to contribute too. We told …
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15 Tips for Surviving Going Past Your Due Date

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I pretty much jinxed myself in the intro of this post because I definitely went late with my baby. At the time of writing this, I'm at 41 weeks pregnant and counting every day and hour. Because you know what? Going past your due date is hard. Physically and mentally, it's kind of a mental …
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10 Weight-Loss Mistakes Moms Make

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Today's post comes courtesy of Lindsay Brin, a pre/post-natal fitness expert on the BeFit network, the top Fitness Expert for Mommy Coach and DVD fitness professional. For nearly 15 years, she’s been helping women achieve healthier bodies and minds. She has starred, choreographed and designed 43 …
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Maternity Style Must-Haves

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As I've mentioned, I am a lover of all things fashion --- clothes, accessories, make-up, you name it! I love it all. I am a product of my mom who instilled in me that a woman can always make her day better by putting on some diamonds and pearls and a little mascara. While my belly grows, so does my …
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Save the Date — and Save Some Time With Bottle Genius

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This post is sponsored by Born Free. For our sponsored post policy, click here. When you have kids, your life is so full. Full of love and hugs and kisses. Full of drool and diapers and noise. There is so much more of everything. But there is one thing that most parents are lacking. Yes, …
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My Kiddo’s Sick, But My Stress Eating Isn’t Helping Anyone

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It's been awhile since I've written here, but it's been a rough 2015 so far. My son, who has epilepsy, has been in the ER eight times, admitted to the hospital on three occasions and has been for nine ambulance rides, and it's only February! As I write this, we're on our fourth day in the hospital …
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