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Amanda Austin

Amanda is a social media manager for a health care organization by day, a blogger and freelance writer by night, and a celebrity news junkie all the time! She's also mom to an amazing 2 year-old boy and wife to a great guy who indulges all her celebrity gossip (and sometimes tries to scoop her!) Amanda loves coffee, fashion, nail polish, cats, and Tim Gunn (not always in that order.) For more celebrity gossip, fashion, beauty and DIY, visit Amanda's blog, It's Blogworthy.

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5 Easy Meals for New Moms

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

5 easy meals for new moms

The first few weeks after your baby is born are a blur of midnight feedings, continuous rocking, and monotonous diaper changing, all while wearing the same pair of yoga pants and quite possibly with at least one breast hanging out of your nursing top (because you forgot to put it back — yes, that’s a [&hellip
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royally inspired names

Get royally excited — there’s another little prince or princess on the way! Early last week, Prince William and Princess Catherine announced they are expecting their second baby. The new royal baby, who will join 18-month old Prince George, will be fourth in line for the throne (knocking poor Prince Harry to fifth!) Princess Kate [&hellip
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reduce the risk of postpartum depression

After suffering from postpartum depression with my son, I was bound and determined not to go through it again with my daughter. During my son’s babyhood, I was sad and anxious, and chalked it up to being a first time mom. After crashing in a fit of rage and tears almost eight months after my [&hellip
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celebrity pregnancy 40

More and more women are choosing to establish their careers and homes before bringing babies into the world. This means there are more moms who have their first babies at what experts call “advanced maternal age”, or 35 plus. Celebrities are no expectation, with many of today’s biggest stars electing to have their first (or [&hellip
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My Epic Pregnancy Meltdowns

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

epic pregnancy meltdown

With huge levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) , follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), hCG, estrogen and progesterone coursing through your body for 40 weeks, it’s no wonder that pregnancy can sometimes cause a few hormone-induced temper tantrums. During my two pregnancies, I had my fair share of brain hiccups, violent screaming spells, inane arguments, and buckets [&hellip
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Here comes the bride … and her kids! The world was shocked last Wednesday with the news that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the ultimate “till death do us part” couple, officially tied the knot after almost a decade and six children together. Those six kids had a big part in their mom and dad’s [&hellip
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working while pregnant

With both babies, I worked right up until my due date. In fact, with my daughter, I was getting ready for work when I realized I was in labor. Working while pregnant can pose many challenges, from planning who will cover your job when you’re out. to dealing with the aches and pains of pregnancy [&hellip
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celebrity baby names

My son’s name is Luke. When he starts school, I’m guessing there will be about 15 other little boys also named Luke; just like I can name at least five Amandas who are my close personal friends. What I’m saying here, is that I’m a bit on the boring side when it comes to naming [&hellip
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When those two blue lines popped up on your pregnancy test, were you surprised or did you already have an idea you were pregnant? For many women, pregnancy comes as a surprise, even if they’ve been trying to conceive. But for other women who have undergone surgeries or infertility, pregnancy can come as a very [&hellip
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When I was 16 weeks pregnant with baby #1, I went on a cruise to the Caribbean. While I would like to say I boldly showed off my growing baby bump in a bikini, the truth is, I’m a tankini kind of girl when I’m pregnant (plus a nice coverup for good measure). I’m not [&hellip
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