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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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7 mind blowing facts

It’s time for real talk: You all have known at least one person who announced her pregnancy and you immediately did the conception arithmetic in your head. Recently, newlywed Jill Duggar, of the 19 Kids and Counting Duggars, announced she was pregnant with her first baby — just 90 days after her wedding. The Internet [&hellip
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7 celebrity penned kids books

Celebrities have many roles, both literally and figuratively. The ability to change their personality for jobs also has an added benefit: an active imagination and creative energy that lends itself perfectly to children’s literature. From pre-teen horror stories to extensions of 100-year-old classics, here are 7 kids books that were written by some of your [&hellip
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7 things you need to know

One of my favorite things about newborn babies is the cute, teeny clothes we can dress them in. We had piles of puppy dog sleepers and dinosaur onesies for my sonband ladybugs, ruffles, and kitties for my daughter. Retailers know we moms like to dress our babies up in the cutest of cute; that’s why [&hellip
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breastfeeding a newborn

The only thing you really need to breastfeed your baby is, well, your breasts. When you breastfeed exclusively (not counting pumping the occasional bottle), you don’t need anything extra. That doesn’t mean there aren’t a few things that are great to have on hand while you’re nursing your baby, especially during the first few weeks when your baby will be nursing constantly (or at least it feels like it!).
Here are a few of my favorite must-have accessories to have on hand while you’re giving your baby a healthy start
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Skin is the largest organ in the human body and accounts for about 15% of your body weight. Your skin holds more than 11 miles of blood vessels and has more than 30 million skin cells. Your skin is an amazing organ. Except during pregnancy. There are many beautiful things about pregnancy. Unfortunately, your skin [&hellip
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baby holds single finger

Can we just get a high-five-woot-woot-you-go-girl for the single mamas? Many juggle working, caring for little ones, AND taking time for themselves, and that’s no easy feat. In fact, in my opinion, it’s a Herculean task done daily. Now celebrity single moms? I want to tone down the cheering section for them just a tad, [&hellip
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5 celebs

Celebrity mamas seem to “do it all”. We are inundated with pictures of one celebrity mom after another in her svelte pre-baby-body shape, holding a Medela pump in one hand, a script in the other, and a baby on her hip — usually leaving a gym — and believe she can do it all. But [&hellip
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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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