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Whether you've decided to have your children close together in age or it was a total surprise that you're pregnant again, there will be some challenges you face. Some doctors don't recommend having small spaces between pregnancies, but having lived it myself with my older two children being only 14 months apart, I can tell you it's not all ...

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I may have an addiction. To exercise. It just makes me feel so good, happy, and accomplished - I love it! I was just telling my husband I don't know how I'm going to handle not being able to exercise for six weeks postpartum because not working out makes me feel "itchy". That's the best way I can describe it, but I suppose it's actually that it ...

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Sleep is one the most discussed issues in parenting, and for good reason. Instilling good sleep habits can feel like a full-time job, and obstacles seem to crop up on a regular basis. Teething and growth spurts can wake little ones, while stress, nightmares, and more growth spurts can impact older children. And getting them down for the night? ...

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Call me crazy, but I can't help but buy my kids matching 4th of July outfits and accessories every year. There's just something about the holiday that makes me want to go all out. Plus, we love our annual tradition of watching the 4th of July hometown parade and I secretly love snapping patriotic pictures of my kids. I love that year after ...

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Dad has been amazing, so let's thank him with something he will love and also with this amazing Father's Day menu from EverydayFamily's incredible recipe collection. We've got recipes and tips to make every meal one worthy of your family's main man.

Challah French Toast

French toast topped with fruit and paired with a few slices of bacon ...

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I'm a mom to two little girls, and while I love them dearly, I've been eager to start adding more "me" time into my schedule. When I looked into what I really wanted, I realized I missed working. I've been a stay-at-home mom for the past several years, but the thought of going back to an office setting was slightly daunting, so I decided to ...

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One of the exciting parts of pregnancy is deciding if you will be finding out the gender early. If that’s a yes, the second exciting part is finding out if you’re expecting a boy or a girl. For many, the anticipation and waiting until after the 20 week anatomy scan - or longer - can be such a wait that we look to other ways that we can help ...

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Do you remember what it felt like to get your ears pierced? Did it tickle? Or did it really hurt? I've never had my ears pierced, but I remember pretty vividly when my sister got her ears pierced. She was about 5 years old, and she seemed pretty brave through the whole thing -- until the actual piercing took place. 

{ MORE: To Pierce or ...

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You couldn't be happier. Your new baby is starting to blossom and wake up to the world. You love singing "The Wheels on the Bus" and playing "Peek-a-Boo." You play these games every day -- then you get bored. How can you best play with your baby so you both have fun and so you can help your baby's development along.

Kyle D. Pruett, M.D, a ...

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Quick, give Ma Father's Day ideas! It's in three days, and I need ideas. All of the ideas. So I asked the kids. Mine. And everyone else's I could find, too. Here is what they recommend. ...

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