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Pregnancy Is The Only Time I’ve Felt Comfortable in My Body

Monday, May 25th, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

Jennifer Love Hewitt is the latest celebrity to talk about how great she feels being pregnant. And as miserable as I find pregnancy, I agree with how comfortable it can make you with your body. 

"I feel my best when I'm pregnant, which means I should probably have 18 children — it won’t happen — but I do feel good," the actress ...

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4 Easy Steps to a Creamsicle Cake

Sunday, May 24th, 2015 by from EverydayFamily Eats
This year, my daughter celebrated her 18th birthday and I wanted to make something special for her birthday cake. But, a busy mom needs needs something easy and delicious - am I right? Well this recipe can be put together in no time! I searched the internet and found a perfect recipe for an easy creamsicle cake. I had everything on hand and ...

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This Painkiller May Carry an Infertility Risk … For Your Unborn Son

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 by from Buzzworthy Bulletins

Are you one who tries to combat pain during pregnancy with painkillers? Whether you do or you don't is OK, and there are plenty of people to back up your stance on pain meds during pregnancy, but for those who are OK with using medication to lower some of the pain, I need you to pay close attention to what I'm about to say.

Paracetamol, ...

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5 Pregnancy Myths: You Can’t Eat Lunch Meat and Other Things You Thought You Knew

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

As I tidied up the room after my patient's delivery, I asked her if she wanted me to bring her in any food.

"Or, feel free to have your family bring you in some food," I said. "It's the best meal of your life, so eat up!"

"Ooooo," she said, her eyes lighting up. ...

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Rock’n Baby Names Inspired by Unique Songs

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

I LOVE music. My husband and I met at a music festival, he proposed at Red Rocks Amphitheater, and I have been to many a live show. There is music that will connect with you in any mood and will resonate with you at different points and times in your life.

My husband and I will be welcoming our first baby soon, so baby names are a big ...

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The Reality of Miscarriage: Pain and Healing

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

It's been two months since my husband and I had our dreams shattered when we found out our baby had no heartbeat at my first prenatal appointment -- two long months of heartbreak, tears, and sorrow. The pain is still so raw. The first few weeks after we found out we would not be celebrating the birth of our fourth child in October were just a ...

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The 65-Year-Old Grandma Pregnant With Quadruplets

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

I think just the thought of being pregnant with quadruplets is mind-boggling. 

I seriously can not imagine being physically pregnant with four babies and how hard that would be on a woman's body. If one baby made me swell up to the size of a small country, then what would four babies do?

[shudder]

But one mother from Germany ...

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Mom Rules All Moms Should Break

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by from My Mom is Awesome

No TV until you finish your homework.

If you don't eat your dinner, you will go to bed hungry.

Look before you cross the street.

Wipe your feet on the doormat.

CLOSE THE FRONT DOOR!

Moms are full of rules. There isn't any single right way to mother, but there is certainly a host of things we all know we probably ...

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How Does Your Day Compare To Kim Kardashian’s?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by from Blog from the Belly

Wake up, hit the horse trails by your house for a run, enjoy a gourmet breakfast with your daughter cooked by your professional chef -- it's just a typical morning in your life as a mom, right?

Um, no.

But it is the typical morning in the life of one of the most, shall I say, prominent celebrity moms out there -- none other than ...

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5 Children’s Books for Nervous Swimmers

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 by from Mom, Myself, & I
It’s National Water Safety Month and with summer around the corner, many families are thinking about swim lessons and water fun on summer vacations. If your little one is reluctant to join in, we have a couple of books that can help alleviate their anxiety and amp up the fun. Splish, Splash, Splat! Splish, Splash, Splat! by Rob ...

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