Family Blogs

Although most pregnancy tests are pretty advanced these days and can detect pregnancy very early on, some women are still hoping for even earlier results with a pregnancy test "hack."

The hack involves taking a picture of a pregnancy test you aren't sure about and using Photoshop or another photo editing tool to adjust the exposure of the ...

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream Sandwich Cake! Wait, what? That’s right – I have a treat that will make you look like you spent hours putting together and even make the ice cream man jealous! It is perfect for the Fourth of July or after any picnic for that matter. My neighbor brought ...

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With babies and kids comes a whole lot of laundry! Some days it feels as if you are absolutely buried in it! And you wonder if you'll ever get caught up! Well you CAN conquer that laundry pile--it just takes some structure and a plan!

Here are some tips to help you decide how to do laundry:

Before you can do the laundry, you have to ...

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I'm not going to lie: I really struggle on airplanes. It's not that I get claustrophobic, and it's not because I can't handle the food -- I just get super bad restless legs. I don't know what it is, but whenever I get onto a plane or get into someplace where I feel a little confined for a relatively long period of time, I feel like I'm just ...

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“Way to go, you!” he says, giving me a high five.

We pause there for a moment, as if stilling for a photo. In reality, we’re still because it’s quiet. Our three are asleep and this early morning time has become our own. We revel in it, even if it only lasts for a few moments.

I note how our fingers fit in the way that only ...

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When my son was a toddler, he decided that all of his tags had to go. Tags were itchy and bothersome, and he had no time for itchy and bothersome. But even when I cut the tags out of shirts, he would come to me, pointing to the tiny little bit of tag left behind, tears of frustration spilling from his giant blue eyes. No tags, mama. No ...

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I am so totally done having kids.

Psychologically, sometimes I feel like I'm maybe not, but physically for sure.

Like I burned that factory down ages ago, and it would take a miracle for sure.

But people are always asking if we are going to try for a girl (no) and how I know for sure that these three are it for ...

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More and more parents are choosing not to circumcise their newborn sons, but they may not know what to expect from caring for their uncircumcised, or "intact," son.

One father learned this firsthand when he was told by two different doctors two different ways on how to care for his son's penis. "Doctors tell you never ever retract a ...

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Pregnancy parody videos are having a heyday right now.

If you're hip, you will make a pregnancy video, and because I'm definitely not hip (or pregnant at the moment!) instead of making any kind of cool video, I will simply present this round-up of the best of the best pregnancy parody videos.

What do you do when you're having ...

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After experiencing three pregnancies in the past four years, I have something to confess:

I don’t really like being pregnant.

Ok, ok, so maybe there is maybe a month or two in the second trimester when I feel halfway decent. I can sport the cute little baby belly and feel like I am actually the glowing pregnant woman that ...

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