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One of the first questions well-wishers often ask new parents is, “How is your baby sleeping?” Most new parents sigh in response, exhausted and overwhelmed by the frequent night-waking of their little ones. Some parents though have a different experience. While most newborns wake at least every three hours in early infancy, there are some ...

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I think all baby names are inspired by love because, if we as parents didn't love the name, we likely wouldn't have chosen it for our child. If you want your baby to not only know a lot of love went into their name choice, but that it's also inspired by love itself, there are some names that will drive that point home. ...

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Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which means we have a longer winter ahead of us. Much of the country is about to enter the coldest and snowiest part of the year. Be prepared. Check out this list of some of the best winter accessories available to help keep you and your little one cozy. ...

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Hey supermom, here's a pro tip: You don't have to do it all. Learning to care for your new baby, even if it's not your first, is a wonderful, exhausting and time-consuming job. In the first few weeks after you give birth, you'll no doubt be tempted to keep up with your normal routine, which may include cooking, cleaning and grocery shopping, ...

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Was that a contraction or a weird gas bubble? This monitor promises to let expecting moms know when they're having a contraction. ...

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You are about to have a baby.

Moment of silence for your awesomeness.

You are about to bring a new person into the world!

And that means... you are about to get a bunch of visitors.

Does that excite or terrify you?

I teetered between both emotions to be honest.

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Valentine’s Day is a special occasion for many couples. While you may have celebrated in years past by heading out to a fancy dinner, booking a romantic getaway, or planning an adventurous date, this year is different. Now that a baby has joined your family, you may be looking to change up your Valentine’s Day traditions just a bit. If ...

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The toddler years mark a period of rapid development. During this time, toddlers become aware that they are separate individuals from their parents and other important caregivers. They enjoy discovering the world around them, and they like to do everything independently! ...

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I don't know about you, but I always felt this weird pressure to get "back to normal" after having a baby. Sure, I might take it easy for a good week, but after that, the husband was back to work and I was back to business as usual. ...

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When my kids were young, I looked forward to two o'clock in the afternoon. That afternoon naptime was when the house would be quiet and still for on average two hours, and it was glorious. I found myself looking at the clock around 1:30, counting down the last half hour until it was time for them to sleep and time for me to get a little break. ...

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