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.

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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Late third-trimester blues got ya down? For many women, the last leg of pregnancy is long and uncomfortable—like hitting a wall during a marathon. When you’re facing the last 10 or so weeks of pregnancy, a break from the day-to-day grind is a welcome distraction.

Babymoons are short vacations taken before the birth of your child. ...

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During my first pregnancy, I heard many horror stories of painful, long labors from friends and coworkers, and I was a bit nervous about my own impending birth. "I was screaming all the way to the hospital." "My labor took 26 hours! Then I ended up with a c-section anyway." "Labor is terrible. TERRIBLE! I couldn't wait to get my ...

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At six months pregnant with my first baby, I had it all. His room was decorated to a T. His clothes were purchased, washed, and lovingly folded. His car seat was installed and toys and books took a prominent place on his shelf. We had a wipe warmer, several toys that were WAY beyond newborn age, swings, bouncers, and carriers. I could have ...

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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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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 son and 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 the infant clothes industry brings in $11 billion ...

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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. For example, when 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 grasped their pearls. ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 real thing.) In taking care of a brand new ...

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There is no shortage of adorable photos of the royal tots, Prince George and Princess Kate. Obviously Kate and William stuck with tradition and opted for traditional names for their little ones. But there are many royally-inspired options. Get inspired for your own prince or princess with these 6 names inspired by royalty. ...

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