Carla Snuggs

Carla Snuggs, MLIS, is a freelance writer from Southern California. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family and Consumer Science with an emphasis in child development.

Carla Snuggs, MLIS, is a freelance writer from Southern California. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family and Consumer Science with an emphasis in child development.

Preschool costs in the United States are rising at an alarming rate. In fact, for some families, enrolling their child in preschool may cost as much as college tuition. In some cases, preschool rates may be nearly the same as your mortgage payment. Preschool is not to be confused with daycare centers. ...

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Herbal Supplements and Pregnancy

Friday, February 26th, 2010 by from Blogs
Many pregnant women consider taking alternative medicine based upon the advice of well-meaning friends and family. Pregnant women consider the use of medicinal herbs to reduce morning sickness, labor pain, or to manipulate the speed of labor. While the jury is still out on whether herbal supplements are safe during ...

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Being pregnant with multiples is a marvelous miracle. When pregnant with twins, triplets, or more, getting the proper nutrition does not have to be difficult or complicated. Follow the normal nutritional guidelines for single pregnancies with a few easy modifications. For as healthy of a pregnancy as ...

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Balancing a career and family can be difficult. As a working parent, you are called up to meet deadlines at work, care for your children, spend time with your spouse, and keep your home neat and orderly. Fortunately, there are some simple strategies that can help you manage your time and keep your ...

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Eating healthy during pregnancy is important, but a well-balanced diet is equally important postpartum. The biggest complaints of women postpartum are exhaustion and changes in mood. Fortunately, eating the right foods can combat these conditions. Superfoods that fight depression and fatigue are the best foods for ...

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Workout Tips for Working Moms

Friday, February 26th, 2010 by from Blogs
The demands and time constraints working mothers face sometimes make it nearly impossible to find time for fitness. Using the following strategies, working mothers can find the time to sneak fitness into their daily routine: Determine ahead of time which day and times you can exercise, then schedule it on your ...

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Nutrition for Nursing Mothers

Friday, February 26th, 2010 by from Blogs
While there is no special diet for nursing mothers, some dietary considerations for breastfeeding mothers include attention to caloric intake and a commitment to adhering to a well balanced diet. To ensure you and your baby are receiving proper nutrition, pay attention to the following: Caloric Intake During ...

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Yoga for New Moms and Their Babies

Friday, February 26th, 2010 by from Blogs
Many new mothers are enjoying the benefits of yoga for fitness and mental health. Postpartum yoga with infants provides new moms with the opportunity for gentle fitness as well as additional time to bond with their new baby. Benefits of Postpartum Yoga Yoga practice provides benefits for both mind and body. It relieves ...

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The Cost of Relative Care

Friday, February 26th, 2010 by from Blogs
Relative care is childcare provided by a relative in their home or yours. The relative could be a grandparent, aunt, uncle, sibling, cousin, or any relative in your family. There are advantages and disadvantages to relative care that must be considered. In addition, the decision to pay a ...

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We could all benefit from eating more fruits and vegetables, as they are highly rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Pregnant women must include in their daily diet fruits that are rich in vitamin C. However, during pregnancy there are unique nutritional requirements for you and your growing baby. The ...

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