How to Calm a Crying Baby (Possibly in Seconds!)

One of the hardest things about the first few months of parenting is the crying…and the new schedule where you are never. getting. sleep. These two things usually go hand-in-hand. Not knowing how to comfort your child in a way that … Read More

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How to Explain Miscarriage to Your Children

Having a miscarriage is difficult, but it can be made even more so when you have to explain it to your children who were also excited to have a new addition to the family. We experienced a miscarriage when our … Read More

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Co-Sleeping: Risks vs Rewards

Sleep is one of the most talked about elements of new mom life: if you’re getting it, how you’re getting it, why you can’t seem to get it no matter how hard you try. It’s an important part of a … Read More

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A Beginner’s Breastfeeding Guide: Getting Off to the Right Start

Let’s talk about breastfeeding! First of all, let us put this out here right now: breastfeeding is not for every mom. Some people choose to go a different route, struggle to produce milk, or have babies born with difficulties that … Read More

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Should Your Baby be on a Schedule?

To put baby on a schedule or to go with the flow – that is the question. When my first child was born, I was trying to determine ways to predict how her day would go, so putting her on … Read More

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Do You Really Know Your Baby? The Down-low on Baby Personalities

I have three kids and each has a very distinct personality. When I look back at their baby years, it is obvious to me that they have always had some innate traits, many of which have followed them into their older years. … Read More

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First Year of Parenting: 10 Things New Moms Must Know for Sure

Are you a mom? Join mom.life and connect with other moms who are living that life! Everyone's first year of parenting is different, but there are a few things we can all agree on. When it comes to motherhood, one … Read More

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Cutest Cover of Toy Story’s You’ve Got a Friend In Me

This daddy and daughter video is quite possibly the cutest thing we’ve seen all week! This video of Claire and her dad singing the famous Toy Story theme song, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” has been viewed more than 5 … Read More

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Attachment Parenting: 5 Things You Need to Know

Every new and expectant mother has probably heard the term attachment parenting. It sounds exhausting, as all parenting surely is, but in practice, this method of parenting can help create securely attached, independent children. And, in case you’re confused, independent … Read More

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Why Your Baby Won’t Sleep and How to Fix It

Sleep. Legit one of the most elusive parts of parenting. Few of us are getting it, and those of us that are, aren’t getting it often. But what if we could? What if we could really get a little more … Read More

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Mom Spends Precious Last Minutes With Oldest Child While Laboring

There is nothing quite like the bond between a mother and her child. It is unique with each and this is especially true with the first born.  When you have your first child, you come to realize there is a … Read More

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Flu and RSV in Babies: How to Keep Your Child Healthy

The flu and RSV seasons are officially upon us! With every state reporting flu outbreaks there is a fair chance that you and your family will face exposure this season. So how do you keep your family safe? Particularly if … Read More

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Potty Training Boys: Tips For Moms in the Trenches

Potty training is hard. Like, lose your mind a little and swear your kid will still be wetting the bed when he goes to college hard. That’s normal. We all have our pee-in-the-potty-or-so-help-me melt downs, because our kids all have … Read More

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Chores for Toddlers: 10 Things They Can (and Should) Do at Home

If you don’t want to be picking up dirty socks and begging someone to put the dishes away for the rest of your life, it’s important you instill the value and habit of pitching in around the house when your … Read More

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Are you Overstimulating Your Baby?

Is your baby having trouble going to sleep during nap time? How about at night? Do you find they are cranky a lot? It's not always colic, one additional culprit is that they are overstimulated. If you have determined they aren't having … Read More

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