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Weight Lifting and Baby Lifting: How my fitness journey helped me in motherhood

Babies love and need to be carried and held. A lot. Most of the time, moms need to do other things while holding their babies. When I became a mom, I realized very quickly that all these new activities and … Continue reading

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Role Modeling Healthy Habits and Body Image for Your Kids

As an adult, getting to know other adults – coworkers, new friends, significant others – I learned that other people are different than me. Groundbreaking. Each of us had a different upbringing. Different states, cities, or parts of town, different … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Toddler Tool Kit, According to Moms

From food, to entertainment, to keeping them clean, there is a wide range of obstacles parents of toddlers face each day. With a little ingenuity, and the right supplies, we can make our lives and theirs a little easier. Continue reading

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Make Memories with a Family Game Night

There are a lot of great skills that can be taught and learned during a family game night: colors, numbers, counting, strategy, following rules, taking turns, patience, sportsmanship…. Oh, and we’ll probably have a great time. Continue reading

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Those Heart-Melting Moments When You Know They Love You

Moms share their stories of those special moments when their children did something that made them feel loved. Have a moment like this? Share it in the comments! Continue reading

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Adventures in Stay-at-Home Motherhood: Tips for New Moms

Every once in a while I wonder what it would be like if I had gone back to work. If I had had a better job, it might have been more of a decision, but becoming a stay home mom has been a much better fit for me. Here are my tips for other moms taking this path. Continue reading

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Point of View: I Always Knew I Wanted to Be a Mom

I knew I wanted children of my own, but had spent so much time over the years with little kids, I suppose I was giving myself a break until motherhood. I knew that once I had children of my own, I would love them with all my heart, and be completely immersed in everything childhood for many years. It just wasn’t that time yet. Continue reading

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