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8 Tips for Weaning Your Baby Off the Breast

Breastfeeding is an intimate and bonding experience – one that baby benefits from and most moms enjoy. Of course, like all good things, nursing must eventually end. Sometimes because mom must return to work. Other times because the baby is getting older. And other times simply out of preference. Whatever your reason, the following 8 tips may help you in the process. Just keep in mind that each stage is different, and what works for one baby might not work for another. Be willing to experiment and try different things, but always be mindful of what is best for you and baby throughout the process.

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Statistics indicate that some 70 to 80 percent of expectant mothers experience some form of morning sickness, but for at least 60,000 women each year (most likely more), the sickness is severe. These soon-to-be moms suffer from a condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum. It typically involves extreme nausea and vomiting, and it can place the mother at risk for dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, and even death. Learn more about this serious but often treatable condition, including its causes, symptoms, and possible treatments.

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13 Ways To Spice Up Your Sex Life After Kids!

Parents need to find time for fun. They need to reconnect. Because, trust me when I say this, one of the worst things you can do as a couple is to stop having sex (divorce rates are higher for sexless marriages). So, if you’re like most of us and in need of a little reboot and some spice in your sex life, check out these interesting tips for heating it up after the kids go to sleep

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10 Tips to Help You Kick Morning Sickness to the Curb

Morning sickness (which isn’t confined to just mornings) is an extremely common pregnancy condition, but it certainly doesn’t feel normal. It seems that anything and everything – or even nothing at all – sets it off. You’re searching for the restroom, the second you enter a place you’ve never been. And it strikes, without warning, at some of the most inconvenient times. Thankfully, there are some things that expectant moms can do to kick morning sickness to the curb.

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Donating to Hurricane Victims – Making the Most of Your Money and Helping the Non-Humans, Too!

America has been horribly divided since its last presidential election, but in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, we are reminded of just how strong this country can be. People from all four corners are traveling to lend physical aid to victims, and those that cannot be there are sending donated items and money, hoping to make a difference. It is truly a beautiful thing.

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Ameriwood Home Recalls 1.6 MILLION Chests of Drawers Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Ameriwood Home, of Tiffin, Ohio has announced a voluntary recall of about 1.6 million Mainstays chests of drawers because…

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6 Tips To Help Kids Share More

Sharing is one of those strange concepts. On the one hand, adults aren’t expected to share their personal items with complete strangers, so children shouldn’t be expected to either. On the other hand, sharing is a necessary skill that children must learn. How do you find a balance, and how can you encourage better sharing habits in your child? Check out these tips for answers.

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Recall: Hallmark itty bittys Plush Baby Stacking Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Hallmark Marketing Company LLC, of Kansas City, Miss., has announced a voluntary recall of 6,000 itty bittys® baby plush stacking toys because the toys have fabric hats and bows that can detach, posing a choking hazard.

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Social Media Safety – 5 Photos of Your Child You Should Never Share

Social media has made sharing photos both easy and fun . . . but also more dangerous. Predators are everywhere, and even some of the most innocent pictures can be misinterpreted. So, to keep your child safe, make sure you never post these five photos of your child on social media.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Date Night

It doesn’t matter where you are in your relationship, how long you’ve been married, how many kids you have (or even if you don’t have any at all) – date night should be a regular event on your calendar. Why? Well, there are several reasons, actually, but we is sharing the top five.

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Diono Rainier – The Ultimate Birth To Booster Car Seat

One of the most important purchases parents will make before welcoming their baby is the car seat. Many parents will start with the infant car seat(bucket), move to a convertible and then a booster as your child gets older. Because choosing the right seat in each of these categories can be a daunting task, Diono has combined them all in the Rainier. Designed from 5-120lbs, this seat is your ‘one and done’ option from birth to 10 years old.