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Three Ways to Feel Like Yourself Again After Birth

Whether you went the entire nine months or delivered prematurely—or, God forbid, late—your body is likely feeling beaten up after birth. It doesn’t matter if you had a c-section or a “normal” birth, the transition from pregnanc...
 
Babies
 
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Hands of a family
Hands of a family

Developmental Milestones: When To Be Concerned

So, you did it: you produced a baby. You’re understandably pleased, and you think your baby is just perfect. You rejoice in the little fingers and toes, you gurgle over every detail about him or her. You think—no, you know—that...
 
Parenting
 
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Family running on beach holding hands smiling
Family running on beach holding hands smiling

How To Politely Tell Others To MYOB About Parenting

My friends and family all know that I’m a pretty equable person, one who is, normally, open to listen to advice and suggestions, even when they’re not solicited. However, with everyone else, I’m a bit more reserved. People who ...

 
For Moms
 
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depression
depression

The Baby Blues vs. PostPartum Depression – How to Tell the Difference

After birth, every woman feels…well, a bit out of sorts. There are all kinds of changes going on in your body, there are emotional, mental, and physical stressors everywhere…it’s a difficult time. Practically every new mom expe...
 
For Moms
 
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Favouritism: Are You Guilty…And What To Do About It

Have you ever looked at your children and realized that you have a “favourite”? It’s a sobering moment. As parents, we’re not supposed to have favourites…right? We love our kids equally. Favouritism is ugly and can cause major ...
 
Kids
 
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Getting Kids to Do Their Homework

Ah, school is back in session…and the homework should be getting into full swing. It’s the bane of every student’s existence, as well as every mom’s…The battle to get the kids to do their homework is an eternal one. You know th...

 
For Moms
 
changes to your body in pregnancy
changes to your body in pregnancy
changes to your body in pregnancy

Surprising Pregnancy Changes to Your Body

Pregnancy is a heady time, full of so many changes, some of which are completely unexpected. Here are some notable ones and what you can do about them.
 
For Moms
 
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benefits video games
benefits video games

Surprising Benefits of Video Games

I am a cool mom, but I’m not a mom who likes video games. In fact, I really dislike them. I hate seeing my kids (or anyone’s kids) blipping away in front of a game when the sun is shining outside or there’s homework or chores t...