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Tuesday 10: Exercises You Can Do In Under 2 Minutes

Think you have no time to work out? Pick from the exercises I list below and do them at any time you’re waiting for something or have a chance to multitask during the day. For example, I kick off every morning with my first set of exercises and do 25 squats (or as many as I can fit into the mini-session) while brushing my teeth.… Read more →

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Exciting Wedges: Shoes I Really Want To Rock Every Day

*Because a girl’s gotta have more shoes, this post contains affiliate links.  Yay, wedge weather is coming any day now. And yes, I’ll be strolling with Baby M in my wedges this year (with my Havaianas and Birkenstocks within reach). Who knew browsing the web after the 4 am feeding could be so tantalizing I almost didn’t go back to sleep. I’m sure you’re aware… Read more →

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Q & A: What Can I Do About Baby Acne?

Every pregnant mother dreams of giving birth to a healthy baby. Secretly, we also worry about whether our baby will be colicky, gassy, a crier, a spitter-upper, fussy–the list is long. Personally, besides all these worries, I was also hoping for a CUTE baby and couldn’t wait to take a gazillion photos and share them with everyone I knew. When Baby M… Read more →

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Pic Of The Day: @waverider_ Might Make You Pee Your Pants

WARNING: these celebrity memes by @waverider_ might make you pee your pants! This one just cracks me up every time I see it: A photo posted by ! ☮ℒiąʍ✝нℯℒi☯ŋ! (@waverider_) on Aug 30, 2014 at 6:50am PDT Here’s one more: A photo posted by ! ☮ℒiąʍ✝нℯℒi☯ŋ! (@waverider_) on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:00am PDT Read more →

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Q & A: How Do Women Deal With The Fear Of Childbirth?

The other day on Quora, I encountered this question: Why are women not afraid of childbirth? My answer: I believe that whoever said that women are not afraid of childbirth has either never been pregnant and given birth or is playing with your head or, they are lying. Yes, definitely lying! Or, and this is the biggest OR, it might be… Read more →

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Get Art Journal Ideas From This Super Talented Creator

Today, I’m going to live vicariously by observing a super talented artist, Vicky Papaioannou, at work. If you dabble in scrapbooking or mixed media art, you’ve probably heard of her art journal tutorials (if not, I’m so glad to share this with you!!!) Vicky shares her talents on her blog as well as YouTube. She has become one of the… Read more →

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5 Skills Every Great Nanny Actually Needs To Be A Rockstar

Working moms and dads know what a huge challenge finding quality childcare can present. Because each family’s situation is unique, every option comes with its own set of pros and cons. Figuring out all the pieces of that puzzle takes into consideration both parents’ schedules, desires and vision for what they seek in their child’s caretaker. Add to that a… Read more →

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Tuesday 10: Children’s Health Topics New Parents Must Know About

The prospect of becoming a parent comes with a host of emotions ranging from elation to downright terror. We’ve all heard stories or poked fun at how new parents freak out about every little thing, or how they sometimes forget to bring their infant along when they leave the house. And while all that stuff makes for great stories, it’s not… Read more →

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Current Obsessions: Instagram

I was slow to join Instagram. For whatever reason, I just thought adding one more social network to my life was too much to handle. But I was looking at it all wrong. When I did start using it, it was because it offered an outlet for my obsession with taking photos of (I’m just gonna say it) … flowers.… Read more →

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Pic Of The Day: The Downward Monkey

One more thing to add to my list of the most terryifying things ever: Baby deciding that the best way to sleep is face down. And when I say face down, I mean he woke up with a nose red like Rudolph’s because he was sleeping on it for hours! While it was a miraculous discovery and Baby M started… Read more →