Author: Jennifer Landis

7 Things You May Not Have Thought of Before Giving Birth

You’re excited and nervous. You’d probably feel a whole lot better if you could get a decent stretch of uninterrupted sleep. You know that third-trimester sleeplessness is the body’s way of preparing for night feedings, but this before-the-fact stuff is ridiculous. When the baby cries, you will get up and — yes — you will be exhausted. Body lesson learned. The nursery is furnished, made up and stocked with supplies. You have confirmation that the infant car seat is installed properly. Your bags are packed, and heck yes, you’re ready for those first contractions so you can get this...

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When Should You Take Your Child to the Eye Doctor?

No one likes the idea of getting glasses or contact lenses — they’re awkward, they’re too easy to break, and glasses, at least, leave you vulnerable to mockery. In spite of this, glasses are often necessary to ensure that we can see properly, and for children, it becomes especially important — it’s hard to make it through the school day when you can’t even see the whiteboard from the back of the classroom.  When should you consider taking your child to the eye doctor and what should you expect when you get there? Your Child is at Least 6...

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Enjoy These 6 Virgin Drinks While Pregnant

Pregnancy means no alcohol, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up cocktails. There are plenty of delicious concoctions out there that taste just as good without the alcohol added. So next time you decide to have a get-together with friends, whip one of these up so you get to enjoy a drink with them! Pineapple Cobbler Ingredients: 1 oz. strawberry juice, .5 oz. lime juice, 3 oz. pineapple juice, club soda Directions: Combine the lime and pineapple juice in a cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain the contents into a glass over ice. Top with club soda...

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10 of the Best Tips for Brand-New Breastfeeding Moms

If you take the tatas out, the baby will automatically latch on, right? One could only hope. Breastfeeding is a magical experience full of bonding time, spills and misadventures, but it’s definitely a time you don’t want to miss out on based on fears or misconceptions. Here are the 10 best pointers for new breastfeeding mamas: Practice, Practice, Practice You know the saying: Practice makes perfect. If Baby is having problems latching, or is fussy with other issues, the answer is more nursing — but don’t wear those nipples out! Reach out and get the support you need. Talk...

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8 Great Ways to Transition From Stay-at-Home to Working Mom

After years of crushing the most rewarding job ever, raising your children full-time, you’re about to return to the workplace. You feel conflicted. Transitions may not necessarily be your thing. Don’t worry! We’ve compiled eight tips to support your workforce re-entry with an emphasis on minimizing stress. Remember that becoming a mom in the first place was an epic transition. You handled that, and you can totally tackle going back to work. Research Day Care Options Before you put together an updated resume and start considering jobs, do what you do best: Consider the kids first. Make it a...

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New to Shelves: The SINC Series Continues….

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