January Is National Hobby Month

With the start of the new year, many people are looking to make resolutions to make 2019 a better year. Luckily, January is also National Hobby Month which means it’s the perfect time to pick…

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Growth Spurt Timeline

Growth Spurt Timeline Did you know? It can take up to 72 hours for your baby to get through a growth spurt. Symptoms include irritability, very frequent feeding, and up through the night more than…

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Is Your Let-Down Reflex Slow?

What is the let-down reflex? When your baby suckles at your breast, tiny nerves in the nipple are triggered. This causes hormones to be released, and the hormone oxytocin causes the breast to push out…

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What is Engorgement?

What is Engorgement? Engorgement is when your breasts begin making larger volumes of milk on days 3-5 of your baby’s life, causing your breasts to feel fuller, warm, and sometimes tender. Engorgement generally lasts between…

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Keep Your Kids Moving this Winter

With winter quickly approaching, now is the time to start planning holiday activities for the kids. A favorite winter past time for many parents and children alike is ice skating, and it is a great…

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Wise Mother’s Words

There are long nights and early mornings. There are days and nights that never end and become one. There are moments when your partner hands you a crying, hungry baby and you start to cry,…

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Sleep Training

Many parents are reluctant to discuss sleep training, as it carries a strong, “Let them cry it out,” connotation that some parents find neglectful. While it’s true that all methods of sleep training require parents…

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Best Baby Monitors

Parenthood is a round-the-clock job, but baby monitors make it easy to multitask while your baby is down for a nap, so it’s no wonder they’re a massively popular item on baby registries each year.…

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