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How Can I Determine if My Baby is Allergic to Formula or Dairy Products in Breast Milk?

If you read my blog post yesterday about “Does My Baby Need a Specialty Formula?“, you probably noticed that I briefly mentioned that some mom’s felt that their baby seemed to be having issues digesting the cow’s milk formula (regular formula).  Allergies are on the rise  and more parents are…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 31, 2013 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Choosing the Right Type of Infant Formula for Your Baby?

When I was pregnant with my each one of my children, I knew from the beginning that I was planning on breastfeeding my babies.  Breastfeeding was a personal preference and I realize that not everyone wants to or can breastfeed their baby.  I am the type of person who urges new…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 29, 2013 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Dad’s Guide to Survive Active Labor

Many new dads don’t know what to expect during the labor and delivery process, especially, if they are a first time dad.  If you have ever seen a tv show or movie that shows a woman giving birth, let me assure you that most labors don’t look anything like what you have seen on television.  A woman typically labors for many hours before she is ready to deliver her baby and it…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 22, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Keeping Dad Involved During Pregnancy – My Experience

I remember the morning that I took the pregnancy test on September 26, 2010, just a few days after my husband’s birthday.  The pregnancy test turned positive right away.  We had been trying for a long time to have a baby and we were finally blessed with the news that we were expecting.  At the time, the…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 16, 2013 at 5:05pm — No Comments

What to Expect When Your Child May Be Getting Their Two Year Molars?

Today my youngest got to spend the day with me, he started running a low grade fever last night and acted like he didn’t feel very good.  I decided that is was best to keep him home from daycare so that he could get some extra rest while I monitored his fever.  It was nice being able to spend some one on one time with my baby.  We enjoyed the extra snuggles and cuddles, we watched a few of his favorite shows on TV, and spent some time …

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 14, 2013 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Why Do Puzzles Make Great Learning Tools?

Yesterday when I went to pick up my son from daycare, he was playing and having a great time.  The teacher was letting all of the kids in his classroom play with puzzles and my son was trying very hard to get the puzzle pieces into the right spot.  It was fun to watch him play and learn a new skill.  I…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 24, 2013 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Baby Mittens Help Keep your Newborn From Scratching Their Face

Does your newborn constantly have scratch marks on their face?  As a mom, this used to drive me crazy because I didn’t want my beautiful babies face all scratched up.  When my oldest son was a baby, I found these cute mittens that covered up his hands to keep him from scratching up his face even if I just…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 23, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

How to Make a Diaper Cake Motorcycle

I wanted to make my Sister-in-Law a diaper cake for her baby shower.  I didn’t want to make a traditional diaper cake.  I got an idea that I saw on Pinterest and decided to try and make her a diaper cake motorcycle.  Since she is having a little boy, I thought it would be perfect.  I took my daughter with me to the…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 17, 2013 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Smart Twist

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My life has changed!

No, really.  I am so excited to tell you about this new cleaning system and trust me, there’s not much that has to do with cleaning that excites me.  But this, my friends, this has to be shared with mamas everywhere!  It’s called the…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on April 10, 2013 at 7:49am — No Comments

Surviving a Miscarriage

Finding out that you are expecting is the most exciting news that a mother to be will ever get, aside from getting married.  After getting a positive pregnancy test, most women call the doctors office immediately to get prenatal care so that they can determine how far along that they are.  Once you have a…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 4, 2013 at 8:41pm — No Comments

5 Minute Face for Busy Mamas

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Almost every day, I run into a busy mama friend and the first thing she says to me is, “Don’t look at me, I didn’t have time to put makeup on today!”  Trust me, I’ve had my days too.  After some time though, it got me thinking.  How long does it really take us to put makeup on?  Is it that time consuming…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on April 3, 2013 at 8:03pm — No Comments

How to Make Time Out an Effective Way to Modify Your Child’s Unwanted Behaviors

My son stayed home with me again today so that he could continue to heal and so that I could make sure that he was fever free before sending him back to daycare.  He acts like he is feeling much better today and his fever finally broke last night.  Thank goodness, I don’t like it when my baby doesn’t feel…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 2, 2013 at 6:01pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Keep Your Child Entertained While Sick

Yesterday I didn’t get the opportunity to write a new blog post.  My baby normally goes to daycare during the day because it is hard for me to care for him by myself due to my current medical problems.  Tuesday late afternoon I got the dreaded call from the daycare that my baby boy was running a fever and…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 29, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments

A Parents Guide: Surviving Your Teenager’s First Crush

As your tween or teenager begins to mature and grow up, they will begin building relationships with the opposite sex.  It is important for your child to have these relationships so that they can develop the communication and personal skills to develop healthy long term relationships for the future.  As…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 11, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Why Do Teenagers Steal? How Do I Handle My Teen if They Are Caught Stealing?

Parents have you ever received a call from mall security or the police department letting you know that they just caught your teenager stealing?  If so, you aren’t alone and you aren’t the first parent who has had to deal with this type of behavior.  It is important that you handle the situation in a calm and…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 28, 2013 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Help! My Teenager was Caught Stealing. How Should I Handle the Situation?

Most teenagers enjoy hanging out at the mall for several hours on the weekends so that they can spend time with their friends and window shop, unless they have money to spend.  In fact, I remember doing this when I was a teenager, I enjoyed roaming around the mall and catching up with my friends.  Most…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 28, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Why Do I Still Look Pregnant Even Though I Had My Baby A Few Weeks Ago?

Pregnancy is an exciting time and most mom’s can’t wait to meet their baby.  As your baby grows, your belly will continue to grow and get bigger so that you can house your growing baby.  Most doctors recommend that women gain between 10 to 40 pounds depending on your starting weight.  Talk to your doctor or…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 19, 2013 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Mom’s How Old was Your Child When You Weaned Them From the Pacifier?

When I took my son to his 18 month old check up, my son was happily sucking on his pacifier when the doctor walked him.  She took it out of his mouth so that she could look into his mouth and he kept telling her that he wanted he wanted his “paci” back.  She told him that if he could ask for it,…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 12, 2013 at 3:37pm — 2 Comments

Diaper Bag Essentials

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As I approach the, “Holy Moly, I better get ready for an infant!” stage, I’ve been starting to put together my diaper bag and hospital bag for baby #3!  I feel like I’ve come a long way in packing my diaper bag.  When I had Rocco, I was (obviously) a first time mom and packed him up as if we were going away for a week!  I…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on January 15, 2013 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Are Pregnancy Hormones Leaving You Feeling Like a Hot Mess?

The moment you find out that you are expecting, many women are often overwhelmed and have mixed emotions.  Most women are thrilled to be expecting while other’s are scared to death.  All of these emotions that you are feeling are normal.

 

Learn ways to deal with your pregnancy hormones at Uplifting Families.

Added by Christy Garrett on December 4, 2012 at 11:24pm — No Comments

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