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From the Mouths of Nurses: CHILDBIRTH 101

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Childbirth is this big black hole of unknown to an expecting Mom. You can read books, seek advice from women who have experienced it, and prepare in every way possible. Yet, no one can actually tell you what is going to happen in there. It's a crap shoot.

For me personally, this created some anxiety for me 1st pregnancy. I…

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Added by Brittany Burbank on February 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Our Vision Verse for Our Children

Several years ago, I began leading the children’s ministry at the church where my hubby and I attended at the time. We were in a small church, so I usually only had a handful of students. However, no matter the size of my class, it was important to me to give them all a solid…

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Added by Kishona Lape on February 8, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

To All The Things You'll Never Be

You’ll never be a rich brat. Mainly because we’ll probably never be rich enough to make you a rich brat, but you’ll be rich in laughter, adventures, and great memories of your parents loving each other. That alone will probably make you richer than all your friends.

You’ll never be the cool kid who throws epic parties. In fact, you’ll probably never be the cool kid, period. You’ll be the weirdo whose mom must know every single person in attendance and their parents. The kid who has to…

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Added by Kim Burgos on February 5, 2016 at 8:33pm — No Comments

A Case for Sex Education


(previously posted on www.themamasutra.net/blogs)

There is a very vocal minority who believes that sexual education for children and teens should be nonexistent, that somehow keeping a child ignorant is "protecting his or her innocence." I firmly disagree with this. Scratch that; make that strongly, emphatically, vehemently disagree.

That belief ignores a very…

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Added by Lanae St.John on February 5, 2016 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Runaway

She puts the kids on the school bus then runs away from home.

…my husband is calmly eating a piece of french toast at the table……

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Added by Dusty House (Angeline Duran) on February 4, 2016 at 1:07am — No Comments

5 Tips to Recharge as a Mom



It's no secret that being a mom can get exhausting- I literally live at the beck-and-call of a little boy not even a year old. As with anything, some weeks are better than others. And for me, this week has been one only survivable by the massive amounts of… Continue

Added by Savannah Noe on February 3, 2016 at 4:13pm — 2 Comments

Mommy, You Look Disgusting And I'm Sorry About That

Jesus said we should become as little children in order to be admitted into his Kingdom.[1] Do you think his directive included a free pass for unbridled expression regardless of our age? Can you imagine if, as adults, we could speak out exactly how we feel unhindered by…

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Added by Shelby Spear on February 3, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

10 Fun Ways to Bond with Your Child

My children are always asking me, Mommy, will you play a game?  Mommy, can we go to the park?  They love to share fun activities with their parents. 

Here are 10 fun ideas to make special memories with your children every…

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Added by Rachel N on January 31, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Power of Limits

I do not like limits in my life. At almost 28 I finally realize that there isn’t any and I can set any goals I wish, achieve them the way I prefer to choose, dream big and enjoy my life to the fullest. But for a couple of days I’m having an ongoing conversation with my mother over Skype about how important the limits are when you are growing up.

My mother did a great job. Modern parenting would most likely disagree with more than half of things that my parents were practicing, but to…

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Added by Anna Prokofieva on January 29, 2016 at 9:50pm — No Comments

How To Have a Baby and Not Lose Your Sh*t | Eeh Bah Mum on MomCave LIVE

Can I wipe bottoms and still kick-ass? What if all the other mums are really, really boring? Is it okay to Google the answers to everything? Kirsty Smith, the acclaimed UK blogger behind Eeh Bah Mum, is the our guest this week on MomCave LIVE. She’s the author of “How to Have a Baby and Not Lose Your…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on January 26, 2016 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Learning Disabilities

I am a chatter box. I have a lot of conversations, in my travels through my daily day. I have, at times, heard a lot of misinformation about learning disabilities. So I'm going to give every one some super BASIC info on learning disabilities. Knowledge is power man. That way you don't look like a ding dong when you are stating something at a wine and cheese party.

AUTISM…

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Added by Brittany Burbank on January 25, 2016 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World - Review & GIVEAWAY

No one plans to raise a selfish child or spoiled brat. Every parent dreams of their child being selfless, generous, and appreciative. But it’s challenging to raise a grateful child in a culture that has a hard time saying no. We love our kids and want to give…

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Added by Kishona Lape on January 25, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Funny Web Series for Moms | New SLUMMY MUMMY! | “Firemen”

At long last, it’s a new episode of our award-winning funny web series for moms, SLUMMY MUMMY. What happens when Jen’s baby finallysleeps through the night?

Funny Web Series for Moms |SLUMMY MUMMY Epsiode 6 | Firemen…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on January 21, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

One Question I'll Be Asking My Children (& Myself) Everyday

Yesterday when I picked up Elijah from school, I did the same thing nearly every parent does when they see their children at the end of the day:  I asked him, “How was your day?

I actually hate that question. It’s so cliché, but even more so, it never really invites real…

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Added by Kishona Lape on January 21, 2016 at 9:51am — No Comments

Features of the Must Play Online Games For Your Children

Do you love to play online games but you end up being in the worst of places while you are searching for the same? If that is exactly the case, then you will have to make sure of the fact that you have logged on to the best game forum that you can ever get. In order to do that, you have to check out the rating of the specific games as well. But if you are a complete novice in this thing, then you have to make sure that you read up  the whole of this article so that you do not have to face…

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Added by Dawn Wells on January 19, 2016 at 12:29am — No Comments

Going on a Date with My 5-Year-Old

When Elijah brought home the flyer for a “Me and My Gal” night at his school, I admit – at first I dismissed it as something I didn’t particularly want to do. I doubted that he even paid any attention to the note about a glow-in-the-dark themed…

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Added by Kishona Lape on January 18, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Perfect Mum

We all wish we could be the Perfect Mum, but the reality is very different. Just ‘Good Enough’ is perfect enough.

The Dream –

Your Breastfeeding, making home-made meals, your house is spotless, you’ve lost all the baby weight, have a full face of make-up and a new hair-do. You’ve taken up a new hobby that’s always interested you and attend mummy meetings and baby groups.

Your new bundle of joy is wonderful he/she is a baby that sleeps all night and…

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Added by Mummyitsok on January 18, 2016 at 5:42am — No Comments

Lice & Other Gross Stuff | 47 Secrets to a Younger You | MomCave LIVE Ep 54

Our kids are lovable and snuggle-able. Except when they make our skin crawl. Since becoming a mom, have you dealt with more gross crap than you ever imagined? 

We talk about lice and other gross stuff moms encounter. Our guests will be the funny mamas behind the comedy 47 Secrets to a Younger You.

Lice A scene from "47 Secrets to a Younger You." Ugh.…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on January 14, 2016 at 8:50pm — No Comments

How to Keep Kids Away From Porn

Raging hormones is probably a parent’s worst nightmare. Every parent becomes worried about their kids relationships, their hangouts the moment their kid hits puberty. This is also the time when your kid prefers more privacy and seclusion from you. It is a pretty helpless state but with many…

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Added by Nicki Marie II on January 6, 2016 at 6:40am — 2 Comments

Taming the wild beast that is motherhood.

Guilt.

We've all felt it at some point. You took that last bite of food even when your pants begged you to stop. You told someone 'no' knowing you could have said 'yes'. You've told a little white lie: "I'm so tired from cleaning the house all day!" [what really happened] you sprayed the house with Febreeze, moved the basket of clothes to a different spot in the room, and shoved the toys in the closet. Your secret is safe with me. Eventually, our stomachs settle and…

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Added by Kelly Repiscak on December 22, 2015 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

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