All Blog Posts Tagged 'second' (23)

Update on My Daughter's New Cochlear Implant

Early last year we started investigating the idea of adding a second cochlear implant because we were having issues with my daughter being able to hear us when we were…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 4, 2014 at 7:09pm — No Comments

7 Things Pregnant Teens Ask Prior to Considering Adoption as an Option

Last year, more than 300,000 teenagers had babies, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. About 3,000 made the decision to find adoptive parents for their babies. 

Here are seven common questions pregnant teens ask prior to considering adoption as an option:

"Is adoption the…

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Added by Laurie Colton on December 23, 2013 at 5:46am — No Comments

Talkin' bout the 2nd time 3 positive characteristics of 2nd marriages

8 marriages later, here's what I would have told Elizabeth Taylor at marriage #2...

Talkin' bout the 2nd time

Added by Gladiator in Heels on October 12, 2013 at 8:07am — No Comments

My Daughter’s Second Cochlear Implant Surgery

Today is the day that my daughter gets her second cochlear implant.  I have to admit even though I have already been through this same surgery 12 years ago with my daughter, I was still nervous going into the hospital and waiting for her to have her surgery done.  My daughter was born with a severe to profound hearing loss in both ears.  In 2001, she received her first cochlear implant only on her right side and at that time doctors typically implanted only one side.  Cochlear implants…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 11, 2013 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Making Your Dreams Come True

By Carol Cassara – Contributor & Midlife Wrangler

We’re the first generation to hit middle age (and official “senior” status) that knows we’re going to live longer—and healthier.  And that means we still have at least another 20 years to make our dreams come true.

Julia Child, Gandhi, Dr. Ruth, and authors Laura Ingalls Wilder and Frank McCourt were all late…

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Added by Audreyvp on June 9, 2013 at 6:48am — No Comments

Making Your Dreams Come True: Can’t do it? Sure you can.

By Carol Cassara – Contributor & Midlife Wrangler

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Since we’re living healthier and longer, we Boomers are finding time to do the things we once dreamed of doing. I’m sharing my own path to making a dream come true with you, and hope that…

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Added by Audreyvp on June 1, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

Will Adding a Second Cochlear Implant Improve My Daughter’s Hearing?

After my daughter received her cochlear implant in 2001, she has continued to have ongoing speech and language delays.  These delays are a direct result of my own personal decision to wait so long to  have her surgery.  Looking back, I would have done things…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 6, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Second Hand shopping for kid's clothing, toys and gear

Ever want to sell your kid's "like new" designer clothing, toys or gear?  Who has time for Craig's list & Ebay? 

My partner Nicole and I started a yearly shopping event in 2009 designed to help NYC parents 

make easy money on their kid's outgrown stuff. Our Shop Lucky Finds events give parents a way to recycle, resell and reuse amazing items.  Everything is hand selected for quality. Please come shop our upcoming sale on Saturday, February 2nd at The Goddard…

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Added by candice lombardi on January 16, 2013 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Second Hand shopping for kid's clothing, toys and gear

Ever want to sell your kid's "like new" designer clothing, toys or gear?  Who has time for Craig's list & Ebay? 

My partner Nicole and I started a yearly shopping event in 2009 designed to help NYC parents 

make easy money on their kid's outgrown stuff. Our Shop Lucky Finds events give parents a way to recycle, resell and reuse amazing items.  Everything is hand selected for quality. Please come shop our upcoming sale on Saturday, February 2nd at The Goddard…

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Added by candice lombardi on January 16, 2013 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Belly Diaries: Week 20: Halfway There





Poor E. We found out this week that he's officially outnumbered 3 to 1. My premonition from March came true: this little kicking babe is a girl. He said he won't be worried unless the NEXT one is a girl, too. (HAHAHA, the next one. He must mean in about 10…

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Added by Tracie on August 31, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Belly Diaries: Weeks 16 & 17





How many weeks?: 17 weeks, 5 days

Size of Baby: Sweet potato: 5.5 inches, 5 oz

Countdown: 22 weeks left (Only 156 days!! SCARY. Why is this pregnancy going by so much faster?)

Total weight gain/loss: +1…

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Added by Tracie on August 15, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Confessions of a First Time Mother: Two Babies, One Mother, Much Love, Many Meltdowns?

Confession time.

I've written and re-written this post so many times in the past two months, I don't even know where to begin anymore. Do I stay positive, or write what I'm really feeling? Do I pretend I am so overjoyed and excited for every second of every day, or do I admit that I'm terrified half the time? Am I allowed to be excited to be pregnant while DREADING the newborn stage, coming {way…

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Added by Tracie on August 6, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Belly Diaries: Weeks 13-15





How far along: 15 weeks exactly

Size of Baby: 4.5 inches, 2-3 oz

Countdown: 25 weeks left

Total weight gain/loss: Depends on the day (is this normal?). Some days I'm up 3-4 lbs, some days I'm down 1-2 lbs from my…

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Added by Tracie on July 27, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

Belly Diaries: Weeks 11 & 12

My goal is to publish at least three posts a week because I want to do freelance writing for this pregnancy. Let's all have a good laugh right now (I have approx. eight posts in draft, titles only). What energy I CAN summon during the day is spent towards getting out of the house with baby girl & doing something fun, running errands, and/or/sometimes cleaning. I also have been making dinner every night. THIS IS AN ACCOMPLISHMENT. And that is all I can manage.…

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Added by Tracie on July 10, 2012 at 4:16pm — No Comments

The Belly Diaries, Week 10

Baby/Alien #2



Irony keeps life interesting.…

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Added by Tracie on June 27, 2012 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Closet Economics. How to Resell Kids’ Clothes: Pricing, Getting Paid and Shipping

We continue BBC Resell Kids Clothes 101 course, taught by our resident Resell Queen Shannon, Top Rated E-Bay seller. In her Insider Tips and Tricks for Selling Kids Stuff on E-Bay she taught you how to plan strategically, how to shop for clothes…

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Added by Julia Angel on February 21, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Closet Economics: How to Resell Kids’ Clothes and Make Money

How to Resell Kids’ Clothes and make money? Our resident Resell Queen Shannon, Top Rated E-Bay seller will show you how to buy right and how to resell your kids’ outgrown clothes with a profit. She will share with you her invaluable knowledge accumulated by years of trial and error, reveal trade tricks in this Guide How to Resell Kids’ Stuff on e-Bay and Make Money.…

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Added by Julia Angel on February 21, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Closet Economics: How to Resell Kids’ Clothes and Make Money

How to Resell Kids’ Clothes and make money? Our resident Resell Queen Shannon, Top Rated E-Bay seller will show you how to buy right and how to resell your kids’ outgrown clothes with a profit. She will share with you her invaluable knowledge accumulated by years of trial and error, reveal trade tricks in this Guide How to Resell Kids’ Stuff on e-Bay and Make Money.…

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Added by Julia Angel on February 21, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Closet Economics: How to Resell Kids’ Clothes and Make Money

How to Resell Kids’ Clothes and make money? Our resident Resell Queen Shannon, Top Rated E-Bay seller will show you how to buy right and how to resell your kids’ outgrown clothes with a profit. She will share with you her invaluable knowledge accumulated by years of trial and error, reveal trade tricks in this Guide How to Resell Kids’ Stuff on e-Bay and Make Money.…

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Added by Julia Angel on February 21, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Pet Wellness - A Solution for Pet Anxiety

Our pet wellness chat today is a short one but offers an effective antidote for pet anxiety. Your pet can suffer from anxiety for many different reasons ranging from vet visits, to toe nail cutting, to grooming visits, to loud noises. Some breeds of dogs and cats are more prone to anxiety with the symptoms being more obvious to their owners and more stressful as well.…



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Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on October 7, 2010 at 2:37am — No Comments

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