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Why Can’t School Be All Year Long?

CommentsPosted by: Brandie Chesney on Jul 23, 2014 in Parenting, Toddlers

I don’t know how to make it stop. I beg and use time outs like they are going out of style on a daily basis. This mother of four has hit a hurdle. My twins, 6.5-year-olds, not only fight with each other constantly but fight with the littles, too. Fight, wine, bicker, push, bite and […]

What to Say and What not to Say to This Mommy

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jul 22, 2014 in Parenting, Toddlers

Recently I read a blog on scarymommy.com titled “13 Things Non-Parents Should Never say to Parents”. Before I was a mommy to my wonderful little 18-month-old boy, I always used to look on at other parents and think, “What would I do differently?” Or I would make a comment like, “When my child is that […]

Car Seat? Check! Diapers? Check! Health Insurance? Uhhh….

With everything going on toward the end of your pregnancy, it’s easy to miss a step or two when preparing for your little one’s arrival. While insurance headaches are common these days, there’s a way to add a new baby to your health insurance without going through insurance pains. It would seem obvious that your […]

What’s Your Baby’s Celebrity Name?

If you’re pregnant, you’ve heard the usual barrage of questions: When is it due? Boy or girl? and Do you have a name picked out yet? If names like John and Mary just aren’t your style — or your current child needs a cool nickname — you can always take the celebrity route with interesting […]

Healthier Alternatives to Traditional Fourth of July Food

The following post was written by Brooke Schoonenberg, Dietitian at Woman’s Center for Wellness. When most people think of the Fourth of July, they think of patriotism, freedom, and a good old BBQ! Certain foods like hamburgers, hot dogs, and apple pie have become staples on many of our July 4 menus. Unfortunately, these foods can be […]

Gift Guide for New Moms and Dads

When you’re pregnant, you’ve got a million things to think about before your delivery — have we packed the hospital bag? Is the house ready for a baby boy or girl? Are we really sure about that name?!? So it’s understandable that some small items might slip your mind. If you’re thinking about any last-minute […]

Happy Moving Day from the Palmers!

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jun 17, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

Have you ever moved homes with a toddler before?? My recommendation…. DON’T!!! Wait until your little one can actually understand fully what you are saying and you can understand him. My husband and I recently decided to take advantage of the low interest rates and the desire of people wanting to live in our neighborhood. […]

Stressing Over Breastfeeding

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on Jun 12, 2014 in Babies, Breastfeeding, Parenting

Am I making enough milk? Is my baby eating enough? What is the number of diapers per day? Are they wet and dirty or just wet? If my baby sleeps through the night should I wake him to feed or maybe I should get up and pump? Oh no, I slept through the night and […]

Choosing a Natural Birth

Stacy Levy decided early on that she wanted to have a natural birth. From the moment she discovered she was pregnant, she took the all-natural route and kept her diet and nutrition as natural as possible, so when her due date neared, she knew that she wouldn’t throw those 40 weeks of strict discipline away […]

That First “Mama”

CommentsPosted by: Stephanie Roussell on Jun 10, 2014 in Babies, Milestones, Parenting

It came like a lightening bolt. Those two syllables that rock your world. “Ma Ma” and “Da Da” They came out of nowhere.

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