The Ninth Month

This last month has been kicking my well rounded belly. I'm constantly exhausted, sore, stressed beyond belief about all the things I have to do in such a short period of time and beginning to come to the realization that soon I will have two children in my life. Everything else has been taking a …

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Cord Blood: Bank, Delay, Donate or Discard?

There are so many factors to consider when creating a birth plan. You want to make sure that the doctors, nurses, midwives and support partners are all aware of your preferences and what you definitely do not want. Epidural or natural? Water birth or in a hospital bed? At home or in a birthing center? …

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Describing my Soulmate (Journalwithme#47)

This week's question focuses on your soulmate. What qualities would you want to them have, or if you've already found your soulmate, what qualities DO they already have? What do they look like? What's their personality like? I've been married for four years now, but I've been with my husband for eleven years (over a …

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Five Irritating Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy is an amazing experience that many women are grateful and excited to experience. You're creating life, you're bringing this new gift into the world and you get to help them grow into an amazing person. Everyone knows the basic pregnancy symptoms and signs, and some of the common irritating ones like morning sickness, exhaustion …

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Saving Money on Kids Items

There is no beating around the bush - kid's items are expensive. Sometimes they cost just as much as their adult counterparts, but with far less material and they outgrow everything so quickly. It's vital to save money, especially if you're on a budget, but your children also need to be clothed, entertained and educated. …

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