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The Most Interesting Stories of the Year About Moms & Babies

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The Most Interesting Stories of the Year About Moms & Babies

Our baby bellies and kids make each day’s growth so apparent that we constantly think about the future. But sometimes, it’s important to pause and reflect on the past. This last year had plenty of challenges, but with them came new advances, fascinating discoveries, and parenting tips we never thought of ourselves.

We’ve read through tons of articles and blogs to compile this list with ten of our favorite 2021 stories relating to moms and babies. Whether you are pregnant for the first time or already a parent, there’s something new to learn from each of these listed. It’s far from a complete compilation but covers important family topics that are sure to be on moms’ minds this year...

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Creative Ways to Start Your Own Family Traditions During the Holidays

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Creative Ways to Start Your Own Family Traditions During the Holidays

The holidays are such a wonderful time of year to spend with your family. Sharing memories of building gingerbread houses together, sipping hot cocoa by the fireplace, or putting ornaments on the Christmas tree are just what this season is made for. Now that your family is growing, it’s the perfect time to create new holiday traditions or continue ones passed down from generations.

These traditions create lifelong happy memories and can even help your children gain a deeper understanding of who they are. Since many are tied into cultural or religious beliefs, rituals help generations stay connected by sharing family values and stories. Here are some creative ideas of holiday traditions the whole family will enjoy...

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Top 20 Books to Read to Your Baby in Their First Year

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Top 20 Books to Read to Your Baby in Their First Year

If you’ve ever watched an infant’s eyes light up when a book is placed in front of them, you know that reading can stimulate the mind even at an early age. Even though words mean little to them, verbal cues are picked up on and help develop language skills. Bedtime reading is also a great time to bond with your baby and introduce them to the world beyond their home.

There are so many colorful and creative books to choose from, and it can sometimes be overwhelming. To help you set up your baby’s first library or know which ones to add to your registry, here’s a guide with our top 20 books to read to them as infants up until their first birthday. A growing library is a wonderful thing, so use this as a starting point and add your favorites to the shelves whenever you’d like...

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Tips for Surviving a Big Thanksgiving Dinner While Pregnant

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Tips for Surviving a Big Thanksgiving Dinner While Pregnant

There's a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, like that little one on the way! While this is a great time to gather around the dinner table with family, being pregnant can make it a bit more challenging to navigate. From avoiding morning sickness triggers to preventing awkward family encounters if you haven't announced your pregnancy, there are plenty of reasons you might be stressing out about Thanksgiving.

Not to worry, we're here with some Thanksgiving tips for navigating these situations, figuring out what to wear, determining what you should and shouldn't eat, and more. With this guide in hand, we promise you'll survive this kick-off to the holiday season!...

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Suffering from Morning Sickness? These Natural Remedies Can Help

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Suffering from Morning Sickness? These Natural Remedies Can Help

Being pregnant can do all sorts of strange things to your body, from physical changes to surging hormones. One common complaint is morning sickness, and sadly, despite its name, it is not just limited to the mornings. No one knows precisely what causes this, but nearly 80% of women experience nausea during pregnancy.

Just because this is a typical experience during pregnancy doesn't mean there isn't anything you can do about it. There are several safe, natural remedies that offer relief from morning sickness. We've researched some of the best tips and treatments to ease your nausea, so you don't have to suffer through this.

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