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20 Things To Do Before Your Due Date to Make Life Easier Once Baby is Home

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20 Things To Do Before Your Due Date to Make Life Easier Once Baby is Home

As your due date approaches, no matter how much you’ve prepared, it always seems like there is more to do. Now is a great time to tackle any last to-dos because once that little one is in your arms, you’ll be taking on a ton of new responsibilities caring for them. So, before it gets to those days when even taking a shower feels like a victory, let’s get started. We’ve put together a list of the top 20 “to-dos” to complete before you head to the hospital. Checking these off will make your life much easier when you get home with that little cutie...

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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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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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Healthy Fall Recipes Perfect for Pregnancy

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Healthy Fall Recipes Perfect for Pregnancy

Fall is one of the best times to be pregnant. It’s the perfect weather, not too hot and not too cold, and full of rich colors and flavors. Sure, it’s best known as pumpkin spice season, but autumn harvests provide so many other delicious tastes too, from apple cinnamon to butternut squash or toasted caramel.

This is an excellent time to show off your culinary skills with all that seasonal produce, so we’ve scoped out some healthy fall meal options that taste amazing and are sure to leave you satisfied.

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