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Tips for Dealing with Soaring Childcare Costs

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Tips for Dealing with Soaring Childcare Costs

Being a mom is hard enough, but when you add the soaring costs of childcare, it can feel downright impossible these days. Childcare costs are now the largest monthly expense throughout the country, surpassing even the cost of housing. 

As daycare expenses continue to rise, it's important for moms to know about available resources that could make things a bit easier for you and your family. To help, we've put together this guide highlighting the most widely accessible programs and resources...

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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 Maternity Photoshoot Ideas to Capture Life’s Greatest Journey

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Creative Maternity Photoshoot Ideas to Capture Life’s Greatest Journey

Creating another life is a superpower that deserves to be celebrated! When you’re feeling achy or bloated, taking photographs might be the last thing on your mind. But hear us out - getting pampered for a maternity photoshoot is a great way to boost your confidence and highlight your beauty during this amazing journey. There’s something so special about looking back on this moment when your little one is grown...

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The 2022 Ultimate Guide to Baby Names: From Helpful Apps to Popular Choices

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The 2022 Ultimate Guide to Baby Names: From Helpful Apps to Popular Choices

Getting ready to be a parent comes with many preparations and difficult decisions. One of the most challenging choices is figuring out your baby’s name. Most importantly, remember that a name doesn’t make a person; it’s the other way around. Your baby’s name will sound the sweetest because of the meaning they add to it as they grow.

To help ease the burden of this major decision, we’re here with helpful tips, useful apps, and some of the most popular names and trends of 2022. So read ahead before you fill out that birth certificate!...

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10 Ways to Get your Finances Baby Ready

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10 Ways to Get your Finances Baby Ready

While you are focused on prepping your baby’s nursery or the changes happening to your pregnant body, there’s another major change demanding your attention: what’s going on with your wallet. Having a new baby is an amazing journey, but it’s also one of the most expensive life changes.

Money is more than just mathematical figures; there’s an emotional connection too. Of course, you want to give your child the world, but setting realistic budgets and being diligent about where your funds are going will help you better provide for them in the long run...

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