How to Cope with a Positive Prenatal Test Result

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control reports that each year, about 120,000 babies are born with a birth defect. While we ourselves aren’t planning to have any more children, we have lots of friends who are still trying and considering. But with each...

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Mommy-to-be Fashion

A friend of mine is due to have her first child in just a few days and today’s post written by Alex Summers really made me think back to being pregnant at this time 7 years ago. Finding clothes that wouldn’t make me feel or look like a whale was not easy....

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The Realities of What to Expect After Pregnancy

Pregnancy and giving birth was rather easy for me. But that isn’t the case for everyone. And what happens when you come home with your new bundle of joy is the biggest adjustment of all. Many people don’t know what to expect, especially with their first...

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10 incredible (and free) resources for baby signing

We started using baby sign language with Mackenzie when she was about 6 months old and I think it was one of the best ideas we ever had. Not only could she understand us very early on, but she started signing back to us when she was about 12 months old…and to be...

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More free baby stuff in Germany

Mack and I had to run out to Metro yesterday to buy a few things before the Christmas shopping craze truly hits. We decided to smoke ribs and have a BBQ Christmas dinner this year so I was out picking the ribs up, among other things. Shortly after I got home, the...

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Not exactly the Ritz

I haven’t mentioned much about what things were like those four days while I was in the hospital; but mistake my lack of words up until this point as a sign that things weren’t.  It was rather the opposite. Because I’m an expat and I am still not...

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