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Diaper Fit Guide

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Author: Seventh Generation

If you have a baby in the house, you'll be changing diapers as many as 10 times a day! That adds up to as many as 70 diapers a week, 280 or more diapers a month, and close to 3360 diapers during the first year. With an investment that big, it pays to become a diaper fit expert as early as you can.

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How Much Should I Share About My Kid Online?

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Author: Liz Moorhead

Last week, my son had his photo taken on Santa's lap. It was a really cute picture. His hair was sort of messy, his shirt slightly wrinkled, but his face was a giant, upturned grin. As soon as I had that photo in my hands, I paused with indecision. To post or not to post? Instagram? Facebook? Twitter?

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Eat Like a Grown Up

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Author: Seventh Generation

Fruit loops, goldfish, happy meals - it's amazing what we feed our kids in an attempt to "sneak" in nutrition and train them to like eating.

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Simplify Gift Giving This Holiday Season

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Author: Liz Moorhead

My favorite part of this season is giving. I love secretly hunting for ideas, plotting and planning for the perfect present. It's the other stuff that I don't enjoy- the worry about finances, the budgeting, the scrimping and scouring for deals. And the battling packed parking lots and elbowing my way through crowds.

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Moms on a Mission

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Author: Brandi Thomas

As a mom, I find myself worrying about just about everything. Most of my parenting experience (all two years and four months of it) has been full of wonder, joy, interrupted sleep and sticky fingers. But there are plenty of quiet moments when I find myself thinking about the unthinkable. News reports run through my head and I count worries instead of counting sheep.

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7 Reasons I Turn to Friends Without Kids for Parenting Advice

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Author: Liz Moorhead

Since having a kid, I find that I need advice. A lot. Rarely a week goes by without a, "What are these pink spots?" or "Why isn't he eating dinner?" or "Is it really normal that he sneaks into the kitchen to eat banana bread at 5am?" Though I have plenty of friends with kids, I've noticed that I've been turning to my child-free friends for advice first. Counterintuitive? Crazy?

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 2012

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Author: greenwrite

Every year in the United States approximately 2 million women experience pregnancy loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, newborn death, and other causes. October 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

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Top Ten Baby Gifts for 2012

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Author: Seventh Generation

What are the must-have baby gifts for this year? We asked our Facebook community to share their top baby-gift-registry items and compiled the top ten recommendations into this list for 2012. Any one of them is sure to delight a Mom-to-be!

 

Top 10 Registry Items for 2012:

 

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Must Reading: Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History

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Author: sheila hollender

A new book by Florence Williams, Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, explores a topic that is generally glossed over in the conversation about environmental toxins. After giving birth to her second child, Williams had her breast milk tested for various pesticides and toxins, including flame retardants.

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Halloween Costumes That Won't Frighten the Planet

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Author: the Inkslinger

The surest sign that autumn is knocking at the gate comes each year in the dying light of late September. Over a dinner plate filled with garden finality, my daughter will invariably look up out of the blue and ask in sudden panic, "Hey! What am I going to be for Halloween?"

 

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