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5 Cosmetic Procedures I Just Learned Existed

My sister-in-law recently gave me a tutorial on the cosmetic procedures that are popular in Southern California, where she lives. It turns out that the marketplace for aesthetic improvement to our faces and bodies goes far beyond laser hair removal and Botox, and I truly had no idea. Within my circle of friends, this topic […]

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I Was Selfish for Feeding My Baby Formula, and I’m Totally Okay with That.

When I started writing articles about parenting, I made a personal vow never to write about breastfeeding because it felt overdone; there are already so many blog posts on the topic. Then, I realized exactly why it’s such a popular and, often, controversial subject:  Feeding our babies is an immensely personal and individual experience, yet, […]

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World Breastfeeding Week :: New Study Reveals the Secret to Breastfeeding Success

If you notice more articles than usual about breastfeeding in your Facebook newsfeed this week, it’s because World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today.  The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) spearheads this annual awareness campaign with the goal of creating a “vibrant global movement for action to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding by anyone, anywhere, […]

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Top 5 Considerations to Make When Exercising for Two

Women’s bodies are incredible and the transformative process of pregnancy is no walk in the park. Gone are the days when expecting women were seen as fragile and weak (thankfully!); the benefits of prenatal exercise are now well-documented for both baby and mom. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) notes that although a woman’s […]

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