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When it comes to maternity style (and while we're at it - style in general), there's no doubt that celebs have an unfair advantage. Stylists, designer hookups, hair and makeup pros . . . it's easy to look good when you have an entire team on your side....
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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At 27 weeks pregnant, Jenny Purvis was expecting good news at her prenatal doctor's visit. Instead, she received a life-altering diagnosis. An ultrasound revealed cysts on the mom-to-be's ovaries - a surefire sign of cancer. Unable to perform a biopsy,...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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There's no shortage of options when it comes to maternity photos, but in the end, they all pretty much look the same - pregnant woman cradling her burgeoning belly (sometimes clothed, often not) with a knowing look in her eye. But sometimes a photographer...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Among teen and preteen girls, hair removal can be a sensitive and tricky subject to tackle, emotionally and physically. A typical question among readers with daughters is at what age should they be allowed to shave? But, several moms who may not want...
From: LilSugar | By: Patricia-Anne-Tom | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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We're happy to present this article by Michelle Toglia from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. Dads really have this parenting thing down. Ever wonder what your hubby and little one are doing when you're not around? Are they burning the house down?...
From: LilSugar | By: YourTango | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The following post was originally featured on Say Yes and written by Liz Stanley, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. This family-of-three costume is a classic! Where's Waldo is not only cute and charming but it totally vibes with your striped nautical...
From: LilSugar | By: sayyesblog | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Parents, it's time to step your Halloween game up. The man behind the Glowy Zoey stick-figure costumes has created an amped-up Minnie Mouse costume for his daughter this year - it's totally mind-blowing. LED light strips are hooked up to a controller...
From: LilSugar | By: Macy-Williams | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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They say Halloween is all about the kids, but moms play an important part in the festivities. We buy (or, if we're especially talented, make) their costumes, purchase the candy, and take them trick-or-treating. But when it's time to hit up the neighbors...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Moms are petitioning for a Disney princess with Down syndrome - HuffPost Parents See CaCee Cobb's adorable pregnancy announcement - Celebrity Baby Scoop Learn how to love your postbaby body - FitPregnancy Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam are expecting...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Talk about a double dose of shock. When Shelby Magnani went to a walk-in clinic to deal with stomach pains, she never thought she'd walk out a mom-to-be. Doctors performed an ultrasound on the Iowa woman and discovered she was 34 weeks pregnant. And...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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I'm not scared of my kids, really. That is until the doctor tells us we need to give them medicine. As soon as they see the doctor pull out his prescription pad, they close up tight as can be. My youngest son has a highly sensitive gag reflex that seems...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Is a Halloween attraction to blame for a teen's death? That's the question being asked in Ohio after a 16-year-old died during a haunted house tour last Friday. While visiting one of the many attractions at Middletown's Land of Illusion Haunted Scream...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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People said the darnedest things to me when I was pregnant with my children, which is ironic because I've never met a more emotionally unstable person than myself while pregnant. What is it about a woman's growing baby bump that makes those around her...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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You plan your kids' costumes weeks in advance (right?), but your own Halloween ensemble is, at best, an afterthought. If you're a mama who likes dressing up but doesn't have time to plan an elaborate costume, you're in luck. Halloween may be right around...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Stahl | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Bake sales used to be so simple (well, simpler). Stop by the store on your way to school, pick up a couple dozen cupcakes, and call it a day. But as more and more kids are diagnosed with food allergies and intolerances, parents have to be extracautious...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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When Momma's Gone City blogger Jessica Shyba's 2-year-old son, Beau, and newly rescued puppy, Theo, began napping together, she had no idea they'd become Internet sensations. But soon after she posted the first picture of the two resting side by side,...
From: PetSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Tips and tricks for making the most of your Facebook experience - Tech 6 ways to copy Kris Jenner's stylishly homey kitchen - Home Whoa! Watch little girls yell f*ck in the name of feminism - Moms When it comes to style, Kim Kardashian knows how to keep...
From: SavvySugar | By: Sierra-Horton | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Nope, your ears aren't playing tricks on you. The t-shirt company FCKH8 brought in little girls from 6-13 years old to discuss gender inequality. Set against a pink backdrop, these girls dressed like princesses discuss feminism, unequal pay, and sexual...
From: LilSugar | By: Macy-Williams | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The following post was originally featured on Along Abbey Road and written by Cristy Mishkula, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. In celebration of the Disney movie Maleficent, Michelle's Party Plan-It designed this AMAZING Maleficent Dessert Table,...
From: LilSugar | By: Pretty-My-Party | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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So your daughter wants to be a firefighter for Halloween. Great! A classic! That is, until you go to the store and try to find her a costume. Packaging for traditional firefighter costumes feature smiling boys dressed as firemen. Next to that is a version...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It looks like this big brother got a lesson in anatomy when he met his baby sister for the first time. The little guy was in shock and awe when holding his new infant sibling, giving her a sweet kiss before explaining to his parents where her belly,...
From: LilSugar | By: Macy-Williams | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Ryan Reynolds shares his preferred baby names - The Bump Kate Middleton debuts her baby bump - Celebrity Baby Scoop The disease that's riskier than Ebola - FitPregnancy Kristen Bell teaches daughter sign language - People Moms & Babies Should companies...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Shoulder pads, leg warmers, fanny packs . . . These fond fashion memories for those of us who were around in the 1980s are like foreign objects to today's teens. Just watch this hilarious video of their responses as documented by Fine Brothers Productions...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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No good deed goes unpunished, and a 10-year-old in Ohio is experiencing this firsthand. Jetta Fosburg recently cut and donated 14 inches of her long blond locks to Wigs for Kids, a charity that helps children with cancer and other hair-loss issues. Instead...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Even the most been-there-done-that adults found the violent and incredibly dark nature of AMC's hit series Breaking Bad to be tough to watch. A show about a former science teacher turned crystal meth dealer doesn't exactly qualify as family-friendly...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Everyone's definition of "ready" for a new baby varies, but one thing is for sure: life as you know it is changed forever once they make their way into your world. If you find yourself offering to babysit for your friends for free just so that you can...
From: LilSugar | By: Hilary-White | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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I don't know about you, but I miss the days where I could dress my kiddos in whatever I wanted them to be for Halloween. A pumpkin. A cute puppy. A borrowed (and free) costume from a friend. Whatever, as long as it was cute. Now that they're no longer...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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They say charity begins at home, but so do a slew of other qualities: compassion, chivalry, and, most importantly, confidence. Between bullies and the overly critical media, kids seem to have lower self-esteem than ever before. And while we can't control...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Does your child often beg for one more book at bedtime? Does he prefer flipping pages over changing TV channels? Then congratulations: your child is a bookworm. And since your child loves to read, it only makes sense for her passion to inspire this year's...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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22 new beauty launches that belong in your Fall makeup kit - Beauty 30 costumes to rock with your BFF - Love & Sex Indispensable Gmail tips and tricks - Tech 6 intriguing ideas to spice up your cocktail routine - Food Hangover helper: detox yoga...
From: FabSugar | By: Sierra-Horton | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The toddler years are the golden phase of a mom's party-planning career. The little guest of honor is developing a real personality and interests of his or her own, but classroom guest-list politics aren't yet in play. Make your 2-to-4-year-old's big...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Monday, October 20, 2014
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How a parent corrects a child's behavior is always a hotly contested topic. From taking privileges and things away to using timeout as a calming place, every family does it differently. There is no "one way" to correct behavior. Parents need the freedom...
From: LilSugar | By: Sharon-Silver | Monday, October 20, 2014
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We've all had those moments of panic when one of our kids can't wait a second longer for his snack and another is nearly to the point of no return and in need of a potty - STAT. From accidents and messes to car naps and grumbling tummies, it's safe to...
From: LilSugar | By: Hilary-White | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Does your state allow spanking in school? - BabyCenter Blog Zoe Saldana shares her embarrassing pregnancy moment - Celebrity Baby Scoop Vitamin D may make childbirth less painful - FitPregnancy Jimmy Fallon writes his first baby book - People Moms &...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Monday, October 20, 2014
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We're all for order in the court, but what about a baby? After a judge denied her request for a hearing delay, Stacy Ehrisman-Mickle was forced to bring her 4-week-old baby to court. The Atlanta attorney had filed a request in early September, knowing...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Monday, October 20, 2014
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One of the most common causes of working-mom guilt stems from the thought that your child is spending his days with someone other than a parent. Whether it's at day care or at home with a nanny, having someone else stand in as the decision-maker, disciplinarian,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It must be tough to find a good babysitter in England. I mean, that's the only logical reason that a mother would bring her baby to an armed robbery, right? Tanya Miller, a mother of four, was arrested last week for aiding a bank robbery in northern...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The following post was originally featured on Along Abbey Road and written by Abbey Rodriguez, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. "Mommy, I need my mimis," Luke said as he walked into our office where I was answering emails and paying bills. (Mimis...
From: LilSugar | By: alongabbeyroad | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Whether your child is in preschool or high school, it seems that the school picture process is always the same - stressful. And while we already have thousands of pictures of our kids in our possession, for whatever reason, a lot is riding on that one...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Monday, October 20, 2014
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If you have a child who suffers from wheat, dairy, and egg allergies, Halloween can be an especially tough time. Here's a delicious, special Halloween treat that you can whip up for your child without wheat, butter, and milk. Pumpkin, chocolate chips,...
From: LilSugar | By: Anna-Monette-Roberts | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Jack and Kate Spade's Collaboration With GapKids Is Absolutely Adorable comments...
From: Fashionologie | By: Rona-Horowitz | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Oatmeal + egg whites = one healthy hotcake hybrid - Fitness Hogwarts sex ed would be just as awkward as muggle sex ed - Love & Sex How to provide resort-level comfort for overnight guests - Home 20 spooktacular Halloween apps just for tots - Moms...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Nick-Maslow | Monday, October 20, 2014
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