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I used to consider myself a brave person. I wasn't jumping out of planes or scaling Mount Everest, but I loved visiting new locales and trying new things. And then I had kids. And in that instant, everything changed. Now, I find myself scared of EVERYTHING!...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The grief of a miscarriage is immense on its own, but alongside a best friend's healthy pregnancy, it can make such a loss that much more difficult. Our friends at YourTango share the personal essay of a woman's experience with miscarriage and friendship....
From: LilSugar | By: YourTango | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Taking your kids to Disneyland for the first time is the ultimate parenting rite of passage (in my book). It might be more expensive than the first day of school or prom dress shopping, but I'm here to tell you that it's totally worth it. But it's also...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Turner | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Having endured IVF and two miscarriages, Lauren Giles of Studio 154 Photography is sensitive toward clients who have experienced difficult hardships. "It's like a silent club we're in together," she wrote on her blog. "We mourn and comfort each other...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Taking little ones in and out of their car seats is something that can become a monotonous daily task for parents. However, months after her little girl died, one mom strapped her infant into her car seat for the last time and didn't take that moment...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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We're happy to present this article by Jenna Korf from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. When you marry a man who already has children, dealing with his ex-wife can be a real challenge. One woman asked me: "Why does my husband's ex-wife hate me?...
From: LilSugar | By: YourTango | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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A father who attended the Cleveland Cavaliers game on March 24, 2017 got to see his team pull out a close win over the Charlotte Hornets, but unfortunately, he had to celebrate that alone, as his son who was supposed to be there with him couldn't attend...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Comedian James Breakwell makes sure that every tweet he sends is absolutely hilarious - by recounting conversations he has with his wife and four daughters under the age of 6. His account, XplodingUnicorn, is full of priceless 140-character encounters...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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When it rains, it pours, but one family didn't let that stop them from having the outdoor maternity photo shoot of their dreams. Jon and Brittany Barton and their two boys, Declan, 4, and Noah, 2, decided that they were going to celebrate their incoming...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We're happy to present this article by Emily Lingenfelser from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. So don't you dare judge me. The other day, I told the director of a shelter for pregnant women that my pregnancy was unexpected. To my surprise, this...
From: LilSugar | By: YourTango | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Warning: Some readers might find the photos below upsetting. On what was supposed to be his baby girl's due date, one dad is honoring her memory by sharing an emotional message about the child he only had minutes with. Although his baby was born premature...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Our friend @dianakane had a party this evening for a new art show in her store of pictures from the @womenmarch. And she had a postcard station too. Willa wanted to send a postcard to "the woman in charge of education." So she did. Here's what she wrote....
From: LilSugar | By: Victoria Messina | Friday, March 24, 2017
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When it comes to inspiration for baby names, we thought we'd covered them all. From pop-culture-inspired names to ones that are actually illegal, we've found all sorts of great resources, and here's one more - nature! Whether you think your daughter...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Friday, March 24, 2017
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One afternoon when we were still living in New Zealand, I sat on the couch pretty much topless, as one is when nursing a... Posted by Mama Lion Strong on Sunday, March 27, 2016 Whether you are a new mom or have years of raising kids under your belt,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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When I first asked my mother if she knew what a rainbow baby was, she had no clue - despite having two of her own. I explained that a rainbow baby is actually a term for a child born following a miscarriage – they represent the sun shining through...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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I was getting my bimonthly highlight and haircut, relishing the two hours of near silence and enjoying plenty of guilt-free Instagram scrolling, when a teenage boy and his mom walked into the salon. I have two sons under 4, so this piqued my interest....
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Turner | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Looking for a classic girl's name? Historical data from the Social Security Administration is the place to look. The agency has collected the most popular baby names for more than a century. And the top names from the 1910s include beautiful and traditional...
From: LilSugar | By: Annie Gabillet | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Frozen fever lives on! For Zoe's birthday party, her mother wanted to give her a Winter wonderland soiree so Zoe would have a chance to wear her Elsa costume. To get into the Frozen spirit, there were icy blue linens with mirrors and crystal candleholders....
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Friday, March 24, 2017
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This mom's photo shoot proves it does take a village to raise a child....
From: LilSugar | By: Natalie Rivera | Friday, March 24, 2017
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today for my birthday, my grandpa gave me 3 books filled w stories of each time he hung out w me from the age of 2 to 5. I am speechless.😭 pic.twitter.com/fyeOUV1K2J - ren (@renblankk) March 23, 2017 Any child who has a grandparent in his or her life...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Friday, March 24, 2017
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One clever dad is going viral thanks to his genius baby hack: stopping his son's crying using one of Mom's dirty shirts. Arshad Ali posted the magical video footage to YouTube to spread the wealth to other sleep-deprived parents with inconsolable babies....
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Need a quick and easy activity for your kids to do? This DIY puffy paint will provide hours of entertainment in a pinch. And the best part? It's nontoxic and safe to eat, which is a major bonus if your kids try to put everything in their mouths. DIY...
From: LilSugar | By: Brandi Milloy | Friday, March 24, 2017
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After being diagnosed with FIV and FeLV, former @BFAS_UT resident Apple has hit the jackpot with her new family: https://t.co/63ywBTXZ93. pic.twitter.com/BPrwV86Wa1 - Best Friends (@bestfriends) December 20, 2016 Although Wendy Bylsma wouldn't describe...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Title An 8-year-old boy had the most dramatic reaction to realizing just how hard it is to be an adult - and we are living for it. In a post to Imgur, the unnamed boy can be seen with his head down on the table, a mostly eaten adult-size personal pizza...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Learning to co-feed my twins! I definitely need an extra set of hands to get everything and everyone set up. Thanks to my husband we finally made it happen today. Thought I'd share the magic. If it makes you uncomfortable just keep scrolling. #cofeed...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Friday, March 24, 2017
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No parent wants to imagine their baby's car seat being flipped upside down, but one mom is going viral for her eye-opening photos that are teaching parents an important lesson about car seat safety. Rachel McNamara shared two snapshots of her little...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Friday, March 24, 2017
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In the heat of an argument, especially with a child or teenager, it's easy to forget there are certain words or phrases we just shouldn't scream at them. You may not remember what you said in the moment, but they will, and the situation could come back...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Friendships are an integral part of life for most of us. I've been lucky to have found some amazing ones throughout my 37 years - I've known some of my closest friends for more than 20 years; others entered my life after I had my children - and I want...
From: LilSugar | By: Katharine Stahl | Friday, March 24, 2017
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It amazes me that I am suddenly in the midst of planning my son's second birthday. Even though it feels like we just celebrated his first and not too long ago celebrated his birth, I need to start thinking about what to get him. In the grand scheme of...
From: LilSugar | By: Laurel Elis Niedospial | Friday, March 24, 2017
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There are Harry Potter lovers, and then there are diehard, full-blown superfans whom your average Muggles don't hold a candle to. Tiffany Nicole and her Harry Potter-loving husband most definitely fall into the second category. The mother of four created...
From: LilSugar | By: Hilary White | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Becoming a mother can be an incredibly daunting experience and, despite what some may think, no amount of money, fame, or titles can change that. Although it may be hard to relate to Kate Middleton considering that she's the Duchess of Cambridge, this...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Babies and puppies are cute in their own right. So when you put the two together in a room, photo, or video, it's bound to be adorable. Whether they are mimicking one another's mannerisms (yes, even the licking) or simply snuggling next to each other,...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah Rocketto | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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