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I was pregnant just five weeks when the puking began. I took it as a success sign at first; I had been pregnant just a few months before and miscarried. I figured a little puking couldn't hurt me. Boy, was I wrong! According to the University of Maryland...
From: LilSugar | By: Laura-L-Hernandez | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Kara's Party Ideas and written by Kara Allen, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. This festive VINTAGE 4TH OF JULY FREEDOM PARTY was submitted by Shannon Powell of Painting Paris Pink. Isn't this party setup...
From: LilSugar | By: KaraAllen7704 | Monday, June 29, 2015
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I gave birth to two healthy baby boys, and I never felt a single contraction. No, I'm not a '50s-style mom who was happily knocked out for her delivery and awoke to find a burrito-wrapped baby in my arms. I'm a double C-section mom, and I'm not ashamed...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Recognizing early signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and seeking early intervention can make a world of difference in the life of a child with autism. Here, we share what you need to know about spotting signs of autism early. When do early signs...
From: LilSugar | By: Circle-of-Moms-Editors | Monday, June 29, 2015
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What's cuter than a man holding a baby? Well, not a whole lot. For some reason, seeing a tiny tot wrapped in a gorgeous guy's arms makes women weak in the knees. We're not sure if it's purely biological or because men and babies are both beautiful in...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Monday, June 29, 2015
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It's hard enough deciding what outfit to wear in the morning, but when you're five months pregnant and dressing for two - the task becomes nearly impossible. Your go-to jeans are no longer an option, you have to reorder your favorite cozy tees in a larger...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Monday, June 29, 2015
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We WON! Words alone cannot depict the significance this day holds. I - mother of three, married to the woman of my dreams - am living the life I always wanted, and yet not until now have I experienced true validation and . . . it's everything. This is...
From: LilSugar | By: brandyblackTNF | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Real women. Real mamas. Real bodies. A motto many moms are following as they display their postpregnancy bellies on social media, stretch marks and all. Instead of shying away from the battle scars of carrying a child for nine months, moms like former...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Filling out school forms for your children is nothing unusual and hardly exciting. That is, until you get asked whether you had a vaginal or cesarean birth. If you have a bewildered look on your face, then you're not alone. Cara Paiuk, a mom of a 5-year-old,...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Sarah Scott has made a "huge sacrifice" to buy her dream home with her husband, and the Internet is having a bit of a field day - but why? In her Elle Decor article, Scott writes, My husband and I purchased our dream home entirely on our own . . . By...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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A controversial bill might give California one of the nation's strictest vaccination laws – requiring nearly all schoolchildren to be fully vaccinated in order to attend both public and private school as well as day care. The bill makes it clear that...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Sometimes when we put our toddlers down for a nap, they fall right asleep, all is right in the world, and for just a minute we want to sit and stare at them (and perhaps take an Instagram photo). Sometimes we put our toddlers down for a nap and within...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Blogger and mother Britt Reints of In Pursuit of Happiness describes her frustrations with her daughter's boyish fashion and beauty choices and how she came to realize the difference between "pretty" and "beautiful." "Hey, little man!" "Does he want...
From: LilSugar | By: Kelsey-Kennick | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Looking for pretty girl names? We asked moms on our Facebook page to share the prettiest girls' names they've ever heard, and their ideas absolutely poured in. Here we've rounded up some favorites, from pretty middle names for girls to names that start...
From: LilSugar | By: Barbara-Rockwell | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The following is an excerpt from a post featured on Pretty My Party and written by blogger Cristy Mishkula, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. In less than a week, it will be time to celebrate the Fourth of July! Here are 25 Free Fourth of July Printables...
From: LilSugar | By: Pretty-My-Party | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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5 real-world issues that worry young kids - Parents Can you handle the cost of having a baby? - Real Simple Pixar fails at body positivity in Inside Out - HuffPost Parents Moms say: how to get ready fast - BabyCenter Blog Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson...
From: LilSugar | By: Samantha-Netkin | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Motherhood usually means kids first, partner second . . . and Mom third. One of the first realizations of motherhood is how once that baby is out of you and in the world, who you were as you once knew it changes. It's a hardcore identity struggle for...
From: LilSugar | By: Laura-Lif | Monday, June 29, 2015
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While Lego's girl-oriented Friends sets are flying off store shelves, it's been two years since the company began its concerted effort to include more female figures in its traditional building sets. Back in 2013, the company received mass praise for...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Pixar's latest family-friendly film Inside Out has managed to wiggle into the hearts of children and adults alike. The movie, which took four years to make, follows 11-year-old Riley as she leaves her home in the Midwest for San Francisco. The stars...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Though the Harry Potter novels and movies take place at a magical school in a world quite a bit different from our own, the characters' adventures serve up countless lessons about life, love, and humanity that children can learn from, even at a young...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The Massachusetts Supreme Court's new ruling regarding disciplinary methods may shock many parents. For the first time, there are legal guidelines for the use of physical punishment that rely on parents to determine what is "reasonable" and "harmful."...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Some children just have a natural talent for the arts and 7-month-old Amalah is no different. The baby girl shows off some seriously impressive beatboxing skills with the help of her dad, La Guardia Cross, in an eight-second video. Although short, the...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Camp season is upon us, and as every parent who's shipped off a child for a week, a month, or more, knows, there's nothing more exciting than getting a letter home in the mail. And that's because kids don't just say the darnedest things, they write them,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Monday, June 29, 2015
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It's not often that I get the pleasure of shopping with just one kid, but the other day I was out at Costco with just my two-year-old.  We were zooming down the isles, and I was really in my element, thinking about how fun and easy it is to have just...
From: LilSugar | By: Katie-of-Mommy-With-Selective-Memory | Monday, June 29, 2015
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There are a lot of great tips for visiting Disney World floating around that everyone should investigate, but there are some extraspecial tips that only come with experience - and who has more experience than the mamas who go all the time? The Florida...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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You don't go on vacation looking to meet other moms, but if you're headed to a resort destination - an amusement park, a beach, or really any place other than home - you're likely to run into a few. And while you may fashion yourself a laid-back mom...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Motherhood presents many moments where all you can do is slap your forehead with the palm of your hand and say, "Are you kidding me?" Call it mommy brain or simply blame having too many distractions; I'm pretty sure it happens to most of us daily (if...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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