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Easy Ways to Find Your Pregnancy Groove

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Pregnancy is an epic time in a woman’s life—especially with a first pregnancy. With all the advice and recommendations from well-meaning friends and family, remember this is your pregnancy and it will be unique to who you are. Don’t get caught up in comparing your experience to those of your friends. Though pregnancy can be difficult at times and you may not always be feeling your best, find ways to enjoy this special time and prepare for your sweet baby. Here are a few tips to help you find your groove and enjoy your pregnancy. Read More »

OC to Babies: Kristin Cavallari on Life After the Beach

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For those in their twenties and early thirties, Kristin Cavallari is without a doubt a well-known name. Since her television debut in 2004 on the viciously popular reality show, Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, we have watched her blossom from spunky teen to full blown adult. No longer a teenager kicking back in the OC, Cavallari has graduated to encompass a plethora of talents. From actress to designer; Cavallari is non-stop. The latest and possibly most demanding job she has taken on? MOM! In this exclusive interview, Kristin Cavallari gives a peek inside her life as fashionista, app developer, television personality, and of course how she manages so many talents while maintaining her role as an awesome mom. Read More »

Postpartum Taboo Topics 101: NICU

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Giving birth to a child goes hand in hand with a plethora of expectations. New parents anticipate being able to immediately hold this new life that has been growing for a solid nine months. They look forward to that first cry, that terribly sticky meconium diaper and the constant rousing of a wiggly newborn. Unfortunately for some, these scenes are experienced only in their imagination. Often for reasons unknown, mothers all over the world have these precious moments stripped from them following a premature labor or sick baby requiring a stay in the often unmentioned NICU. Read More »

Six Steps to Authentic Perfection

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The pressures of living the American dream often encourages us to be perfect. We often feel we need to meet extremely high standards, look like celebrities, and never make mistakes. If we do not meet this crazy criteria, we feel unworthy, not enough or even unloved. This has to do with the belief or definition of perfect that has been ingrained in our minds. Is this a fact? Of course not. The true definition of perfect is actually having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be. This can be interpreted so many ways. We have the power to decide how to look at, and apply this. We can stop punishing ourselves with these unattainable ideals and look at what our authentic perfection can be. Read More »