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Archives Mensuelles: juillet 2014


4 traveling-with-babies myths busted

We’ve recently travelled with our twins. It was their first flight, and it lasted around 4 hours. 4 hours isn’t a lot, one might think. But the tricky part about traveling is that it requires lots of time and preparation…

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Talipes equines

Because in your face, talipes equines, that’s why.  

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Why I tried to breastfeed… And gave up.

I never thought I’d be one of those mothers who could breastfeed. And I ended up being right about myself. I started thinking about breastfeeding in the later stages of my pregnancy. Why not? I thought to myself. I read about…

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What’s my body supposed to look like after giving birth?

Here’s a picture of Kendra (You know, Hugh Hefner’s Kendra) after giving birth, in a bikini, holding her baby: Her body after baby. She exercised and dieted and lost all her extra weight!  But the truth is, even though I…

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4 important tips to protect your child

  Parents in general, and moms in particular, tend to have rational-or irrational- fears when it comes to their child.  Here are some tips I’ve learned either by reading articles or by personal thoughts, that I think every parent should…

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10 things you never knew you can do until you have newborns

I’ve heard having one newborn is hard enough. Imagine having twins. (True stories) 1- Eating sushi, with chopsticks, using one hand. And holding your baby in the other. 2- Holding both of your babies, each in one arm. And having…

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What are the reasons for abortion, really?

At some point in my pregnancy, when we knew about Diane’s little problem (http://bit.ly/1oiLjkB), we went to see an antenatal specialist to discuss what’s waiting for us. It was a very stressful day, since we didn’t really know what to…

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10 « grown up » songs to use with your kids

We can all agree on the fact that lullabies and kids’ songs are not always enjoyable. So I figured that since my twins are still too young to understand the songs’ words, we’d listen to cool songs that have a…

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Is expecting a perfect baby reasonable?

We hear a lot about moms’ first reactions when they see their newborn. So in our future-mom mind, it’s going to be just perfect. But in the back of our heads, we can’t help thinking about what can go wrong…

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