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Things To Do Before Baby Arrives
  Giving birth isn’t just about pushing the baby out. With it comes being ready in every way that you can—be it with baby clothes, car seats, your insurance coverage, and all the other things that constantly bother you as...
18 Emotional Photos of the Moment You First Felt Like a Mother
Words can never describe the profound and deep emotions felt by a mother as she sees her baby for the first time. In this gallery we share powerful photos showing the immensity of childbirth — moments of joy, relief, pride,...
7 Ways Dad Can Help with Breastfeeding
Did you know that dads can actually make breastfeeding easier for moms? Just because it’s not their boob doesn’t mean they can’t participate in the breastfeeding journey. If you’re a dad who doesn’t know his place when it’s baby feeding...
7 Creative First Birthday Party Ideas
The day a baby was born is probably one of the happiest moments in a parent’s life. The feeling of finally meeting your mini version is just unexplainable and the excitement it brings to parents is a once in a...
Benefits of Compression Socks in Pregnancy
With a baby on the way, a woman’s pregnant body undergoes a lot of changes- and some of them can be downright unpleasant. A percentage of expecting women experience leg pain and swelling in their feet and ankle (also known...
What You Should Know Before You Start Potty Training
Potty training is not an easy thing to do. That's actually an understatement. It takes time, patience, and consistency. Did we mention patience?😅 We know it can be overwhelming for some of you so we listed down things that you...
Taking Care of Yourselves as Parents While On Quarantine
The outbreak of  COVID-19 has been extremely stressful for all of us. We’ve been in our “new normal” for a couple of months now and we are all still struggling to adapt. As parents, we are frantic because, despite our...
Your Baby’s Size This Week In Comparison with Fruits and Veggies
As weeks go by, your bump will be more visible and you probably can’t wait to start wearing your maternity clothes to show it off. But did it ever cross your mind how fast the little life in your womb...
Sex After Pregnancy: All About Postpartum Sex
Some of the important questions about postpartum that are not usually talked about are all about sex: when is the right time to have sex again after giving birth, why am I always "not in the mood" for it, will...
How to Manage Constipation During Pregnancy
Have you been spending less time in the bathroom lately? Are you feeling discomfort, abdominal pain, or having infrequent bowel movements? Don’t worry, you’re not alone in this. Based on studies, nearly 3 out of 4 women experience feeling bloated...
The Ultimate Survival Guide for New Dads
How was it when you first found out that you're going to be a dad? It must be surreal. You're overwhelmed with emotions, like your heart is going to burst with joy.   Being a father is the beginning of...
Parenting in Time of COVID19
If there was anything about being a parent that nobody warned us about, it is how to do it right and do it well during a global pandemic. We are living in one of the most unprecedented times in history...
Postpartum Depression During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Childbirth can give rise to a wide range of emotions for moms— from happiness and excitement to fear and even anxiety. These emotions plus the unexpected body changes and the exhaustion and sleeplessness altogether can lead to what new moms may...
How to DIY your Maternity Shoot at Home
Pregnancy is a period in every mom's life that you would actually miss when it's over. Of course, you would want to have pictures to celebrate your little human so we listed down the things you should keep in mind to...
Fun Ways to Celebrate Father's Day During Quarantine
Father's Day 2020 is almost here and we're pretty sure that most of you would celebrate it differently compare to previous years due to the coronavirus pandemic. No dining in at restaurants, visiting theme parks, nor watching live sports on TV with...
10 Books That Teach Kids of All Ages About Diversity
It is never too early to start having honest and thoughtful conversations with our children about racial inequality and injustice. The events of the past couple of weeks seen not just here in the US but around the world had...
Surviving the Fourth Trimester
The stage that isn't always talked about: the fourth trimester a.k.a postpartum stage. This is the first three months after giving birth. It's a rollercoaster of emotions — and even comparing it to a rollercoaster ride is an understatement. The...
5 Creative Ways to Celebrate Your Child's Birthday During COVID-19
Birthday parties may be cancelled, but the celebration must go on. For parents having their children’s birthday amidst a pandemic, it’s definitely going to take some effort and creativity to make your kid feel special while on a lockdown. If...
Phrases to Use When Your Kid Doesn't Listen
  Frustration comes from things that are not going our way, and one of them is when our kids do not behave the way we like them to. And the result? We often use unkind words to force them to...
Top 8 Breastfeeding Hacks For New Moms
Breastfeeding sounds so easy - you just sit down and hold your newborn and let him latch until he is full and watch him fall asleep. If this is true for you, you are so damn lucky because a lot...
Signs You’re Pregnant With A Boy
  One of the most thrilling aspects of pregnancy is learning the gender of the baby. Though the baby’s sex is set as soon as the sperm meets the egg, expecting parents usually need to wait between 18 and 20...