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Getting a Mammogram: This Mama’s First Mammo

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What to expect on my first mammogram

This Mama just had her first mammogram. What was it like? Did it hurt? With October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I thought I’d share my personal experience.

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The New Jersey Children’s Museum in Paramus, NJ

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The New Jersey Children's Museum

We recently spent the day at The NJ Children’s Museum is Paramus, NJ. It’s a great place to keep active toddlers and preschoolers busy and using their imaginations.

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Coxsackie Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease: Signs, Symptoms, Survival

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Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease

The week my daughter battled Coxsackie Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease is a week I want to forget and a week I’m glad she’s too young to remember.

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Hospital Stay After Delivery: Five Things I Wish I Had Known

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What to expect at the hospital

I knew there was nothing that could fully prepare me for motherhood, but at least I thought I was prepared for my hospital stay. I was wrong. Here are 5 Things I Wish I Had Known about My Post-Delivery Hospital Stay.

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Toddler Teething: Signs and Symptoms of the First Molars

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First Year Molars

My toddler’s first molars just broke through her gums, and I feel like celebrating. The last three months were filled with molar mayhem! Here are the 5 major signs and symptoms my toddler experienced as she prepared to get her first molars.

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Period of PURPLE Crying: Understanding Infant Crying

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Infant Crying

When my infant daughter would cry for hours each night, I felt myself unraveling and had no answers. Now I know it was a Period of PURPLE Crying, a perfectly normal part of development.

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Toddler Schedule at 12 Months

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12 Month Old Toddler Schedule

Life is unpredictable, but my Toddler’s Schedule at 12 Months is not. In our house, a consistent routine is key to keeping things running smoothly.

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