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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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Buying Maternity Clothes: My Three Gripes

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maternity clothes

Nine months of stretch-waisted pants-now that’s something to cheer about! Other than that…I got nothing. Wow, buying maternity clothes was more difficult than I imagined. Read on to find out my three biggest gripes!

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DIY Hair Bow Holder in 3 Simple Steps

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DIY Hair Bow Holder

Tired of finding hair clips and bows strewn all over the house, I tapped into my creative side and made this adorable DIY Hair Bow Holder in 3 Simple Steps! It’s cute, functional, inexpensive, and also makes a great gift or kid’s craft.

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DIY Baby Headband to Kids Hair Clip in 10 Simple Steps

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Arts and Crafts for kids

In 10 simple steps, I transformed my daughter’s newborn headbands to kids’ hair clips. This easy DIY gave my daughter’s infant accessories a second life.

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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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BYOB Cooking Class at Trattoria Bel Paese in Cranford, NJ

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cooking class for beginners union county nj

I recently took a cooking class called, Secrets of Pasta Sauces, at Trattoria Bel Paese in Cranford, NJ. It was a great way to learn some Italian cooking secrets and enjoy a unique and entertaining date night, too.

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Postpartum Anxiety Dreams

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anxiety dreams

Lately, I’ve had some extremely unsettling postpartum anxiety dreams. What could be causing these vivid nightmares? I have a few ideas…

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BYOB Painting Class at Art Plus Studio in South Norwalk, CT

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wine and painting

This weekend I went to a BYOB painting class and it was a blast. I had a chance to channel my inner artist, have a good laugh with friends, and create a Bamboo masterpiece!

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Imagine That!!! Children’s Museum Florham Park, NJ

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Imagine That Florham Park

We recently visited Imagine That!!! A New Jersey Children’s Museum in Florham Park. Our toddler had a blast exploring each of the interesting hands-on exhibits. It was a great way to expend that never-ending toddler energy in a safe, fun, educational environment!

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Five Things on My Spring “To Do” List

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Things to do this spring

There are 11 days until the official start of summer! And there are 5 things on my Spring “To Do” List that still need accomplishing! The race is on.

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