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Melissa McCarthy is familiar with the ups and downs of parenting today. The actress and comedian has two daughters ― 11-year-old Vivian and 8-year-old Georgette ― with her husband, Ben Falcone. Over the years, she has opened up about her experience with motherhood, from her youngest daughter’s hilarious makeup habit to her determination that her
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We all struggle with our kids. Some days (or months. Or years.) seem like a constant battle of back and forth. We ask them to clean up, and they ignore us. They try to negotiate with us about later bedtimes or just “one more show.” We end up yelling a lot more than we would
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Many people wonder whether it is safe to start taking birth control pills in the middle of their menstrual cycle. The answer usually depends on the type of pill and the needs of the person. Birth control pills are a safe and effective method of preventing unintended pregnancy. For some people, the pill can also
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Most women can continue with their everyday activities during pregnancy and only need to make some minor lifestyle changes. The health and well-being of both the woman and the developing fetus are of primary concern during pregnancy, so it is best to avoid consuming certain foods and doing potentially risky activities. In this article, we
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By Eirene Heidelberger “Mommy and daddy are getting divorced,” These are the dreaded words all parents hope they will never have to utter. But, the reality is 40 percent to 50 percent of married couples in the United States get divorced. And while divorce can be traumatic for you, one of the hardest aspects is
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No holiday is more pure than National Dog Day (ask any dog lover) as it honors our favorite furry friends. National Dog Day encourages a happy life for all dogs. It celebrates all breeds and helps to illuminate the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year. All dogs deserve a happy and
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Amniotic fluid is the liquid that surrounds a fetus in the womb. It has a range of functions, all of which relate to the development of the fetus. The fetus and fluid stay in the amniotic sac, which usually breaks when a woman goes into labor. It can sometimes rupture early, which is called premature
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Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 280-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. You know you’re a parent when solitary confinement sounds like a reward not a punishment. — OneFunnyMummy (@OneFunnyMummy) August 21, 2018 Naked and
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The first day of school is a joyous, stressful, and tear filled experience. Watching your Kindergartener tentatively head up the steps following their teacher, a backpack too large for their little back, hoping at lunch that they’ll be able to open their juice box without any issue. The following year, watching your First Grader is
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Image: iStock A change in the season brings in infections that can affect your child. One such condition is croup, which can cause a coughing noise that is distinct and unlike a regular cough. The unusual sound is like nothing you heard before, and can make an anxious parent paranoid! So what is croup and
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Both breastfeeding and pumping are excellent ways to feed a baby breast milk. Breast milk is the natural food for infants, and pumping can offer benefits that are similar, although not identical, to providing breast milk directly from the breast. Human breast milk is biologically designed to meet a baby’s nutritional needs, and many doctors
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A healthful breastfeeding diet is essentially the same as a nutritious diet when not breastfeeding. The main difference is that people who are breastfeeding need more calories. When breastfeeding, a person requires around 450 to 500 extra calories per day. People who wish to lose weight after pregnancy may not need to increase their calorie
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While breastfeeding offers numerous benefits, it also presents many challenges. Many women find that breastfeeding is most difficult in the first weeks of the baby’s life and during times of transition, which may include returning to work after maternity leave. With the right help, most women can breastfeed successfully. However, there are also some drawbacks
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Image: iStock Jump To Specific Section: Anna has reached the age of puberty. Her mom Debby was expecting Anna’s first period to begin any time now. This has been bothering Debby for some time as she did not want Anna to face any embarrassment at school. Moreover, it could be painful for Anna and she
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Making healthful food choices is crucial for women when they are pregnant. Their diet will provide the fetus with the nutrients essential for growth and development. A nutritious diet plays an essential role in a person’s overall health, helping the body to function effectively and reducing the risk of some diseases. Most people are aware
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As soon as you are pregnant, you begin picturing the bright future of your child. However, parents learn early on that their sweet little bundles of joy are anything but blank slates. To the contrary, so many factors impact personality development and ultimately, who the child becomes. Birth order is traditionally one of the significant
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Birth control pills are a popular and effective method of contraception. However, some factors, such as missing pill days, vomiting, and taking certain medications, can reduce the effectiveness of the pill and may result in unintended pregnancies. In this article, we look at how effective the birth control pill is, and five reasons why the
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There are ways to induce labor medically, but a person can often encourage dilation by keeping the body relaxed and loose. This can help ease the delivery. Dilation is a term that describes the widening of the cervical opening. Dilation of the cervix is one sign that a pregnant woman is going into labor. During
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Breastfeeding can be exhausting, particularly in the early days period when a baby may sleep irregularly and wake up numerous times each night. A morning cup of coffee might help a person manage sleep deprivation, but many people worry about the effects of caffeine on their babies. However, caffeine is safe in moderation for people
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It may seem impossible to put into words the chaos, confusion and pure love of parenting. But moms and dads across Twitter sure are trying. A trending hashtag is calling on parents to sum up #ParentingIn5WordsOrLess. Celebrities, influencers and other parents have chimed in to share the hilarity and emotion that come with raising kids. 
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