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Preparing For A Baby On A Restrictive Budget

Preparing For A Baby On A Restrictive Budget

Preparing For A Baby On A Restrictive Budget Having a baby can be one of the most exciting things in the entire world. This is definitely the case, if you’ve never been a parent before. Just remember that you’re going to run into a few hiccups along the way. First and foremost, you need to make sure that you begin preparing for your baby’s arrival.  So, what do you need to know when it comes to preparing for a baby on a restrictive budget? Preparing For A Baby On A Restrictive Budget By Alice Johnson Needs Versus Wants When preparing…
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Infertility After 40: What Are My Options?

Infertility After 40: What Are My Options?

Infertility After 40: What Are My Options? Children. Often, they’re part of a well-thought-out life plan, one that perhaps started to form when you were a child yourself. Unfortunately, life doesn’t always pan out the way we hoped or thought it would. Whether you are just starting to think about starting a family or have received a negative diagnosis from your fertility doctor, the blow of infertility can throw your life, emotions, and dreams off course. Where do you go from here? For many women over the age of 40, IVF treatment with donor eggs is the best possible option.…
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Mistakes Parents Make When Trying To Keep Baby Warm

Mistakes Parents Make When Trying To Keep Baby Warm

As parents, we are going to make mistakes from time-to-time. After all, this is part of the process! There is no rule-book on how to be the perfect mom or dad. One area where you don’t want to make a mistake is when it comes to dressing your baby for cold weather.  How do parents not make a mistake while trying to keep baby warm? But it’s not always easy; after all, your baby can’t exactly talk and tell you that they are freezing or that you have put too many layers on them and they feel restricted. So, with…
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Keeping your kids safe by scheduling a free Car Seat Check

Keeping your kids safe by scheduling a free Car Seat Check

Little man is not so little, but having him safe is a must!   Just because he is 43 lbs at just three years old, he needs to be in a car seat that keeps him safe and secure.  When we finally found a car seat that would fit him we decided to have a car seat check done. Apparently, I did not have it installed correctly on my own.  The new car seat came with the Latch System, but I had never used it before.  When I was shown just how it works, I realized how much easier it was to…
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What Items Should You Purchase for Baby’s Nursery?

What Items Should You Purchase for Baby’s Nursery?

When you become a new parent, there is so much to learn!  Bringing baby home is just the first step!  I know when I brought my oldest home for the first time I was so lost!  Then, when little man came home (4th kid, many years after the girls) I had to try to remember everything I did and didn't need! Thankfully, our friend Ivy from Mommasbaby.com has given us a complete list of essentials needed for baby's nursery!  Thanks Ivy! What Items Should You Purchase for Baby’s Nursery? Having a baby is a huge undertaking. Not only are you…
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