Month: March 2019

From almost the minute she found out she was pregnant, Amanda, 32, bled daily. Her OB-GYN tracked her closely, and for a while things seemed to be progressing. Then at 9 1/2 weeks, an ultrasound revealed there was no heartbeat. Amanda’s pregnancy had ended, likely about two weeks before. Amanda had experienced what is sometimes
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Everyone seems to be on top of their organization game this year, which is why you need effective storage solutions that fit your family’s needs and your budget. After all, Marie Kondo-ing your house means nothing if you can’t keep it organized. Luckily, Honey Can Do offers a plethora of home, office, and playroom storage
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Image: iStock Even the brightest and sharpest of teenagers have scope for learning something new. The idea of trivia questions for teens is just that. These intriguing and witty questions challenge the teen’s brain to learn and explore a lot more than they would normally do. A trivia quiz can be on various subjects ranging
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Technically, people can get pregnant at any time during their menstrual cycle, though it is much less likely during their period. A person is most likely to get pregnant in the middle of their menstrual cycle. This phase is called the fertile window. The chances of becoming pregnant are much lower before and after the
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Paying kids for chores has long been a debate in family households. Some caretakers prefer demonstrating that hard work means earning money. Others are in the camp of making sure kids know chores mean being an active member of the family, not a pay day. HuffPost reached out to parents to see how different families
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No matter where you live the changing of the seasons is the ideal time to reevaluate your closet and make a plan for the months to come. Even if you have enough space for your entire years’ wardrobe to fit into your closet it’s best to put away items like heavy sweaters that are not
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Image: Shutterstock Parents start telling bedtime stories to their children right from their toddlerhood. Reading is definitely a good habit, but one more good habit to follow before sleeping is to say a prayer. If you and your spouse are religious and do a prayer yourself, then you might want to introduce bedtime prayers for
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You can lecture your teenagers about how they spend their cash only so much. Besides, they can lecture back: Maybe you buy expensive coffee or bottled water or pay for a gym membership you never use. Instead, you may want to suggest that your children try out some money management apps. In other words, outsource
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Image: Shutterstock The Aztecs were the founders of a Mesoamerican civilization called the Aztec empire, which covered parts of modern Mexico. It was an indomitable empire in North America that flourished for over two centuries, before the Spanish brought it down. During their time, the Aztecs developed a rich and influential culture that left a
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A range of conditions can affect the way a person urinates. If a person has a constant urge to pee but little comes out when they go, they may have an infection or other health condition. If a person frequently needs to pee but little comes out when they try to go, it can be
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This post was written by Daily Mom through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of Simply Self Storage. Although Daily Mom received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are our own. When you are in the market for a self-storage unit there are several questions that might come to mind: What
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Image: Shutterstock Wearing the right nursing bra is essential for breastfeeding the baby comfortably. The ideal nursing bra supports the breasts and makes them easily accessible for feeding. Picking a nursing bra of the right size and type is vital. And for that, you need to know the options you have. Here is a MomJunction
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Sciatica is one cause of back pain during pregnancy. People can relieve the symptoms using stretches, gentle massage, and other remedies. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy, affecting more than two-thirds of women. Sciatica is pain that irritation of the sciatic nerve causes. The main symptom is shooting pain
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Researchers have found that the dust in our households may harbor numerous chemicals that may accelerate the development of fat cells, potentially contributing to obesity. The dust in your house may contain harmful chemicals. In recent years, researchers and international policymakers have expressed concerns about the effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, a class of substances that
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Image: Shutterstock In this millennial age, it is fairly simple to keep children occupied with gadgets. But family gatherings and picnics provide an opportunity to shut down the gadgets and spend time together. Thus, to engage your squad of little ones, keep a list of picnic games for kidshandy. Grab a pen to schedule your
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Image: Shutterstock Machu Picchu is one of the ancient wonders of the world and provides a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Inca civilization. Nestled in the mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu was almost a secret and not known to the western world until the beginning of the 20th century. So, who discovered this
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The college admissions scandal highlights some very important truths about privilege, mental health and, of course, parenting. While the vast majority of parents are not in the position to bribe their children into elite schools, this extreme case illustrates the temptation many feel to take control of their kids’ lives. But an ultra-hands-on approach can
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Diaper pails are typically trash cans that are used to hold soiled diapers, but without spreading the foul odor around. There are several types and brands of diaper pails you can pick from, depending on your requirement. MomJunction presents a guide of how to pick the right diaper pail and the 11 best diaper pails
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Cod is a healthful type of fish with many dietary benefits. It is high in protein and low in fat, which makes it an excellent protein source. Cod is also high in vitamins and minerals that are essential to bodily functioning. Some of the best ways to consume cod is steamed, baked, or grilled. It
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Many people experience pain in the upper part of their stomach or abdomen during pregnancy. This is usually nothing to worry about, but sometimes it might be necessary to see a doctor. The third trimester is notoriously difficult. From breathing through Braxton–Hicks contractions and wondering whether they are the real thing to stretching skin and
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