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Did You Know You’ve Been Carrying Your Carseat Wrong? Here’s The Correct Way!

If you’ve got kids you know what a nightmare carseats are. Not just making sure you’ve got the correct size for every single stage of development, but making sure it’s facing the right way, and the seatbelt is attached properly, and the straps are in the right spot, and the buckle is where it should …

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Surviving An IVF Miscarriage: My Only Month With A.J.

Last June I had a miscarriage. It was a quiet thing which made it all the more dreadful. Something so wretched as losing a very VERY wanted pregnancy should at least have the decency to be loud and obvious. But no one knew. My husband did, of course. My boss, too, since I had to …

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Dear April The Giraffe…Just Between You And Me, Are You Really Pregnant?

Dear April, Come on now! We all love you, but we are tired of waiting. I’m sure you are tired too, what with your handlers and veterinarians looking at your lady bits, getting felt up, being cooped up in a “birthing pen” all day, and getting no privacy from the spying eyes of eleventy billion …

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Waiting For Pregnancy, And Missing My Mom…

I got my period the day my mom died. It wasn’t my first period or anything. I was 29 at the time. But the painful coincidence didn’t go unnoticed. Nor did the parallel that exactly nine months had passed between Mom’s diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and the day of her death. My mom had been …

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