New (and new again) nursing moms are often concerned about their breastmilk supply. Lactation supplements and lactation herbs like galactagogues can help increase a mother’s breastmilk supply naturally and safely, giving her baby the best nutrients possible as well as giving mom the peace of mind. There are several different kinds of lactation supplements and
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Potty training lets you say goodbye to diapers gradually. But between being fully potty-trained and totally dependent on diapers, your toddler is in an in-between phase. During this phase, they involuntarily answer nature’s call in the underwear, with no diaper on. That can be one messy situation that any parent would want to avoid. This
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Image: Shutterstock The earth is a source of immense power. The energy that we can derive from deep within the layers of the earth is called geothermal energy. Humans have known about and used geothermal energy for ages now. Some communities in the world heavily rely on it even today. Read this MomJunction article to
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Does your child have trouble keeping school papers and assignments in order? Do you often find that he or she could use some time management tips and maybe struggles with initiating and completing school work in a timely manner? For children with these issues, independently navigating school work can be understandably challenging. Parents may commonly
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We’re a quarter of the way through 2019, and there are already some interesting new trends in the world of baby names. The folks at Nameberry have been tracking the most popular names of 2019 so far, and they’ve identified Posie and Milo as the current top names for girls and boys, respectively. Nameberry’s most
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The areola is the darker area of skin that surrounds the nipple. As with the breasts and other parts of the body, the areolas come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. It is normal for areolas to change in size and color over time. The areola contains the Montgomery tubercles, which are small glands
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Image: Shutterstock Swag. On fleek. Awesomesauce. Crunk. Hangry. OMG. Oh my God. Are you worried about your child’s English? Chillax! This is just another phase in your millennial kid’s life and for them, staying updated with the cool lingo is important. On the other hand, knowledge of grammar and fluency in speaking cannot be ignored.
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Generally, housekeeping is the responsibility of homemakers and traditionally the women of the household were responsible for that duty. In the last ten years a shift towards father’s staying at home has slowly changed the atmosphere of homemaking but regardless of your gender, running a household can be stressful. Successful home management is achieved through
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You’ve likely heard of photographer Kate Parker. She’s behind Strong Is the New Pretty, the best-selling 2017 photo compilation book of girls celebrating being girls today. It was a timely look at what makes young girls tick ― and how that often isn’t what society expects of them. At the time, I loved looking at
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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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The color of a person’s period blood can relay vital health information. For example, orange or grey blood can sometimes indicate a vaginal infection. During menstruation, the body sheds tissue and blood from the uterus through the vagina. This bloody discharge can vary from bright red to dark brown or black depending on how old
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Image: Shutterstock If you think decorating a baby boy’s room is tough and there is less scope for experimenting, then think again. Gone are the days when pink was for girls and blue was for boys as modern nurseries have no boundaries, and you have every freedom to bring your ideas to reality. If you
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There are also some children who need a little extra help in regulating their emotions. Emotional outbursts can happen for a variety of reasons outside of typical child behavior including anxiety, emotional disorders, or mental disorders. Children may need some extra help in learning how to self-regulate especially as they grow older and are away
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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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