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June 2011 Blog Posts (5)

It's Not Cool to Raise Your Kid: Attitudes about Stay-at-Home Moms

I've been a mother for three months now. I'm hardly an expert, but I'm quick to learn.

Before having kids, I didn't have many preconceived notions about moms minus a few. I thought SAHM's were lucky to be able to be home, and working moms either unlucky because they told me how they hated their jobs and missed being home, or…

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Added by Laura Hernandez on June 27, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Cesarean Section: New Baby, New Feelings



I'd always thought that when I'd have another baby that my labor would be similar to my first: 3 hours at the hospital, total of 45 minutes of pushing and out pops the baby. By the time my mom got to the hospital, I was in my room, sitting on my hospital bed Indian style.



With four weeks left on my second pregnancy, that thought had begun to…

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Added by Erin on June 27, 2011 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

"If You Think You Can't Run...Stop Thinking" A Life Lesson, and What Truly Inspires Me

I am the only female in the house.  Its me, my hubby, 2 boys ages 6 and 4, the dog, and baby #3 coming in 6 weeks....also a boy.  WOW...I am out numbered.  But thats ok...I love it...I can not wait to meet my little guy.  I am counting the days!   Ever feel out numbered?  Ever feel like you can't do it?  Overwhelmed?  I think every mom does at one point or another.  But I also feel like I can do anything, and its all in your mindset.  

 

This leads me to an amazing feeling I…

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Added by Lori Sawyer on June 21, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe All Summer Long

May through August can be a dangerous time of year for children, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.

The following recommendations can help keep your kids safe and sound.

Water rules

Every year, thousands of Americans drown, with young children having the highest death rate. Here's how to keep your children safe around water:

  • Never leave them alone near water. That means at the pool or beach, or near a river, deep bucket, or…

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Added by Hackensack Meridian Health on June 21, 2011 at 11:44am — No Comments

Cooking Classes for Children in Central Jersey

The kitchen is the pulse of the home. There are so many life lessons that can be taught through cooking and food preparation. It only makes sense that we, as parents, would want to get children involved in cooking not only from a learning perspective but from a social one as well. Thanks to a number of innovative entrepreneurs who offer children's cooking classes, kids are now learning that cooking can be creative, artistic and enjoyable.

 

At the…

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Added by Sheila Hill on June 6, 2011 at 10:32pm — No Comments

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