Why Moms Blog

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Why start a blog? Well, I started my blog, Backwards Life, after my first daughter was born. I had been writing online in some fashion since I was 19, but those had all been private accounts on services like LiveJournal. Once I had a baby to talk about 24/7, I decided to start a […]

Review Of Brave Irene By William Steig

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When it comes to our kids, we want to ensure that we provide the best possible learning experience, especially at home. After all, knowledge is power! One of the best ways to equip your kids and help them develop their learning skills is by encouraging them to read. Of course, your little ones might […]

Bond With Your Baby Using Sign Language

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My daughter is almost 3 months old. We’re out of that dreamy newborn stage and starting to think towards the future. Not that far down the road, just the first year or so. This is my second child…and for the life of me I don’t remember what we did last time to communicate. I […]

Raffi’s Singable Songs For The Very Young


Raffi is a singer-songwriter and children’s entertainer that has been around ever since I was a little girl. His songs were a part of my childhood and I’m happy to be able to share the songs from Singable Songs for the Very Young with my son.

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There are 19 fun […]

High Risk Pregnancy Series: Gestational Diabetes



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What is Gestational Diabetes?

According to the American Diabetes Association it is when “Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood sugar (glucose) levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational diabetes. Based on recently announced diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes, it is estimated […]

How A Long Distance Relationship Can Prepare You For A Successful Marriage Relationship

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Most couples believe that the hardest part of a relationship is the part leading up to marriage. I certainly thought so, especially because I was in a long distance relationship for about three and a half years. If you think dating is hard, try doing it while three thousand miles apart from your boyfriend. […]

Support The March Of Dimes To Prevent Premature Birth

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Premature birth is a serious problem. It can effect entire families for a lifetime. Babies born too early are sometimes met with huge hurdles to overcome before they’re strong enough to survive on their own. Parents of preemies are thrown into a cycle of fear and waiting. The NICU is a terrifying place that […]

Must-Haves For Your Baby Registry

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I had an amazing experience registering at Giggle. The team at Giggle became my best friends and of course the quality of their products were exactly what I was looking for. When my mom and my mother in law went with me to register for things for my baby shower, they were confused at […]

Celebrate Earth Day With Disney Nature’s Chimpanzee Movie To Benefit The Jane Goodall Institute

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Have you ever seen a more beautiful picture? I love it and Disneynature did a phenomenal job on their newest film, Chimpanzee. A beautiful story about Oscar and Freddie. Oscar loses his mommy and Freddie adopts him. It shows you a site never seen before about how chimps work and relate. From the waterfalls […]

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