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Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a popular article from The Family Room blog archives: The minute I found out I was pregnant, I couldn’t wait to tell the world. This is my first child and ...

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Baby Products to Buy for a Second Child

Baby Products to Buy for a Second Child

I’m expecting my second child and lately have been thinking that I need to get my act in gear and start preparing for our new baby. It’s funny how prepared I was for Zoe months ...

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Christmas with a Toddler: Parenting Tips I Learned

Christmas with a Toddler: Parenting Tips I Learned

Last year, Zoe was only 4 months old by the time Christmas rolled around. She was not mobile and we could easily prop her up on the couch while we sat and opened presents. She was ...

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Toddler Temper Tantrums

Toddler Temper Tantrums

The other night Zoe spent 15 solid minutes crying on the floor over nothing at all. It may have been because the dog gave her a kiss, she ran out of puffs, or maybe it ...

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How My Second Pregnancy is Different from My First

How My Second Pregnancy is Different from My First

Ready or not, Zoe is going to be a big sister in a few short months. Aside from the normal panic related to having two children under age two, I’ve noticed that I am a ...

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Moving and Home Renovation Tips for Families

Moving and Home Renovation Tips for Families

We recently sold our condo and purchased and moved into our new house. Our new home is definitely a ‘fixer-upper’ so the project list is long and we are slow to unpack. Though the whole ordeal hasn’t been ...

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Lessons Learned from Baby’s First Birthday Party

Lessons Learned from Baby’s First Birthday Party

We did it – we made it through our first year of parenting! I must say, there were a few times when I thought that I wouldn’t make it, but I am happy to say ...

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Helping Babies Bond with Long-Distance Grandparents

Helping Babies Bond with Long-Distance Grandparents

Zoe is the first grandchild on both sides of the family but she doesn’t get to see her grandparents as often as we wish she could. My husband’s family resides in Western Massachusetts and my ...

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Planning Baby’s First Birthday Party

Planning Baby’s First Birthday Party

My first year as a mom is winding down and we’re approaching Zoe’s first birthday (sniff, sniff). Growing up, my mom always made a big deal out of our birthdays. We would wake up to ...

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Lessons From My First Year as a Mom

Lessons From My First Year as a Mom

I can’t believe it has almost been a year since my daughter was born. Those first weeks with a newborn seem like yesterday. I can honestly say that this first year as a mom was ...

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