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10 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas From the Heart

10 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas From the Heart

The best Mother’s Day present I ever received was late.My youngest daughter Bailey had just been born the Saturday after Mother’s Day in 2013, but because we have shared custody of my oldest daughter Abby, she didn’t meet her little sister until the following Monday.That Monday, Ty left to ... read more

The Dirty Little Secret About Pregnancy Weight Gain

The Dirty Little Secret About Pregnancy Weight Gain

Last week, my 31-week ob/gyn appointment started off with me stepping on the scale.I glanced at the number, and then I saw the nurse jot it down.The recommended healthy weight gain during pregnancy is 25-35 pounds.Total. For your whole pregnancy.I'll get back to the expert advice in ... read more