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May 15th is International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day; Free Webinar Tonight!

Moms-to-be, skin to skin contact matters! Over 35 years of research tell us that Kangaroo Care goes well beyond bonding. Although other countries have been practicing the science of skin to skin contact for decades, the United States is now implementing changes to make skin-to-skin the standard of care for both pre- and full- term [...]

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The Breakfast for Breastfeeding Champions: Apple Molasses Oatmeal

Breastfeeding Chef’s Apple Molasses Oatmeal Makes 2 nursing mama servings Don’t be fooled by what looks like a long list of ingredients, this tasty breakfast comes together quickly and easily.  Plus it was created with the breastfeeding mother in mind. Here’s what’s good about some of the ingredinets. OATS: known and widely used in North [...]

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SPROUT Organic Baby FOODS Now in easy to use Pouches

  Giving your baby the best is always important, and although nothing beats fresh and homemade, organic baby food is a healthier alternative to other brands. The already popular Sprout line of organic baby foods has upped the ante and the ease with new packagin in pouches. The eco-friendly organic dishes are easy to use and [...]

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CHILD SAFETY MONTH: CHILD PROOF YOUR HOME & VEHICLE

September is all about safety being that we are observing both National Baby Safety Month and National Child Passenger Month! Both campaigns were created and are geared to educate parents and/or caregivers on the importance of selecting and using the right products for young children. Did you know that according to the National Auto Dealers Association (NADA), motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause [...]

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IS ELECTRONIC MEDIA MAKING SMARTER BABIES?

    We live in an increasingly technological world, in which seemingly every person of every age is constantly using an iPad or smartphone, not to mention television or a personal computer.   Even grade school kids are connected to every form of device available and there is a huge variety of media at their disposal [...]

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9 Ways to Give Your Diaper Bag a ‘Green’ Makeover

With Pregnancy Awareness Month coming to a close, now is the perfect time to make sure your products for your baby–or bump to be–are all natural.

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Raising My Black and Asian Child: “I Am Not The Nanny.”

But I was talking to my friend Onica Cupido, the founder and editor of EuphoriaLuv.com, an online community for black and asian families, about her challenges raising her beautiful 3-year old son, Daniel.

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Make The First Five Count: Learn The 5 Milestones Every Child Should Reach By 5-Years-Old

  By Kimberly Seals Allers, Founder & Editor in Chief, MochaManual.com We all know that the first years of life really matter. Yet moms are busy, juggling many hats and things can slip through the cracks. And I won’t even mention the denial factor. But the truth is, every year 1.45 million children, all under [...]

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Bed Wetting Blues: 9 Strategies To Turn Your Child’s Bedwetting Conflict Into Confidence

Your child CAN conquer the bedwetting battle read on to find out how…

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Does Having a Black Child Give Ellen Pompeo The “Right” To Talk Black Issues?

On a recent appearance on The View, Ellen Pompeo shared that as the mother of a black child (she’s married to a black man and they have a beautiful daughter) that "nobody can tell her nothin’ about adopting another black child. She also said we don’t need the NAACP awards or HBCU’s. What?? Read my [...]

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