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Train Your Way to a 5K

July 3, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Katherine Odom-Tomchin

Confidently striding forward past other competitors to cross the finish line and complete a race is one of the most rewarding experiences. However, finishing a 5K race takes time and dedication. If building stamina and getting in shape is a goal for you this new year, knowing the right steps will start you off on the right foot. There are 3.1 miles to tackle before the finish line—but don’t lose heart—just train.

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Finding the Right Car for Your Teen

June 26, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Monica Gutos
Nothing signifies the transition from child to teenager like the freedom of driving around in your first car. For parents, it may be hard to believe the days of chauffeuring their child around …

Doula: Your Partner Through Pregnancy

June 19, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Kristen Suter

What is a Doula?
The word “doula” comes from ancient Greek, meaning “a woman who serves.” A birth doula provides informational support throughout your pregnancy, and emotional and physical support through labor and delivery. A doula does not take the place …

Musings from an Overworked Mom: When Your Friends Don’t Have Children

June 12, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Mindy K. Urueta

Children are a blessing. This is a fact that I am in no way going to dispute. I love my precious little imps with all my heart, but that does not mean that …

Truth or Myth? 13 Old Wives’ Tales on Pregnancy

June 5, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Mindy K. Urueta

Folklore, superstitions and old wives’ tales have played a part in generation after generation of families. From the outlandish and obscure to bits of advice that may actually be helpful, if it has to do with …

Easy Peasy Homemade Baby Food

May 29, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Monica Gutos

You don’t need to be a master chef to make delicious and nutritious meals for your little one. Making
homemade baby food is beneficial for many reasons and can be the right solution to find …

Not the Baby Anymore: Tips for New Siblings

May 22, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Tina Rymar

Welcoming a new child into your life is undoubtedly a joyful experience. Along with that excitement comes plenty of adjustments, but not just for parents. New siblings, particularly toddlers and preschoolers, are forced to go through …

Best Pregnancy Apps

May 15, 2016 – 11:00 am |

If you’re expecting, let your smartphone guide you through the process! There are several resources full of great information and advice. These are some of the best apps we’ve found for soon-to-be parents, as well as the features we …

Doctors and Midwives: What’s Right for Me?

May 8, 2016 – 11:00 am |

By Tina Rymar

In recent years, women have started considering alternative birthing methods. Soon-to-be mothers are taking interest in the process of delivering their children, partly due to new medical research that shows the effects of various delivery methods, …