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review of best protein powders

Best Protein Powder Review: Whey, Vegan & More

To find the best protein powder, I have reviewed a variety of natural supplements including Whey protein as well as vegan protein powder. The animal-based protein in this review covers Whey, Casein, Egg, and Beef. The plant-based products include Pea Protein Powder and Rice Protein Powder. Best Protein Powder Overview Given the size of the two […]

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How to start a blog with WordPress - Beginners Guide

How to start a blog with WordPress – Beginners Guide

If you are new to blogging and would like to learn how to get started with a blog, then continue reading! This beginners guide explains how to start a blog with WordPress, what plugins you should install, and more. I started blogging in 2012 and knew little about it. As a result, I made many mistakes […]

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This is why you must keep your baby’s crib free of toys and blankets

Why you must keep your baby’s crib free of toys and blankets

My wife Kathy recently shared the story of Jordan DeRosier with me. Her 7-months old baby boy suffocated and died because of a blanket she put in his crib for bedtime. This is a tragic and heartbreaking story that shall remind us to keep baby’s crib free of toys, blankets, and crib bumpers to reduce the […]

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Challenges of raising a premature baby - NICU to one year

Challenges of raising a premature baby (preemie) – NICU to one-year

In this article, I would like to share some of the challenges of raising a premature baby (preemie) as we experienced them with our little boy. I hope that it may help other parents who have a premature baby to worry a little less. Lucas was born prematurely nine months ago at Northside Hospital at […]

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Bugaboo Cameleon3

Stroller Review: Bugaboo Cameleon3

As mentioned in my post about Baby Accessories, here is my review of the Bugaboo Cameleon3. Bugaboo calls it the “iconic stroller”. Read on to find out if it really deserves that title. We started shopping for a stroller about 3 years ago before Isabella was born. As new parents, we knew little about what […]

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Nipple confusion - How we got our baby back on the breast

Nipple confusion – How we got our baby back on the breast

Breastfeeding is hard work, for both baby and mom, and by far not as easy as most people think. Add issues, such as nipple confusion, to the equation, and you have a recipe for frustration. In this article, I will share the nipple confusion issues we had with our baby girl and how we got […]

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How to soothe crying babies with swaddling and white noise

How to soothe crying babies with swaddling and white noise

Having a new baby is chaotic and stressful, even more so, if the baby doesn’t stop crying and you don’t know how to make him or her stop. Don’t worry; there are a couple of proven techniques that will sooth almost every crying baby. In this article, I will show you how to soothe crying […]

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Lessons Learned: Fetal Tests and Checks During Pregnancy

If you or your spouse is currently pregnant and if you’re as curious as I am, you may wonder about all the checks and tests you and your unborn baby will go through. During your pregnancy, you may hear a lot of new terms and not everything may make sense. That’s especially true if there are complications or […]

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Low PAPP-A during pregnancy - what it means and do you need to be concerned?

Low PAPP-A during pregnancy – Do you need to be concerned?

When my wife Kathy was pregnant with our second baby, her OBGYN detected that she had low PAPP-A levels. In this article, I will explain what PAPP-A is and why low levels often result in additional tests and monitoring. None of that should freak you out! Scientific studies have yet to establish a clear connection […]

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Newborn screening test positive? It may be a false-positive!

To best prepare ourselves for the arrival of our daughter, my wife and I took a few baby and parenting classes, we read books on the subject and researched the internet. The amount of information (and misinformation) available to new parents today is incredible, so we had to be selective and hence didn’t pay too […]

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