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[21 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]
Halloween Contest: Share Your Child’s Costume!

Halloween is right around the corner. Are you in a festive mood? Whether you celebrate October 31st by Trick-or-Treating or with a harvest party, we’d love to see your little ones’ costumes!

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[30 Sep 2010 | 18 Comments | ]
Share Your Recipe: Pie Crust Cinnamon Rolls by Toni Anderson

Fall is here! Goodbye swimsuits and beach trips, hello brisk weather, falling leaves and…baking! Toni Anderson shares on of her favorite fall recipes.

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[30 Sep 2010 | 24 Comments | ]
Bring A Friend: The Best Mom Advice I’ve Ever Received

Contest! Enter to win 4 cups or 4 bottles of your choice! What would you do without your best friend, mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, or sister…you know, that special person who gives you advice when you need a few words of wisdom. We all have someone like this!

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[23 Aug 2010 | 64 Comments | ]
Sugar and Spice or Snips and Snails?

I cannot believe my second pregnancy is nearly halfway over. In less than a week we’ll find out (among many other more important things) if this baby is a boy or a girl, and then the real fun begins.

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[18 Aug 2010 | 17 Comments | ]
Tell Us About Your Vacation/Staycation

Did your family take a vacation this summer or did you have a staycation (vacation in your neighborhood)! Share your summer vacation photos on our Facebook Fan page or by emailing us at moms@newbornfree.com.

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[4 Aug 2010 | 29 Comments | ]
Contest: Olympic Medalist Swimmer Amanda Beard is a BornFree Mom!

As if we didn’t already love Amanda Beard for being such an inspiration…we just found out she’s a BornFree Mom! Contest! In the comments below, share one mom who inspires you. She can be your mom, a celebrity, an author…it’s up to you.

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[27 Jul 2010 | 18 Comments | ]
Cloth Diapering Mama by Danielle Light

My daughter turned one last week, and I haven’t changed diapers in a year.

Maybe I should clarify that statement. She’s still wearing the same diapers she wore as a newborn baby – adjustable, one-size cloth diapers. Yes, cloth!

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[21 Jul 2010 | 25 Comments | ]
Tips for Leaving Your Children With a Babysitter

I know in these tough economic times hiring a babysitter is a luxury. However, I think it is important to make room in your budget for date nights because a healthy marriage = a healthy family.

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[16 Jul 2010 | 89 Comments | ]
Weekend Contest: What Do You Love About Being A Mom?

There has a been a lot of recent press about the hardships of parenthood. Yes, being a mom or dad is not always a walk in the park, but the rewards are incredible. A simple baby laugh, a toddler giggle, or even the content sigh of a newborn seems to wash away the debris from the most challenging of days.

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[23 Jun 2010 | 19 Comments | ]
Trimming The Fat

Losing baby weight sucks. If there was a word stronger than “sucks” I’d be using it instead. I gained about 37 pounds when I was pregnant with my first son and I looked it. I found a picture of myself the other day from those last few weeks and it literally looks like someone stuck an air pump in me and blew me into a human-shaped beach ball.

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[1 Jun 2010 | 507 Comments | ]
Attention all BlogHer 2010 Moms! You Need a Time-Out.

Dear BlogHer 2010 Moms. You need a Time-Out. And BornFree wants to give it to you! One BlogHer 2010 Mom is going to win a $1,000 NYC Shopping Spree, a Spa Day, Dinner for Two at the Russian Tea Room and $200 Worth of BornFree products!

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[25 May 2010 | 32 Comments | ]
The Pumping Mom’s Survival Guide

I’m a lucky mom. For my daughter and me, breastfeeding was love at first latch. Chloe seemed to get the hang of it right away, and all those cautionary tales of clogged ducts and cracked nipples? Let’s just say I’ve had to find alternative uses for the arsenal of lanolin cream I’d amassed in preparation.

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[24 May 2010 | 26 Comments | ]
Pizza Again? By Lauren Senese

My son eats pizza and grilled cheese. Not grilled cheese sandwiches, but cheese melted onto the bread. With the crusts cut off of course! When it comes to “appropriate” meal-type foods, he doesn’t leave me with many choices.

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[21 May 2010 | 52 Comments | ]
Purposeful Relationships

When my oldest child was a toddler I felt very alone. My husband took our only car to work each day and I was stuck at home with few friends and little support. These were the days of dial-up internet and 14k modems, so finding support on the web was not an option.

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[10 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Anna Getty, co-founder of Pregnancy Awareness Month

There comes a time when every pregnant woman must decide what kind of birth she will want to experience. Nowadays we are blessed with many options, from a home birth to a birthing center or a hospital. But how does one choose?