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How to Preserve and Share Your Holiday Traditions

Does your grandmother make the best gingerbread cookies you have ever tasted from a secret recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation? Or, maybe your uncle makes one-of-a-kind, hand-painted ornaments. Have you ever stopped to consider how these irreplaceable holiday  traditions, unique to your family, will continue …

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Wait! I’m 40 And Pregnant?

“Oh my gosh! I am pregnant!” Words you couldn’t wait to hear when you were in your twenties or thirties could have a totally different meaning once you have hit the big four-oh. Perhaps this later-in-life pregnancy, unlike previous ones, is unexpected and unplanned. At the age of 40, news …

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5 Reasons Domestic Violence Is Increasing

Statistics don’t lie, and recent studies from the United States Office on Violence Against Women claim that a woman is beaten or assaulted every nine seconds. Additionally, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in our country. This information is alarming, considering all the campaigns that are …

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The High Cost of Giving Birth

The latest study confirms that giving birth is expensive. According to research in the United States, the average cost of delivering one baby is $21,000 and giving birth to twins has a hefty price tag of $105,000. Giving birth to multiples can cost new moms and dads upwards of $400,000. …

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How To Know If Your Child Is Ready For Team Sports

How To Know If Your Child Is Ready For Team Sports

Moving your child into officially organised team sports can be extremely challenging both mentally and physically. A team will often pick on its weakest link to blame any poor results or performances. How do you know when your child is ready to cope?   Team sports are essential for children …

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