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The Ultimate Before Baby Checklist

If it’s your first pregnancy or your fourth, this before baby checklist will make postpartum a relaxing time focused on baby!  When that third trimester nesting energy sets in, take the time to tackle this list.  Your future sleep deprived self will thank you! During my six weeks maternity leave last spring, before jumping back into […]

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Love For A Child :: Overcoming the Fear in Adoption

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  I always wanted to adopt….my husband did not, he wanted to father his children and pass on the family […]

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Our Gotcha Day :: 7,700 Miles Away From Home

In honor of National Adoption Month, we’re bringing you a series this week on adoption and fostering. We hope “A Road to Adoption” provides helpful information for those considering the journey and those who’ve already started!  “Gotcha Day” is the term used by adoptive parents to describe the day you meet and bring your child […]

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Here's me recovering from chasing my 2 and 3 year olds around DisneyWorld at 8 months pregnant. Ok, maybe I wasn't the best rule follower.

Six Ways We Make Pregnancy Miserable: Are You Guilty?

I’ll admit it: I wasn’t a very good pregnant woman. Yes, I followed most of the rules. No hot dogs or colored M&M’s. No sit ups after week fifteen. No hot tubs. Got it. But, let’s be honest. Whose pregnant brain has the capacity to remember all of those things to do and avoid? Now […]

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Big Day Survival Guide for Dads {The Dads Take Over Dallas Moms Blog}

As a first time father it is easy to just go with the checklist that the hospital provides so you know what to do when your baby arrives. You can plan and run through the scenario of everything that will happen and how it will happen. But all that gets thrown out the window when […]

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Keegan’s Story: The Youngest Heart Transplant Recipient in Texas

**January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Each Friday this month, in honor of those babies, we wanted to use this time to share a few stories from local moms who’ve dealt with these trials and tribulations and provide some great resources and information from local Dallas doctors. Although not all birth defects can be prevented, […]

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Photographing Birth

It’s a well-known fact that life’s milestone moments are celebrated with photographs. I think about the money I shelled out for a wedding photographer and senior portraits.  But I never thought I would find myself in my friend’s hospital room last night capturing the details, emotion, and story of her childbirth.  It just never crossed […]

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