8 Weird (But Common!) Second-Trimester Pregnancy Symptoms

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Ah, pregnancy – what an exciting and also bizarre time in your life! With pregnancy symptoms that have you turning to google constantly to confirm that everything is ok, it can be overwhelming at times. What I’ve discovered in my googling adventures is that pretty much anything you search for has been experienced by another …

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14 Strange First Trimester Pregnancy Symptoms

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You’re pregnant. How exciting! If life is anything like the movies, you know what pregnancy symptoms to expect: You might have some morning sickness at first, and you’ll probably need to pee a lot during your third trimester. That just about covers it, right? Wrong. Life is nothing like the movies, as I hope you …

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8 Odd Pregnancy Symptoms to Expect in Your Third Trimester

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Ah friends, we have been on quite a journey, have we not? It seems there is not a pregnancy symptom we have not covered. In the previous posts of this series, we have talked about the fun, gross, weird, unpleasant, yet normal pregnancy symptoms of the first two trimesters of pregnancy. If this is your …

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DIY Classy Christmas Wreath

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This Christmas Wreath makes me so happy to share with you all. I think it’s beautiful, classy, and best of all, will cost you way less than buying a wreath from a home goods store. This Christmas wreath is also completely customizable. You can stick with traditional flowers, or choose funky Christmas patterns. Let the …

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What to Expect When Getting Your Baby’s Tongue-Tie Fixed

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If you and your newborn have had any problems nursing, such as pain, a poor latch, or poor weight gain, there’s a good chance that your baby may have a tongue-tie. Tongue-tie is fairly common in infants. My lactation consultant said that in the mothers she visits who are having nursing problems, a very large …

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DIY String Light Poles and Planters

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If there is one element of decor that gives your backyard a warm and inviting atmosphere for entertainment, it’s string lights. This can be string lights of any kind – canopy lights, fairy lights, edison bulbs, regular Christmas lights – it really doesn’t matter. Any bit of added soft light will elevate your backyard to …

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Buttermilk Brown Sugar Pancakes

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Unlike most recipes, which I have developed and curated to perfection over the course of several years, such as my Spicy Shrimp Tacos, these pancakes were discovered entirely by accident. One summer during college, I was living in a surprisingly spacious (as in, 4 bed,4 bath) NYU dorm room in Chinatown during an internship. After …

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