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What Your Mom’s Body Says About Your Own Health

Are you intending to inherit your mother’s shape? Her health problems? Her skin? Let’s find out how you can change your body shape. Do you worry about if you’ll develop the same wrinkles your mother has? Or after 20, or 30 years, your waistline will match hers? In some cases, you are looking at your Mom that can be like gazing into your future. According to Pamela Peeke, MD, who is a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland and the author of Body for Life for Women,  “Your mom’s health or body can often be a crystal ball as to what to expect,” Well, a free online tool such as body shape calculator helps you to estimate your body with respect to mother’s weight and body. 

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5 Pregnancy Tips for New Mamas

The first few months of pregnancy are exciting but can also be a little scary. Maybe you haven’t been around babies much, or you’re concerned that your body is changing quickly. Whatever your worries are, there are things you can do to make sure things go as smoothly as possible for both you and the baby. Here are some tips that have worked well for me (and countless other women) over the years:

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7 Work-Life Balance and Organization Tips for Busy Moms

When you’re a mom, work-life balance can be difficult. You’re often running between soccer practice, dance lessons, and your husband’s office hours, and sometimes it feels like you’re never able to find time to yourself. Hence, many sleepless nights, long days, and stressful situations exist. But there are ways to work smarter, not harder, and find ways to balance family and work without sacrificing our happiness or our sanity. Here are some tips to help you better balance your personal and professional life.

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Great Second Career Ideas for Working Moms 

As soon as women become mothers, their view of the world changes. Since being a mother is already a full-time job, having a career can often become hard. This is especially hard if your currency work doesn’t allow flexible working hours, enough vacation days, or any other kind of flexibility and security. So, it is not surprising that many women after becoming mothers decide to find security and flexibility in other careers. If you recognize yourself in this, here are some great second career ideas that you can explore. 

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How to Set Goals for Yourself as a Work-From-Home Mom

When you have to juggle daily chores, workflow, and spending time with family, even thinking of setting goals can be overwhelming. You’re not alone: 31 million other women are in your shoes. Since all of your responsibilities link to your home, you are in a great place to set goals that reflect your aspirations and interests so that you can make the most of your flexible workday.

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Easy Ways to Treat Yourself as a Busy Mom

As a mother, chances are you’ll be spending more time caring for your children than your spouse or partner. Mothers are faced with several responsibilities while at home and these responsibilities are increased when you’re looking after small children. When the world was affected by the pandemic, many mothers who were previously working outside of the home had to stay inside, work from home, and care for children who also had to attend school at home.

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Why Moms Need to Meditate

It’s no secret that motherhood is stressful. You worry about your crying newborn, your preschooler’s developmental milestones, and your teenager’s social life. In other words, there’s always something to worry about as your children grow up. Now, it’s also not a secret that motherhood is busy. You may wonder how you can blow off steam when all your free time goes to raising your kids. As it turns out, a bit of meditation can go a long way — and it might be time for you to incorporate this stress-relieving practice into your daily schedule. Here’s why.