Cassie Sanchez

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The 10-Minute Meals Top Health Experts Eat on Crazy Busy Days

In an ideal world, we’d always have plenty of time to whip up and savor a gourmet meal. But in the real world, we often take what we can get and …

15 Brilliant Ways to Calm Your Baby

7 Reasons You Can’t Sleep When Pregnant (and What to Do About Them)

<b>You’ve got to pee — constantly</b><p>Sorry, but peeing and pregnancy go hand in hand — your baby is practically using your bladder as a pillow right now. …

8 Steps to Easing Back Into a Fitness Routine After Birth

Why You Hate Your Partner (After Baby Arrives)

Maybe it’s the sound of his voice that suddenly gets under your skin or the way he chews his food with his mouth open. (Why <i>does</i> he do that?) Or hey, …

Pregnancy

What The First 48 Hours Breastfeeding Are Really Like

15 women on the wild first two days of breastfeeding.<p>Before I gave birth, I knew a lot about breastfeeding. I've spent the better part of four years writing about it for HuffPost Parents, and not just the science supporting it, but what it feels like for mothers on an emotional level. I've …

Just Had a Baby? A 6-Week Survival Guide

How does a baby fit inside the womb? Photographer captures adorable position

You have to make yourself pretty compact to hang out in mom’s belly for nine months.<p>It’s a pose Marry Fermont — a birth photographer in Middelburg, Netherlands — always tries to capture in the delivery room as parents meet their little ones for the first time.<p>The images help new moms and dads …

Labor Positions to Ease Pain

Guide to Drinking Tea During Pregnancy

Photos Prove There's No Deadline for Nursing

Expectant dads can suffer pregnancy blues too - Study

WHILE female baby blues is well documented, new research shows that first-time expectant fathers can also experience depression during …

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

<b>1. Who needs the gym?</b> It takes energy to maintain a milk supply! Consistent breastfeeding burns about 500 calories per day.<p><b>2. It’s not always easy to</b> …

Breast Feeding

41 Dollar-Store Hacks Every Parent Should Know About

If you've got a dollar, you can make your life easier.

9 things I wish I'd known about postpartum depression

As a PPD survivor, I still experience a physical reaction when I hear that another mom is battling its desperate, terrible reality. More celebrities are talking openly about their experience with postpartum depression, and that openness is a good thing. PPD is a serious illness that needs …

Children's Health Not Affected by C-Section

Children's Health Not Affected by C-SectionAs if mom guilt wasn't bad enough, long-standing research has shown that children born via cesarean …

The Impact Breastfeeding Struggles Can Have On Mothers' Mental Health

Yet another reason why we need to give moms way more breastfeeding support.<p>The gulf between women's breastfeeding hopes and their actual experiences can be wide and full of disappointment. In 2011, for example, nearly 80 percent of mothers in the United States started out breastfeeding their …

Leaving a Breastfeeding Baby Home Is Never Easy

In this season of holiday parties and Christmas shopping, many mommies find themselves out and about without the kids more than usual. Some mommies revel in the time away or time alone but there is for some mommies, being away is not so simple!<p>My youngest little baby just turned three months and …

In case you wanted to know: My daughter was formula-fed

You didn’t ask, but I wanted to tell you: I formula-fed my daughter. And I didn’t feel bad about it!<p>You may be wondering: Is she still alive? Did she …

Drugstore

10 Books That Beginning Readers Will Love Reading Over and Over

Choosing the right book for a beginning reader can be a challenge. The story can't be so difficult that your budding bookworm gets discouraged, but it also shouldn't be so simple that your child can memorize the pages. Plus, the story has to be entertaining enough to maintain your little one's …

Books

Positive Reinforcement: 9 Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Child

Learn what phrases to banish from your vocabulary and how to talk so your kids will really listen<p>Shutterstock Image<p>I was trying to do two things at …

7 mistakes parents make with their kids’ teeth

You know regular brushing, a healthy diet and dental visits are some of the best ways to prevent cavities, yet experts say many parents are falling short when it comes to oral hygiene.<p>In fact, 42 percent of children ages 2 to 11 have had cavities in their baby teeth. And 21 percent of children ages …

8 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

Some people call parenting a job, but when I think about it, that doesn't seem like an accurate description of what this beautiful and messy thing really is. This is a relationship -- a relationship that takes thought, self sacrifice, love, compassion and intentionality. This is not a relationship …

8 Creative Ways to Document Baby's First Year

Create lasting memories of his or her first 12 months with these crafty ideas.<p>Create lasting memories of his or her first 12 months with these crafty …

Time-lapse Photography

How To Avoid Having Your Baby Wake Up At The Crack Of Dawn As Daylight Saving Time Ends

In case you haven't already marked your calendar, Daylight Saving Time ends this coming Sunday. While "springing forward" into Daylight Saving Time in March means losing an hour of sleep, "falling back" in November marks a night when you get to turn your clocks back an hour and get extra sleep. But …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Best Radio Show in America Mike Schur ESPN’s Dan Le Batard has built a sports-talk empire—by talking about sports as little as …

29 Summer Parenting Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take a vacation from irritation.

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Two Under Two

How Fertility For Acupuncture Can Help You Conceive

It might come as a surprise to you but humans are not that fertile, and evidence suggests that fertility in humans is decreasing due to pollution, …