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Android Phones for Young Moms

Remember when all you could do with a cell phone was talk on it? At the time, you may have been a happy-go-lucky college kid, but now, you’re a busy mom whose technological needs are way beyond just talking. Thankfully, in recent years, cell phone makers have produced some pretty impressive phones with some pretty remarkable specs, and they just keep getting better. Need a portable, rectangular six-ounce device capable of fitting in your purse, organizing your entire life and entertaining the kids? Mark that off your ‘to-do’ list: you need an Android. L is for … [Read more...]

Unexpected Debt After Delivery: How Young Moms Can Cope

Each year, the cost of having a baby increases. From 1997 to 2007, the price tag associated with the hospital stay alone rose from $3,983 to $5,464—a hike of 37%. Once you add in all the other expenses - like car seats and diapers - it can feel like you're buried under a mountain of bills without an end in sight. Having a new baby is stressful enough without the added pressure of trying to make ends meet. Instead of spending sleepless nights worrying about whether you'll ever feel financially secure again, try some of these tips to stretch your dollars just a little further. Doctor … [Read more...]

Preparing for Motherhood

Becoming a mother is an amazing and rewarding time in any parent’s life. While it’s completely exciting, preparing for motherhood can be a bit scary, especially for new mothers. This is why many mothers recommend creating a pregnancy checklist to help guide you though your first pregnancy. The checklist is meant to serve as a guide to help you stay on track and organized.  Keep in mind the checklist will vary from person to person. Deciding on the Prenatal Care Most expecting mothers like to decide the prenatal care and birth plan early on so they won’t have to think about it later … [Read more...]