Recovery

Giving birth is a major and sometimes traumatic event for your body, and all women need recovery time. Taking care of yourself and a brand new baby is the first challenge of motherhood.

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Take Care of You, Too

New parents often forget to take good care of themselves when there's a new kid in town. Check out a list of ideas for finding quiet time and accepting help from others.

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Postpartum Pain and Healing

After giving birth, it's common to feel pain and changes in your body and mood. Find out what physical and emotional symptoms you might experience and how to treat them.

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Is It Okay to Exercise?

Exercise can be great for your mind and body during the postpartum months. Get some guidelines on safely returning to working out after your baby arrives.

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Postpartum Diet

By eating a healthy diet after giving birth, you'll feel energized and empowered to lose the baby weight and care for your newborn. See what to include on your postpartum menu.

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3 Fun Thanksgiving Games for Kids
Looking for some great Thanksgiving games to play with your kids? Print our free Pin the Feathers on the Turkey game, Pin the Hat on the Pilgrim game, and Thanksgiving Parade Bingo game for loads of laughs this Turkey Day!

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

8 Surprising Sources of Caffeine in Kids' Foods
Even low doses of caffeine can have an effect on your child's health. Since the FDA doesn't require caffeine content on food labels, learn about hidden sources of caffeine in kids' diets.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

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