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Angela’s Lab | Cherish Every Moment

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It doesn't seem like long ago I was anxiously awaiting her birth. Like most first-time moms, I was worried about knowing when I was supposed to go to the hospital, or what to watch for if something wasn't right and I needed medical attention. It was the birthing class for parents at the hospital that put me over the edge. Granted, they give you a lot of helpful information, but it seriously drove my anxiety up a few levels. In part due to my anxiety and in part due to my doctor wanting to take the weekend off I think, I ended up going in to be induced the day before my due date, which turned into 18 hours of labor and ...Read more.

What We Want for Mother’s Day (Besides World Peace)

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We read a quote recently by Anne Lamott, author of Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year, that really resonated with us and we want to share it with you -- "...there really are places in the heart, you don't even know exist until you love a child." This is so true. We would do anything for our kids and we never understood how much our moms did for us (and put up with!) until we had our own children. Which is why Mother's Day (Sunday, May 10) is one of the biggest gifting holidays of the year. Here's what we have our eye on for Mother's Day presents for ourselves and our moms. ...Read more.