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Avoiding the Top 10 Mommy Faux Pas

As a mom of three and etiquette consultant, I have become a therapist of sorts. I find myself being discreetly led away by the arm, into a quiet nook at our elementary school and lending a sympathetic ear to another mom as they relay their blunders, their childs indiscretions or mommy faux pas.

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Avoiding Stretch Marks When Pregnant

When you’re pregnant, your body is stretched to its limits—literally. At some point during those crazy, blissful, agonizing, and exciting 40 weeks, many women get the dreaded stretch marks. Appearing mostly on the belly–yet also breasts, hips, buttocks, and thighs–they’re fairly easy to discern: harmless streaks of red, thin, glossy skin, with a different texture than normal skin. While there’s no sure-fire way to avoid stretch marks completely, there are ways to minimize them.