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I Am Pregnant With My 4th Baby And I Want To Leave My Husband. I Don't Know If I Should Go Through With The Pregnancy: I Need Advice?

I Am Pregnant with My Fourth Baby and I Want to Leave My Husband. I Don’t Know if I Should Go Through with the Pregnancy: I Need Advice?

A wife and mother writes in looking for advice. She is pregnant with her fourth baby and she wants to leave her husband. She doesn’t want to keep the baby and is looking for advice.

How to Differentiate Between Surface Self-Care and True Self-Care

How to Differentiate Between Surface Self-Care and True Self-Care

This is a guest post by author Amber Trueblood, MFT, MFA. She is the author of Stretch Marks and a mother-of-four. What is self-care? You’ve probably heard the term thrown about a lot over the last few years, as many people, including celebrities and influencers, have spoken about the importance of building a good self-care regiment. And while self-care has become a bit of a lifestyle “trend,” that doesn’t change the fact that true self-care is a vital part of living a happier, healthier, and less stressful life. And who doesn’t want that? So to that end, Amber Trueblood provides some tips on differentiating between surface self-care (the stuff that might feel or look like self-care on social media) and true self-care (things you do for yourself that actually improve your mental, physical, and emotional well-being.) What Is True Self-Care? True self-care provides lasting effects, which refuel you emotionally and physically longer than the time you’re actually doing the activity. Take exercise for example. If exercising for an hour a day only improved that one hour of your day, you probably wouldn’t do it at all. But the effects are ultimately cumulative. The more you exercise regularly, the better you feel throughout your …

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Sonogram of Tori Roloff daughter

Is Potential Dwarfism for Second Child a Concern for Tori Roloff?

As everyone awaits the second Roloff baby from Little People, Big World,  a natural question for the expecting parents are concerns over dwarfism for the baby.   Tori took to Instagram to answers fans about her baby on the way. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: ‘Little People, Big World’ Star Tori Roloff Shares Emotional Message About Her Pregnancy Tori took to Instagram Stories to share a peek at baby girl. A few weeks ago we shared that Zach and Tori are expecting a sister for son Jackson in November Fans Have Asked Whether Their Daughter Will be a Dwarf and Tori Responds Tori has been open about raising son Jackson who is not of normal height.  She’s committed to letting him grow into whom he’s supposed to be regardless of height.  “You should never put your child in a box,” she explained. She Shared Sonograms From Both Her Kids with Fans While being pregnant isn’t always fun, it’s super exciting to watch babies develop and grow! “The answer is we don’t know — and we won’t until she’s born,” she answered in a video. “We can [know] by now through an amniotic draw … but Zach and I opted out of that …

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MIL Drafts Contract Over How Many Kids Bride and Groom Can Have

We all know our in-laws can step over the line in all sorts of ways, but weddings are especially notorious.  People bring out their freak flags during wedding planning in unimaginable ways – and this MIL is no exception.     After all, it doesn’t take much for a wedding to go from your wedding to theirs in a blink of an eye.  This becomes especially tricky if the in-laws are the ones paying. Such was the harsh reality of soon to be bride after her future MIL offered to pay for her wedding.  Midway through planning FMIL asked both her and her fiancé to sign a contract promising they would only have one child.   Maybe the bride should have known about the “one kid” clause before she agreed to the wedding! YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: This Bride Canceled Her Wedding to Spite Her Mother-In-Law – and the Internet Loves Her for It Bride wanted to elope but MIL wanted a big wedding and planned one with 6 digit price tag The bride explained in her recently deleted Reddit post that she was surprised when her fiancé’s mom volunteered to pay for the wedding.  “She’s mainly the one who wanted it to be …

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