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Fall Fluff Baby Shower Giveaway: Seeking Sponsors

Fall Fluff Baby Shower Giveaway: Seeking Sponsors

/ April 24, 2014 11:00 am

The Parenting Patch is excited to announce the Fall Fluff Baby Shower Giveaway scheduled for September 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014. James and Heather, a husband and wife team, launched The Parenting Patch: Where Parents Grow on September 15, [...]

Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

/ April 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Are you still searching for the perfect present to help celebrate a special mom in your life? My mom, my daughter, and I already have a day of eating out and shopping for [...]

Codeine Still Prescribed to Children Despite Repeated Warnings

Codeine Still Prescribed to Children Despite Repeated Warnings

/ April 24, 2014 9:15 am

As many as 870,000 children throughout the United States are prescribed codeine every year despite repeated warnings to avoid the prescription drug in younger patients. In 1997, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued stringent guidelines for the avoidance of codeine [...]

NuRoo Nursing Scarf Giveaway

NuRoo Nursing Scarf Giveaway

/ April 24, 2014 8:30 am

Welcome to the NuRoo Nursing Scarf Giveaway! The NuRoo Nursing Scarf serves as both an accessory and nursing cover. This lightweight scarf features snap buttons and breathable fabric, which allow the piece to be worn a number of ways for [...]

What to Say After a Miscarriage Come My Due Date (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

What to Say After a Miscarriage Come My Due Date (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

/ April 24, 2014 8:00 am

I just remembered that today should have been the due date of my first baby. Because I am not sure what to say after a miscarriage come my due date, I am going to retell the story of my first [...]

Medu Jewelry Onyx Bracelet Giveaway

Medu Jewelry Onyx Bracelet Giveaway

/ April 23, 2014 9:30 am

Welcome to the Medu Jewelry Onyx Bracelet Giveaway hosted by Purple Monster Coupons and sponsored by Medu Jewelry. For information about Medu Jewelry and the Onyx Ball Bracelet with sterling silver clasp, visit Purple Monster Coupons. One lucky reader of [...]

Trumpet Imagine: Daily Diaper

Trumpet Imagine: Daily Diaper

/ April 23, 2014 9:00 am

The Daily Diaper is an ongoing feature of The Parenting Patch in which I share photographs of the cloth diapers in my stash in action. Prior to adding a new cloth diaper to my stash, I always go online and [...]

SPARQ Soapstone Griddle Giveaway

SPARQ Soapstone Griddle Giveaway

/ April 23, 2014 9:00 am

Welcome to the SPARQ Soapstone Griddle Giveaway hosted by Budget Earth and sponsored by SPARQ Home. Do you love to entertain during the summer months? Make your food look even better while enjoying time with family and friend with SPARQ [...]

My Memorial Necklace to Ease Miscarriage Anger (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

My Memorial Necklace to Ease Miscarriage Anger (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

/ April 23, 2014 7:00 am

Immediately after I lost my first pregnancy to a miscarriage on September 15, I bought a piece of miscarriage jewelry to help me cope with the loss. Because I had lost the pregnancy so early, I felt like I had [...]

After Having a Miscarriage: Jealousy, Sadness, Anger, and Hope (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

After Having a Miscarriage: Jealousy, Sadness, Anger, and Hope (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

/ April 23, 2014 6:00 am

My husband and I lost our first pregnancy to a miscarriage two months, two weeks, and two days ago on September 15. After having a miscarriage, I am now insanely jealous of other pregnant women and new parents. (The only [...]

Year’s Supply of Quilted Northern Bathroom Tissue Giveaway

Year’s Supply of Quilted Northern Bathroom Tissue Giveaway

/ April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Welcome to the Year’s Supply of Quilted Northern Bathroom Tissue Giveaway sponsored by Quilted Northern and hosted by Coupon Karma One lucky reader of The Parenting Patch will win one (1) year’s supply of Quilted Northern Ultra Soft & Strong [...]

‘Miss You Like Crazy’ Giveaway

‘Miss You Like Crazy’ Giveaway

/ April 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Welcome to the ‘Miss You Like Crazy’ Giveaway! Miss You Like Crazy written by Pamela Hall and illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell is a light-hearted story that provides parents an opportunity to reassure children on their importance in the busy [...]

Preventing the Biggest Health Dangers for Children

Preventing the Biggest Health Dangers for Children

/ April 22, 2014 7:30 pm

The World Health Organization (WHO) monitors various diseases from around the world, and, while many serious illnesses exist in developing countries, children all over the world are prone to some potentially deadly health dangers. According to WHO, 6.9 million children under [...]

Trying to Conceive After a Miscarriage: Impatience and Frustration (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

Trying to Conceive After a Miscarriage: Impatience and Frustration (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

/ April 22, 2014 7:00 am

Trying to conceive is supposed to be a happy time. Trying to conceive after a miscarriage is less so. Yes, the mother and father who have lost a pregnancy to a miscarriage can take comfort in knowing that her little [...]

Life After a Miscarriage: The First Post Miscarriage Period (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

Life After a Miscarriage: The First Post Miscarriage Period (Miscarriage Remembrance Series)

/ April 22, 2014 6:00 am

Warning: The following post contains information that some readers may consider TMI. Looks like reality won as usual. Although I was still holding out a sliver of hope for implantation, my life after a miscarriage includes the first post miscarriage [...]

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