Lindsay E. Mack

Lindsay Mack is a writer who covers lifestyle, financial, and human interest stories.

Here's How Long The Average Woman Pushes During Labor

When you're thinking about the baby delivery process one part probably stands out in your mind: the whole pushing-a-human-out-of-your-body part. After all, it certainly seems like the most strenuous moment of the entire labor and delivery ordeal.…
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The Ideal Time To Buy Halloween Costumes Means You’ll Skip The Last-Minute Rush

The most magical, wonderful, and spooky time of year is just about here, because it's almost Halloween. In the coming days, those Halloween pop-up shops will become the most popular places around, filled loads of costume shoppers. But you can skip…
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How To Measure Fundal Height, Because The Growth Chart Is Still A Few Years Away

Tracking your baby's growth and development is one of the more rewarding aspects of pregnancy. But so much of what's going on in your womb is a mystery, even your baby's size. That's why learning how to measure fundal height is so cool, because it…
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Here’s How To Treat Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease In Children

It's tough to see your kid suffer from any illness, but one that produces rashes and ulcers all over the body is potentially alarming. So if your kid gets diagnosed with hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD), the resulting blisters can be concerning.…
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9 Easy Hacks To Hide Toys In Your House, Because Santa’s Still Far Away

Gathering holiday gifts for your child is a blast, especially if you plan to surprise the kid with something special. But keeping that new bicycle or gaming system a secret until the actual holiday can be something of a chore. Thankfully, the toy…
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Making Slow Cooker Recipes In A Pressure Cooker Will Save You *So* Much Time

When you have the time, there’s nothing quite like a meal that cooks up gently in a slow cooker. But even when you don’t have hours to wait before dinner, there’s still a way to enjoy those beloved crock pot recipes. In fact, learning how to convert…
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What Your Dog Experiences While You’re In Labor Is Actually Fascinating

Going into labor is a huge moment for the mom-to-be and her closest friends and family. But the humans in the household aren't the only ones excited for the arrival of a baby. Learning what your dog is going through while you're in labor offers a…
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Is Nausea A Sign Of Labor? Here’s What Health Pros Know

When you're closing in on that due date, it's easy to get hyper-vigilant about potential labor signs. Hey, you're just eager for that baby to arrive at last. So is nausea a sign of labor, or does it only mean you your stomach is upset? For some…
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7 Christmas Countdown Apps, For Those Who Can’t Wait To Get Jolly

Like it or not, the holiday season is approaching faster than a flying reindeer. If you want to know exactly how much time is left, then the best Christmas countdown apps are worth a look. It’s like a modern-day advent calendar, right on your phone…
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Costumes Are Often Banned From Schools, So Check Your Kid's Halloween Look

For some kids, wearing a Halloween costume to school offers a fun break in the routine. If your little one is wearing a costume in class this year, it may be a good idea to double-check the school's guidelines for dressing up. As the common costumes…
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Fall Clothes For Babies To Outfit Those Hayrides & Pumpkin Patch Trips

The little nip in the air is finally here, and of course pumpkin spice everything is for sale. It's fall at long last. Make the most of the season with these fall clothes for babies, because your little one needs more protection from the oncoming…
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Affordable Fall Clothes For Toddlers Who Already Love Everything Autumn

A truly beautiful season, autumn is all about enjoying the cooler weather outdoors. But first, your kid needs to dress the part. Thankfully, these fall clothes for toddlers will have your little one all set to take on autumn adventure in no time.…
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These Are The Top Searched Halloween Costumes In 6 States, According To Google

Trends affect everything in fashion, and even Halloween costumes go through changes in popularity. But thanks to technology, we now have more information about costume trends than ever before. In fact, there's now accurate intel about the most…
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This Year's Party City Costumes For Babies Are *So* Cute

Although most Halloween costumes are wonderful in their own way, baby Halloween costumes are beyond adorable. Really, what's better than a tiny kiddo dressed up like a woodland creature or movie character? As the cutest Halloween costumes for babies…
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9 Quotes For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Because Survivors Are So Strong

There's more to October than Halloween candy and pumpkin spice drinks, as the prevalence of pink ribbons prove. It's also breast cancer awareness month. And as these empowering quotes for breast cancer awareness month demonstrate, people are more…
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9 Punny Halloween Cat Costumes That Are Seriously Hilarious

Halloween is a big deal for many families, and sometimes even the cat gets roped into the festivities, too. In case you didn't know, cat costumes are a thing, and they're hilarious. In fact, these clever Halloween 2018 costumes for cats are so cute,…
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7 Problematic Family Halloween Costumes That Just Aren’t Worth Your Time

Halloween is a truly magical holiday for kids and adults alike, because it invites imagination, creativity, and dress-up like no other day. And some families take the bonding to another level entirely by dressing up in a group costume. Although 99.9…
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9 Popular Halloween Costumes For Kids That Are Actually Cringeworthy

For the most part, kid's Halloween costumes are exactly what they're supposed to be, and that's imaginative, silly, fun, cute, clever, and maybe spooky. But there are some popular kids costumes to avoid this Halloween, too. It's kind of amazing…
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Household Essentials Don't Get Any Cheaper Than Target's Brand New Line Smartly

Target has consistently been the go-to place for affordable everyday items, but now the store with a bullseye is even more wallet-friendly. The launch of Smartly, Target's most affordable store brand ever, marks the beginning of some truly amazing…
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11 Inspiring Quotes To Share On International Day Of The Girl, To Show Some Love

At a time when the news cycle feels more like a real-life episode of The Handmaid's Tale, it's easy to feel disheartened. But it's important to remember that there are so many people working toward a better tomorrow. As the inspiring quotes for…
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