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What is Postpartum Preeclampsia? Mixing two seemingly oxymoronic pronouns, the term "postpartum preeclampsia" doesn't sound possible. How can you have a pre-condition post-pregnancy? While not medical advice- if you have questions, please ask your doctor- here is a quick summary of...
As I was driving home from a quick trip out of town recently, I received a frantic phone call from my youngest son that there was a tornado warning and he was rounding up the other kids and the...
I went to my first official school meeting this month in preparation for sending our soon-to-be 5-year-old off to Kindergarten in August. The introductory information meeting was for parents to start getting used to the basic surroundings, meet the principal, and get...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Originally, I was going to give a few "how to's" related to loving someone with mental illness, but today I realized that there is no certain path. My husband has battled depression since he was...
I may get judged heavily by what I am about to say, especially by people who know me personally. I have two children who, by no fault of their own, have made much of my life a living nightmare...
When you talk to Amy Adams, you can’t help but smile. She has one of those contagiously energetic and upbeat personalities and I could sense her positive disposition immediately, even through the phone. You’d never guess upon talking to...
When I was pregnant last year, I showed several early warning signs that I would be an unlucky mother with postpartum depression and anxiety: terrible rages I couldn’t calm down from, days of crying over every single thing that...
That 'meternity' essay that Meghann Foye wrote for the New York Post sure is gaining a lot of attention -- and not the good kind. For those of you unfamiliar with it, Ms. Foye is the author of a book titled Meternity, about a woman...
. Mother's Day is a time to celebrate the amazing women in our lives.  We know that motherhood is an incredible experience.  From the moment you lay eyes on your child, your heart swells with an indescribable amount of love. ...
How did moms survive without the power of the Internet? Without the ability to peer into other moms' lives and feel just a little less terrible about themselves? With no simple ways to connect with other moms who will talk...
First loves; they are as they are portrayed. Nothing is better than those first feelings of true love for another person.  It's magical, it's hypnotizing, it's wonderful. Those relationships sometimes blossom with time and last forever. And sometimes, as...
Mother's Day is a time to celebrate Mom and make her feel special.  Indianapolis Moms Blog has rounded up our favorite shops and businesses - the best of the best local shops in and around town!  Here is our...
(Disclosure: Indianapolis Moms Blog received product or payment in exchange for this review; however, all opinions shared are those of the contributor who wrote them.) After my pre-op appointment, I was anxious to schedule my procedure as soon as possible....
I'm currently 21 weeks into my second pregnancy and just past the half way point! However, my first born is seven years old now, so the first time I did this was a long time ago. When I got pregnant...

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Wine Tasting Around Indianapolis

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I’m not going to lie – I enjoy a nice glass of wine often. Sometimes two. I like to call myself a wine tasting...