From time to time we get reflective about our baby. The one you're reading right now. We realized that there are so many awesome stories you may have missed if you're newly pregnant and visiting for the first time. We'd hate for you to miss out on the goods, so here are a few links that we think you might be worth pouring over.

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1. Whether it's all in the genes or not, we like to think of stretch mark cream as a little extra insurance. Our friend and founder of S.W. Basics of Brooklyn creates a DIY stretch mark cream you'll want to slather everywhere. Get started here.

2. We began to recognize that chic pregnancy was not just a NY trend from early on. Get ready to to have some Bump Envy over our friend Katie who is Well Rounded in SF.

3. Getting a good night's rest never gets old. Here are 6 sleep myths unveiled.

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength won't make your child immune to hardship—but it also won't cause him to suppress his emotions.

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks. It gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.

But raising a mentally strong kid requires parents to avoid the common yet unhealthy parenting practices that rob kids of mental strength. In my book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, I identify 13 things to avoid if you want to raise a mentally strong kid equipped to tackle life's toughest challenges:

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