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The first sound a baby makes is usually "ma" or "mama..."

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Perhaps to the baby it's merely an onomatopoeic sound or a funny exercise for the mouth. Nonetheless, it's fascinating that this sound becomes the name children call their mothers, and in Sanskrit happens to be the sound of the Divine Feminine. Hence the name of this journal, First Word is Ma. 

This is a place for women who are new to the Motherhood. You'll find articles written about every facet of this incredibly complex journey we've embarked - from deep matters and current affairs to helpful tips and artwork, music, photography and poetry. 

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That moment WHEN WE CAN SQUEEZE IN A GOOD BOOK...

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Ahead of its time, this profound dissertation was the first to rescue boys from the gender straitjacket back in the late '90s. Loaded with real stories, astonishing statistics and points in which even the most communicative, open-minded caretaker might still be hypnotized by hindering stereotypes, this book is important for just about anyone to read.