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14 New-Mom Must-Haves No One Tells You About

People are always quick to chime in with lists of items you’ll need once baby arrives, but they often fail to mention key details. Sure, you need a stroller—but with so many (vastly different) options out there, how do you know what kind to get? When they say...

Study Shows Which Expectant Dads May Adjust Easier to Fatherhood

It’s natural for first-time expectant parents to wonder how they’ll fare once the baby arrives. According to a new study, a five-minute role-play done with first-time dads-to-be before baby arrives may help predict their parenting.The study, published in the Journal of Family Psychology, involved researchers visiting the homes...

Childcare Costs Continue to Rise So Far in 2020, Survey Says

The cost of childcare in America is just too high—and it’s still on the rise.Care.com’s annual Cost of Care survey looks at how the costs of childcare in America are changing year over year. Their most recent survey looked at responses from 3,848 parents in the United States...

What to Do After Giving Birth

It’s no secret that pregnancy comes with a long to-do list. There are the obvious tasks, like setting up a nursery and babyproofing your home. And then there are the less obvious responsibilities, like applying for baby’s social security card and buying life insurance. But with a little...

Kristen Bell Says Mom-Shaming Pushed Her to Potty Train Her 5-Year-Old

A few weeks ago, Kristen Bell, actress and mom of two, made headlines when she admitted on her show, “Momsplaining with Kristen Bell,” that her 5-year-old daughter still wore diapers. Now, she’s opening about why she’s pushing her daughter a little further on her potty training journey.In a...

The Rare Baby Names for Boys and Girls That Should Be on Your Radar

If you’re looking for the perfect, but rare name for your little one arriving soon, you may be finding it a little bit of a challenge. Lucking, Nameberry, a popular baby naming website is here to help.The site put out a list of over 100 rare baby names...

Baby Month By Month: Baby Milestones + Development

Get the lowdown on what's happening with baby month by month—from his first day to his first birthday! We cover everything you want to know about baby’s progress, from infant development to baby milestones by month, to how much sleep baby (and you!) should be getting. So check out baby’s stages...

20+ Creative Ideas for a Winter Wonderland Baby Shower

Sure, baby chicks and spring showers are adorable baby shower themes, but they don’t necessarily work well for a mid-winter event. If you’re planning a baby shower for when the trees outside are still covered in white, what’s more fitting than a winter wonderland baby shower theme? Sparkling...

These Boy Names Are Increasing in Popularity For Girls, Nameberry Says

In recent years, many parents have increasingly opted for names from the opposite gender for baby. According to popular baby-naming website Nameberry, names that were once exclusively male, like Madison, Harper and Avery are increasingly being counted among the most popular names for girls.According to Nameberry, celebrities may...

Parenting Pain Is More Prevalent Thank You Might Think, Study Finds

Parenting can be one of the greatest joys in life, but it’s no secret that it can also be incredibly hard. Other than the mental toll it can take thanks to the constant stress and worry, one study is now finding that it also takes a physical toll...