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  • 5 Favorite Celebrity Baby Announcements
    Pregnancy
    Our 5 Favorite Celebrity Baby Announcements Right Now
    As much as we love babies, we also love baby announcements! These are our favorite celebrity baby announcements for the year so far. Kirsten Dunst Kirsten Dunst officially announced her pregnancy in the RODARTE fall look book. She looks goddess-l...
    Laurie Mega
  • mother breastfeeding her newborn
    Pregnancy
    The Benefits of Breastfeeding: They're Not Just for Baby
    The advantages of breastfeeding compared to formula-feeding are numerous, diverse and convincing. These advantages extend not only to babies but to their mothers, families and society. One might assume that the merits of breastfeeding would be...
  • baby sleeping in crib next to parents bed
    Setting Up the Nursery
    Where Should Newborns Sleep?
    Have you decided where your new bundle of joy will sleep when she comes home? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends keeping your infant in the same room where you sleep (but not in the same bed) to greatly reduce the risk of Sudden ...
    Erin Dower
  • Pregnancy
    Our 5 Favorite Celebrity Babies Born in January
    We know Kim and Kanye's third child and second daughter was born this past month (really, we don't follow them too closely). But did you know a whole bunch of other celebrities became first-, second- and even third-time parents this month? We rou...
    Laurie Mega
  • Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments
    Children's General Health
    Staff Picks: Treating Childhood Illnesses: What Works and What Doesn't?
    Karo Syrup for Constipation: Not a Thing Karo syrup is a brand of corn syrup that was once widely recommended for helping babies poop. However, according to the Mayo Clinic, this kind of dark corn syrup doesn't contain the same chemical structur...
    Laurie Mega
  • How to Pack a Diaper Bag
    Babies
    The Ultimate Guide to Packing a Diaper Bag
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  • What color will my baby
    Babies
    What Color Will My Baby's Eyes Be? A Genetic Explanation
    Are you crossing your fingers hoping for a brown-eyed baby? Or, are you wondering how on earth you ended up with blue-eyes with two parents with brown eyes? Don't worry, you weren't switched at birth and your little one could have brown eyes no m...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • How to assemble a Graco Pack
    Cribs and Beds
    How to Assemble a Graco Pack 'n Play
    A Pack 'n Play is a great item  for travel and a safe and secure  place for your baby to play. But set up can be a little tricky at first! See this  demonstration on how to assemble  your baby's Pack 'n Play. Transcript: Hi everyone, I'm...
  • how to buy organic furniture - baby crib
    Setting Up the Nursery
    How to Buy Organic Baby Furniture
    If you'd like to know how to buy organic baby furniture for your child's bedroom, and don't know where to begin—or what to look for—we're got answers. (And, yes, we'll get to the word "organic" in a minute...) Meet mom Susan Inglis, Executive...
    Rachel Sokol
  • What color will my baby
    Babies
    What Color Will My Baby's Eyes Be? A Genetic Explanation
    Are you crossing your fingers hoping for a brown-eyed baby? Or, are you wondering how on earth you ended up with blue-eyes with two parents with brown eyes? Don't worry, you weren't switched at birth and your little one could have brown eyes no m...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • How Much and How Often to Bottle Feed
    Formula
    How Much and How Often to Formula Feed
    When I brought my first son home, my husband and I were totally freaked out about how much and how often to formula feed. Our little guy was only eating about an ounce at the time. We were convinced he wasn't eating enough and that would lead to ...
  • What color will my baby
    Genetics and Pregnancy
    What Color Will My Baby's Eyes Be? A Genetic Explanation (Video)
    Genes come in pairs, and each gene in a pair may differ slightly. One gene may be dominant, and override the other gene, which is recessive. A recessive gene only has an effect if both genes in a pair are recessive. An example is eye color. Altho...
  • 5 Essentials for Baby
    Babies
    Staff Tips: 5 Essentials for Baby's First Year
    Check out our video for more details and hacks using our top five baby essentials!  "My basement is full of doodads that failed the first-year test -- fancy diaper pails, digital this-and-that, and don't even get me started on peepee teepees." ...
    Laurie Mega
  • building your baby
    Babies
    Building Your Baby’s Wardrobe from Scratch
    There are many daunting things about becoming a parent for the first time. You work your hardest to keep your kids safe, eating healthy and living a happy life. Agonizing about your children’s wardrobes shouldn’t be your biggest concern. If y...
    Amanda Light
  • Introducing Cereal to Infants
    Starting Solids
    When Should You Introduce Cereal to Your Infant?
    It's hard to know when your baby is ready for cereals and other solid foods. We got a doctor to weigh in on exactly when to start solids. ...
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    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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  • Soothe crying babt
    Soothing Baby
    How to Soothe a Crying Baby
    We all know that babies cry. But when your little one starts to sob, you just want to figure out a way to make it right. First, do a round of checks. Are they cold? Do they need a diaper change? Are they sick? If they're still inconsolable, try...
    Rebecca Desfosse