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Updated: February 12, 2020

The Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping After Birth

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Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, and preparing for the actual labor and delivery can practically feel like a full-time job. There are so many choices to consider. Natural or medicated delivery? Midwife or doctor? Birthing center or hospital? The list goes on and on. One particular birthing decision that has become a fairly popular one in recent years concerns whether or not to delay cord clamping after birth.

More: The Role of the Umbilical Cord

Updated: February 12, 2020

What Real ‘Mom Brain’ Looks Like

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After becoming a mom, it can feel as though not much changes anymore. For your kids, sure. But for you? It often seems as though you’re trapped in the routine of changing diapers, picking up toys and crumbs and random socks left in the middle of the floor, school drop-offs and pick-ups, and playing the never-ending game of keep-up-with-the-laundry.

Updated: February 12, 2020

New Study Says Intensive Parenting Is Best

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Don’t be scared by the word intense, a new study says that hands-on, intensive parenting might be the best way to raise children. But what exactly does that mean, and why is this the ‘best way’ to bring up your children?

Findings in a new study have shown that despite many variables, most parents say that a time-intensive, child-centered parenting approach is the right way to raise their kids.

More: Are You an Overprotective Mother?

Updated: February 12, 2020

Our Top Mommy and Me Outfit Picks for Spring 2019

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Some people may think it’s silly or weird for a mom to want to wear an outfit that matches her kids. But for some of us moms, the idea of matching our kiddos is fun. And if you’ve seen some of the styles made for kids now, you wouldn’t blame us. Nowadays, clothing for kids is almost (if not more) fashionable as clothes for parents! So it’s no surprise now that moms may be coveting items of clothing from their kids’ closets.

Updated: May 31, 2022

5 DIY Baby Headbands and Bows

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If you've seen a baby girl birth announcement recently, browsed Instagram, or shopped on Etsy, you've probably see an adorable infant wearing an oversized headband or bow accessory. Whether you love it or hate it, the trend is here to stay.

Updated: March 20, 2019

Raising Resilient Children Through Good-Enough Parenting

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As an infant, toddler, child, adolescent, and deep into our adulthood, we progressively leap to higher levels of adaptation to the world around us and our place within it. The family we have and build around us affects nutrition, physical activity, and attachment style. We are embedded within a particular society within a cultural context. All these factors contribute to our “self”-organization. One means by which the “self”-organizes is through the relationship between child and parent.

Updated: February 12, 2020

Teaching Teens About Privilege

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The talk of the town...well, of parents of high schoolers...is the recent college admissions scandal that actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were involved in; in which a slew of parents secretly bribed competitive schools—like the University of Southern California—to accept their children. Sure, you can argue bribery has been going on for decades, and is nothing new in the world of higher education. However, bribing college coaches and administrators to accept your child to a certain school is (very) illegal.

Updated: February 11, 2020

Game of Thrones Inspired Baby Names

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Deciding on a baby name can quickly turn into an all-consuming and obsessive activity. Naming your child is one of the first major decisions you must do as a parent and it’s a decision that comes with huge responsibility, weight, and consequences. There can be a lot of meaning taken from a name, as well as prejudgments.

Updated: December 16, 2021

Top 15 Teen Birthday Gift Ideas in 2021

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Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Updated: March 2, 2021

The Top Sweet 16 Gifts for Girls

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Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Updated: April 20, 2022

Best Experience Gift Ideas Perfect For Sweet 16s

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Sweet 16 is a milestone to celebrate and a time to make memories. Finding the perfect sweet 16 birthday gift is important, and there’s no better way to do it than by giving the gift of experience. Memories of a special time can last a lifetime, and there are so many that you can gift your birthday girl with that will be poignant experiences. Here are the top ten best sweet 16 experience gifts.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The Best Labor and Delivery Robes

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A robe is a hospital must-have for postpartum moms. They not only keep you warm in the chilly hospital, but they’re so practical for nursing, using the bathroom, and for your prenatal care. Overall, wearing a cute robe instead of an ugly hospital gown makes you feel, well, like YOU again just minutes after giving birth. In and out of the hospital, cover those prenatal Granny panties with a trendy, oh-so-cute and relaxing robe. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorites for new moms:

Updated: July 7, 2021

15 Unique Disney Baby Names

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Picking out a baby name that’s a little different is always a challenge. There are so many sources of inspiration out there, and there is a huge one right at the end of our noses. Disney! When looking into the Disney universe, it’s easy to get hung up on the princesses and the main characters, but there are some great hidden gems within all the movies Disney has released. These are just a few of the best unique Disney baby names.

Updated: February 12, 2020

Target Car Seat Trade-In Event Details Spring 2019

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Oh, Target. (Tar-jay, as some grateful parents gushingly refer to their favorite bulls-eyed retail shop.) Is there anything you can’t do for us busy, super tired, and super stressed out parents? You offer us everything from “Dollar Bins” filled with school supplies to your own line of quality diapers, wipes, and formulas. We especially love shopping and then lunching at your on-site cafe. (More coffee, please! And a slice of pizza.)

Updated: March 2, 2021

Our Favorite First Birthday Gift Ideas

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Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Updated: May 14, 2019

It's Time to Ditch the iPads When Dining Out

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The idea of a family dinner out at a restaurant sounds so appealing in theory. Eating out can be a way to celebrate a special occasion, to get in some quality time as a family, or to explore a new area when traveling. The reality of dining out with kids can often be very different though. Sometimes, they may struggle with sitting still and using indoor voices. Other times, you may find yourself doubling the server’s tip due to food thrown on the floor or shattered plates needing to be cleaned up. 

Updated: June 21, 2021

A Complete Guide to Potentially Dangerous Apps for Kids

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Pop quiz: What is Voxer? If you're scratching your head, it's time to read up on the trendy new social media apps kids are using. Friending your child on Facebook is now just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to online safety. Click through to see some of the sites and new apps tweens and teens are flocking to these days, and get useful tips for protecting your child from cyberbullying and other online safety hazards.