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Watch Duchess Kate handle Charlotte's public tantrum like a pro

 

by Carolyn Robertson posted in Parenting Traveling with young kids in tow can be practically impossible -- just ask Prince William and Duchess Kate! The royal parents had to deal with their daughter Charlotte's public meltdown on their recent trip to Europe... and it was all caught on camera, of course. The tantrum happened at... Read...

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Diono's Radian rXT is keeping my toddler rear-facing longer -- here's why

 

by Adrienne Hodges posted in Products When I told my husband we'd be test-driving the Diono Radian rXT, his reaction surprised me. "Awesome! Let's install it front-facing." I was chagrined. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children are five times safer riding rear-facing. But my husband had a different safety issue in mind: heat......

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Should you wake your baby to change a dirty diaper?

 

by Melissa Willets posted in Parenting I recently came across a thread on Mumsnet in which a mom wondered if she should wake her sleeping baby to change his poopy diaper. "I would definitely not like to be lying in my own waste all night," she relatably proclaimed. But her question raised quite a debate, with commenters offering their... Read...

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Can Starbucks' Pink Drink really boost your milk supply?

 

by Michelle Stein posted in Parenting Breastfeeding moms experiencing problems with their milk supply will try anything in hopes of giving it a boost. Special teas, herbs or lactation cookies are one thing -- but what about this Starbucks' drink moms are raving about? It's called the Pink Drink, and, apparently, it tastes a lot like... Read...

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Need a 4 a.m. lactation consultation? Here's the app to find it

 

by Joyce Slaton posted in Products Pretty much any healthcare provider that sees new moms has a lactation consultant ready to help with breastfeeding problems. But seeing them involves making phone calls, scheduling an appointment, putting on clothes, and getting down to the clinic/hospital/office...none of which is easy with a newborn. When...

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5 things to do with kids when you're so over summer break

 

by Laura Falin posted in Life We started summer with such optimism. Sometimes I think I'm even more excited than the kids when summer gets here. I have all these plans to hike and swim and do art and read books and take road trips and do all the things!!!!! And then, right about now every... Read more »

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This beautiful ode to secondborns will have you in tears

 

by Whitney Barthel posted in Parenting “Dear secondborn, I will tell you the truth; The truth about the hand-me-downs, the caffeine and soft cheese during pregnancy, my lack of a birth plan, and weekly bump photos; The fact that I didn’t wait with bated breath for every single milestone. The difficult truths, like the fact... Read more »

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How a Japanese statue can help parents mourn unborn babies

 

by Sara McGinnis posted in Pregnancy Do you ever wonder why it is we have ways of grieving for children and adults who pass but none for pregnancy loss? We might soon, though, thanks to a practice borrowed from abroad. The Japanese tradition of Jizo statues "is starting to spread in the west," according to... Read more »

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After loss, anyone who complains about their baby seems obnoxious

 

by Melissa Willets posted in Pregnancy I used to be one of those moms. The ones who complain about middle-of-the-night feedings, teething, potty training, homework, and picky eaters. The ones who act like it's the end of the world if your baby suffers from colic, or won't let you put him down, or only sleeps... Read more »

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Baby clothes: The bad, the annoying, and the BURN IT WITH FIRE

 

by Maggie Downs posted in Parenting Baby clothes can be utterly cute. Such tiny pieces! Those teensy-weensie socks! Old man clothes but, you know, small! And then there are the baby clothes that will destroy you. Or, rather, that you must destroy. These can be broken down into a few categories: Clothes that are offensive, clothes... Read...

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I felt sorry for stay-at-home-moms, then I became one

 

by Deidra Romero posted in Parenting Go back in time with me 6 years ago, pre-kids. On my drive to work each morning I would see this woman. Her kid was about 4 or 5, riding in an umbrella stroller that he had pretty much outgrown. The mom had this look on her face. Like... Read more »

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Traveling to Europe? Get a measles vaccine

 

by Claudia Boyd-Barrett posted in Parenting If you’re planning a trip to Europe, make sure your children are up-to-date on their shots and have been vaccinated against measles before you go. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning all travelers to Europe, as well as other international destinations, to get vaccinated...

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Dad captures parenting hardships and hilarities Lego-style

 

by Sara McGinnis posted in Parenting He's got his hands full with a teenager and a baby, regularly sports a 5 o'clock shadow, measures under two inches tall, and goes by the name Lego Dad. Just like you and me, he's capturing moments on the rollercoaster ride called parenthood and sharing them on Instagram. My... Read more »

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5 easy rainy day activities to entertain your kids

 

by Sabrina Garibian posted in Products I keep a running list of easy rainy day activities to reference when a summer rainy day inevitably hits. In the summer we do a lot of swimming, riding bikes and scooters, playing soccer, and having water balloon fights. On rainy days or even when it's extra hot we... Read more »

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I discovered a $50 secret weapon that tames toddler road rage

 

by Michelle Stein posted in Parenting My husband and I are taking our 15-month-old daughter with us on a 4-hour car trip -- and I have no doubts that it'll be a smooth ride. Because we've got a secret weapon for car-hating babies and toddlers, and we're not afraid to use it. It's a $50... Read more »

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I never thought in a million years I'd get a tattoo, until I lost a baby

 

by Melissa Willets posted in Parenting File getting a tattoo under things I never thought I'd do. Yeah, you know what else I never thought I'd do? Lose a baby. Although I still struggle to accept that this happened in real life, it did. And now, my husband and I are strongly considering getting tattoos... Read more »

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4 baby shower gifts that keep on giving

 

by Jennifer Borget posted in Products It can be overwhelming to have a baby, especially when it’s your first. There are so many items you need, or think you need. So when you’re a friend shopping for parents-to-be you want to make sure you’re getting a gift they can actually use. Bonus points for items... Read more »

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Back-to-school can be bittersweet when mom's a teacher

 

by BabyCenter Guest Blogger posted in Parenting By Jamie Lincow As a school teacher with back-to-school season swiftly approaching, my glimpse into the life of a stay-at-home-mom ebbs away. What I love most about summer is the ability to recharge my batteries. But I also love being available to tend to my kids’ needs at a... Read more »

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I have 5 baby carriers -- here's what each is good for

 

by Kelly Wilbanks posted in Products I became a little obsessed with baby carriers after I found out I was pregnant with my second baby. I wanted ONE that would work for each of my littles at every life stage AND work as a front carrier AND be strong enough to hold my 40-pound 2-year-old.... Read more »

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Shortcut summer dessert: Grilled pound cake with strawberry sauce

 

by Lindsay Weiss posted in Life If you need to throw together a summer "WOW!" dessert quickly, I'm your girl. Here's what you need to do: 1. Buy a loaf of pound cake from the store. 2. Slice and throw it on the grill for 1-2 minutes. 3. Slice some strawberries and throw them in... Read more »

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My kids were half blind and I had no idea

 

by Whitney Barthel posted in Parenting One of my middle sons, Frankie, pretty much flunked preschool. My husband Ryan, the teachers, and I chalked it up to a lack of interest and the fact that Frankie was one of the youngest in the class. Frankie (second right) working hard with preschool classmate We made a... Read more »

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4 things from our past that kids think are older than dinosaurs

 

by Charlie Brooks posted in Parenting Times change, and while some iconic images last forever, others fade away. I’m becoming acutely aware that there are some things in my childhood media that my kids will never really understand. These tropes only really made sense in a certain time period, and that time has passed. This change... Read...

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This is what life looks like for a stay-at-home mermaid

 

by Sara McGinnis posted in Parenting There are, of course, a large number stay-at-home moms out there, but did you know there are also stay-at-home mermaids? Or perhaps I should say mermaid. Lauren, the "FINfluencer" behind Hello Whimzy might be the only one. Though at first glance her life appears to be all about of... Read more »

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