Behind Alicia Keys's Daring Baby Bump Reveal

Alicia Keys via Instagram
Alicia Keys via Instagram
Are celebrities still reeling from more nude photo leaks last week? When it comes to publicized nude photos, this is one dare-to-bare photo we can totally get behind. Alicia Keys shared a photo on Instagram of herself posing nude with nothing but a peace symbol painted on her baby bump. Her mission: to "make the world a better... read more

An Easy Wings Recipe That Tastes Better Than Takeout

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The Nest
Curb the urge to call in takeout and impress the whole family with some homemade wings. Football season has never tasted so good. What You’ll Need: For the Wings 3 lb chicken wings 2 tablespoons corn, canola, grapeseed or vegetable oil (plus more for brushing) 1/2 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed black... read more

Pregnant? Here's Why You Need the Flu Shot

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Now that you're pregnant, you're hyperaware of everything that's going into your body. From tuna to Tylenol, you're second-guessing everything. But a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you shouldn't think twice about a flu shot. The March of Dimes backs the report,... read more

Chelsea Clinton's Comfortable Maternity Style: Get the Look

Chelsea Clinton shows off her baby bump
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Chelsea Clinton is all about comfortable maternity clothes these days, since she dished to Refinery29 that she's currently sharing clothes with her husband Marc Mezvinsky. When asked what her maternity style is like, the pregnant former First Daughter answered honestly, which makes us love her even more. "[I wear] anything that fits over my belly," Chelsea... read more

How You Can Help Baby Learn New Words: Report

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Veer
Hoping to add a few words beyond  "mama" and "dada" to baby's repertoire? A new study from the University of Missouri is pinpointing when and how to introduce new vocabulary to babies and toddlers. Unsurprisingly, as babies get older, they get better at understanding the meaning of words. "We found that babies’ abilities to accurately... read more

Jill Duggar's Baby Is the Size of a Peach: See Her Pregnancy Pic!

Jill Duggar peach pregnancy photo
Jill Duggar via Instagram
Pregnancy is just peachy for Jill Duggar! The pregnant 19 Kids and Counting star posted a cute Instagram photo on September 17, showing how big her baby bump is at 13 weeks and one day. "In our second trimester now! "Baby Dilly" is now the size of a fuzzy sweet Georgia peach! #babydilly #secondtrimester #jillmdillard... read more

ABC Kids Expo 2014: Editors’ Picks

We got the chance to scope out the latest and greatest in baby gear at the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas, and we’re excited to announce our top picks. Because after your wonderful little miracle of life, we all know it’s the awesome gear that makes parenting totally worth it.

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Manny & Simon Elephant Rocker

Playful enough for the nursery but sturdy enough for your toddler, we can't get enough of this Manny & Simon rocker. $200, MannyAndSimon.com

Eva Amurri Martino Stayed in Bed For a Week After Giving Birth: Would You?

Eva Amurri Martino is one proud mama after welcoming daughter Marlowe Mae with husband Kyle Martino on August 9. In an interview with People, the first-time mom discloses that even though she didn't have any breastfeeding issues with Marlowe -- aside from her eating too fast -- it was challenging at first.... read more

The Japanese Pampers Ad That’ll Make You Tear Up

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YouTube
Turn on those subtitles -- you're not gonna want to miss this one. A Japanese Pampers campaign is giving moms their due for surviving those first 12 months, a whirlwind of milestones, checkups and, yep, worries. So when it's time to celebrate his first birthday, it's also time to breathe: You made it! In the ad, moms... read more

4 Steps to Offsetting the Cost of a Child

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Photo: Getty / The Bump
The USDA recently released a report saying that the average parent will spend $245,360 raising their child from birth to age 18. That's a lot of money! But here's the good news: that number is just an average, and there are some easy ways that you can be different from that average and completely... read more