Moms Are Spending Big Bucks on Baby’s Skincare

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Some moms splurge more for baby’s skincare products than they do for their own beauty products! That’s because they’re paying special attention using premium baby skincare products with minimal chemicals, like natural and organic brands. According to The New York Times, reports show that sales of premium baby care in the United States have... Read more

U.S. Autism Rates Have Increased

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a new study which estimates that 1 in 88 children in the U.S. are identified with having an austim spectrum disorder, up 23% in 8 year olds since the last report in 2009. The study looked at data from 14 communities -- findings ranged from 1... Read more

The Latest Scoop: Why Your Kid Needs to Eat Dirt

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Check out what's buzzing around the Internet this week: In Praise of Germs: Why Germs Are Necessary for Kids -- MSNBC 10 Tips for Photographing Baby in the Hospital -- Lil Sugar An Easter Egg Hunt Brought Out the Worst in Helicopter Parents -- Time One Cool Tot Shows Off... Read more

Sign You’re Ovulating: Sex Fantasies!

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If you’re trying to conceive, you might be doing a number of things to track your fertility, like counting the days of your menstrual cycle and taking your basal body temperature. And now there’s one more detail that might help you know when you’re most fertile: The number of sex fantasies you’re having. According to... Read more

Alicia Silverstone Feeds Her Kid Straight From Her Mouth — Weird or Cool?

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Yeah, you read that right. Alicia Silverstone feeds her 11-month-old son, Bear Blu, from her mouth to his! The actress posted a photo and video on her website of her giving Bear Blu some of her breakfast which included some cast iron mocha wrapped with nori and some veggies from her miso soup. Wow... Read more

SIDS Risk Factors You Haven’t Heard

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It’s widely known that parents should put sleeping babies on their backs to reduce the risk of SIDS, but there are other causes of SIDS that are less recognized, but harmful, too. According to a new study in Pediatrics, SIDS-related deaths are down after the Back-to-Sleep program was initiated, but there are multiple SIDS... Read more

Tiffani Thiessen Helps Families in Need and Encourages Other Moms to Do the Same

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We were lucky enough to attend a pretty cool event Friday with Tiffani Thiessen (we loved her on Saved By the Bell and 90210, so we were thrilled to meet her!). This time, Tiffani wasn’t playing the girl next door. She was just being herself -- a mom who likes to give back. Tiffani worked... Read more

Mad Men’s 5 Worst Parenting Moments

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We’re excited for the season five premiere of Mad Men on Sunday. The show is too addicting, plus, who wouldn’t feel better about their own parenting style after watching Betty Draper’s Worst Mother of the Year act. The actress who plays her, January Jones, who’s a real-life mom herself, told People that she and... Read more

Is Choosing a Baby Name Making You Miserable?

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It’s nice to have a ton of different baby names to choose from, but did you ever think that all the variety is making you anxious and miserable about choosing the perfect name? Laura Wattenberg writes about the subject in her blog The Baby Name Wizard. She says that the baby-naming blues has really... Read more

Dirty Air Linked to Behavioral Problems in Baby

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Might want to avoid walking on busy streets and hanging out with smokers, mama-to-be. A new study published in Environmental Health Perspectives, has found that exposure during pregnancy to air pollutants classified as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) can lead to behavioral problems in baby as he gets older. PAH is a widespread organic pollutant... Read more