Royal-Inspired Baby Names

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Prince William and Kate Middleton’s (er, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge) first wedding anniversary is this Sunday, April 29th. Can you believe it’s been a year since that wedding craziness? I don’t know about you guys, but I watched all the royal wedding specials leading up to the main event and then I woke up... Read more

6 Big Myths about Infertility

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This week is Infertility Awareness Week and you might wonder why the heck you should be aware of it, especially if you’ve never had to deal with fertility issues. Well, it seems like most people don’t know much at all about infertility unless it happens to them -- and they’re really caught off guard... Read more

Wow! Measles Cases Were at a 15-Year High in 2011

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Cases of measles are on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 222 reported measles cases in 2011, which is three times the usual number of cases (from 2001 to 2010, there was an average of 60 reported cases a year). Measles is a highly contagious disease that... Read more

Tasty Thursday: Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sauce

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It’s fiesta time! Spice up your dinner this week with this chicken enchiladas recipe. Why eat out at a Mexican restaurant when you can save money by going homemade? In less than hour, you’ll have a delicious meal (with plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day!) And if you’re looking to save more time,... Read more

Growing Trend: Gender Reveal Desserts

What could be sweeter? The New York Times recently wrote about the growing number of gender reveal parties hosted by expectant parents to announce their baby’s gender. Turns out, many moms and dads-to-be on our message boards and social media are also having big gender reveals—and they’re breaking the news with mouth-watering gender announcement desserts.

Did you have a gender reveal party? If so, did you share the news with something sweet? 

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Chocolate Chip Gender Reveal Cookies

These cookies combine three of our favorite things: Chocolate chip cookies, cake batter and gender reveal desserts. What could be better? Get the recipe at

I’d Never Take Any Photos of My Kids if I Didn’t Have an iPhone

On family outings, my husband is the one who lugs around the paparazzi-style camera and bag with additional flashes, fancy lenses and other accoutrements. When I'm at the playground alone and have one eye following my 5-year-old who is scaling the slide backwards and the other on my two-year-old who is bound to get clocked... Read more

The Latest Scoop: A Guide to Getting Pregnant for Type-A Women

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Check out what's buzzing around the Internet this week: The Girls’ Guide to Getting Pregnant -- Type-A Style -- The Daily Beast Australian Company Doubles New Moms’ Salaries -- TODAY Moms Why Madonna Thinks She Needs to be a Tougher Mom -- People Dad-Friendly Baby Gear -- Lil Sugar... Read more

Some Moms Can’t Afford to Go Back to Work

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Yup, you read that right. You’d think it would be the other way around -- that moms have to go back to work because their families need the extra income. But for some moms, it will actually cost them more money to go back to work than stay at home. According the CNN Money,... Read more

Pregnancy Is Tough, But Way Better Than Laying Eggs (Sorry Dinosaurs)

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Sure, carrying a baby for nine months and then breastfeeding for months after that are no walk in the park, but according to new research, the fact that dinosaurs didn't do those things led to their demise. Researchers at the University of Zurich recently published their findings in Biology Letters. They found that dinosaurs'... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Soothe a Fussy Baby While Driving

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As any mom knows, there’s nothing more stressful than driving while your little one cries in the backseat. Next time you’re behind the wheel and need to quickly soothe your fussy baby, try this trick from user Fish000. “I switch the radio to a random frequency with no station and it’s instant white noise,” she... Read more