2012 Olympics Ad Celebrates Moms

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Can you believe the 2012 Summer Olympics are just around the corner? We’re getting excited for it! To get ready for the Games, Procter & Gamble created this sweet ad honoring everything that moms do to help support their athlete children -- from little league and peewee teams all the way to the Olympics! The... Read more

Titanic-Inspired Baby Names

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The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic was this Sunday. There have been a lot of events commemorating the lives lost in the tragedy – from special memorials to even the 1997 blockbuster hit (with Leo and Kate!) making its 3D debut in theatres. (Did you catch it in 3D – what was... Read more

Sign of Postpartum Depression: Waking Up Baby

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Some people say “never wake a sleeping baby,” but some moms actually do this a lot. And that could be a result of postpartum depression. According to a new study from Penn State University published in Child Development, moms with depression symptoms were worried and anxious about their infants’ sleeping habits at night,... Read more

Style of the Week: Alyson Hannigan

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Last week on How I Met Your Mother, Lily -- played by Alyson Hannigan, who's pregnant in real life too -- wore an adorable fuchsia maternity dress we think is perfect for work or a baby shower. Plus, it's bright and springy actually looks pretty comfy too. Want to know where you can find it?... Read more

How to Soothe Baby After a Vaccination: Use the Five S’s

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Most of us have been there: The wailing doctor's office scene. You're mortified that baby's crying and you're also heartbroken. Here's your poor little, sensitive baby and you just gave someone permission to stick her with a bunch of painful needles. How do you make her feel better asap? According to a new study... Read more

Separation Anxiety: You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

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Two hours. That’s all I was asking for, to go get my kid-induced gray hair colored (a hot new plum shade!) Two hours, out of a whole weekend. When my daughter heard I was leaving, she started bawling as if I was never going to come back, as if she hadn’t seen me in months. ... Read more

Fertility Treatment Bans in Europe — Are They Fair?

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Europe’s tough fertility treatment rules have been getting a lot of buzz lately. In the U.S., it’s pretty easy for couples and single women to get IVF or artificial insemination. But according to CBS News, lesbian couples and single women aren’t allowed to get IVF in France and Italy. Austria and Italy ban sperm... Read more

I Want a Play Date With Tiffani Thiessen (Okay I Said It)

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Who didn’t want to be BFFs with Tiffani Thiessen back in her Saved By the Bell days? She seemed so nice and gorgeous and always had the cutest guys around her. And even on Beverly Hills 90210 -- she became the ultimate bad girl. The drama you’d get to witness if you hung out with... Read more

Recall Alert! Rockland Furniture Dropside Cribs… Plus, More of the Latest Baby Product Recalls

It seems like some baby or home product is always being recalled. Want to make sure nothing you’ve got at home has been deemed hazardous? Here’s the latest.

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Get more info on the Rockland crib recall and other recalled items.

Tasty Thursday: Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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Quick – what’s your favorite food of all time? I’m willing to bet many of you (and your kids) would answer like me, macaroni and cheese. When I was a kid, I was all about the basic boxed Kraft version.  In junior high in fact, my friend and I would make a box and then... Read more