Charlize Theron’s Parenting Trick? Her Dogs!

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New mom Charlize Theron stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to chat about motherhood and her new movies. She told Ellen that she’s getting some help from her two adopted dogs, “People keep saying to me, ‘Oh you’re a single mom,’ and I’m like, ‘Actually, I’m not, I’ve got two guys helping me out.” Apparently,... Read more

Supreme Court Rules Against Benefits for IVF Babies Conceived After Their Dads’ Death

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Babies born through fertility treatments after their fathers died might not be able to get benefits from the Social Security Administration. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday that each state has the power to determine whether the child can receive benefits or not. According to TIME, the ruling came from the case of... Read more

Tasty Thursday: Memorial Day Grilling

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It’s Memorial Day weekend and that means the start of summer! If you’re barbecuing or going to a picnic, we’ve got you covered on what to bring. Forget the burgers and hot dogs this weekend and try this delicious chicken wings and avocado dip recipe from Recipes from the Road by Jamie and Bobby Deen (sons of... Read more

Pregnancy According to Snooki

Congrats to Snooki who revealed on her Facebook page that she’s expecting a boy (or mini guido). Ever since the Jersey Shore star confirmed her pregnancy, she’s been chatting nonstop about the joys of pregnancy and becoming a new mom. Not to be outdone by Jessica Simpson, Snooki has had some memorable pregnancy moments, too. She’s not due for a while, so we expect more craziness in the months to come. For now, check out what she’s been up to so far.

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On seeing her first sonogram pic:

“It looks like an alien!” – Snooki told Us Weekly

What do you think Snooki’s going to name her baby? Did we miss any other Snooki pregnancy moments?

Jillian Michaels is Now a Mom of Two

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Big news for The Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels: She’s a new mom! According to PEOPLE, Jillian adopted a two-year-old girl from Haiti, Lukensia, and her partner Heidi Rhodes gave birth to son named Phoenix on May 3rd. Jillian told PEOPLE, “We’re swimming in babies over here.” Congrats Jillian on your growing family! What... Read more

9 Adorable Headbands for Baby Girls

Why are baby girls in headbands so gosh-darn cute? We can’t get enough of this trend, so we rounded up a few of our favorite headbands for baby girls, from big flowers to simple bows.

Need more inspiration? Check out our Baby Girl Headbands Pinterest board here.

Are you a fan of the headband trend for baby girls? 

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Could she be any cuter?

5 Truths About Parenting a Toddler from Modern Family

I’m psyched for the Modern Family season finale tonight. (Rumor is there will be some shocking news revealed from Haley!) As the mom of a toddler, I’ve been laughing a lot this season at the story lines involving Lily. I can totally relate. Do any of these truths ring true for you?

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Deep down, you want to buy a leash

Before you had a toddler, you probably pooh-poohed parents who used toddler harnesses with leash-like straps to keep their kids in line. But now that you know how unpredictable your kid can be, you've considered it. Whether or not you actually bucked up and used one, like Cam and Mitchell did, may be a different story.

The Latest Scoop: Your Weight Can Determine Baby’s Birthweight

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Check out what's buzzing around the Internet this week: Moms’ excess weight during pregnancy affects newborn weight -- Reuters 1 in 3 developmentally delayed babies are left untreated -- MSNBC 20 things to do with all those leftover glass baby food jars -- Lil Sugar Tie-dye maternity looks -- PEOPLE... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Keep Your Beach Baby Clean

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Heading to the beach for Memorial Day weekend? Make sure you pack the baby powder! User sunshiny79 from our Parenting message board suggests bringing a bottle of baby powder to the beach to make it easier to remove sticky sand off babies and toddlers. “It works really well,” she says. “I just use a... Read more

Get Sleep Advice from Sleep Number Experts!

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Good news, Bumpies! On Thursday, 5/24 at 2 p.m. EST, we’ll be hosting a Twitterview with experts from Sleep Number and health coach Amy Hendel to give new moms and moms-to-be tips for getting a better night’s sleep. We’ll be hosting the chat on The Bump’s Twitter page. To get involved in... Read more