5 Baby Products That Work For Mom, Too!

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Have you looked around your house lately and thought, "Where did all of this baby stuff come from?" Well, here's great news. Some of your little one's stuff will work for you, too! Check out how to use these products for you and your baby. Baby powder. Baby powder might become your next best friend. Traditionally,... read more

Recall Alert! Step2 Riding Toy

Photo: CPSC / The Bump
Photo: CPSC / The Bump
On Tuesday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and The Step2 Company LLC announced a voluntary recall of about 15,500 Step2 X-Rider Cars. The problem? Children who lean too far forward on the seat can go over the handle bar and fall onto the ground. There have been four reports of incidents -- one child... read more

I Love Babies, But I Don’t Want Another One

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
A friend of mine just had a baby. Her third. You might think at my age and stage, when just about everyone I know has had at least one or two kids, that the new-baby excitement may have worn off. Not so. I waited breathlessly for my friend’s Facebook updates, checked email and voicemail, eagerly... read more

Holiday Gift of the Day: Step2 Tropical Island Resort

step 2 tropical island resort
Have you seen the Best Holiday Gifts from Amazon at The Nest? It’s this amazing gift guide our sister editors have put together, and we’re getting tons of fantastic ideas for giving to our friends and family this season (and believe us, we need them!). Every day until the holidays, we’re going to be posting our favorites, since... read more

Keeping a Labor Log

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
It seems, to me, that many women who've given birth can tell you the story of their labor. They can tell you how long they labored, when they knew when to go to the hospital, what their nurse's name was, when they got medication, how long they pushed for, and, of course, what time... read more

Cold-Weather Dinner Recipe: Baked Tortellini

Photo: Ken Burris / The Nest
Photo: Ken Burris / The Nest
If you're craving comfort food, it doesn't get any better than Baked Tortellini. Cheese tortellini, breadcrumbs and Parmesan. Need we say more? >> Get the recipe on The Nest Plus, more from The Bump: 10 Pregnancy Superfoods read more

Holiday Gift of the Day: Manhattan Toy Elements Skwish

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While we're digesting our pumpkin pie, we're gearing up for the Black Friday sales. And what do we have our sights on today? Is that a piece of modern art? No, it's the Manhattan Toy Elements Skwish, a super cute toy for baby. Why we love it: This toy helps your baby develop his fine motor... read more

Holiday Gift of the Day: Women’s Snow Boots

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Happy Cyber Monday! Today, we're going to suggest you gift yourself with these comfortable, cute Northside Women's Greta Waterproof Snow Boots. If you're pregnant, you're probably a little freaked out about slipping and falling in the ice and slush this winter, so you're going to need some flat boots with good tread to help you stay... read more

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals on Baby, Kid and Maternity Products!

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
Braving the stores (or the internet)? Check out these great deals on gifts for babies, kids and moms-to-be. 7 A.M. Enfant: Save 30 percent at 7amEnfant.com on Friday with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY Belly Bandit: Get Belly Bandit and a Mother Tucker tank (scoop or v-neck) and get 20 percent off and free... read more

Why You Need a “Mentor Mom”

Photo: Thinkstock / The Bump
Photo: Thinkstock / The Bump
Do you have a mentor mom? Mentors are popular for students looking to get through college. They're great for employees looking to turn a job into a career. They're a benefit for people looking to lose a few pounds. But they can also be really helpful for moms too. Chances are that you aren't the... read more