For Dessert Tonight: Creamy (and Festive!) Carrot Cupcakes

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As if there was a better occasion to snack on these delicious goodies! Now that the Easter Bunny has come and gone (and hopefully let behind lots of sweet treats!), you won't have to worry about anyone stealing a tasty bite of these creamy, homemade carrot cupcakes! This is the perfect dessert to make if... Read more

Why Finding Out I Was Pregnant Was a Sweet Surprise, Even Though We Were Trying

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It is November when I find out. I'm 32. When is this going to happen? Oh, Jesus. I've waited too long. I can't believe it. What are the odds that I wait until I'm ready, and now that I am, it won't happen. I knew my eggs were gone. Plus there was that time Nick... Read more

Scan This: Magnetic-Closure Clothes to Keep Baby Warm (WATCH!)

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It's an age-old issue: How do you get fasten all those teeny little snaps on a wriggling baby's clothes without a struggle? Enter Magnificent Baby, the ingenious line of baby clothes created without snaps or zippers -- but with magnets instead. No fumbling around to line up the snaps perfectly, and no pinched-by-a-zipper skin. Two... Read more

New Study on Baby Vaccinations May Ease Parents’ Concerns About Autism

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New research concludes that receiving multiple vaccinations does not increase an infants risk of developing autism. Though, research (including an analysis made by the Institute of Medicine) has not found a causal relationship between vaccinations and the developmental disorder, one in every 10 parents still choose to delay or outright refuses to vaccinate their children... Read more

Khloe Kardashian-Odom Opens Up About Her Infertility Struggle

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In a teaser for the coming episode of Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, it's little sister Khloe Kardashian-Odom who steals the show (and as usual, our hearts). The always outspoken, spunky and 100 percent daring Kardashian lets the light shine on her personal life and her struggle to conceive. While talking with her stepbrother, Brandon... Read more

WIN IT: Halo Innovations SleepSack Crib Set Giveaway!

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Today marks the final day of our Five Days of Freebies giveaway series and we are sending you into the weekend with something really incredible! One winner will take home this dreamy SleepSack Crib Set from Halo Innovations (valued at $80 – 115)! Say 'so long' to loose blankets and bumpers and wave... Read more

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Welcome Baby Girl Lincoln!

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My day has officially been made! News broke that Kristen Bell and Dax Sherpard are proud parents to beautiful baby girl, Lincoln Bell Shepard! The proud papa revealed baby's arrival (and sex!) via Twitter, saying, "She has mom's beauty and dad's obsession with breasts! Hooray!" Good to know daddy Dax still has his... Read more

How I Know the Hardest Parts of Parenting Have Yet to Come

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When you become a parent, it's normal to expect it to be tough. You never really know just how tough until you have your child, but when they arrive, many new parents realize it is probably going to be both the hardest and best thing they've ever done. But when your children are young, tough... Read more

5 Easy Ways to Get Your Toddler Excited About Helping!

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My 21-month-old daughter wants to help with everything. If she sees me sweeping, she immediately tries to snatch the broom, announcing, “I help!” And don’t get me started on emptying the dishwasher. When she sees the dishwasher door open, she will fly across the room and go straight for her sippy cups, matching the tops... Read more

Shiri Appleby and Jon Shook Welcome a Baby Girl!

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Oh, shoot, guys! Shiri Appleby is a mama! The Rosewell alum and her partner, Jon Shook, welcomed a beautiful baby girl on Saturday, March 23! Mama to be gushed to Us Weekly, "She's heaven. I'm beyond thrilled!" The sweet new bundle's debut was a surprise for mom and dad, who opted not to... Read more