Say What?! Parents-to-Be Planning a Dolphin-Assisted Birth in Hawaii

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Is this a real thing or is this a real thing? Mama-to-be Heather Barrington plans to have a dolphin-assisted birth in the ocean off he shores of Pahoa, Hawaii. The expectant mom and her husband, Adam Barrington, are in Hawaii awaiting their baby's arrival as well as prepping for the dolphin-assisted delivery with Star Newland,... Read more

New Study Finds Moms Are the Primary Breadwinners in 40 Percent of American Homes — Yeah, Moms!

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Today, the world took one giant leap for female-kind! A new study conducted by the Pew Research Centered found that America's working mothers are now the primary breadwinners in 40 percent of households with children. Oh yeah, mamas! To give some idea as to how far working mothers have come and how family... Read more

WIN IT: Boba Carrier 3-Pack Giveaway!

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Happy Wednesday, Bumpies! We're enjoying the midweek celebration with a little giveaway: we've got a three-piece treat you're going to love! We're giving away a Boba Carrier 3G, Boba Wrap and BobaAir! Yep, you heard correctly, we're giving away all three prizes (valued between $230 – 290 for all three) to one very lucky mama... Read more

Why I Let My Baby Boss Me Around

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I once heard a new mom explaining how she figured out the one thing that calmed her colicky infant was bouncing on an exercise ball. So, she did it -- 24/7. When her husband got home from work they’d trade off, not even stopping to eat. Another mom once told me her 1-year-old doesn’t “allow”... Read more

Actress Sarah Chalke Shares Her Son’s Three Month Battle With Colic

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When her beautiful baby boy Charlie was born on Christmas Eve in 2009, new mom (and star of the hit TV show How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life) Sarah Chalke was head over heels for her little guy. She and her fiance, Jamie Afifi, were filled with every experience... Read more

Are C-Section Babies at a Higher Risk for Obesity?

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Although at least 33 percent of U.S births are via cesarean birth (C-section), the latest study raises concerns over babies born via C-section and their risk of developing obesity or becoming overweight. According to the research, babies who are born via C-section are much more likely to become obese when they grow up as opposed... Read more

WIN IT: 4moms mamaRoo Giveaway!

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Not feelin' so hot this morning? We've got something that'll cheer your back-to-work blues right on up! While everyone else is busy moping about after their long, gorgeous weekend, we're giving one very, very lucky mama (or da-da!) the chance to take home this stylish and comfortable 4moms mamaRoo bouncer! The mamaRoo (valued... Read more

WIN IT: Diono Radian RXT Car Seat Giveaway!

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We're back at it for more freebies! While everyone else is distracted by their backyard barbeques, we're giving one very, very lucky mama (or da-da!) the chance to take home this gorgeous Diono Radian RXT Car Seat! The Radian family of car seats aren't only comfortable -- they're versatile, too! The convertible... Read more

For Dinner Tonight: Roasted Corn with Chipotle Butter

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Looking for the perfect side to compliment your backyard BBQ this weekend? Because Memorial Day weekend is all about grillin', chillin' and hanging out with friends and family, we didn't want to bog you down with a hard-to-follow recipe. In addition to all the burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken and grilled steaks you've got burnin'... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: All about Breastfeeding!

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New to breastfeeding? There are so many rumors, tips and tricks about breastfeeding these days - so we went to our breastfeeding Bumpies on the Breastfeeding board! "Take time for yourself. If you have hit the wall, it is okay to hand the baby off and take a shower or eat or refill your... Read more