parenting

Prenatal Co-Parenting Classes Have a Big Payoff for Your Kid

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Parents-to-be: Get your pencils and notebooks ready -- it’s time to head to class. The latest research suggests that expectant parents who've attended prenatal classes to help improve their co-parenting skills saw a big pay-off for their child — both at home and in school. In a study published in the Journal of Family Psychology, a team of researchers at... read more

Would You Pay for These Latest High-Tech Parenting Gadgets?

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Thanks to the new items revealed at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), all of your parenting excuses have gone out the window. From precise and constant temperature tracking to a bottle that shows the proper holding technique, there's a device (not to mention an app) for every parenting need. Stay tuned; they'll be released throughout 2015.... read more

Do These Awesome Parenting Photos Resemble Your Life?

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Here's photo evidence that parenting isn't easy. In fact, real-life parenting can be messy and crazy -- which is what inspired lifestyle photographer and mom Danielle Guenther to capture that chaos in a photo series titled "Best Case Scenario." From kids rebelling in the grocery store to Mr. Mom basting a baby instead of the turkey, these dramatic photos are... read more

Kelly Ripa, Carson Daly & More Reveal Their Parenting Styles

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We uncovered the latest trend in the talk show host circuit: hard-a-- parenting. Kelly Ripa described her tough-love approach on The Wendy Williams Show. Like most moms of teenage girls, she's currently locked in battle with 13-year-old Lola. "She recently lost her computer and phone privileges, so it's like taking away oxygen," Ripa said, explaining that... read more

The Pump & Dump Answers Your Burning Parenting Questions

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We do our best at The Bump to answer all your pregnancy and parenting questions, but sometimes, even we need a fresh perspective. So we called in our friends Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee from the Pump and Dump Show. We think it's exactly what you need to hear. Q: "I’m having a... read more

Maternity Designer Rosie Pope Shares Her Best Parenting Advice

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You watched her resolve the toughest pregnancy and parenting conflicts -- and look great while doing it -- on Bravo's Pregnant in Heels. Now, maternity designer Rosie Pope is sharing some advice with Bumpies. "Learn to tune out the noise," she says. "There are so many opinions out there; figure out what's best for you... read more

Kim Kardashian Shares Her Thoughts on Attachment Parenting

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Looks like the Kardashian sisters don't share everything -- including parenting methods. During a recent appearance in Cannes, France, Kim Kardashian told the Daily Mail about how her parenting style with North West differs from Kourtney Kardashian's attachment parenting method. "Watching my sister Kourtney, I do learn a lot, but I have my own parenting... read more

Do You Agree With Alicia Silverstone’s Controversial Parenting Techniques?

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Alicia Silverstone, mama to almost three-year-old Bear Blu, is no stranger to raising other mom's eyebrows with her milk share program and pre-chewing her son's food for him. Now, her new fertility, pregnancy and parenting book, The Kind Mama: A Simple Guide to Supercharged Fertility, a Radiant Pregnancy, a Sweeter Birth, and... read more

Kourtney Kardashian Admits That Attachment Parenting Came Naturally To Her

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Kourtney Kardashian loves being a mom to her children Mason and Penelope, and spoke out about using the controversial attachment parenting method in Redbook's April issue. "It's what came naturally to me; I didn't plan it. When I had Mason, I just felt really attached to him and wanted to bring him everywhere. He ended... read more

2013 Bumpie Best: Most Controversial Parenting Story

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Welcome to our 2013 Bumpie Best countdown! We’re highlighting the most talked about, most stylish and most amazing new mom, pregnancy and fertility moments that have taken place over the past year. Wondering which celeb mama we most admired in 2013? Or which nursery trend was most loved by moms-to-be? Stay tuned, y’all! We’re rolling though the... read more