parenting

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

This Video Perfectly Explains the Chaos and Pure Delight of Parenting (WATCH!)

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There's commercials about parenting -- and then there's commercials about parenting. Pretty sure every mom and dad can guess which category this heartwarming video falls into: Warning: Be prepared to have the innards of your heart tickled in happiness! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sNlcwAh83Y What was becoming a first-time mom like for you? Plus, more from The... read more

The Hardest Part of Parenting… (It Isn’t Just the Sleep Deprivation!)

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Breastfeeding? Painful, at first. Figuring out a new daily routine? Overwhelming. Accepting the changes to your marriage and life? Difficult. Sleep deprivation? Killer. All these things, and more, have contributed to what has been the most challenging year of my life -- my first year as a mother of... read more

What the Kardashians Have Taught Me About Pregnancy and Parenting

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Between the Kardash klan's original four siblings, the Jenner girls, Kourtney’s fashionable little buttons and Kim’s early arrival, there’s an impressive amount of Kardashian DNA floating around the celebrity stratosphere. Thanks to stirrup-mounted reality cams and naptime selfies, the average gossip magazine/bad TV viewer (AKA me) knows a little too much about the various Kardashian birth... read more

9 of the Most Adorable and Lovable Parenting and Pregnancy Moments from ‘The Office’

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It actually hurts my heart to say that tonight The Office will air for the final time. After nine seasons, the cameras on Dunder Mifflin will shut off and the series so many have loved (including me!) will retire to the rerun hall of fame forevermore. But instead of dwelling on the sad, there have... read more

My Struggle to Make It Through Split-Shift Parenting

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I'm due to pick up my boy at 4:40 on the dot from daycare. That means I must leave work by 4:30. The problem? It hasn't always been happening. You see, to save on child care cost, and to minimize the time our son spends at daycare, my husband and I agreed to change our... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Moms Share the Parenting Lessons They’ve Learned So Far

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Congratulations, you are a first time mommy! Now what? Our Bumpies on the Babies 0-3 months board have exposed the findings of what having a newborn is REALLY like! "How fussy your baby is, is inversely proportional to how many people are around that are willing to take them off your hands. For instance,... read more

The Most Important Parenting Lesson I’ve Learned So Far

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One of the hardest challenges I face every day is the addictive desire to check my phone while I am with my kids. It seems I’m not alone, though. I see parents at the park, in the grocery store and at the library reaching for their phones. I am talking about texting, emailing, and even... 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