Anisa Arsenault

Anisa Arsenault is the editorial assistant at The Bump, and was probably led there by her affinity for the video "Babies Eating Lemons for the First Time." (Having a bad day? Check it out.) Obsessed with all sorts of news and celebrities, she'll keep you updated on all that is current, relevant and funny in the world of parenthood and babies. Follow her on Twitter @anisaarsenault.

New Mom Eva Mendes Dishes on 'Wild Nights'

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We haven't heard much from Eva Mendes since she and Ryan Gosling welcomed baby Esmeralda Amada in September. But the actress, 40, is opening up in an interview with Violet Grey, and like most new moms, she says she's exhausted. "I thought my wild nights were over but these are some of the... read more

Could Brain Abnormalities in Babies Cause SIDS?

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A new study may finally be getting to the root of what might cause Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica, found that nearly half of infants who died of SIDS shared a same specific brain abnormality. Researchers looked at 153 San Diego infants who underwent autopsy, and discovered that of the 83... read more

What Happens When a Baby and a Sloth Live Together?

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We just told you that Kristen Bell is trying to figure out the best way to parent her growing family. And we think one family found a technique that Bell would LOVE. Remember when the actress fessed up to her emotional sloth obsession on Ellen? No? Then you need to watch this video. Now, meet Julia... read more

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's Plan for Baby No. 2

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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard might be "completely stumped" about what to name their second baby, but they have a pretty good idea of how to juggle two kids. "I think we’ll probably get through it just like everybody else does, which is we’ll put it together day by day," Bell, 34, tells... read more

How Did Baby Food Become a Household Staple?

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Whether it's Gerber brand or your own homemade recipe, baby food is a staple in your household. But did you ever wonder what parents did before Beaba cookers and those little jars of smashed sweet potatoes were at the ready? Baby food as we know it didn't come on the scene until the 1920s.... read more

Is Sunblock Messing With Your Guy's Fertility?

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Sure, it's November, and sunscreen might be the last thing on your mind. But if you're planning a winter getaway, you might want to keep track of how much your partner is slathering on. A new study from the National Institutes of Health links benzophenone chemicals that filter out UV rays to a 30 percent reduction in male... read more

Awww! Derick Dillard Posts Jill Duggar's Sonogram

We can't get enough of these two. Derick Dillard Instagrammed wife Jill Duggar's latest sonogram, even throwing in a Psalm reference for good measure. "A week before Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for our baby boy! Awesome to think his heart has already beat about 26,784,000 times! Psalm 139:13-18," he wrote in the caption, referring to a... read more

Happy National Family Week: Are You Ready to Have a Baby?

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Is there a perfect time to have kids? Not necessarily. But there are things to consider before starting a family, or adding to your brood. In honor of National Family Week, we break down the questions you and your partner should be asking. Career Yes, your 20s and 30s are prime baby-making years, but they're also a time... read more

Turkey Carving 101

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T-minus four days til Thanksgiving. We gave you a rundown of easy meals, but realized we may have left you hanging. Do you know how to carve a turkey?  Grab the finished bird, a knife and a cutting board, and follow these steps. Step 1: Before you begin carving, tent the turkey and... read more

Trend Alert: Beer Garden Play Dates

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Need something to do this weekend? Call a friend, hit your local beer garden, and watch the kids play all afternoon. Feeling torn about whether or not this is okay? Understandable; it's a hot topic in the parenting community and within the bar scene. But across the country, beer gardens are becoming go-to destinations for... read more