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.

Picky Eating Might Point To Bigger Problems

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Most parents of preschoolers fight a nightly battle at the dinner table. No veggies, nothing squishy and definitely nothing orange. Most of the time, with encouragement and persistence from parents, picky eating is something toddlers grow out of. But how do you know if you need to take it more seriously? After noticing that... Read more

Has Your Family Been Burned After Using This Sunscreen?

Sunburn from The Honest Company sunscreenThe Honest Company/Amazon
Sold out online, The Honest Company's popular sunscreen is touted for being non-toxic and eco-friendly. But it might not be effective. A string of consumers have posted serious complaints regarding serious burns after using The Honest Company sunscreen. The company, co-founded by Jessica Alba, is known for its non-toxic products and ethical consumerism. The... Read more

Mark Zuckerberg's Baby Tossed His Pregnancy Announcement A 'Like'

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It's not exactly like Mark Zuckerberg could share his big news anywhere else. The Facebook creator, 31, posted a lengthy Facebook status this afternoon announcing that he and wife Priscilla Chan, 30, are expecting. "Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!" the post, accompanied by a photo of the couple... Read more

JetBlue Kicks Family Of Crying Toddler Off Plane

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"I can turn this plane around." That's what a JetBlue flight attendant reportedly told a passenger as she tried to prepare her 2-year-old son for takeoff. And then the flight attendant followed through. The Doshi family was flying from Boston to Baltimore on their way back from vacation. On the trip out, a flight attendant... Read more

Recall Alert! Storkcraft Crib Mattress

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Storkcraft is recalling about 18,500 of its foam crib mattresses, which fail to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard. No need to grab the extinguisher yet; the CPSC says no incidents have actually been reported. Still, parents using the mattress should contact Storkcraft for a free zippered mattress barrier cover to... Read more

Watch Officer Smash Car Window To Rescue Toddler From Hot Minivan

Police officer rescuing toddler from hot carRafael Rodriguez II
By the time New Jersey's Bergen County Sheriff’s officer Rich Carrion found the little girl locked in a hot car yesterday afternoon, she was already drenched in sweat. A crowd had gathered around the minivan in the Costco parking lot and a store employee alerted police, leading to the dramatic rescue caught on video. https://www.facebook.com/rafael.rodriguezii.3/videos/vb.100004960777839/483249651850390/?type=2&theater Carrion used... Read more

5 Times Your Baby Was Grumpier Than Earl The Grumpy Puppy

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Grumpy Cat has finally met her canine counterpart: Earl the Grumpy Puppy. Relatively new to Facebook and Instagram, we're sure it won't be long until this pouting puppy gains the same meme-worthy stardom. Even if you don't have pets, we bet you can relate to that mean-mugging face that's too funny not to Instagram.... Read more

Babies On Parade! Which Float Has Your Vote?

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Kicking off in 1909—15 years before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade—the annual Wildwood, New Jersey Baby Parade has a legacy all its own. Even if the floats are a little scaled down from the ones you see on the streets of Manhattan. This seaside town's tradition gets pretty competitive. The pint-sized participants line up... Read more

Pregnant Then Screwed: UK Women Share Pregnancy Discrimination Stories

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When it comes to American maternity leave policy, the grass is almost always greener on the other side. Swedish parents can share 80 weeks of paid leave. Canadians get 50. But the UK's impressive 52 weeks is losing its shine; a new report from the British Equality and Human Rights Commission found that... Read more

How Many People Is Too Many In The Delivery Room?

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You're invited! The latest delivery room trend: crowdbirthing, where labor becomes a spectator sport. Sure, plenty of moms-to-be are still gingerly trying to tell their in-laws to stay far away from that hospital room. But the UK vlog Channel Mum found that today, young moms (women in their teens and twenties) are averaging... Read more