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.

Caramel Apples the Whole Family Will Love

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Since these classic fall treats technically fall into the fruit family, we're deeming them a healthy snack for the family. And making them together will be a very fun, very sticky endeavor. Serves: 5 What You’ll Need: 5 apples One 11-ounce bag of soft caramels 2 tablespoons of milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Small pinch of... read more

Ashley Hebert Talks Breastfeeding and Other New Mom Challenges

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The Bachelorette stars J.P. and Ashley Hebert Rosenbaum have had a whirlwind courtship and marriage straight out of a fairy tale.  When they welcomed son Fordham on Sept. 30, we collectively oohed and ahhed, then breathed a sigh of relief that the first-time parents are facing all the joys (and challenges) as other newbie parents. Hebert recently opened... read more

Rebecca Minkoff Launches Maternity Line!

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In another advancement for on-trend, gorgeous maternity wear, Rebecca Minkoff just launched a maternity line with A Pea in the Pod. We definitely trust Minkoff's design instincts; in addition to being a bad-ass pioneer (her I Love New York tee and Morning After bag are iconic pieces), she's mom to daughter Bowie, nearly three months, and... read more

Are Pregnancy Cravings All In Your Head?

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The cliché of pregnant women craving ice cream and pickles … well, a new study suggests that's not that far off from the truth. Researchers at SUNY Albany found that 50 to 90 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. experience cravings, especially in the second trimester. The foods that hit the spot? Ice cream,  fruit... read more

Meet Baby Fordham! The Bachelorette's Ashley & JP's Newborn Son

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Fordham Rosenbaum may be two weeks old, but he's already joined his parents, The Bachelorette stars Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum, for his first photo shoot. And we're enamored. Look at those eyes! "He is such a good baby! He sleeps well, he eats well, he's healthy and happy," the couple tells E! News.... read more

Ali Landry's #BumpItForward Advice to Fellow Moms

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Ali Landry is used to being in the spotlight, now the actress and former Miss USA is using her celebrity to talk about an issue she cares deeply about: child car seat safety for #BumpItFoward. "From a mom of three to all new moms out there, please educate yourself on car seat safety, because... read more

Recall Alert! Just Like Home Toy Toaster Sets

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Toys "R" Us is recalling its Just Like Home brand toy toaster sets, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today. But the issue isn't with the teal blue toaster; it's with the "toast." Under pressure, the plastic toast can crack into small, sharp pieces, posing a choking hazard. While no injuries have been reported,... read more

What the Facebook and Apple Egg Freeze Means for Working Women

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Free, unlimited snacks, a reportedly awesome maternity leave policy … now Facebook and Apple are paying up to $20,000 for women employees to freeze their eggs. Since each round of egg freezing costs about $10,000, it's no wonder this made headlines across our social media feeds. Leave it to these Silicon Valley giants to completely one-up the... read more

Zoe Saldana's Gender Reveal

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In this week's round of Zoe Saldana pregnancy revelations, E! News is reporting that the actress and husband Marco Perego are expecting twin boys. This comes on the heels of the official announcement that the couple is having twins; Saldana joked that if she were to dress up for Halloween this year, she'd probably... read more

Sleeping Atlanta Preemies Dream Big

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They may be tiny, but these Atlanta preemies have some big ambitions. Even if those ambitions are imposed by the NICU staff at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, we're loving this advocacy for preemies. "We wanted to photograph babies sleeping safely in their incubators and illustrate what big things they have in store for the world," John... read more