The Bump Editors

Exclusive: Bobbie Thomas Gets Real About Being 18 Weeks Pregnant

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Bobbie Thomas, professional girlfriend and author of The Power of Style, shares fashion and beauty advice as the Style Editor for NBC’s TODAY show, including her weekly “Bobbie’s Minute Buzz.” With a unique understanding that beauty comes from the strength within, she has worked tirelessly to promote positive campaigns, instill self-confidence and encourage people... Read more

Celebrate Your Name with 3 Easy Crafts

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It's Celebrate Your Name Week! And what better way to celebrate than with a few easy name crafts? 1. Family Name Book   Using a 4" x 6" photo book, create a booklet with each family member's name, placing a corresponding photo on the back of the previous page. Quiz your toddler on... Read more

Homemade Mac and Cheese for the Whole Family

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Need a crowd-pleaser for dinner tonight? You already know your kids will eat mac and cheese, and with this homemade recipe, we're willing to bet you will too. What You’ll Need: 1 lb. of macaroni shaped pasta 1.5 cups whole milk 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard 3 cups shredded... Read more

Drumroll, Please! See the Winners of Our 2015 Best of Baby Awards

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We built strollers. We dissembled pack and plays. We applied diaper rash cream and tried baby food. And now we're announcing all 90 products that stole the show in this year's Best of Baby awards. Covering everything from car seats and feeding gear to skin care for baby and you to maternity basics, our comprehensive roundup breaks down the best... Read more

Exclusive: Shakira Shares Parenting Advice and Her UNICEF World Baby Shower

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For Shakira, working with her foundation to raise awareness for education, childhood development and nutrition wasn’t enough -- she wanted to do more. So during both of her pregnancies, she teamed up with UNICEF to host a World Baby Shower to raise money and awareness for babies born into extreme poverty. The...

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Pumping While Driving -- Would You Try It?

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One multitasking mom is taking her breast pumping skills on the road. And we mean literally -- Leslie Goldman is pumping while driving. The new mom shared her story -- and a brief how-to -- with FitPregnancy, explaining that necessity drove her to PWD (pumping while driving) when she was late for a friend's... Read more

Oscar-Worthy Popcorn Treats for the Whole Family

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Whether you're watching the Oscars for the critically-acclaimed films or for Neil Patrick Harris, you'll want these gourmet popcorn treats to be front and center. Let the kids help you make these sweet and salty treats with step-by-step directions from The Nest. They won't be able to get enough (so make sure you check out... Read more

Helpful Hints for Cleaning Baby Teeth

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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month, which means we’ll be giving you helpful tips on dental care for baby and answering all those questions you have about those adorable baby teeth. Here, we explain the best techniques for cleaning little teeth. You may be wondering why it’s important to clean baby’s teeth when she’s just going to... Read more

Top 10 Presidential Baby Names

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Are you and your partner history buffs? Why not give your baby a distinguished -- and decidedly presidential -- baby name? Check out our favorite presidential baby names, then place your vote! Just be sure you can set your baby's nursery mobile to "Hail to the Chief" instead of "The Itsy Bitsy Spider." Read more

When to Start Taking Baby to the Dentist

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It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month, which means we’ll be giving you helpful tips on dental care for baby and answering all those questions you have about those adorable baby teeth. Here, Chris Kammer, DDS, Lifetime Family Dentistry and president of The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, weighs in on the best time to schedule baby's first...

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