The Bump Editors

The Perfect Labor Day Recipe Your Family Will Go Crazy Over

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The heat is definitely on when it’s Labor Day and you’re throwing the party. But you can handle those hungry guests -- or your own hungry family --  with this juicy and classic cheeseburger recipe from The Nest, done in five quick steps. Pass the spatula -- you’ve got this. What you’ll need... read more

7 Small Gadgets That Won’t Take Over Your Living Space

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Between tripping over toys and sacrificing your storage room for a nursery, you're tighter on space than ever. Luckily, there's plenty of super sleek, compact gadgets to make your day-to-day chores and upkeep a breeze. 1. The Vacuum  Vacuuming might be a whole lot more fun if you had this pretty-looking powerhouse. Not only does... read more

5 Guilt-Free Summer Desserts Your Whole Family Will Love

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We totally get it -- you want to give your kids a summer treat, but you're wary of a sugar high. Get ready to turn your back on the ice cream man, because we've rounded up five (mostly) healthy treats filled with fresh fruit. 1. Roasted Fruit Crunch The only indulgent part of this sweet... read more

6 Simple Tricks to Personalize Your Closet

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Is your whole house being taken over by bottles and baby bouncers? We know that baby changes everything, and staying organized and having kids typically don't go hand-in-hand. But, for the sake of your sanity, lay claim to at least a portion of the house that still belongs to you: your closet (or half of... read more

5 Freezable Meals That Will Save You Time

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If your days routinely involve play dates and babyproofing and evenings consist of wrangling an infant into pajamas, elaborate meals probably aren't high on your priority list. Luckily, you can make big batches of these hearty favorites that will please the whole family, and last up to six months. Here's a classic choice: rigatoni with... read more

8 Easy Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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Have pregnancy cravings kicked your sweet tooth into high gear? Check out these eight simple treats that will hit the spot, whether you're a fan of something fruity or a sucker for a good ol' chocolate chip cookie. We'll get you started with some popsicles to beat the heat. Neo-Neapolitan Pops Makes: 6 pops Ingredients:... read more

Avoiding DIY Nightmares

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Whether you're braving crafts at a 4-year-old's birthday party or painting baby's nursery, parenting will likely lead you down a road of do-it-yourself endeavors. We've got the scoop on how to save yourself from the most common DIY nightmares, starting with the star of baby showers and birthday parties alike: glitter. How can you avoid... read more

Delish Meals in Under 30 Minutes

Photo: Hector Sanchez
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Whether you're a new mom with her hands full or an expecting mom who's exhausted, the last thing you want to do is cook dinner tonight. We've got nine amazing recipes that will only take a half hour, but will look (and taste) like you slaved away all day. Apricot Glazed Pork Chops with Lime... read more

Do You Make More Money Than He Does? You’ll Have a Happier Marriage With These Rules

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This guest blog post was written by Farnoosh Torabi, personal finance expert, TV personality, and author of When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women As a breadwinning mom-to-be (6 weeks left and counting…!) I’ve naturally begun to experience minor panic attacks, as I wonder how I’ll ever be able to maintain my... read more

10 Reasons I’m a Worse Mom Than You

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This guest post was written by Karen Alpert, the ridiculously hairy, self-deprecating writer of the blog Baby Sideburns and author of the brand new and hilarious parenting book, I Heart My Little A-Holes. She's spent the past fifteen years working for national advertising agencies until she was promoted to her newest... read more