The Bump Editors

How Baked By Melissa's Founder Is Handling Nerves About Labor and First-Time Motherhood

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Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste more... Read more

Announcing The 2016 Best Of Baby Award Winners!

Best of Baby hub
We know better than anyone—the amount of baby gear out there is completely overwhelming. So we took the time to test, evaluate, and highlight it for you. After assembling strollers, lathering up with baby wash and getting up close and personal with some breast pumps, we can finally unveil this year's Best of Baby Award winners.... Read more

The Most Pin-spirational Baby Showers Of 2015

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Get ready to save to your board. This year’s batch of baby showers were filled with gorgeous details and unique touches you’re not going to want to forget. From a storybook-themed soiree thrown for a stylish blogger to a camp out-inspired party that could only come from the Kardashians, these are the celebrations filled with... Read more

The Year’s Most Buzzworthy Baby Name Trends

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Trends may come and go in the baby-naming world, but there’s one that seems here to stay: statement names. Just take one look back at 2015, a year that welcomed a Saint, a Sailor and a Saylor, a Rocket Zot, a Jagger Snow and a Spurgeon, and this idea is very clear. “It’s a way... Read more

How Baked By Melissa’s Founder Is Getting Through The Ups (And Downs) Of Her Third Trimester

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Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste... Read more

How Baked By Melissa’s Founder Is Dealing With Pregnancy Weight Gain

melissa ben ishay of baked by melissaBaked by Melissa
Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste more... Read more

Cast Your Vote In The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards

The Bump Baby Tech product finalists
We love anything that makes parents' lives easier. Especially when it's high-tech. So we're proud to announce that today marks the release of the finalists for The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards at CES 2016. Together with Living in Digital Times, we're introducing the Baby Tech Summit to the annual Consumer... Read more

A Biracial Father Of Three On Taye Diggs ‘Mixed’ Controversy: Embrace The Biracial Coin

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Kelley Kelley is a Brooklyn-based musician and father of three beautifully “mixed” children. He describes how he and his Chinese-American wife, Sonia, have worked to shape the racial identity of their kids. Editor’s Note: Actor Taye Diggs recently sat down with The Grio to talk about the release of his... Read more

How Baked By Melissa Founder Handled Her Gluten Allergy During Pregnancy

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Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste more... Read more

Ayesha Curry Opens Up About Adjusting To Life With Second Child

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Ayesha Curry documents her favorite recipes and the stories that season her life as a mom to two girls, Riley and Ryan, and wife of NBA player Stephen Curry. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @AyeshaCurry, and on her blog, Read more