The Bump Editors

Chicken Noodle Soup for Your Snow Day

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Doing some last-minute grocery shopping before the storm gets really bad? You really only have one option on a snow day. Say it with us: Chicken. Noodle. Soup. Sure, everyone claims to have grandma’s secret recipe. But not to worry if you don’t — you can borrow ours. What You’ll Need: 6 chicken drumsticks (about 2... Read more

Soleil Moon Frye Shares Her Tips for Getting Organized

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Soleil Moon Frye rose to fame on the 1980s TV series Punky Brewster. Now the married mom of three is the author of two books: Let’s Get This Party Started and Happy Chaos, is a co-founder of children’s lifestyle brand Seedling, hosts the TV show “Home...

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Our Favorite Famous Moms Dish on Parenting

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Nothing humbles celebrities quite like parenthood. We may not go to their parties or live in their neighborhoods, but changing a diaper evens the playing field. Whether they're experiencing first-time motherhood or on their sixth child (hey there, Angelina Jolie), these women pass along the joys, wisdom and "aha" moments they've learned along the way.... Read more

The Pancake Recipe You'll Flip Over

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Always a crowd-pleaser, a pancake breakfast will get the whole family out of bed. And this easy recipe will have you flipping flapjacks like an expert. What You’ll Need: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large... Read more

Pregnant? New Mom? Workout Like a Pro with Christine Bullock

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Backing off on your workout now that you're pregnant? Feeling like your post-baby bod will never be able to handle crunches again? Here, trainer and health and fitness expert Christine Bullock shares her insight on pre- and postnatal fitness, walking you through how to safely adjust your workout routine to still reap the maximum... Read more

Recall Alert! IKEA VYSSA Crib Mattress

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IKEA is recalling about 169,000 VYSSA crib mattresses, the CPSC announced today. The mattress could create a gap between itself and the crib larger than allowed by federal regulations -- a width of two fingers. While no injuries have been reported, two infants did become entrapped between the mattress and the end of... Read more

Happy National Milk Day! Learn Your Breast Milk Basics

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It's National Milk Day! Sure, most of the small percentage of the population who knows about this holiday will celebrate with a glass of something store-bought. (Thinking of starting baby on cow's milk? Wait until he's one, when his digestive system can break down all of the proteins.) But here at The Bump, we've decided to... Read more

Easy Slow Cooker Tomatillo Chicken

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Now that a cold front has officially swept in, it's time to serve up something nice and warm for dinner. Short on time? Break out the crock pot. This dish made with chicken breast, tomatillos and jalapenos is filling, nutritious, spicy and incredibly simple to whip up. What you'll need: 1½ pounds (680 grams) tomatillos... Read more

Our Favorite Celeb Parents to Follow on Instagram

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They may be high-profile actresses, singers and reality show stars, but at the end of the day, celebrity moms have the same question as us: did I choose the right filter? Here are the famous mom Instagram accounts you need to start following. Kourtney Kardashian As a new mom of three, Kourtney Kardashian definitely... Read more

Keep Your Fitness Resolutions: 10-Minute Exercises to Do While Baby Naps

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Sure, you can nap while baby naps. But if 2015 is the year you're really going to stick to your fitness resolutions, baby's nap time might be the perfect window for squeezing in a workout. We've got three super easy, equipment-free workouts that take just about ten minutes. This isn't CrossFit, and you probably won't... Read more