The Bump Editors

Author Maria Kostaki Opens Up About Motherhood

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The Bump has partnered with some amazing mothers who also happen to be amazing writers. They’re dishing out all their thoughts, observations and real life lessons about mothering in the best way they know how. We’re embarking on an essay series and we’re hoping you’ll follow along as these authors share what they’ve learned about... Read more

6 Maternity Fashion Tips From Style Blogger Jessica Alejandro

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Meet Jessica Alejandro, the voice behind Jessica Fashion Notes and the winner of The Bump and Liz Lange for Target Maternity Fashion Blogger Challenge. She shared five great outfits with Bumpies and isn't stopping there. On the heels of her recent win we asked her to offer up her best tips... Read more

Best Gear For Smarter Babyproofing

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June is National Safety Month. So if you feel like everything is an accident waiting to happen now that baby is here or on the way, now's the time to beef up your babyproofing. Bath Spout Cover Bath time should be fun, not fearful. This adorable soft rubber whale spout cover by Skip Hop protects... Read more

Who Wore It Best? Vote On Your Favorite Maternity Fashion Blogger

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UPDATE: We have a winner! While we loved all five of our very stylish maternity fashion bloggers, only one could come out on top. And thanks to your (amazing) turnout, Jessica Alejandro of Jessica Fashion Notes took home more than 1500 votes. Congrats, Jessica!   Whether you've followed our maternity fashion face-off on Instagram... Read more

Vote On Our Liz Lange For Target Maternity Fashion Blogger Challenge

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Five style bloggers, five outfits each, five days. If you were thinking of revamping your maternity style, this is definitely the week to get inspired.

Starting right now we're partnering with Liz Lange for Target for a maternity-themed fashion blogger face-off. From Monday through Friday, each of our five pregnant bloggers...

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Summer in Soleil Moon Frye's House

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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 Made Simple” on OWN and... Read more

Our Top 5 Favorites from the New York Baby Show

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It's the largest show for new and expectant parents in the country, and we definitely weren't going to miss it. We spent our weekend scoping out the annual New York Baby Show, and as always, were so impressed with the latest and greatest gear. Don't let the 150+ exhibitors overwhelm you; we've narrowed it down... Read more

How Mother’s Day Is Celebrated In Different Countries

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Happy Mother's Day! Enjoying breakfast in bed? A day at the spa? Take a look at how other countries celebrate mom. While some follow our break-from-housework, brunch-at-a-restaurant playbook, others have surprising, less familiar customs worth learning about. Mexico Cue the mariachi music, which is the sound track of Mother’s Day in Mexico. Families hire bands to... Read more

A Message from NFL Moms to Their Sons

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"You are my greatest accomplishment." "Words can't even express how proud I am of you." "I love you with all my heart." We don't have to tell you that these phrases come straight from the mouths of moms. But these ladies are talking to a very special set of kids -- their professional football player... Read more

5 Fun, Fresh Children's Book Titles

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Can't bear to read the same book one more night in a row? We asked our friends at Harper Collins for their suggestions to help freshen up story time. Here, five different titles hand-selected by their editors. Add one or all to your repertoire.  Because reading with your kids should never have to feel monotonous. Nose... Read more