What Happens When a Baby and a Sloth Live Together?

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We just told you that Kristen Bell is trying to figure out the best way to parent her growing family. And we think one family found a technique that Bell would LOVE. Remember when the actress fessed up to her emotional sloth obsession on Ellen? No? Then you need to watch this video. Now, meet Julia... read more

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's Plan for Baby No. 2

Dax Shepard and Kristen BellUS Weekly
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard might be "completely stumped" about what to name their second baby, but they have a pretty good idea of how to juggle two kids. "I think we’ll probably get through it just like everybody else does, which is we’ll put it together day by day," Bell, 34, tells... read more

How Did Baby Food Become a Household Staple?

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Whether it's Gerber brand or your own homemade recipe, baby food is a staple in your household. But did you ever wonder what parents did before Beaba cookers and those little jars of smashed sweet potatoes were at the ready? Baby food as we know it didn't come on the scene until the 1920s.... read more

Happy National Family Week: Are You Ready to Have a Baby?

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Is there a perfect time to have kids? Not necessarily. But there are things to consider before starting a family, or adding to your brood. In honor of National Family Week, we break down the questions you and your partner should be asking. Career Yes, your 20s and 30s are prime baby-making years, but they're also a time... read more

Trend Alert: Beer Garden Play Dates

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Need something to do this weekend? Call a friend, hit your local beer garden, and watch the kids play all afternoon. Feeling torn about whether or not this is okay? Understandable; it's a hot topic in the parenting community and within the bar scene. But across the country, beer gardens are becoming go-to destinations for... read more

A Look Back at Sheryl Crow's Adoption Story

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Happy National Adoption Day, y'all! We're taking a look back at country singer Sheryl Crow's adoption story. 2006 was a hard year for the singer. She faced a very public split from then fiancé, Lance Armstrong, and was diagnosed with breast cancer only weeks later. But these challenges only strengthened Crow's desire to live the life she always wanted.... read more

Nate Berkus Creates a 90-Square-Foot Nursery

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This isn't Nate Berkus's actual nursery. But what the expectant designer dad created for an editor of ElleDecor.com is stunning all the same — and with just 90-square-feet of New York apartment space to work with. The interior designer visited Amy Preiser, a digital editor at the magazine, and transformed her tiny guest... read more

National Adoption Month: A Family's Beautiful Photo Tribute

Baby Sam from Blended photo seriesKate T. Parker
What happens when you adopt a beautiful baby boy who looks nothing like the rest of your family? If you have a sister who happens to be professional photographer, then you consider yourself lucky there is someone to capture that moment you become a family. This photo series, entitled Blended, is photographer Kate T.... read more

Target's Home Style Expert Emily Henderson Talks Marriage, Fun & Family

Emily Henderson lifting up son, Charlie, with husband.Stephanie Todaro
It's a balancing act for sure: building a thriving career, raising a 1-year-old and maintaining a loving marriage. But Target's Home Style Expert Emily Henderson makes it look easy. The interior designer has spent the past year adjusting to life as a new parent. In her latest interview with The Nest,... read more

National Adoption Month: One Couple's Journey with Embryo Adoption

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Yesterday we reintroduced you to Katherine Heigl's adoption story. But as we learned from Liz and Kevin Krainman, there's more than one way to adopt. The Austin, Texas, natives considered the little-known option of embryo adoption when Liz discovered she had a severe diminished ovarian reserve at age 33. So while IVF wasn't going to allow them to... read more