No Batteries Required: Classic Toys for Baby

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Feeling inundated by talking Elmos and flashing play gyms? Unplug yourself—and baby–this holiday season with some timeless, battery-free toys. If you're looking for a little last-minute gift inspiration, these old-school ideas—from whimsical building blocks to adorable play food—are just the thing. Building Blocks

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Don't Throw Away Baby's Dried-Up Belly Button, Turn It Into a Necklace

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Remember those rumors that Kesha wears a necklace containing pieces of her placenta (to improve her psychic abilities, of course)? Maybe it's not a Kesha-specific thing after all: because there are moms out there looking for unique and unusual baby keepsake jewelry. One such mom is Sara Larson, a Refinery29 contributor who wears a gold cast of daughter Ihlen's belly... read more

Orlando Bloom on the Father-Son Bond He Wants with Flynn

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Orlando Bloom is opening up about the love of his life -- yup, we are talking about his 4-year-old son Flynn. "I want to have an impact on my son," the British says in a new interview in the January issue of Glamour. "The most important thing in my life is to nurture, respect, and grow... read more

Neil Patrick Harris: The Paternity of My Twins Doesn't Matter

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While the public may be wondering which one of their dads Gideon and Harper takes after, Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka aren't concerned. "I have no interest in [finding out]. We are their parents and I love them implicitly," the actor told Barbara Walters in her 10 Most Fascinating People Of 2014 special. The now four-year-old twins... read more

Dad Turns Daughter's Funny Quotes into Amazing Tumblr Blog

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You've definitely told your friends all the weird stuff your kids say. Maybe you've even tweeted some of it. But in a brilliant move, one dad created Tumblr and Facebook pages dedicated to his 3-year-old daughter Harper's quotes. Some of the quotes are actually things said to Harper by Mom and Dad. Either way, Martin Bruckner's " read more

Watch This Deaf Toddler's Reaction to Hearing for the First Time

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This is the best Christmas gift mom Jennifer Aprea could ask for her son Ryan. Her 2-year-old son had cochlear implant surgery last month. Born at just 25 weeks, Ryan spent seven months in the NICU, and his parents learned he was deaf shortly before bringing him home. The surgery gave them hope, but there were no guarantees... read more

You Asked, We Found Prince George's Latest Outfit!

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If you loved Prince George's Christmas photos as much as we did, our sympathies for that moment when you found out the guard-printed sweater vest was sold out. But Christmas miracles are upon us, and The Telegraph reports that designer Cath Kidston is rushing to restock the sweater ($26, called a tank top... read more

Drew Barrymore Accessorizes With Baby Frankie at Holiday Party

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Drew Barrymore's daughter Frankie seemed to be enjoying her first holiday party this Friday. The 8-month-old accompanied big sis Olive, 2, to the Baby2Baby charity event, which brought the North Pole to L.A. Complete with a decked-out tree and a festive balloon wall, the Honest Company-sponsored event was a hit with the younger crowd. But... read more

Join in the Medela Recycles Program

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'Tis the season of giving, and Medela has come up with one more opportunity to help moms in need. Last week, the company launched the Medela Recycles program, so that once you're done breastfeeding, you can help another mom get started. Teaming up with Ronald McDonald House Charities, Medela is aiming to provide new... read more

Toddler Meets Twins, Can't Believe His Eyes

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He's nestled between twin girls, which is a pretty sweet place to be, but Landon isn't exactly excited. Nope, he is confused. So confused that he does a double take. Then another double take. Landon's expression is priceless as he looks back and forth at the younger twin baby girls, who are wearing matching strawberry onesies and white... read more