When Bachelors Race Against Their Biological Clocks

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Ladies, your biological clocks aren't the only ones ticking. Meet Dr. Conrad Cean. He figured he'd be married by 33 or 34, but as his career took off, it didn't happen. “I had just finished my fellowship and was trying to get the lay of the land in the business of medicine,” he tells TODAY. “I... Read more

'Kids Are the Worst' Instagram Account Basically Sums Up Parenting

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Is your newsfeed full of parents posting angelic shots of their perfect kids? When you're scrubbing marker off the walls and trying to keep your own little angel from taking off her diaper for the hundredth time, it can be hard to relate. Enter Salt Lake City mom Anna Macfarlane, who created an Instagram account called Kids Are... Read more

Trend Watch: Gift Registries for Kids' Birthday Parties

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Gift registries have been a part of baby showers and wedding showers for years -- newlyweds and first-time parents would probably shudder at the thought of not having one -- but the concept has recently taken off in a whole new field: kids' birthday parties. It's already being fiercely debated among parents, with some slamming it as greedy and... Read more

You Asked, The Pump and Dump Ladies Answered

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Meet Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, the ladies behind The Bump Pump and Dump Validation Tour. These Denver-based moms are here to remind you that even on your worst parenting day, you’re doing a great job. And whether it’s via song at their parentally-incorrect live comedy shows or via blog post on The Bump,... Read more

Flight Attendant Advocates for Breastfeeding on Planes

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Breastfeeding in public, while still a hot topic, is becoming more and more socially acceptable. But what about breastfeeding in public -- in close quarters -- at 35,000 feet? One flight attendant is advocating for critics to stop shaming moms who breastfeed on planes. "Women shouldn't have to think twice about feeding a child," commercial flight attendant and... Read more

Does Praise Turn Kids Into Narcissists? Study Makes Case for Tough Love

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We all think our kids are the greatest, right? You just might want to be careful with how much you let them know it. It's kind of a lose-lose. Praise your children too much, or treat them as more deserving than others, and they become narcissistic. That's the social learning theory. But if you withhold... Read more

Celebrate National Craft Month With Your Toddler!

cute egg carton caterpillar craftThe Fight Against Boredom
Ready to pass on your crafty DIY talent? Or do you feel that your artistic skills are about equal to that of your toddler's? Either way, March is National Craft Month, so it's the perfect time to get creative and bond with your kids. Try these cute, simple activities courtesy of Courtney from The Fight Against Boredom. You'll... Read more

We 'Spring Forward' This Weekend! How to Prep Baby (and Prevent Crankiness)

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Consider this your warning: in most places in the country, we begin Daylight Saving Time in the wee hours Sunday morning. And that, of course, means moving your clock one hour forward before you go to bed Saturday night. For most people, this simply means one hour less sleep, but for a sleep-deprived new mom,... Read more

Surfer Baby Practices with Dad

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Well, that's one way to encourage tummy time. Kristofer Strong, of Clearwater, Florida, decided to give his seven-month-old daughter, Madison, a surfing lesson. Like most initial surfing lessons, it took place on dry land. In this case, that was the carpet. "[My wife] Jennifer and I have always made every effort to go the beach;... Read more

Working Moms Get an Apology -- From a New Mom

Katharine Zaleski and familyTory Williams
Katharine Zaleski is proving it's never too late to say "I'm sorry." And her apology is directed at her fellow working moms. "I’m sorry to all the mothers I used to work with," she writes in a commentary for Fortune. "I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child... Read more