Toddler's 'El Nino' Halloween Costume Is The Perfect Storm

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There are many different levels of crafting. And we're NOT trying to put down the pumpkin suit you made (or bought) for baby. But this dad really knocked Halloween out of the park. The craziest part? The elaborate El Niño costume Royce Hutain made for his daughter Zoey isn't even her trick-or-treating costume. Complete with 98... Read more

Singing Soothes Baby Better Than Talking, Study Finds

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Better practice your pitch and brush up on your lullabies; when it comes to calming baby, singing is more effective than talking. A University of Montreal study found that infants remained twice as calm when listening to a song -- that they didn't even know -- compared to when they listened to speech. "Many... Read more

Prepping Baby For Daylight Saving Time

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It's almost time for the good daylight saving. You know, the one where you gain an hour of sleep. But it's not so celebratory for new parents. They know anything that disrupts baby's sleep schedule also disrupts their sleep schedule. So how can you prepare for the Nov. 1 time change without it being a shock to... Read more

These Popular Baby Names Overlap With Top Pet Names

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Whether your first “child” was your four-legged friend or you gave your baby a new “pet sibling” later on, chances are, you considered the same names for each. But is it that human names are inspiring pet names or pet names inspiring human names?, a site that helps pet owners find sitters and walkers... Read more

Time to #EndMommyWars? A Review of Similac's New Video

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Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump, and now she's here to give you advice for dealing with the challenges of being a working and pumping... Read more

Sports Illustrated Model Shows Off Her Stretch Marks: ‘I Earned Them’

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This supermodel didn't freak out when she developed stretch marks. In fact, she made it a point to document them. "They are some bad ass #tigerstripes. And I earned them," Robyn Lawley, a Sports Illustrated model, writes on Facebook. Lawley, 26, is mom to 8-month-old daughter Ripley. "I knew [my stretch marks] were... Read more

IKEA Bed Hack Mom Defends Family's Co-Sleeping Arrangement

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Fitting seven people into one sleeping configuration is a serious feat. And as one mom found, it also draws serious criticism. Elizabeth Boyce, 35, of Plano, Texas, posted a photo of the bed on her blog Wandering The World Below about a month ago. Made from two IKEA Kura beds (not the first Read more

New York Mets MVP Daniel Murphy Deserves Another Title: All-Star Dad

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Whether you're a baseball fan or not, chances are you've seen Daniel Murphy's name making headlines this week. On Wednesday, Daniel Murphy was named MVP of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) for his postseason performance. The New York Mets second baseman hit seven home runs in nine playoff games, including the last six consecutive games,... Read more

8 New Products To Help Breastfeeding Moms #WorkPumpRepeat

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Breastfeeding pro and working mom extraordinaire Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Here she shares the new products that will help moms navigate the two. Check out... Read more

The Hilarious ‘How To Breastfeed In Public’ Tutorial All Moms Should Watch

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We'd like to think breastfeeding in public is a judgement-free zone, but unfortunately, that's not often the case. All breastfeeding moms have likely experienced the same moment of panic: You’ve finally gone back out into the world and suddenly baby is hungry. Have you ever wanted to feed baby by the public pool, in your airplane... Read more