7 Hilarious Parenting Comics That Totally Sum Up Your Life

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You know how they say you can’t fully understand something until you experience it firsthand? Well, the person who first came up with that logic must have been a parent because one thing’s for sure—your idea of parenthood undoubtedly changes once you actually become one. Cartoonist and dad of two Brian Gordon took that idea and started... Read more

Mom’s Pregnancy Weight Gain After Birth May Lead to Child’s Obesity

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When you're ‘eating for two’ it's easy to give in to strong (and sometimes strange!) cravings, and before you know it those pregnancy pounds quickly add up. In reality, doctors say 300 extra calories per day is all you need, and excessive weight gain can have health consequences that put you and baby at risk.... Read more

Dad's Clever Song Remixes Get Baby Eating

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It takes a certain stroke of brilliance to create the perfect song parody, but one musically-inclined dad has created the perfect mixtape for mealtime: a series of food-themed lyrics meant to encourage his son to eat solid foods without a fuss. Part-time stay-at-home-dad Charles Flartey has always enjoyed singing to his one-year-old son... Read more

Halloween Makeup Kits May Contain Chemicals Toxic To Kids

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What's more frightening than a scary ghost or skeleton costume? The chemicals found in most Halloween makeup kits. That's the key takeaway from a press conference held by US Senator Charles Schumer yesterday. Makeup palettes from major companies such as Wet N' Wild, Fun World and Rubie's Costume Company often contain harmful chemicals including lead, nickel, chromium and... Read more

Moms Talk to Each Other Like They Talk to Their Kids: ‘Finish The Wine I Already Gave You!'’

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Imagine what the conversation would be like if you combined Girls’ Night Out with an evening in with your toddler. If you’re picturing a mix of pouring wine and preaching about manners, you’d be right. In a hilarious new video by sketch comedy group The BreakWomb, a trio of moms gets together to catch up,... Read more

What's Trending At ABC Kids This Year? Wearable Technology

We are BACK at the ABC Kids expo in Las Vegas. Not familiar with ABC? The All Baby & Child expo brings together hundreds of baby and maternity-focused companies -- big and small -- and gives them the opportunity to showcase their latest and greatest (and cutest) innovations. After experiencing the initial sensory overload of day... Read more

Want a Laugh & Real Wisdom? Follow This Parody Twitter Account For 'Working Dads'

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Everywhere moms turn, there's advice. Whether it's from a well-meaning coworker or yet another '10-ways-to-behave-like-a-human-when-you're-a-sleep-deprived-mom' type of listicle, you're bombarded with information, helpful or not. But what about dads? Don't worry, working dads, a 'super busy dad' is here to offer you the same not-really-helpful information via his Tumblr and Twitter... Read more

Interactive Map Locates Dad-Friendly Diaper Changing Stations

Despite significant strides made with paternal and family leave this year, diaper duty has yet to be as publicly embraced as a responsibility for both parents. So one stay-at-home dad is trying to change that. "I hate to use the words 'gender stereotype,' but that's kind of what we're up against," dad-of-two Scotty Schrier told... Read more

Little Girls, Big Dreams: Barbie Ad Showcases Youngest Professionals

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For most kids, playing teacher or doctor usually requires recruiting a stuffed animal classroom or little sibling patient. But these little girls got the chance to bring their imaginations to life, subbing in for actual professionals for the day. Meet Professor Gwyneth, who led a college class. "The dog's brain can't think as much as... Read more

UPDATE: Baby Girl's 'Inoperable' Brain Tumor Removed

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A month ago, the outlook was grim for baby Abigail. The then one-month-old was born with Down syndrome and a rare tumor, thought to be a type of cancerous teratoma, that was replacing her brain tissue. After learning the tumor was too aggressive for treatment and that it would likely grow back after removal, the Jones family... Read more