parenting

9 of the Most Adorable and Lovable Parenting and Pregnancy Moments from ‘The Office’

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It actually hurts my heart to say that tonight The Office will air for the final time. After nine seasons, the cameras on Dunder Mifflin will shut off and the series so many have loved (including me!) will retire to the rerun hall of fame forevermore. But instead of dwelling on the sad, there have... read more

My Struggle to Make It Through Split-Shift Parenting

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I'm due to pick up my boy at 4:40 on the dot from daycare. That means I must leave work by 4:30. The problem? It hasn't always been happening. You see, to save on child care cost, and to minimize the time our son spends at daycare, my husband and I agreed to change our... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Moms Share the Parenting Lessons They’ve Learned So Far

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Congratulations, you are a first time mommy! Now what? Our Bumpies on the Babies 0-3 months board have exposed the findings of what having a newborn is REALLY like! "How fussy your baby is, is inversely proportional to how many people are around that are willing to take them off your hands. For instance,... read more

The Most Important Parenting Lesson I’ve Learned So Far

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One of the hardest challenges I face every day is the addictive desire to check my phone while I am with my kids. It seems I’m not alone, though. I see parents at the park, in the grocery store and at the library reaching for their phones. I am talking about texting, emailing, and even... read more

How I Know the Hardest Parts of Parenting Have Yet to Come

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When you become a parent, it's normal to expect it to be tough. You never really know just how tough until you have your child, but when they arrive, many new parents realize it is probably going to be both the hardest and best thing they've ever done. But when your children are young, tough... read more

Celebrities Give Kate Middleton Parenting Advice

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Since news of the royal baby first spread across the airwaves (and the Atlantic!), celebrities and commoners alike having been serving up some of their very best unsolicited parenting advice for the expectant mom and dad! Advice ranged from which pillow worth investing in to baby names to what to look forward to as the... read more

Which Parenting Style Is Best for Baby?

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I really feel it would have been so much easier to have and raise a baby in simpler times. Today, it feels like having and raising a baby has become somewhat of a competition or a trendy, popularity contest. That might sound harsh, but hear me out: Although all the new advances in medicine have... read more

Parenting According to The Guncles

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You may know Bill Horn and Scout Masterson, “The Guncles,” from Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood. They’re the adorably warm couple who, as the first gay parents on reality television, gave the world its first glimpse into what parenting as two dads is really like. Bill and Scout chatted with us candidly about the... read more

Soleil Moon Frye Talks Halloween, Parenting, and Future Babies

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This week, we got to catch up child star turned amazing mom Soleil Moon Frye. The actress, who attended Target's Halloween Party took some time to talk to The Bump about her family's fall traditions, raising her two daughters Poet, 7, and Jagger, 5, and her hopes for two more babies. The Bump: Now that fall... read more

Texting While Parenting — the New Safety Hazard?

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You won't LOL when you hear this news. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests that "texting while parenting" has led to an increase in children's injuries over the past few years. The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nonfatal injuries to children under... read more