Jill Duggar Is Pregnant!

Well, that was quick! 19 Kids and Counting stars and newlyweds Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are expecting their first child! Jill announced her pregnancy in People and says, "We're having a baby! We are so excited." Jill says that she took several pregnancy tests that came back negative, but after taking one of... read more

7 Small Gadgets That Won’t Take Over Your Living Space

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Between tripping over toys and sacrificing your storage room for a nursery, you're tighter on space than ever. Luckily, there's plenty of super sleek, compact gadgets to make your day-to-day chores and upkeep a breeze. 1. The Vacuum  Vacuuming might be a whole lot more fun if you had this pretty-looking powerhouse. Not only does... read more

Milla Jovovich and Paul Anderson Are Expecting Baby #2!

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If you're a Resident Evil fan, there's a tiny holdup for the next movie's filming date -- due to Milla Jovovich's second pregnancy! The actress and model, who's married to Resident Evil director Paul W.S. Anderson, announced their mutual decision to delay filming (and announce her baby news!) in a Facebook post: "Happy Monday... read more

How Much Does It Cost to Raise Kids?

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The numbers are in, and the price tag of raising a family has increased once again. Remember the good old days of 2012 when the estimated cost of raising one kid was a mere $241,080? According to the United States Department of Agriculture, if you had a baby in 2013, get ready to dole... read more

Happy Monday! Watch Adult Man Get Stuck in High Chair

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It's safe to say your week is probably going better than this guy's. This British man got himself stuck in a high chair at a restaurant, and we're left wondering whether he made it out alive. Moral of the story: Baby gear is for babies. Have you had any baby gear mishaps? Plus, more from... read more

​Teen Mom’s Catelynn Lowell Reveals Baby’s Gender

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Catelynn Lowell via Instagram
It's another girl for Teen Mom's Catelynn Lowell and her fiance Tyler Baltierra! The parents-to-be, both 22, announced that they're team pink at a gender reveal party this weekend. And we're impressed with their technique: they strung a baby carriage decoration from the ceiling, pulled on a string and unleashed pink confetti. Best of all, Catelynn... read more

The Really Important Reason You Shouldn’t Try to Be a “Super Parent”

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It's been written off as the result of hormonal changes for years, but postpartum depression, and new-parent mental health in general, may have more to do with the way our culture shapes parenting. As you've probably noticed, having a baby is a pretty life-altering thing. So it's not surprising that new moms and new dads are especially... read more

Christina Aguilera Gave Birth to a Baby Girl (Who Has a Nature-Inspired Name!)

Christina Aguilera is now a mom of two! The four-time Grammy winner (who has the best voice for lullabies, by the way), gave birth to Summer Rain Rutler via C-section on August 16 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to UsWeeklywith the support of her film producer fiance Matt Rutler. Christina... read more

You Can Test Your Preconception Health From Home

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Ah, if only all check-ins on the road to pregnancy were as easy as the pregnancy test itself. Pee on a stick, get fairly immediate results, react accordingly. This week, e.p.t. announced a new suite of at-home tests to make your life a whole lot easier. The Preconception Health Test is especially cool. While you... read more

A Couple-friendly Maternity Shoot

It’s almost unfair to call this gorgeous photo roundup a maternity shoot, since the dad-to-be played such a big part. We’re loving the romance behind Lisa and Kerry’s portraits by j. anne photography. Congratulations to the couple, who welcomed baby Logan Marie a few day ago.

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Lisa's figure-flattering dress allowed her to really showcase her bump -- a crucial part of any maternity shoot!

Did your partner make an appearance in your maternity portraits?

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Weekly Inspiration: A Beachy Maternity Shoot

An Eclectic Nature Nursery

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