Moms Confess the Most F-cked Up Things Their Kids Did

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The Pump and Dump
We love our kids -- that's a given. But the truth is parenting can be pretty f*cked up. At the Pump and Dump show we offer laughter and commiseration so you can go back home knowing full heartedly that you are not alone. If you think your kid does crazy, messed up stuff,... read more

Zoe Saldana's Gender Reveal

Zoe Saldana Marco Perego
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In this week's round of Zoe Saldana pregnancy revelations, E! News is reporting that the actress and husband Marco Perego are expecting twin boys. This comes on the heels of the official announcement that the couple is having twins; Saldana joked that if she were to dress up for Halloween this year, she'd probably... read more

Sleeping Atlanta Preemies Dream Big

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Jessica Wright/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
They may be tiny, but these Atlanta preemies have some big ambitions. Even if those ambitions are imposed by the NICU staff at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, we're loving this advocacy for preemies. "We wanted to photograph babies sleeping safely in their incubators and illustrate what big things they have in store for the world," John... read more

A Fascinating Snapshot of a Baby's First Hour of Life

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Compared to other species, human babies are incredibly (and adorably) helpless and slow to develop. But a new article in Science News looking at a 2011 study published in the journal Acta Paediatrica shows that our fragile little offspring actually achieve many major milestones in just 70 minutes after being born. Their motivation? To find mom's breast and... read more

Amanda Peet Is Having a Baby Boy!

Amanda Peet poses with her baby bump on the red carpet
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Amanda Peet and David Benioff are expecting their first baby boy! The pregnant actress revealed her baby's gender to People at the UN Foundation and Walgreens’s Get a Shot. Give a Shot. campaign in Los Angeles. "I’m very excited,” Amanda says. And what about the couple's daughters Molly June, 4, and Frances Pen, 7? "[Molly... read more

Monday Just Got Better: Dad Captures Daughter's First Baby Steps

Baby Lucy learns to walk
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We promise, this is even better than a morning cup of coffee. Capturing your child's first steps is no easy feat, but one dad made sure not to miss a moment of this major milestone. Meet Nick Turner of New York City, whose one-year-old daughter Lucy is now a brand-new walker! But she didn't officially transition from... read more

Step-by-step Pumpkin-Carving Made Easy

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Target
Maybe you haven't carved a pumpkin since you were a kid, but now that baby's here, it's time to bring back tradition. It's messy, it's time consuming and it's a true art, but a step-by-step tutorial will have you showing that jack-o'-lantern who's boss. What you'll need: Basic pumpkin-carving kit (available at party stores) Kitchen... read more

#BumpItForward: Baby Sleep Advice from Real Moms

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When baby can't sleep, you can't either. While there's not a whole lot we can do besides empathize, in the spirit of Bumping it Forward, we've rounded up the best real-mom strategies for helping baby sleep better. “I give her a bath and then turn on a blow-dryer, and she's out in seconds!”... read more

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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The Nest
The weather's getting colder and it's time to turn back to your stockpile of trusty fall recipes. A classic favorite? Chicken noodle soup. Everyone claims to have grandma's secret recipe. Not to worry if you don't -- you can borrow ours. What You’ll Need: 6 chicken drumsticks (about 2 lbs. worth) 2 yellow onions, sliced... read more

When Should You Get an Epidural?

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Potential good news for moms about to go into labor: If you want an epidural, STAT, a new study says that's exactly when you should be able to get it. After randomly assigning 15,752 first-time mothers from nine different studies to "early" or "late" epidural groups, researchers from The Cochrane Library found that women who had early epidurals were no more or... read more