parenting

The Best Parenting Style? What Fits Your Kid’s Personality

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Maybe you’ve already figured out your parenting style -- good cop or bad cop, laid-back or strict. But it might actually be best to base your style to your kid’s temperament. According to a story in The Washington Post, parents who look at their child’s personality traits and tailor their parenting styles may be... Read more

Mad Men’s 5 Worst Parenting Moments

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We’re excited for the season five premiere of Mad Men on Sunday. The show is too addicting, plus, who wouldn’t feel better about their own parenting style after watching Betty Draper’s Worst Mother of the Year act. The actress who plays her, January Jones, who’s a real-life mom herself, told People that she and... Read more

Mayim Bialik Talks Attachment Parenting

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Former Blossom star, Mayim Bialik, advocates attachment parenting in her new book, Beyond the Sling. Mayim, who has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA says that the method of parenting is science-based. According to Dr. Sears, attachment parenting has 7 “tools:” birth bonding (close attachment with your baby after birth), breastfeeding, babywearing (carrying your baby... Read more

Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald are Expecting!

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The Duggar baby watch truly never ends. On the heels of big sister Jill's birth of baby Israel, Jessa Duggar's family is expanding too: she and husband Ben Seewald announced they are expecting their first child. Jessa, 22, and Seewald, 19, were married on November 1 of last year. But they might not... Read more

Baby Goes to Extremes to Avoid Bedtime

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"The first year of his life, I think he was always awake," Adele Enersen recalls of her son Vincent, now three. "I think he slept 15 minutes once a week. Or at least it felt that way! Or remember that movie The Ring — the horror movie where the girl never slept? It was like... Read more

How Australia is Cracking Down on Anti-Vaxxers

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Not one to tiptoe around controversial topics, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed the growing anti-vaccination movement yesterday by announcing a cutoff of welfare and childcare rebates for parents who opt out of vaccinating their kids. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that starting January 1, 2016, "conscientious objectors" to immunization will no longer receive childcare... Read more

What Sex After Baby Says About Your Relationship

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Let's face it: The thought of sex after baby is pretty scary. And some moms are more eager to get back in the sack after pregnancy than others. A new study is taking a look at those women and asking an important question: Does their motivation stem from a higher sex drive or a desire to... Read more

Sacramento Couple Documents Pregnancy With Cute Time Lapse Video

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We never get tired of tracking baby bumps, but it's even more fun when parents do it for us. Cole Cuchna, a Sacramento barista who runs a parenting blog called HypeDad, recently uploaded a video to the blog called "Chalkboard Baby – A Pregnancy Time Lapse." The time lapse video stars his wife,... Read more

So Sweet! Kourtney Kardashian Shares First Photo of Reign

Reign Aston DisickKourtney Kardashian via Instagram
About time! More than three months after teasing us with an Instagram of baby Reign's hand, Kourtney Kardashian finally gave us a full look at the cutie. Yep, he's the spitting image of Mason. https://instagram.com/p/0-usb8k1lm/

"My little turtle dove angel baby boy Reign Aston Disick," she captioned the photo.

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Study: Quality Trumps Quantity in Time Spent with Kids

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If you're a working mom who's constantly guilt-ridden about missing out on time with your kids, a new study suggests you can breathe a little easier. The study, published in the Journal of Family and Marriage, found that the amount of time parents spend with their kids between the ages of 3 to... Read more