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Mom Gives Birth on the Same Day as Kate Middleton -- Twice

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In the latest royal baby news, one Birmingham, England woman's motherhood experience is paralleling Duchess Kate Middleton's. Monika Tano welcomed her first daughter on July 22, 2013, the same day Prince George was born. And she recently gave birth to another baby girl, who shares a May 2 birthday with Princess Charlotte.... Read more

The Messiest (And Cutest) First Birthday Tradition: Cake Smashing

For some reason, making a mess is nothing short of adorable when you're under two years old. So when society finally accepted that spoon-feeding baby her cake just wasn't going to fly, a beautiful, frosting-filled first birthday tradition was born: cake smashing. Yep, baby gets his or her own cake to destroy, one fistful at... Read more

Trend Watch: Gift Registries for Kids' Birthday Parties

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Gift registries have been a part of baby showers and wedding showers for years -- newlyweds and first-time parents would probably shudder at the thought of not having one -- but the concept has recently taken off in a whole new field: kids' birthday parties. It's already being fiercely debated among parents, with some slamming it as greedy and... Read more

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! A New Book On the Way

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How do you wish a happy birthday to a legend? That's right, today is the 111th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Theodor Seuss Geisel... or, as millions of children and parents around the world know him better, Dr. Seuss. With dozens of iconic titles and page-to-screen adaptations, Dr. Seuss is one of the most prolific -- and quotable... Read more

Top 3 Simple (and Fun!) Birthday Gifts for Kids at Every Age

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It’s that time of year again, when the e-Vites and pastel-colored envelopes start arriving weekly – birthday party season. If you’re thinking, “Yay! How fun!” you obviously haven’t been to as many kids’ birthday parties as I have. Listen, I like small-talk with fellow preschool parents and garishly colored sheet cake as much as the... Read more

4 Crafty, Cool DIY Ideas to Celebrate Baby’s First Year

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It was one year ago this week that I discovered I was pregnant.  Now, my almost five-month-old twins are laughing, smiling,  reaching and rolling over.  What they say is true -- the time flies by! The first month in particular is a complete blur. But I’ve found some ways to document my babies’ first year... Read more

Birthday Spotlight: Sophia’s Pretty Princess Party

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The only thing better than a great birthday party, is a great birthday party with an even greater story behind it! Meet Sophia -- she was born over 11 weeks early, weighed only three pounds, and spent six weeks in the NICU fighting for her life. As a thank you to the medical team who... Read more

Cute Baby of the Day: Head First for Cake!

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You do not want to get in the way of this little guy and his cake! While we wouldn't mind snacking on a slice of that deliciously sweet confection, it looks like the cake was made just for baby. So enjoy, cutie! We want to hear from you! Tweet us @TheBump using #TBcutebaby... Read more