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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! 8 of Our Favorite Titles to Celebrate His Special Day!

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Happy birthday to one of the world's most incredible authors! Everyone has a favorite Seuss classic. Maybe you're reading his books to your baby-to-be, or you're snuggling with your infant and making memories with every turn of the page. Maybe you and your partner read together at night, dreaming up themes for a Dr. Seuss... read more

A Dad-to-Be’s Guide to Pregnancy

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Dads, it’s true – having a plethora of information and knowledge will help pave the way to your successful role as a daddy! And these days, it’s easy as there are ample resources available to help mommies and daddies-to-be understand what to expect along the road ahead. There were three resources I used to prepare... read more

Soleil Moon Frye to Write Kid-Friendly Entertainment Book

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Ever wish you could throw your child a bash that even the celebrity kids would envy? Well thanks to Solei Moon Frye, you'll soon be able to. The actress and mom of two announced that she is writing a how-to party guide full of tips on how to throw affordable, stress-free, and kid-friendly get-togethers. The book,... read more

Words of Wisdom from Shel Silverstein

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Happy Birthday Shel Silverstein! Although the author is no longer with us, parents continue to share his work before bedtime or on a rainy afternoon. And with every poem read, there is a lesson to learn. See some of our favorite words of wisdom from the late, and great, Shel Silverstein. What's your favorite Shel... read more

C is for Craft: Framed Book Art (VIDEO)

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When it comes to decorating baby's room, don't break the bank! Watch as Lori creates her own wall decor using baby books and a few frames. How did you decorate your nursery? Plus more from The Bump: Gorgeous Electric Nurseries 5 Tricks to Declutter Your Nursery Nursery Safety Tips read more

The Bump Picks: Best Children’s Books

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Happy National Read a Book Day! Want to grab something new to read to baby? The Bump staff picked some books we loved as kids and still love as adults. Pick up one of these! What's your favorite book from childhood? What do you read to baby? Plus more from The Bump: Literary Baby... read more

Literary Baby Names

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These days, more moms are look to best-sellers for the perfect name (Come on, had you met a Bella before Twilight came out?). Although your baby won’t read about these characters for a while, here’s the Cliff Notes version to give them. Holden (The Catcher in the Rye) Many consider Holden Caulfield the most important character... read more

Are You a Sh*tty Mom? Find Out

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“Oh no, they did not just say that out loud!” said my shocked husband as I read to him from the new book Sh*tty Mom, a totally hilarious and uncensored look at some of the impossible situations we mothers find ourselves in.  We’re not talking about just the run of the mill breast milk stains... read more

Am I the Only Mom Who Isn’t Obsessed With Fifty Shades of Grey?

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I’m fashionably late to the Fifty Shades party. My mom friends have buzzed about it for weeks, calling it the best love story they’ve ever read. Husbands everywhere are celebrating the sizzling effects they’ve seen in the bedroom as a result of their wives reading it. Personally, I gravitate toward haunting non-fiction memoirs by triumphant... read more

The Hunger Games-Inspired Baby Names

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Get some name ideas from the hot book turned movie The Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favor when it comes to picking one out! Baby Girl Names Inspired by The Hunger Games Katniss: The book series’ heroine is totally kick-butt and would do anything for her family -- including taking her... read more