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It’s a Girl for James and Kimberly Van Der Beek! [UPDATED]

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Updated January 31: The couple slyly revealed the name for their newest addition: baby girl Annabel. And baby makes, uh, five! The Van Der Beek broad announced the arrival of their third child, a baby girl, on Saturday, January 25. Baby Girl 'Beek (sorry, couldn't help myself there) joins big sister Olivia... Read more

Notes From a Stay-at-Home Dad Reveal What Really Goes On While Mom’s at Work

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Here's something you'll love: A stay-at-home dad tellin' life at home like it really is. When Chris Illuminati quit his job to be a full-time SAH father for his baby boy, he decided to chronicle his journey into daddy-domesticity by leaving Post-It Notes around his home as a daily "journal" of the day-to-day endeavors of... Read more

First-Time Dad Films the Incredible Way a New Baby Changes Everything (WATCH!)

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New daddy Kent Frost had a lot to celebrate in 2013. He photographed weddings, baby portraits and family portraits, shot family videos, enjoyed warm weather in February, cold weather in May, flooding in August and hell, he even welcomed a new baby. So just how serious is life with a newborn -- and just how... Read more

This Video Perfectly Explains the Chaos and Pure Delight of Parenting (WATCH!)

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There's commercials about parenting -- and then there's commercials about parenting. Pretty sure every mom and dad can guess which category this heartwarming video falls into: Warning: Be prepared to have the innards of your heart tickled in happiness! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sNlcwAh83Y What was becoming a first-time mom like for you? Plus, more from The... Read more

Is Your Daddy-to-Be’s Diet Bad for Baby’s Health?

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A new study led by Sarah Kimmins from McGill University found that your daddy-to-be's diet before conception may play just as big a role in baby's development as a woman's does. Yep! You heard that correctly, dudes, so pass on the fully loaded cheese fries, will ya? The research, which focused on the... Read more

Rates of Stay-at-Home Dads Are on the Rise but How Do They Compare to Stay-at-Home Moms?

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Back in September, a study published in the Journal of Family Issues noted that more than half-million dads were staying home with the kids as stay-at-home fathers. The research, which was conducted by sociologist Karen Z. Kramer of the University of Illinois, found that over the past decade more than Read more

Baby Number Two on the Way for Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth!

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Is it just me or is there clearly something in the water? News just broke that Elsa Pataky and her red-hot husband, Chris Hemsworth are expecting baby number two together! The couple, already parents to a sweet baby girl named India Rose, 18 months, made the announcement official via Us Weekly. The two-time... Read more

Could Asthma Affect Conception?

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The latest research published in the European Respiratory Journal found that getting pregnant may take longer for women with asthma. The study, which analyzed information from more than 15,000 women in Denmark, set out to determine whether or not asthma would affect conception and if so, why? Here's how they did it: Of... Read more

‘Magic’ Dad Shows Off His Best Trick Yet (It’s a Baby!)

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When Anthony Stuart, a graphic designer, found out he and his wife, Kristi, were expecting, he planned a photo shoot that would chronicle their journey from conception to delivery -- but not in the way you'd expect. Daddy-to-be turned his baby-on-board into one totally cool magic trick. He founded the Tumblr "Daddy's Little... Read more

Should We Make Dads Pay for Moms’ Maternity Care?

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Here's a story that will shock the pants off your partner: due to the latest rules and regulations associated with Obamacare, turns out men are paying higher premiums than women -- for services they'll probably never use. Why, you ask? Because with Obamacare, health insurers are no longer allowed to charge women higher costs --... Read more