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

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! 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!)

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

You’ll Spend More on Your Infant’s Child Care Than a Family of Four Will Spend on Food

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If I were to tell you that childcare costs for your kid would run you higher than it would to feed a family of four, you'd laugh in my face, wouldn't you? Yes, you would. And the bad news is: You shouldn't. A report released three days ago revealed something that should make us all... Read more

Prince George’s Christening: All the Details! [UPDATED]

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Hear ye, hear ye, a King hath been christened! Earlier this morning, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the much buzzed about christening for their royal baby boy, Prince George. The three-month-old future heir to the British throne looked every ounce as sweet as we hoped he'd be and was held tight throughout the... Read more

Uh Oh! The Most Annoying Things My Partner Said During My Pregnancy

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Before I share what my partner would say that would literally make me scream while I was pregnant, I will say that I wouldn't trade the experience I had with him ever. This was his first child. Like any other first-time father, he was excited. He couldn't help it if I had absolutely... Read more