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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

Sleep Training Baby Worked for Us Because We Had a Routine

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There are times when I think my parents must have been pros at sleep training because there is nothing I like more than a nap on the couch! From a dad's perspective, sleep training is the period when a baby stops falling asleep before being put down because they're learning to self-soothe and fall asleep... Read more

Michael Bublé Reveals Meeting His Baby Was Like ‘Meeting a Stranger’

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New daddy Michael Bublé may know the way to our hearts with a microphone, but when it came to meeting his son, Noah, he admits it wasn't exactly love at first sight. Though he was prepped and ready to fall head over heels for his newborn son, Michael said that, "You can’t explain it until it... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Money-Saving Tips for New Moms!

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Yiiiiiikes -- are you starting to feel the cost of having a baby? It's something that takes some major adjustments in the ways you spend (and save!). Bumpies on the Babies: 3-6 Months board shared some of their postbaby money saving tips: "I cook in really large batches and freeze for future... Read more

Does Having a Baby Girl Change a Man — In Business?

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Did your partner change after becoming daddy to a baby girl? Or was he changed after becoming daddy to a little boy? The results of a new study say that daughters help dads become more generous, charitable and giving. Led by researchers Michael Dahl, Cristian Dezso and David Gaddis Ross, the latest study... Read more

Top Strategies for Keeping Baby Safe

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This sponsored post was written by Julie Vallese, Consumer Safety Expert at Safety 1st. Our world may be built for adults, but it wouldn’t be complete without children! And the very things that we as adults use every day, in every home, can pose risks to children – like stairs, windows, cabinets, and large furniture.... Read more

8 Ways Prince William and Kate Middleton Will Change the Future of the Royal Family

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Good news, royal baby fans: The royal baby will be born. We're just not sure when (or how, or where) he (or she!) will make an official debut. But while the world waits for the news to break, let's consider what will happen after His or Her Royal Highness is born. In the first few months... Read more

Why We Tamed My Daughter’s Tantrums Early (Before It Was Too Late)

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At around a year and a half old, my daughter had my husband and I losing patience. We were unsure of how to manage her new-found rebellious side. Her dinner was constantly being fed to the dog or tossed on the floor; her body was regularly thrown on the ground in fits of madness; and... Read more

A Mom’s Touch Is Proven to Heal Babies

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We know just how important skin-to-skin contact with baby is, but the latest research published by Journal of Newborns & Infant Nursing Reviews concludes that what moms' have known for forever actually has some scientific weight behind it. In a study about kangaroo care (skin-to-skin contact with baby), researchers found that chest-to-chest and skin-to-skin touching between... Read more

What the Kardashians Have Taught Me About Pregnancy and Parenting

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Between the Kardash klan's original four siblings, the Jenner girls, Kourtney’s fashionable little buttons and Kim’s early arrival, there’s an impressive amount of Kardashian DNA floating around the celebrity stratosphere. Thanks to stirrup-mounted reality cams and naptime selfies, the average gossip magazine/bad TV viewer (AKA me) knows a little too much about the various Kardashian birth... Read more