parenting

Join in the Medela Recycles Program

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'Tis the season of giving, and Medela has come up with one more opportunity to help moms in need. Last week, the company launched the Medela Recycles program, so that once you're done breastfeeding, you can help another mom get started. Teaming up with Ronald McDonald House Charities, Medela is aiming to provide new... read more

Toddler Meets Twins, Can't Believe His Eyes

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He's nestled between twin girls, which is a pretty sweet place to be, but Landon isn't exactly excited. Nope, he is confused. So confused that he does a double take. Then another double take. Landon's expression is priceless as he looks back and forth at the younger twin baby girls, who are wearing matching strawberry onesies and white... read more

Mila Kunis Shares Her Post-Baby Weight-Loss Secret

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Mila Kunis looked stunning in a black cutout dress in her first post-baby interview. Her secret? Breastfeeding. "Breastfeeding is a great workout," Kunis told late-night host Craig Ferguson during an appearance Wednesday on his show. She also added that it doesn't hurt that baby Wyatt is a pretty active two month old. "She’s not lethargic.... read more

Hey, Tired Moms: This 'Blank Space' Parody Is for You

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Since we know you couldn't get enough of the Taylor' Swift's "Blank Space" music video, we found this parody from What's Up Moms to give you just a little bit more. Yup, it turns out that some of Swift's ex-boyfriend drama translates pretty well into the parenting world. Take a look: "Oh my god, look at that face.... read more

The Only Toddler Gift Guide You'll Need

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Gift getting for toddlers isn't as easy as you'd think. Gone are the baby days when a generic teether or blanket would do the trick; these little tykes have personalties of their own, and demand presents to match. Whether you're shopping for an on-the-go two year old or a little budding artist, we've rounded up... read more

For One Mom, Co-Sleeping Means No Sleeping (Watch!)

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Forget those idyllic stock photos of moms and babies sharing a bed, slumbering soundly as if they were on a Sleep Number Bed. One mom, Esther Anderson, shared what it's really like to sleep with her daughter — and it's a literal eye-opener for Anderson and nearly 5 millions YouTube viewers. We really... read more

Jimmy Fallon Shares First Pics of Baby Frances -- and What He's Like as a Dad

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We didn't have to wait too long to catch a glimpse of Frances Cole Fallon! Less than a week after her Dec. 3 birthday, proud papa Jimmy Fallon shared some smartphone snapshots on The Tonight Show. Fallon resumed hosting duties Monday night after taking the previous week off to welcome his second baby girl.... read more

Chris Pratt Shares the Story of Jack, His Preemie Son

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We didn't think it was possible to find yet another reason to love Chris Pratt — until the funnyman shared the moving story of his son Jack's premature birth Friday at a March of Dimes Celebration of Babies event. Jack was born nine weeks early, weighing just 3 pounds, 12 ounces. In fact, doctors told Pratt and wife, actress Anna Faris, that their baby would... read more

Amanda Peet Welcomes Third Baby, a Boy Named Henry

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We already knew The Good Wife actress Amanda Peet was expecting a boy, and we're happy to announce he's finally here. PEOPLE confirmed Peet and husband David Benioff welcomed baby Henry Peet Friedman on Dec. 7. This is the third child for the couple, already mom and dad to daughters Molly June, 4½, and Frances Pen,... read more

Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain

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In the wake of Thanksgiving -- which in my case was nearly a full week of overindulgence -- most of us are already struggling to fit back into those skinny jeans. The pounds go on effortlessly, but shedding them isn't so easy. With Christmas right round the corner and the holiday parties starting as soon as... read more