Toddlers (Sometimes) Say the Creepiest Things!

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Get out the marshmallows and bags of candy, set up a campfire, and gather 'round! Halloween is tomorrow, and nothing gets us in the Halloween spirit like a good creepy story...specifically, hilariously spooky things kids say. Bumpies are celebrating the holiday by sharing some of the freakiest things their toddlers have surprised them with, so read on...... Read more

Feeling Festive? Here's Some Pregnant Pumpkins Giving Birth

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At The Pump and Dump: A Parentally Incorrect Comedy Show and Night Out, For Once, we love to use the term sad cake. What is are we talking about? A situation, happenstance or object that is a bit of a bummer, underwhelming and/or disappointing. Ever eaten cake that was just kind of... Read more

Toddler's 'El Nino' Halloween Costume Is The Perfect Storm

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There are many different levels of crafting. And we're NOT trying to put down the pumpkin suit you made (or bought) for baby. But this dad really knocked Halloween out of the park. The craziest part? The elaborate El Niño costume Royce Hutain made for his daughter Zoey isn't even her trick-or-treating costume. Complete with 98... Read more

Singing Soothes Baby Better Than Talking, Study Finds

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Better practice your pitch and brush up on your lullabies; when it comes to calming baby, singing is more effective than talking. A University of Montreal study found that infants remained twice as calm when listening to a song -- that they didn't even know -- compared to when they listened to speech. "Many... Read more

Prepping Baby For Daylight Saving Time

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It's almost time for the good daylight saving. You know, the one where you gain an hour of sleep. But it's not so celebratory for new parents. They know anything that disrupts baby's sleep schedule also disrupts their sleep schedule. So how can you prepare for the Nov. 1 time change without it being a shock to... Read more

Parents Honor Their Dying Daughter's End-Of-Life Choice

At 5 years old, Julianna Snow has been to the hospital enough times to know that it’s not a place she wants to return. Even if it means that it could prolong her life. So she’s asked her parents if she could go to heaven instead, and they are adhering to her wishes. Julianna has... Read more

These Popular Baby Names Overlap With Top Pet Names

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Whether your first “child” was your four-legged friend or you gave your baby a new “pet sibling” later on, chances are, you considered the same names for each. But is it that human names are inspiring pet names or pet names inspiring human names?, a site that helps pet owners find sitters and walkers... Read more

Time to #EndMommyWars? A Review of Similac's New Video

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Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump, and now she's here to give you advice for dealing with the challenges of being a working and pumping... Read more

Sports Illustrated Model Shows Off Her Stretch Marks: ‘I Earned Them’

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This supermodel didn't freak out when she developed stretch marks. In fact, she made it a point to document them. "They are some bad ass #tigerstripes. And I earned them," Robyn Lawley, a Sports Illustrated model, writes on Facebook. Lawley, 26, is mom to 8-month-old daughter Ripley. "I knew [my stretch marks] were... Read more

IKEA Bed Hack Mom Defends Family's Co-Sleeping Arrangement

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Fitting seven people into one sleeping configuration is a serious feat. And as one mom found, it also draws serious criticism. Elizabeth Boyce, 35, of Plano, Texas, posted a photo of the bed on her blog Wandering The World Below about a month ago. Made from two IKEA Kura beds (not the first Read more