parenting

Big Brother Knows It's Nap Time (Watch!)

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A toddler tantrum is usually indicative of one thing; somebody missed their nap. And this big brother is quick to point it out. "Did you have a nap today?" he asks his sobbing sister, who shakes her head no. "You need one," he observes. (We loves this kid's judgment-free approach.) Baby sis seems to appreciate it too,... read more

Baby Gets Two Front Teeth for Christmas

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This story is just too good: if all baby Alyssa wanted for Christmas was her two front teeth, she got 'em. Born on Dec. 28, Alyssa Bailey surprised doctors with two bottom front teeth. "Right when she first arrived, everybody was just shocked," the Branson, Mo., mom Jaklina Bailey told ABC. "Just like, 'She has... read more

Chris Pratt: The 'Terrible Twos' Aren't So Terrible

Chris Pratt speaks at March of Dimes Celebration of Babies.Getty
The terrible twos aren't so terrible in the Pratt-Faris household. Chris Pratt swung by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote the final season of Parks and Recreation, but the topic of conversation quickly turned to his 2-year-old son, Jack. "From what I understand, most of the Terrible Two stuff is the toddler’s inability to express what they... read more

Are You Turning the Car Seat Forward-Facing Too Early?

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You knew to bring home your newborn in a rear-facing car seat. But did you wait long enough to turn your little passenger around? As of 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that infants remain in a rear-facing seat until age 2, or until they've exceeded the height and... read more

Should My Baby Get the Flu Shot?

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The holidays are over, and now flu season is upon us. While this might not be something to celebrate, it is time to educate yourself about your baby's health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts a severe flu season, especially for young children and adults over age 65. As of the end of December, read more

Do These Awesome Parenting Photos Resemble Your Life?

Mom and dad sleeping with baby crawling away and son drinking wineDanielle Guenther Photography
Here's photo evidence that parenting isn't easy. In fact, real-life parenting can be messy and crazy -- which is what inspired lifestyle photographer and mom Danielle Guenther to capture that chaos in a photo series titled "Best Case Scenario." From kids rebelling in the grocery store to Mr. Mom basting a baby instead of the turkey, these dramatic photos are... read more

Get the Look: Ashley and JP Rosenbaum's Travel-Themed Nursery

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We've caught a glimpse of The Bachelorette's Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum's nursery before, but our friends at Project Nursery are sharing a full look into the travel-themed space. Thanks to designer Vanessa Antonelli of NessaLee Baby, the couple was able to seamlessly add rustic touches to a modern space, which baby Fordham will no... read more

Proud Mom Hayden Panettiere Shows Off Baby Kaya

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Get ready to swoon; Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko may be very private about their relationship, but they can't help but share adorable photos of their baby girl Kaya Evdokia, whom they welcomed on Dec. 9. Klitschko posted this adorably silly Instagram of fiancée Panettiere and their baby daughter on Sunday. Do you think Kaya... read more

The Babies of 'Downton Abbey': Our Season 5 Predictions

Downton Abbey's Mary Crawley and Tom Branson with their children.PBS
After too many months of Dowager-Countess deprivation, Downton Abbey is back in the U.S.! Season four ended on an uncharacteristically happy note -- we're talking Mrs. Hughes and Carson hand-in-hand happy. As we venture into season five, we're turning our attention to the often-overlooked Grantham babies. By our calculations, Sybbie is 4, George is 3, and... read more

How Many Babies Will Be Born in 2015?

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New year, new stats. The Census Bureau says that this January, the U.S. will see a new birth every eight seconds. The data comes hand-in-hand with an updated U.S. population figure as of Jan. 1, 2015, accounting for a grand total of 320.09 million people. Since the last population count in April 2010, we've added 11.35 million people,... read more