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Dangerous Effects on Babies and Moms-to-Be Have Doctors Saying ‘No’ to Raw Milk

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A new statement just realized from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that even though moms and moms-to-be have been led to believe that raw milk is healthier and more nutritious -- it's actually not. Behind author Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, researchers found that between 1998 to 2009, more than 93 cases of... read more

Trying to Teach Baby New Words? Do It at Dinner, Study Says

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According to new research published in the journal Developmental Science, the best way for baby to learn his words is to let him make a mess at the dinner table (or well, just about any table!). The research, led by Larissa Samuelson, a psychologist at the University of Iowa found that by strapping... read more

23 Incredible Cyber Monday Baby, Maternity and New-Mom Steals!

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Looking for some incredible maternity, new mom, pregnancy, baby gear, nursery and furniture Cyber Monday markdowns? Look no further: 1. Babies 'R Us: Get up to 40% off car seats, strollers and baby gear accessories, 30% off health and safety items (like monitors and more!); 70% off nursery and kid's furniture; 50%... read more

Toddler Sings ‘Trouble’ Song Better Than Taylor Swift (WATCH!)

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Step aside, Taylor Swift. Little Matthew is comin' for your number one spot -- and he's using your greatest hits to get there! The adorable toddler sings Swift's memorable "Trouble" tune and nails every last note. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruRMEwH6au8 Does your toddler sing along to the radio? What's his favorite song? Plus,... read more

5 Thanksgiving-Themed Crafts for Toddlers

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While the turkey roasts and you get ready to host friends and family for Thanksgiving, don't forget to give your toddler a little extra TLC. Though he won't appreciate a good baked Brie and cranberry dip like you will, there's still a way to make the holidays fun (though to be honest, it's hard for... read more

7 Toddler-Approved Eats Just In Time for Thanksgiving

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Prepping Thanksgiving dinner is tough enough, but with a toddler to think of, this meal sounds like more of marathon cook-fest than a meal to be thankful for. You want your tot to enjoy a well-balanced, healthy meal loaded with all the table-toppers you love (like broccoli, stuffing, turkey, mashed potatoes and bread -- oh,... read more

I Let My Kids Eat Candy to Teach Them a Lesson

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Since my boys are 7 and 11, I have quite a few Halloweens under my belt. I have tried various approaches over the years to try to reconcile my healthy mom beliefs with the sugar-loaded holiday, from homemade healthy treats to chocolate-dipped fresh fruit on skewers. But deciding on which goodies to hand out at our... read more

Ditch the Sippy Cup! New Study Says It Could Make Baby Overweight

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Step away from the sippy cup -- and nobody ends up overweight. At least, that's what the latest recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics says. The AAP is now suggesting that parents wean baby off his bottle on his first birthday to prevent his chance of becoming overweight. Letting baby's bottle linger... 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

Want to Know What Gear You Should Buy? Ali Landry Shares Some of Her Favorites From the ABC Show

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This post was written by our special guest blogger, Ali Landry, mama of 3, cover star of The Bump magazine and founder of Favored.by.  I’m obsessed with pregnancy, baby and kid products, and the moment my Favored.by team and I walked on to the 3.2 million square feet of... read more