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Pixar’s Newest Short Film Centers Around a Beautiful Coming Out Story

Pixar and Disney have steadily been tackling heavier topics in their movies and shorts in recent years. For example, Inside Out tackled emotional development and how to process complex feelings; Frozen smartly twisted the classic “true love” trope and had the sisters save each other; and Zootopia made a clever statement about racial profiling. Now, Pixar has released a new short onto Disney’s streaming service, Disney Plus, that features the studio’s first gay main character. The 9-minute short, titled Out, tells the story of Greg, a man […]

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43 Baby Girl Nursery Ideas for a Swoon-Worthy Room

One of the most exciting experiences for expectant parents is setting up a nursery for baby—a place where you’ll enjoy countless snuggles and bedtime stories and where your little one will play, learn and (hopefully) spend hours in peaceful slumber. (We’re rooting for you.) But with so many design possibilities out there, where do you start? We’ve rounded up a ton of photos of beautiful baby girl nurseries for endless inspiration. Take a peek and see what catches your eye. No doubt you’ll use these baby girl […]

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Best Maternity Swimwear

1.1Kshares If you’re wondering what to do about the whole bathing suit situation, let me start by saying you don’t have to buy a bathing suit that is specifically maternity. If you aren’t that far along or you aren’t carrying that large, there’s no reason why you can’t wear a regular suit. However, don’t make the same mistake I made and assume that because a bathing suit stretches it will fit your pregnant body. You might have to be cut out of it with the jaws of life […]

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Kristen Bell Shares Her 5-Year-Old Daughter Wears Diapers

Every parent knows that children are all different. What was easy with your first child may not be easy with your second child and vice versa. It’s true for almost anything, from dealing with a picky eater to toilet training—just ask actress Kristen Bell. In the latest episode of her show, “Momsplaining with Kristen Bell,” the actress revealed that her younger daughter, now 5 and a half years old, still wears diapers. The subject came up when Bell read the following tweet from a fan, “I’m tired […]

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Baby on a Budget – the Barest Bare Essentials

5.5Kshares I love websites that list the essentials baby items you’ll need and list a wipe warmer. I’ve got nothing against wipe warmers but I’d hardly call them a necessity when you have a baby and they are certainly not a necessity if you are having a baby on a budget. So I decided to make my own list and try to figure out what is the least you could get by with and not lose your mind. I mean, sure, we could all forgo the toys […]

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Pipette’s Sold-Out Hand Sanitizer Is Now Available in Bulk for Just $20

In the recent weeks, many brands have pivoted to create products people need most right now, from face coverings to hand sanitizer—including baby brand Pipette. Each of the brand’s products is EWG Verified, which indicates they are fully transparent in their ingredients and meet the strictest standards required for your health. Last month, Pipette launched its 8-ounce bottle of hand sanitizer. Unsurprising, it sold out quickly. Now, the brand is launching a new 32-ounce bottle that provides 320 applications—for just $20. The sanitizer is made with 65-percent […]

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Babies Can Differentiate Parent’s Hug From a Stranger’s, Study Says

It’s no surprise that parents love holding baby and that baby finds being held by mom or dad soothing. But, according to a new study, some embraces spark more comfort than others in babies as young as four months old—and a big part of it has to do with who’s holding them. A study published in the journal iScience last month looked at the heart rate responses infants younger than a year old have during hugs, tight hugs and holds. The researchers also looked at what happens […]

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US Birth Rates Hit Their Lowest Level in 35 Years, CDC Reports

On Wednesday, May 20, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that for the fifth year in a row birth rates in the country had dropped—and hit their lowest level in the past 35 years. This means that, once again, Americans are not having enough children to maintain the current population. The report looked at 99.96 percent of birth certificates issued last year and found there were 3,745,540 births in 2019—one percent less than 2018. It’s important to note that while birth records are […]

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Willow Wearable Breast Pump Now Available Through Insurance

If you’re planning on pumping, and specifically want to explore handsfree options, there’s some exciting news on the wearable breast pump front. The Willow, a handsfree, all-in-one wearable breast pump is now available as an insurance upgrade option via Aeroflow. What Makes Willow Different? The Willow is a wearable breast pump, meaning you stick the two cups in your bra (no special bra is needed, although it won’t work with underwire or padded bras), and let it do its thing. There are no wires, and no tubes, […]

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Elmo’s Late Night Show Will Feature Blake Lively, John Mulaney and More

Elmo is hosting his own talk show—right from his own living room. The Not Too Late Show with Elmo is set to premier next week on HBO’s new streaming service, HBO Max. The show, which is produced by Sesame Workshop, will not only feature Elmo as the host, but it will also include Cookie Monster as his co-host, other friends from Sesame Street as backstage crew and an in-house band. Plus, the show already has an impressive lineup of featured celebrity guests, including Jimmy Fallon, who will […]

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