Category Archives: Pregnancy Guide

24 Fabulous Maternity Dresses for Fall and Winter

If you’ll be sporting a baby bump this fall and winter, you’re probably on the hunt for the best fall and winter maternity dresses. After all, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice style just because the temps are dropping! We’ve curated a list of maternity dresses that incorporate some of the hottest cold-weather colors and fabrics. Whether you pair these looks with sweaters for the fall or coats for the winter, you’ll be ready to go regardless of what Mother Nature throws at you. Cute Maternity Dresses for […]

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Mom Gets Shouted at and Called ‘Disgusting’ for Nursing in Public

When Australian mom Ashley Rogers needed to nurse her son at a shopping mall, she carefully chose a secluded spot away from the crowds where she, her baby and her seven-year-old daughter could have some semblance of privacy. Still, she found herself at the center of one man’s bewildering anger. When she heard a man yelling, she didn’t realize it had anything to do with her until she turned to face him, and that’s when the abuse began. “You’re disgusting, cover up, I can see your t*ts,” […]

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43 Toddler Halloween Costumes That Are Total Treats

Halloween has a way of sneaking up on us. (Boo!) Whether you’re a DIY queen with a big crafts closet or someone who just wants to take your pick of outfits at the store (or better, online!) and be done with it, we’ve got dozens of toddler Halloween costume ideas for you, from super-cute toddler costumes to slightly scary toddler costumes. Rest assured that when October 31 rolls around, you’ll be trick-or-treat ready. Toddler Boy Halloween Costumes Here, shop the best toddler Halloween costumes for 1-year-old, 2-year-old […]

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Mom-to-Be’s Hilarious ‘Demon’ Baby Sonogram Goes Viral

When Lyanna Carrington went in for her 24-week ultrasound, the last thing she expected was to see a ghostly sonogram of her baby staring right at the camera and looking unnervingly like a “demon,” she later joked. The ultrasound tech gave Carrington and the baby’s dad the good news that their child was healthy, then verified that she’s a girl. After that, the camera was moved back to the baby’s face—and she promptly opened her eyes and smiled. The moment was captured by the camera and looks […]

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Time-Outs Aren’t Detrimental to Kids After All, Study Finds

If you’re struggling with disciplining your toddler and have read reports that giving them a time-out will lead to behavior problems later in life, you can relax. A new study says despite the fact that time-outs are getting a bad rap in articles and social media posts, time-outs have no long-term negative effects. For the study, published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, researchers tracked families at three different time points: 36 months old, prekindergarten and fifth grade. They looked at children’s positivity and negativity […]

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12 Car Safety Tips to Keep Kids Safe in and Around Cars

As a parent, we spend tons of time researching the best car seats and the latest car seat safety guidelines. But car seat safety is only a small part of the big picture when it comes to keeping kids safe in and around cars. There are lots of hidden hazards to be aware of—some obvious, others not so much. But it’s time to get educated: A new study by the Journal of Traffic Injury Prevention looked at data from 1990 to 2014 and found that while kids […]

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Photo Series of Swedish Dads Captures the Beauty of Paternity Leave

American dads who manage to get paternity leave often find that it’s outrageously short, spanning a mere week or two. So what would an extended parental leave look like? In a new photo series, photographer Johan Bävman captured the daily life of Swedish fathers who chose to take at least six months off to be with their babies. When Bävman was on parental leave with his oldest son, he was, like every new parent, afraid of making mistakes and not living up to his own ideas of […]

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A New Google Baby Monitor Would Use AI to Keep Infants Safe

The baby monitors of tomorrow may be using artificial intelligence to keep kids safe—at least, if Google’s new idea moves forward. The tech giant has filed a patent application for a baby monitor that would use AI to warn parents if their child is uncomfortable or in distress, even before baby wakes up. The next-gen monitor would use AI, video streaming and audio recordings to monitor baby’s behavior and compare it to a database of normal sleep patterns. When your child makes noise or even move around […]

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Chance the Rapper Delays Tour to Support His Wife After Birth

Chance the Rapper has postponed his upcoming tour to be a better dad and a better husband. It’s been a big year for the rapper/singer/activist. After years of dropping mixed tapes, he released his first-ever album in February, got married to longtime girlfriend Kirsten Corley Bennett in March and last week celebrated the birth of their second child, Marli, who joins 4-year-old big sister Kensli. Chance was scheduled to go on tour to promote his album starting next week, but just made the big decision to instead […]

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Hit Parenting Book ‘Go the F*ck to Sleep’ Is Getting a Sequel

If you’re one of those parents who laughed your butt off at Adam Mansbach’s hilarious book Go the F*ck to Sleep, you’re in for a treat—there’s a new sequel hitting shelves next month. If you’re expecting a second child, you’ll especially relate. The new book, titled F*ck, Now There Are Two of You, addresses “with radical honesty, the family implosion that occurs when a second child arrives,” according to the publisher’s description—a struggle any second-time parent will tell you is most definitely real. The book comes out […]

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