Category: Parenting

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Tips For Planning Baby’s First Birthday!

If you’re like most parents, you’ve been thinking about your baby’s first birthday since you found out you were pregnant. Added to that excitement is the pressure of knowing they only get one. How do you keep a level head and enjoy that very first birthday milestone? You can start by checking out these 10 tips for planning baby’s first birthday.

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10 Ways Parents Can Support One Another After Welcoming a Baby

You spent months waiting for your baby, were likely struggling to contain your excitement as the birth date drew near. And then the baby comes. You honestly can’t remember the last time you washed your hair (and may not even really remember your last shower). Your teeth probably never get brushed before noon. And you may even find yourself feeling envious of all the single people who get to sleep through the night.

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Mother Shamed Into Covering Up While Breastfeeding Baby at an Art Gallery

Christie Rea, a mother of four, recently spoke out about her breastfeeding experience at the National Gallery of Australia. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a pleasant one. In her own words, the Newcastle woman said “it was absolutely humiliating” to be pressured into leaving the gallery area for feeding her daughter.

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First Responder Delivers, Then Adopts Baby Girl

Sometimes it’s all about being in the right place at the right time. Myrtle Beach first responder Marc Hadden took a 911 call that literally changed his life.

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Are High-Tech Baby Monitors Necessary for Healthy Babies?

Wanting to protect your child, or doing anything and everything in your power to do so, is normal and natural. But is a high-tech baby monitor truly the best way to do it? A recent study says: probably not.

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Australian Mom Gives Birth To 13lb 4oz Baby Naturally!

Just a couple weeks after Louisiana resident LaQueena Hunter Grover debuted her 14lb bundle of joy, an Australian mom has given birth to a 13lb 4oz baby – naturally!

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Less Than Half of All U.S. Mothers Take Maternity Leave

Numerous studies have shown that there are benefits for parents and baby when they are permitted time to bond immediately after birth. Unfortunately, the United States still does not offer paid maternity or paternity leave to families with newborns – and they remain the only industrialized nation to not do so. This, along with other factors, could explain why a new study found that less than half of all mothers are taking maternity leave.

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Mattel to Debut Voice-Activated Kids Connected Room Hub and Camera Bundle

Technology heavyweights – Microsoft, Qualcom Technologies, and Silk Labs – have partnered with Mattel and are preparing to unveil a groundbreaking innovation early this summer, the newest addition to the popular and acclaimed nabi tablet line. The Aristotle (TM) platform is designed with security in mind and offers intuitive ease-of-use that enables it to learn patterns to autonomously act on user habits.

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Baby’s Fall Saves His Life

It was a scary moment for first-time parents Edward and Agata Kaczmarek last April when their 9-month-old son Giovanni took a tumble off of his changing table. In an immediate panic over possible injuries, the couple rushed their little boy to the emergency room for tests.

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Cop Jumps Into Moving Car, Saves Toddler

Officer Joseph Goss calls his heroic rescue of a toddler his “window of opportunity.”

A 10-year veteran of Suffolk County’s highway patrol, Goss was attempting to pull over what appeared to be an impaired driver traveling on the Long Island Expressway.

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Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse Welcome A Baby Girl!

And baby makes three! Congratulations to Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse on the safe arrival of their first baby – a little girl!