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30 Things I’d Tell My Postpartum Self If I Could Go Back

When the nurse handed me my son, my firstborn, I remember distinctly looking up at her in a morphine-induced haze and thinking, <i>She can’t possibly</i> …

An Apology To My Kids From Their Anxious Mom

It’s 4 p.m., and I’m spent. I was up half the night with my fevered, coughing 3-year-old. I have a couple of different foods cooking on the stove, …

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10 ways to help children get their play back

There are many studies out there that say today’s kids are all work and no play, despite how essential free play is for children’s growth and well-being. Playing helps children learn self-direction, decision-making skills, self-control, rules, how to manage emotions and how to navigate social …

Parenting

The FDA is telling parents to throw out teething tablets and gels immediately because they may give kids seizures

The FDA is currently testing samples of the products and analyzing reports linking them to seizures in infants and children since 2010, the health regulator said in a statement.<p>CVS announced a voluntary withdrawal of homeopathic teething products following the FDA's announcement.<p>Homeopathic …

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29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

A comic for dads learning important life lessons from their toddlers.

Life with a toddler can be fraught with many challenges.<p>Anthony Arbaiza, a dad of two from Hershey, Pennsylvania, put it this way:<p>"Having a toddler …

Parenting

What to Expect When You Bring Home Baby No. 2

Expecting Baby No. 2? Read this first to help you prepare.<p>Shutterstock<p>If you've ever been pregnant, you know your baby bump seems to be a magnet for …

Parenting

Babies cry in the womb and 18 other surprising facts I learned when I became a dad

First came the awe and elation at my wife's pregnancy. We were finally starting a family!<p>In the next moment, an "Oh s--t!" panic sunk in.<p>To counter …

The Best Pizzas In Los Angeles

<i>Is there anything better than a smoking hot pizza, straight out of the oven and dripping in mozzarella and fresh tomatoes? We think not. In fact,</i> …

Why Are Some Babies SO Much Harder Than Others?

Unraveling the mystery of colic and the "high-need" baby.<p>The biggest surprise I had after becoming a mother last year was how much my son cried. For a week or so he was serene, then everything changed. If he wasn’t nursing or sleeping, he was unsettled, his little bird arms flailing as he grunted …

Parenting

How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children

On a summer day in 1968, professor Julian Stanley met a brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates. The Baltimore student was so far ahead of …

Education

Whoa! Babies Understand SO Much More About Mealtime Than You Think

Amid the mess of mealtime with baby are some serious life lessons, apparently.<p>Mealtime with babies can be described in two words: complete chaos.<p>But now, new research out of Cornell University published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> finds children as young as 1 understand a lot …

A Spicy Perspective Pizza Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers - A Spicy Perspective

Pizza Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers<p>These cheesy <b>Pizza Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers</b> will make a splash at your Super Bowl party in a few weeks.<p>There are …

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Eating fruit while pregnant may boost your baby's intelligence

New research raises the intriguing possibility that eating more fruit during pregnancy could boost the intelligence of a normal, healthy baby.<p>Researchers found that each additional daily serving of fruit that pregnant women consumed corresponded with an increase in cognitive scores for their …

Moms whose infants died in day care petition for 6 months parental leave

A mother who lost her 15-week-old baby on the first day of day care wants to hear more from Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton on parental leave.<p>Amber Scorah took three months maternity leave after her son was born last year. Even though her work’s leave policy is more generous than many other …

Day Care

Why It's So Hard to Ignore a Baby's Cry, According to Science

Have you ever been sat on a flight with a crying baby in your vicinity, wondering more and more with each successive wail how much longer you can …

This Stuff Is Unlike Any Other Barbecue Sauce You’ve Had…

Alabama White BBQ Sauce<p>Save<p>We all know and love a traditional, smoky, red barbecue sauce, but what if we told you there was another kind that was …

Chefs' Favorite Chinese Restaurants in the U.S.

For chefs like Momofuku's David Chang, “Chinese food is a comfort food. It’s what I want to eat after I've spent 48 hours traveling, or have worked a …

The Food Lab: Meet Barbecue Beef Chuck, Brisket's Cheaper, Easier Cousin

This guide was produced for Serious Eats as part of our partnership with Anova, the makers of the Anova Precision Cooker. You can download the Anova Precision Cooker App (it's free) to grab all this information right off your phone or tablet while you're cooking. And, if you've got an Anova …

17 Halloween Pumpkin Cookie Recipes That Will Totally Crush Your PSL Craving

With summer on the wane, the countdown begins to Pumpkin Spice Season and Starbucks’ annual release of everyone’s fave PSL. (We’ve just five short weeks to go, Pumpkin Peeps!) If the mere mention of PSL sets off a pumpkin spice hankering, one of these DIY pumpkin drinks will tide you over. On the …

8 Steps to Great Sleep for Children

<b>Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness.</b><p>Once you decide sleep is a priority in your house, your next step is to instill great sleep habits for your whole family! It may seem daunting, but what it really takes is commitment, …

Alabama White Sauce

Makes about 1 cup<p>Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur, Alabama, is credited with introducing this mayo-based barbecue sauce to the world. Our recipe is loosely based on the version chef Sean Brock serves at his restaurant Husk in Charleston, South Carolina.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>¼ …

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Milestones Baby Will Master Month by Month

The first smile, the first step, the first word: Most parents remember exactly when their baby accomplished these big goals. But before baby reaches …

How to Child-Proof Once Baby Is Walking

Finally have a walker on your hands? Congrats! Consider those first steps a sign it's time to step up <i>your</i> safety game in the toddler-proofing …

Home Improvement

10 Fights With Your Partner You Didn't See Coming Before You Had Kids

For instance, getting on the same page about parental nudity is unexpectedly challenging.<p>Of course starting a family brings up brand-new battles in your relationship. For instance, there's a good chance you'll have different ideas on a baby name. But <i>so many</i> unexpected arguments come up when you …

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Parents Inadvertently Feed Toddler's Pain: Nursing Bottle Syndrome

<i>Picture of a 5 year old before and after treatment</i>.<p>As a dentist, if I were to tell you that there was one thing you could do to save your toddler or baby from excruciating pain, chances are you would sit up and listen. And yet, this simple advice flies below the radar for so many parents.<p>Nursing …

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint Recipe - Chowhound

Bacon is most commonly cooked on the stovetop or in the oven. If you’re opting for the former, start with a cold pan with the bacon strips touching, …

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