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Self-professed “cool mom” Mrs. George, played by actress Amy Poehler, in the movie “Mean Girls” tells her daughter’s new friend there is of course not alcohol in her “happy hour” after-school drink but quietly adds that should she want a little bit she’d “rather you do it in the house.”
Such is the …Kids
Keith MacDonald is believed to be due to come a father for the 16th time (Picture: SWNS)A father with 15 children and dubbed Britain’s most feckless …Kids
Meet Jack, the baby born with half a heart who’s fought through a stroke and four open-heart surgeries
Little Jack has fought for survival every step of the way (Picture: Mercury Press)Little Jack Stevens is only 15-months-old but he’s already been …Stroke
Childcare for my two-year-old son costs £9,000 a year for a nursery in a somewhat ramshackle old building in the east Midlands. Like many parents I wonder where on earth the money is going. But in a remarkable act of transparency, the nursery has thrown open its books, warts and all – and it is …Child Care
Parenthood is hard enough without these eight types of mums sticking their oar in!
You might want to steer clear of them, especially after you have …Parenting
It's 8 p.m. on a Thursday night. I've been up since 5:30 a.m., when my littlest woke for his morning feed. His older brother woke an hour later for his cereal, at which point my 3-year-old woke to serenade me with yet another rendition of "Frere Jacques." From that point, I fed three kids …Critics
Almost every day we get a parent that writes to us about their picky eater. As a parent, sometimes getting your child to eat anything let alone eat …Fruit
Over the past five years, British photographer and mom of two Jenny Lewis has been documenting a particularly special moment in motherhood: the first day. Lewis' new photo book One Day Young showcases the stunning pictures of mothers in London's Hackney borough -- all posing with their newborn …Jenny Lewis
9 Tasty Baby Food Recipes For Spring
Freshen up baby’s mealtime menu with these garden delights. From pureed mangoes to a cherry banana …Recipes
I do love an acronym and this one came to me in my (almost) sleep last night, as do most of my writing ideas (frustratingly!). So I’d like to …
Calling all baby sleep experts!
There’s a new baby sleep training controversy that requires your attention. This time, it’s about whether sleep …Babies
“I’m going to change your name!” My 5-year-old declared. We change names a lot in our house; dress-up is an important part of our day.
“To what? Elsa? …Teachers
How do you wrap a bag of sleep?
A post-natal doula
From emotional support to practical help around the house, a post-natal doula is the ultimate dream gift for any new mum. They normally work three to four hours a day, doing light housework and watching the baby while she catches up on lost sleep. …Lip Balm
Pregnant women, rejoice! We have the ULTIMATE summer hack for you. Grab those old bodycon dresses and add a cute backside panel to give your baby bump some room. By experimenting with the width of the panel you can make the dress as tight or loose as you want. We suggest keeping it on the tighter …Babies
It’s a great day when your tot hits a major milestone and sits unaided or takes her first steps. Chart these less-obvious skills too for an …Babies
Many parents look forward to watching their babies clap -- but it's usually something that happens after they're born.
Jen Martin's 14-week-old fetus clapped three times during an ultrasound, she explained to The Huffington Post. Her doctor then rewound the loop of "the best clap" as he and Martin …Prenatal Development
I love my little cherubs to bits and my life is happier for having them in it. There are however a few things from my life before children that I …
Here's to the Internet of worrywarts.
There are few things more anxiety-inducing than watching a loved one deal with a climbing fever—and few things more annoying for said loved one than having his temperature taken constantly. There has to be some sort of wearable that deals with that, right? …iPhone
These kids are more YOLO than we ever could be.
This kid who dreamed big.
This kid who went full on PIMP DADDY for his old time family photo.
This school who wanted to make their sponsorship memorable.
This kid who didn’t give a fuck about niceties.
This kid who dared to dream.
“Get a fat cat and Make it …Kids
Infection may have been passed when cat licked baby’s bottle
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Add it up.
Celebrate several generations.
Go back to school.
Take a puurfect black and white.
Spell it out.
Then number off the grandkids in birth order.
Go back to the beginning.
Hold the frame.
Take a selfie.
Jump for joy.
Show off your kicks.
Take a …Jason Lee
The latest baby name trend is to keep people guessing about whether you've had a boy or a girl!
For UNISEX names are now all the rage, with celebs …Unisex
A recent story on TODAY.com featuring multigenerational family photos inspired me to share a cherished picture of my own.
This is my grandmother on …Generations
Bed rest — increasingly known as activity restriction — can mean different things to different doctors, from just getting off your feet every couple …
When I got married I decided to keep my surname. There were lots of different reasons: I am a writer and have a portfolio of work under my name, I …Kids
Remember when your go-to sexy outfit involved heels and trendy, clean, coordinated pieces of recently purchased clothing? Those outfits screamed …Toddlers