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13 Reasons Moms Never Get Haircuts

Have you noticed that just before a woman has a baby, she chops all her hair off, then spends the next three years growing it out long enough to braid into a human hair ladder that can lower her child out of a burning building, Rapunzel-style?

I offer photographic evidence:

Exhibit A: Me and baby, …

Babies

I wouldn’t want someone else to breastfeed my baby

When I was pregnant a work colleague told me you could buy breastmilk online. I laughed to myself and wondered why on earth anyone would do that. Now …

Babies

Pregnant Jennifer Love Hewitt Glows While Baring Her Full Baby Bump in White Crop Top: See the Photos!

Hey, baby!

Jennifer Love Hewitt may be just around the corner from her due date, but that's not stopping her from modeling her gorgeously bloomed baby …

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Working Moms, Men Can Run Households

Working Mom Life is an interview series featuring real working mothers who are figuring out how to get the job done. Because there are more ways to be a working mom than there are ways to fold a cloth diaper, we can all learn from each other. Join the conversation #WorkingMomLife.

Amy Bradley-Hole …

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New Study Says a Working Mom Is a Plus for Kids

My wife just forwarded me this article from The New York Times, "Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers."

It arrived in my inbox, not with the usual jaunty ping, but a rather dull thud, like it was carrying a weight that had previously been on her shoulders.

My response was to …

Kids

A Wellbeing Psychologist Reveals The Secrets To A Happy Baby

Have you ever heard someone describe your baby or someone else's as being a "really happy baby"?

It's a phrase people often use, but what do they mean when they describe a baby as happy? One that doesn't cry (if such a thing exists)? Or just one who smiles a lot?

This month, HuffPost UK Lifestyle is …

Babies

Unfortunate (but Hilarious) Words Our Toddlers Mispronounce

My 3-year-old and I have a daily morning routine after dropping her big sister off at school. We love to talk about the day — anything and everything …

Eggs

Inside the Mind of a Pregnant Woman Shopping for Maternity Clothes | Shawna Scafe

Here is the mash up between my mental narration and the dressing room text messages between my sister and I (she was watching my two children) during …

Clothing

Baby Not Sleeping Through The Night At 6 Weeks Old? That's Completely Normal, Say Experts

Next time your child wakes you up in the early hours of the morning, try and feel encouraged by it.

It might be hard to do, but experts have said that having your child wake up during the night shouldn't always be viewed so negatively.

The research being completed at Swansea University has challenged …

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“My forceps delivery hasn’t put me off baby No 2!” Kimberley Walsh talks to M&B

Pop star turned TV presenter Kimberley Walsh is relishing being a mum to Bobby, but as she exclusively tells M&B, she’s had her fair share of …

Pregnancy

8 Things Parents Of Kids With Tourette's Syndrome Want You To Know

May 15 to June 15 marks National Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month -- a time to raise awareness for what the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) calls a "baffling disorder."

Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder that's accompanied by involuntary movements, or tics, which are "frequent, …

Kids

Sophie Ellis Bextor Shocks Crowds With Large Baby Bump, And No One Knew She Was Pregnant

Sophie Ellis Bextor was the centre of attention at the Lorraine Kelly Fashion Awards, and it wasn't because of what she was wearing.

The 36-year-old singer stepped out on the red (well actually, pink) carpet with a very large baby bump... and no one even knew she was pregnant (well not quite no one …

Babies

Dad Brings Toddler's Imaginary Super Mario Game To Life... And It's Incredible

Have you ever wondered what was going through your child's mind when they're playing an imaginary game?

This father did, and decided to use his top-notch editing skills to transport his child for a walk in the park into a Super Mario video game.

And it's pretty damn amazing.

The dad posted the video …

Kids

My Biggest Parenting Regret Is Letting My Daughter Grow Up Too Fast

A funny thing happened when we brought our second daughter home from the hospital.

Seemingly overnight, our two-year-old firstborn seemed to grow …

Babies

The Parental Victory Of A Successful Bedtime, In One 14-Second Video

There is perhaps no greater triumph in parenting than successfully putting your baby to sleep and walking out of the nursery into sweet freedom.

Esther Anderson's new 14-second video perfectly captures that nightly feat of bedtime victory -- and the celebration that comes with it.

"Being a parent is …

Nursery

The Unique Way Dad Helps Baby Learn to Talk

Walk into any Mommy and Me class and you'll undoubtedly hear the babble of tots and the high pitched baby-centric talk of the mamas. And all that …

Babies

“My body may not be aesthetically pleasing but my…”

“My body may not be aesthetically pleasing but my soft tummy and breasts have been a place of comfort and consolation to my crying children more …

20 Things I've Let Slide Because I Didn't Want to Argue with My Kid

The hilarious Louis CK has a bit about arguing with his three-year-old daughter over whether the correct term is “Fig Newton” or “Pig Newton.” If you …

Katy Perry

Why I Will Not Be Piercing My Baby Girl's Ears

"So, when are you getting her ears pierced?"

I didn't respond. My baby daughter was licking crusted-up cereal off the floor and I fussed around her, …

Women's News (India)

Tom Cruise And Nicole Kidman's Adopted Children Are Grown Up, And You Won't Recognise Them

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman may no longer be married, but their adopted children are still very close.

The couple married in 1990 for 11 years, during which they adopted two children, Isabella and Connor who are now very much grown up.

Isabella is now 22-years-old and a trained hairstylist working …

Tom Cruise

5 Facebook Moms Who Need to STOP

Moms of Facebook, I need to level with you for a second. We are friensd, and most of you I adore, even admire. I steal your recipes and craft ideas. I pin your birthday parties and comment on your vacations. Your kids? They are so darn precious.

But there are a few of you who just need to STOP it. …

Facebook

27 hilariously accurate signs you've got a huge bump

by LucyBC posted in Mum Stories There comes a point in your third trimester where it doesn't seem possible that your bump could get any bigger... and …

Pregnancy

14 Delightful Kids Quotes Illustrated In The Most Charming Way

Everyone knows that kids say the darndest things, and now their most bizarre and heartwarming quotes can be forever immortalized by a Hallmark artist.

Retired Hallmark illustrator Eric Disney has teamed up with LittleHoots, an app that lets on-the-go parents type out and save their children's …

Kids

If you want to give your kids antioxidants, fiber, and quality protein - try this tangy twist on chia pudding!

Lemon Raspberry Chia Pudding showcases the bright flavors of Spring and Summer made into a healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert!

Hi y’all! My name is …

Pudding

Six Simple Rules Every Parent Should Follow When Naming Their Baby

If you have a baby on the way, the first two things most people will ask you is whether you know the sex and do you have a name... We chose to find out the sex of our baby as early as possible to narrow down the potential candidates for a name - halving the arguments seemed sensible to us! But even …

Babies

What You Need to Know about Dry Drowning

Dry drowning has nothing to do with sand or heat—and everything to do with water. Learn what it is and its warning signs.

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Most parents …

Water Sports

8 Photographs That Show Why Parenting Rituals Are Much More Than Just Routines

We partnered with the Johnson’s® brand and asked for photos that captured the magic of everyday moments with your little one. Whether it’s bathing or reading to your baby, you’ve shown us that these activities are more than routines. They are family rituals that lay the foundation of the …

Parenting

3129 days after two children died, Thomas Cook ceo apologises

Peter Fankhauser said he was 'deeply sorry'

The ceo of Thomas Cook has finally apologised over the deaths of two children on holiday in Corfu, over …

Thomas Cook

5-Year-Old's Act of Kindness Brings Entire Restaurant to Tears

A little boy from Prattville, Alabama is making headlines today for a simple act of kindness that has gone viral overnight. After spotting a …

Restaurant