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What I Regret About My Pregnancy

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Michelle Dempsey

I am not usually someone who likes to live in the past, or live with regret. I try to stay positive and focus on the here and now. However every time I look at my daughter, my 18-month-old being of love, light, and laughter, I can't help but wonder how the choices I made in my pregnancy will affect her life.

What My Baby Can Teach Me, If I Will Slow Down and Learn From Her

Allison Pataki | Posted 05.24.2016 | Parents
Allison Pataki

Motherhood, in my seven months, has surprised me. And seeing my sisters and my friends becoming mothers, that has surprised and delighted me as well.

9 Weird Facts About Newborn Babies

Gordon Javna | Posted 04.13.2016 | Parents
Gordon Javna

Babies can't taste salt, don't shed actual tears, and are missing kneecaps! Here, more weird facts about our littlest humans. They Can't Taste Salt...

Blending The Family: Introducing Children to Pets

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Brie Witherspoon

How to introduce children to pets is a common predicament amongst new parents. Questions such as "Will my pet bite my child?" or "How do I comfort my pet so that they don't feel abandoned and show resentment?", are just a few of the more common ones.

Mommy Bucket List: 10 Things to Do Before Baby Arrives | Posted 01.22.2017 | Parents

This is your time! In a few months it will be the baby's time, so make the most of it, indulge yourself, spoil yourself, be spontaneous and adventurous and make it all about you!

Can We Just Be?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I've been asked by men and women, young and old, acquaintances and strangers and family and friends. In intimate settings and public forums. By medical professionals (with no regard to my health), cabbies and cashiers.

16 Awesome Greeting Cards That Parents Will Probably Keep Forever

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents

Also on HuffPost: You may also like: 24 Thoughtful Personalized Gifts Anyone Would Love 12 Amazing Gifts That Keep On Giving Every Month 23 Gifts Yo...

How To Track Santa Claus Around The World This Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents

Santa Claus is coming to town! And you'll see exactly where he is this Christmas Eve, thanks again to the North American Aerospace Defense Command -- ...

The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips ...

A Birth Plan? Really?

Pia Artesona | Posted 12.14.2016 | Parents
Pia Artesona

I recently wrote a blog about my birth story. I expressed my own experience through the unfolding and the way it made me feel. I chose to have a birt...

Couple Hits A Home Run With Baseball Gender Reveal

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.08.2015 | Parents

When it came time to find out the sex of their unborn baby, parents-to-be Monique Tello and Steven Statter channeled their love of baseball into a big...

17 Of The Most Ridiculous Things My Toddler Believes

Matt Brennan | Posted 12.04.2016 | Parents
Matt Brennan

The best way to show affection for someone is to touch the grossest thing possible, and then touch their face.

Top 5 Parenting Habits for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids

R.L. Adams | Posted 12.03.2016 | Parents
R.L. Adams

While children don't generally have a grasp on the world that they're living in at a younger age, by instituting the right parenting habits, we can help acclimate them the right way to the world as they come of age.

How to Calm a Crying Baby

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 12.03.2016 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

The very first pediatrician that saw my kids changed my life. He taught me, and my husband, this trick when we first met, and I can assure you that it works.

10 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Having My First Baby

Kathy Radigan | Posted 12.03.2016 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Seventeen years ago, I was hugely pregnant and watching the calendar roll further and further beyond my due date.

Pregnancy Yoga Dos and Don'ts

Well Rounded NY | Posted 11.30.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

by Jessica Pallay Whether you've got a serious yoga habit, or just picked it up once baby was on the way, adjusting your yoga practice for pregnanc...

10 Things I Want Every New Mommy To Know

Melissa Roy | Posted 11.27.2016 | Parents
Melissa Roy

If I could talk to every new mom before they began their mommying journeys and give them any tiny bit of advice and encouragement, this is what I would tell them.

It's OK To Say 'I Won't Miss This' As A Parent

Meredith Masony | Posted 11.24.2016 | Parents
Meredith Masony

Parenting is exhausting and mind-numbing at times. It is OK to say, "I will not miss those days."

You Won't 'Enjoy Every Moment' Of Being A New Mom, And That's OK

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 11.19.2016 | Parents
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

I think this kind of talk about babies and motherhood doesn't do new parents any favors.

What Being A Micro-Preemie Mom Taught Me About Gratitude

Kayla Aimee | Posted 11.19.2016 | Parents
Kayla Aimee

On the eve of her fifth birthday, I kneel quietly next to her bed and watch the slow rise and fall of her chest, remembering all the times they had to resuscitate her and counting my blessings.

Hey NICU Mom, I See You

Natalie Romero | Posted 11.17.2016 | Parents
Natalie Romero

You are not alone.

7 Things All New Mothers Should Know

April McCormick | Posted 11.16.2016 | Parents
April McCormick

Don't be afraid to ask for help! If someone wants to bring you dinner, let them.

The Question I Can't Believe I've Been Asked As A New Mom

Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.06.2016 | Parents
Catherine Pearson

Why, I wonder, do people want to know? Do they have tips to share? Stories to swap? Or are they seeking information that helps them make some kind of judgment about my parenting?

The Real Reason I Keep Having Kids

Mary Widdicks | Posted 11.03.2016 | Parents
Mary Widdicks

In the last five years, I've given birth to three beautiful children -- and every time, as I walked into the delivery room, I was absolutely certain that one would be my last. What happened?

5 Body Parts I Didn't Know Could Get Pregnant

Abbie Unger | Posted 11.03.2016 | Parents
Abbie Unger

I was pregnant from top of my head to the bottom of my swollen feet.