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The Lost Art of Changing a Diaper

Michael Cavender | Posted 09.07.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

Bartering became my strong suite. I figured if I did something nice for my wife, she would gladly trade me duties, or just do it because of my "random" act of kindness.

Up To 13,000 Diapers Stolen From North Carolina Charity, Huggies To Replace Every Last One

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact

This past weekend wasn't kind to the Diaper Bank of North Carolina (DBNC). At some point between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning, between 10,...

6 Ways Our Baby Changed The Way My Husband And I Talk To Each Other

Emily Hatch | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Emily Hatch

Out of all the changes that a new baby brings, the most drastic change, in my experience, is what you and your partner talk about.

To the Opponents of California's 'Diaper Mandate'

Mike Heenan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
Mike Heenan

As a state that has been, historically, on the forefront of many a cultural revolution, I say we raise our diaper-clenching fists in solidarity with dads everywhere!

'Grandfather's Security System'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.30.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Now that our 1-year-old granddaughter, Chloe, is crawling around at record speed and has taken her first tentative steps, we have to repeat the process when she comes over to visit.

Researchers Are Trying To Make Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

Mother Nature Network | Bryan Nelson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network: They might sound like they'd be a squishy mess, but researchers promise that diapers made ...

Laughing Last... With a Nappy Bomb

Adam Delbridge | Posted 05.06.2014 | Comedy
Adam Delbridge

Right on cue, my 3- week-old baby decided the situation was about to get even worse. Early bowel movements are particularly potent, but this was like nothing I'd ever seen.

How to Make It in America as a Single Mother, by the Numbers

Taylor Hirth | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Taylor Hirth

I have composed this sample buget. It accounts for the things that many people expect lower income families to maintain, and maintain without public assistance. It doesn't account for saving for college for our children, saving for retirement, or saving for much of anything at all.

Can We Talk About Cloth Diapers for a Sec?

JJ Keith | Posted 11.23.2013 | Parents
JJ Keith

Here's what befuddles me: How did cloth diapers go from being a way to contain a baby's excrement to a lifestyle choice? What's with the fluffy bottom fetish?

Poop and Gratitude

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg | Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg

There is, to put it bluntly, a lot of crap involved with caring for the next generation. Parents of small children find themselves pretty routinely deep in the muck of their kids' bodily stuff.

Will We Learn To Prevent Alzheimer's Before We Can Cure It?

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.01.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

The global Alzheimer's community met in Boston earlier this month for its annual confab. The conference can be baffling to the lay outsider. Nevertheless, from the dense talks of B-lymphocyte dependent delayed cognitive deficits and amyloid-beta experimental models, one fascinating insight emerges: we may learn to prevent Alzheimer's before we can cure it.

AWFUL: 30% Of Mothers Struggle To Afford Diapers

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

A group of Yale researchers has unveiled a surprising truth regarding a basic necessity many take for granted in the U.S. -- diapers. Pediatrics, ...

'Smart' Diapers Promise To Tell You When Your Baby Is Sick

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents

A baby's pee could tell you a lot about his or her health: Dehydration, urinary tract infections and kidney dysfunctions can all be detected in urine....

"Grumpy's Guide to Grandparenting"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Ever since my adorable little granddaughter was born in March, I thought I knew everything there was to know about being a grandfathe...

Real Talk on Potty Training: Parents' 9 Worst Fears

Posted 06.14.2013 | Parents

They say you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. If this sounds like your experience as a parent training your toddler to us...

"Grandfather Knows Best"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.28.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Now that I am a grandfather, many people whose children have recently had children have asked for my brilliant advice on how to be a ...

The Worst Kiddie Birthday Party (Ever!)

Candace Walsh | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Candace Walsh

Every parent, if they're honest, will admit that a particular stage of parenthood was especially challenging. For me, it wasn't infancy. It was hardest for me when the kids were in that in-between stage.

Things I Won't Miss About Being a Stay-at-Home Dad to Babies

Jeff Bogle | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

It isn't during romantic second anniversary weekend getaways. It's iPhoto, it's the hundreds upon hundreds of Kodak moments in folders with names like "Jimmy's 1st Birthday Party" and "Olivia At Disneyworld -- 2008." This is where babies come from.

The Diaper Challenge I Think Every New Dad Should Try

Gary Karton | Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents
Gary Karton

Was my wife, Dixie, helping me or suckering me? It's a debate that still goes on to this day, but regardless of the answer, I stand behind the following advice for every new dad: Change every diaper.

Study Finds Diapers May Have A Developmental Downside

| Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents

By Christie Nicholson (Click here for original article.) A new study finds that diapers, both disposable and cloth, impede walking in babies. I...

7 Things I Learned About Money by Becoming a Mother

LearnVest | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

If you're looking for a lesson in personal finance, all you have to do is get pregnant. Parents learn so many life lessons in such a short time, that they form a special club of their own. I've found that, when you're a mom, you just get it.

Living in a Diaper Desert

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 01.15.2013 | Parents
Joanne Goldblum

Much attention has been focused on changing food deserts for the sake of the nation's health. Let's not forget, though, that good food is not the only thing a child needs. No community will be a healthy place for a child to grow up until all a baby's basic needs are accessible and affordable.

Unnatural Disasters

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

When the Daily News sent truckloads of goods to Staten Island, it wasn't the food and bottled water that got the most enthusiastic reception from residents battered by Hurricane Sandy.

Stinky Diaper? GET OFF THE BUS

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- A woman is complaining to the public transit authority that a driver kicked her off a bus in Seattle because of her baby's stinky diaper. ...

Could There Be A Global Diaper Shortage?

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | Parents

TOKYO (Reuters) - Global diaper output is likely to take a hit from an increase in the price of acrylic acid after a chemical tank explosion at Nippon...