parenting

The evolving identity of a stay-at-home-mom whose kids just started school full-time

The evolving identity of a stay-at-home-mom whose kids just started school full-time

If you happen to see me during these first few weeks of school, know that behind the brave, smiling face that my children will witness as they head to their new classrooms is a parent who is excited, a

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16 essential vegan foods to stock up on to switch your family to a plant-based diet

16 essential vegan foods to stock up on to switch your family to a plant-based diet

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Woman who received womb transplant from her mother gives birth to a baby boy

Woman who received womb transplant from her mother gives birth to a baby boy

In an amazing feat of medicine and science that has uniquely united three generations, a woman who received a womb transplant from her mother recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy — so the same

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The many downfalls of kids’ addiction to tech: why limiting screen time will benefit your child

The many downfalls of kids’ addiction to tech: why limiting screen time will benefit your child

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Couples who share childcare duties equally have better sex, according to new study

Couples who share childcare duties equally have better sex, according to new study

How you and your partner parent and divide household responsibilities directly correlates to satisfaction levels in the bedroom, according to a new study. Researchers at Georgia State University have

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5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

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Breastfeeding moms and their babies flooded Yankee Stadium with a ‘sea of pink’ to normalize nursing in public

Breastfeeding moms and their babies flooded Yankee Stadium with a ‘sea of pink’ to normalize nursing in public

A group of 250 Yankees fans showed their support for public breastfeeding on Tuesday night while watching their favorite ball team on the field. The Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition organized the outing at

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Study finds LGBT parents and those with four or more kids are the happiest parents

Study finds LGBT parents and those with four or more kids are the happiest parents

More kids means more stress, right? Nope. According to an Australian study, parents with four or more children as well as gay and lesbian parents experience more satisfaction than others. Concluding five

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Sexting and internet safety climb up list of top 10 health concerns for children across the U.S.

Sexting and internet safety climb up list of top 10 health concerns for children across the U.S.

For nine years, C.S.Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll has surveyed parents on the biggest perceived health concerns facing children in the United States. Two of the biggest rising problems,

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Kids are being assigned triple the amount of homework than recommended, causing family strife and health issues

Kids are being assigned triple the amount of homework than recommended, causing family strife and health issues

The standard for homework set by educators is known as the “10-minute rule.” That means 10 minutes per grade level per night (ie: first graders get 10 minutes, 8th graders get 80 minutes),

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Having a baby makes people miserable, according to study

Having a baby makes people miserable, according to study

According to a new study of over 2,000 German men and women, having a first child causes a drop in happiness that is greater than going through a divorce, unemployment, or the death of a spouse or

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Growing number of U.S. companies roll out paid parental leave policies that enable parents to enjoy baby’s first year

Growing number of U.S. companies roll out paid parental leave policies that enable parents to enjoy baby’s first year

When Adobe announced Monday that the company would be offering up to 6 months of paid leave for new moms, the U.S.-based tech firm joined the ranks of a growing number of companies who are FINALLY

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Target will remove gender-based signs in kids’ sections including toys and bedding

Target will remove gender-based signs in kids’ sections including toys and bedding

Target stores are responding to customer feedback by removing gender-based signs from several departments, including children’s toys, entertainment, and children’s bedding. Gender equality

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Depression screening recommended for ALL pregnant and recently postnatal women

Depression screening recommended for ALL pregnant and recently postnatal women

One in seven women experience depression during their pregnancies or first year postpartum, but new moms and moms-to-be often remain silent about their struggles, whether it be due to embarrassment,

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“The Places You’ll Feed” offers a humorous view of breastfeeding written in the same vein as a Dr. Seuss book

“The Places You’ll Feed” offers a humorous view of breastfeeding written in the same vein as a Dr. Seuss book

The Places You’ll Feed may look like a Dr. Seuss book, but even a pro like Seuss probably couldn’t have tackled the topic of breastfeeding with such humor and insider knowledge. Written by a

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Consumer Reports wants parents to know that most children don’t need to take a multivitamin

Consumer Reports wants parents to know that most children don’t need to take a multivitamin

Okay, parents, time for a collective sigh of relief: choosing the right daily multivitamin for your child can be crossed off your To Do list. According to Consumer Reports, most children don’t need

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Netflix offers UNLIMITED maternity or paternity leave for parents during first year after a child’s birth or adoption

Netflix offers UNLIMITED maternity or paternity leave for parents during first year after a child’s birth or adoption

Netflix just jumped pretty high on our list of Places We Would Want to Work: the company recently announced that employees can take off as much time as they want during the first year after a

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Research shows that children living in low-income homes have less developed brains than their more affluent peers

Research shows that children living in low-income homes have less developed brains than their more affluent peers

A child in poverty may have little access to books. Food can be hard to come by, and much of it is likely to be processed, since fresh fruits and vegetables are too expensive or often unavailable. Her

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