parenting

25 healthy snacks for busy parents on-the-go

25 healthy snacks for busy parents on-the-go

Kids have a knack for snacking all the live-long day — but busy parents need to eat regularly too! If you’re anything like us, if you don’t have something easy and nutritious to grab

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Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns

Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns

After I gave birth, I wanted to keep my son as close to me as possible, and he stayed by my side until we left the hospital a few days later. With him nearby, we could focus on breastfeeding, learn his

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Age-appropriate chores for children + how chores boost kids’ confidence & responsibility

Age-appropriate chores for children + how chores boost kids' confidence & responsibility

A recent poll found that although 82% of American adults regularly did chores as children, only 28% expect their children to do tasks, such as laundry, cooking, and cleaning. While our children’s

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Japanese mom bakes up astounding bread loaves that feature her son’s illustrations & more

Japanese mom bakes up astounding bread loaves that feature her son's illustrations & more

Making homemade bread is a kid-friendly and delicious activity, but one Japanese mom’s bread loaf masterpieces elevate the stuff of life into works of art. Using her son’s drawings and

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Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring “Most existing lead standards fail to protect children”

Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring "Most existing lead standards fail to protect children"

Around 37 million homes in this country still contain lead-based paint — and an additional 6 million homes receive their drinking water from lead pipes. As a result of lead’s prevalence and

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‘Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983’ shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here

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POLL: Research says having kids makes you significantly less happy – What do you think?

POLL: Research says having kids makes you significantly less happy - What do you think?

The cheerful family scene you see in the image above seems idyllic, but it may not be very realistic. For years researchers have been stating that becoming a parent may make you less happy —

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7 surprising summer remedies sitting in your refrigerator

7 surprising summer remedies sitting in your refrigerator

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Designed by Dad: 10 fathers create amazing labors of love for their kids

Designed by Dad: 10 fathers create amazing labors of love for their kids

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426,000 physicians unite to declare gun violence MUST STOP

426,000 physicians unite to declare gun violence MUST STOP

While gun control debates rage in Washington D.C., even as the nation reels from its latest tragedy, 426,000 physicians are standing strong against gun violence and pushing to obtain more data on its

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10 things I learned at family camp

10 things I learned at family camp

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Expectantly enables parents to rent, try or buy luxury baby gear

Expectantly enables parents to rent, try or buy luxury baby gear

For all the mamas and daddies out there who bought a bunch of baby gear that your tot never used or quickly outgrew, a new online service has your back. At Expectantly, you pick a product, choose to use

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16 famous fathers who are trying to make the world a better place for future generations

16 famous fathers who are trying to make the world a better place for future generations

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Science just proved why exactly babies are so irresistibly cute

Science just proved why exactly babies are so irresistibly cute

Pop quiz: What is your favorite thing about babies? A) Those oversized eyes? B) Their unbelievably soft skin? C) That delicious smell (dirty diapers aside)? D) That smile that actually causes parts of a

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8 ways your kids can help save the oceans

8 ways your kids can help save the oceans

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Climb Out of the Darkness event raises awareness and support for maternal mental illness

Climb Out of the Darkness event raises awareness and support for maternal mental illness

Talking about postpartum depression (and diminishing the stigma around it) is becoming more commonplace as fewer women feel like they should suffer in silence. Struggling with postpartum anxiety, PTSD or

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Mom writes children’s book “Amazing Annabelle” to help kids understand cancer after her own daughter’s diagnosis

Mom writes children's book "Amazing Annabelle" to help kids understand cancer after her own daughter's diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is a scary, life-changing event for anyone. A pediatric cancer diagnosis can be especially complicated, since little ones often don’t understand what is happening to their

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Single dad creates Daddy Daughter Hair Factory to teach fathers how to style their little girl’s hair

Single dad creates Daddy Daughter Hair Factory to teach fathers how to style their little girl's hair

Regardless of previous experience, fathers can braid.. and fashion hair into perfect ballerina buns… and bond with their daughters while styling their hair! That’s the message from Daddy

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